• PENN BADGLEY, 2005  photo | Penn Badgley

Credit: Bruce Weber for Abercrombie and Fitch

Published: Wednesday July 17, 2013 06:00 AM EDT



No one does brooding quite like Badgley. Perhaps it was his serious gaze in this photo that caught the eye of Gossip Girl casting directors because just a couple years later, he had tamed that wild hair and was playing opposite S. and B. in N.Y.C.

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