Actor Robert Buckley graduated from San Diego's University of California and started his professional life as an economic consultant. That's obviously not the typical start to any entertainer's career, but the strikingly handsome and charismatic Buckley had quite an easy time adjusting to the jarring switch in scenery. His first acting role came in the direct-to-DVD 2006 horror film "When a Killer Calls," in which he co-starred. That same year, he also made his debut on the small screen, co-starring alongside veterans like Bo Derek and Morgan Fairchild on the MyNetworkTV drama "Fashion House." Despite the fact that "Fashion House" was poorly received, Buckley was hired on with a supporting role on another MyNetworkTV drama, "American Heiress." Again, the show was not exactly a hit, but the resilient Buckley kept on working, and in 2008, he landed a much more noteworthy role, appearing as Kirby Atwood over 20 episodes of the comedy-drama "Lipstick Jungle," which follows the lives of three powerful women executives working in New York City. And when that show dried up in 2009, Buckley used his higher profile to land another quality gig, popping up in 25 episodes of the high school basketball drama "One Tree Hill."