During the 2008 United States presidential election, Badgley expressed his support for Barack Obama over John Mc Cain.Badgley and Blake Lively appeared in a pro-Barack Obama commercial, as part of Move On's Youth Vote program.(born November 1, 1986) is an American actor and musician.He is best known for his role as Dan Humphrey on The CW's series Gossip Girl (2007–12) and has also starred in a number of films, including John Tucker Must Die (2006), The Stepfather (2009), Easy A (2010), Margin Call (2011), and Greetings from Tim Buckley (2012).In 2007, Badgley was cast in The CW's teen drama series Gossip Girl as Dan Humphrey, based on the book series of the same name by Cecily von Ziegesar.
Lively has also starred in the films The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005), Accepted (2006), The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (2009), The Town (2010), Green Lantern (2011), Savages (2012), The Age of Adaline (2015), and The Shallows (2016). She has an older brother, Eric Lively, two half-sisters, Lori Lively and Robyn Lively, and a half-brother, Jason Lively.
Lively said that watching her parents teach acting helped her learn the "drills" and gain confidence as she got older and entered the entertainment industry.
She appeared in the film adaptation of the novel of the same name, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, in 2005, as Bridget, one of the four female leads.
The film, which was directed by and starred Ben Affleck, was released in the United States on September 17, 2010.
In December of that year, Lively appeared in the music video for The Lonely Island's "I Just Had Sex" together with Jessica Alba.