Best known for playing the role of werewolf Derek Hale on the MTV drama Teen Wolf alongside Tyler Posey . He's also known for portraying Martin Brewer on 7th Heaven and in 2016, he was cast as Superman on the series Supergirl .
He played sports at Arizona State University and UC Irvine.
He was nominated for a Teen Choice Award for his role in Teen Wolf.
In 2012, he started dating actress Brittany Snow , though the couple split in 2015. He has two brothers and a sister.
He played the role of Tom Hanks ' son in the crime film Road to Perdition .