Hilarie Burton is best known for her role as Peyton Sawyer in The CW’s One Tree Hill television series.
Hilarie was born in Sterling, Virginia by Bill and Lisa Burton, has three little brothers (Billy, John and Conrad) and a senior sister, Natalie. Some time ago she moved to New York where she attended both New York University and Fordham University at the same time.
During the shooting of One Tree Hill, Burton lived steadily in Wilmington, North Carolina, where the serial was filmed.
She was married with the assistant of One Tree Hill’s director, Ian Prange, from 2004 to 2009, in the same year she attended the actor Jeffrey Dean Morgan from whom she had a son, Augusto “Gus”, born in March 2010. In 2017 she is awaiting their second son.
Before getting into One Tree Hill, Hilarie worked as a veejay for the Total Request Live TV program on MTV. Initially she was just an occasional commentator but afterwards the producer offered her permanent work.
Hilarie appeared in the television series Dawson’s Creek. She also did a test for the role of the coach’s daughter in the Radio movie but did not get the part.
In Wilmington she founded her own production house: Southern Gothic Production (SoGoPro).
The actress, who was born as VJ, recently joined the cast of the second series of White Collar crime-drama broadcast by USA Network in the role of Sara Ellis, an insurance investigator who remains involved with Neal Caffrey, a famous thief , in some affairs concerning the private sphere of both.
The actress also starred in the last episode of the ninth season of Gray’s Anatomy in the role of Dr Lauren Boswell.