Brian Hallisay (born October 31, 1978) is an American actor known for his roles as Will Davis in the CWdrama series Privileged and Kyle Parks in theLifetime drama seriesThe Client List. He starred on the television series Revenge as Ben Hunter.
Hallisay was born in Washington, D.C., graduated from Gonzaga College High School in 1996 and then moved on to Cornell University, graduating in 2000. After college and before moving toLos Angeles, he worked on Wall Street. He says, "I was slaving away at that and I had a really good time with it, but it got to the point where I said, "You know, I had always dreamed about seeing what acting was all about."
Hallisay made his television debut in 2005, appearing on Fox's The Inside, with Rachel Nichols and Adam Baldwin, as well as Lifetime'sStrong Medicine, opposite Patricia Richardson.
On The CW's drama Privileged, Hallisay played Will Davis, a charming and wealthy Palm Beach bachelor who is delighted to learn that his next-door neighbors have hired a beautiful tutor named Megan Smith (Joanna García). He continued in various television series, such as Without a Trace and Cold Case. Since then, he has landed roles in Bones, Medium, Bionic Woman, and CSI: NY, opposite Gary Sinise.
He made his feature debut in Erik MacArthur's Bottoms Up, starringParis Hilton and Jason Mewes. Hallisay played the boyfriend to Hilton, a socialite who helps Mewes save his failing small-town restaurant. In 2011, Hallisay was cast in the third installment ofHostel where he played the lead character. In 2012, Hallisay appeared in two episodes of The CW's series Ringer, and he signed a deal with Lifetime to appear as Kyle Parks in the drama series The Client List.
In March 2012, Hallisay began dating his The Client List co-starJennifer Love Hewitt. In June 2013, it was announced that Hewitt and Hallisay were engaged and expecting their first child. They married sometime later in 2013, prior to the birth of their first child, a daughter. In January 2015, the couple announced that they are expecting their second child. In June 2015, the couple welcomed their second child, a son.