|Date of Birth||August 14, 1974|
|Origin||Fresno, California, USA|
Life and Career
Gorham was born in Fresno, California, to David Gorham, a certified public accountant, and Cathryn Gorham, a school nurse. He attended high school at Roosevelt School of the Arts, and graduated from UCLA with a BA in Film & Theater Arts. While in college he participated in many sports including martial arts, stage combat, fencing, rollerblading, and ballroom dancing.
His first job in the acting business was as an intern on Baywatch (1989). Gorham has appeared in a number of science fiction TV series, ranging from a starring role in Odyssey 5 to the title character in Jake 2.0. He also had roles on Party of Five, Felicity and Without a Trace. Gorham has also acted in films, including 2001's The Other Side of Heaven co-starring Anne Hathaway.
Gorham played Harrison John in the WB series Popular, Dr. Miles McCabe in the NBC drama Medical Investigation, and played the lead role in the short-lived CBS series Out of Practise. He was also the lead of ABC Family's original movie Relative Chaos.
Three years after Jake 2.0 ended, Gorham had a recurring role as Henry Grubstick in Silvio Horta's new series, Ugly Betty, and played the main love interest for the series' heroine Betty Suarez (played by America Ferrera). Gorham joined the cast full-time for the series' second season. He then left in July 2008, but returned for the third and fourth season's respective finales. Gorham starred in the 2009 CBS TV miniseries, Harper's Island, in which characters were killed off every week leading to the eventual reveal of the murderer.
In summer, 2010 he was cast as one of the leads in Covert Affairs, playing a blind special ops agent, Auggie Anderson, who leads the main character, a trainee CIA agent played by Piper Perabo, at her new job. The series on the USA cable network received high ratings right from the airing of its pilot episode and has been renewed for a fourth season on September 25, 2012. BuddyTV ranked Gorham No. 5 on its list of "TV's Sexiest Men of 2011".
In 2014 Gorham added another recurring role to his resume, as he joins the cast of Once Upon a Time for a storyline involving the series' character Emma Swan in New York City and her ties to his character, named Walsh. He is later revealed to be the Wizard of Oz.
Gorham is married to his former Popular co-star, Anel Lopez Gorham, with whom he has three children: sons Lucas (born c.2001) and Ethan (born c.2003), and a daughter named Alondra Cecilia Lopez Gorham (born January 10, 2009).
Gallery of behind the scene stills released to promote the actor.