Boyish and likeable American actor Christopher Gorham was a fixture on television beginning in the late-1990s, specializing in earnest if awkward young men who succeeded largely by their own gumption. He made his earliest splash as a gay teen on "Party of Five" (Fox, 1994-2000), and later, attracted a fan base with shows like "Popular" (The WB, 1999-2001) and the cult science fiction show "Jake 2.0" (UPN, 2003-04). He found perhaps his largest audience as America Ferrara's introverted love interest on the hit series "Ugly Betty" (ABC, 2006-2010). Their enduring love was not to be, however, and audiences soon found Gorham cast in a more malevolent light on the short-lived horror-mystery series "Harper's Island" (CBS, 2009). He next tasted success as a blind agent and mentor to a neophyte CIA operative (Piper Perabo) on the action-drama "Covert Affairs" (USA Network, 2010-14). Combining athletic good looks with an undeniable bookish charm, Gorham was uniquely qualified to play an enviably wide array of roles in any number of genres.