Willow Phoenix Buckley
Alan John Buckley
February 9, 1978 (age 37) (
Abigail Ochse (2010–present; engaged)
St. Thomas More Collegiate
Movies and TV shows
CSI: NY, Justified, The Good Dinosaur, Home Sweet Hell, Doomsday Prophecy
Hill Harper, Robert Joy, Carmine Giovinazzo, Eddie Cahill, Anna Belknap
Interview: A. J. Buckley
Alan John "A. J." Buckley (born February 9, 1978) is an Irish-born Canadian actor.
Buckley was born in Dublin, Ireland. He immigrated at the age of six with his family to White Rock, British Columbia.
In his teens, Buckley began his acting career in the television series The Odyssey followed by guest starring roles in The X-Files and Millennium.
Buckley attended St. Thomas More Collegiate in Burnaby, near Vancouver.
Buckley appeared in the 1998 thriller science fiction film, Disturbing Behavior, alongside actress Katie Holmes. In 2001 he starred in an indie film Extreme Days a comedy-drama-romance flick. In 2005, Buckley was offered the part of Adam Ross on the hit crime drama CSI: NY. The part was supposed to be a recurring role, but by the end of the show's third season in 2007 he was offered a five-year contract. Before receiving the role of Adam Ross, Buckley had appeared as a different character on the original CSI: Crime Scene Investigation in a 2004 episode.
In 2006, the film Jimmy and Judy was released, the first fully interactive 3D cyber world. When the CSI: NY episode featuring Buckley aired in 2006, director Randall K. Rubin called Buckley to discuss the success of an episode of CSI: NY, entitled "Down the Rabbit Hole" and the internet activity it had generated for Buckley. Harold Whaley, program director for Urban Network, suggested the idea of an in-world premiere featuring Buckley as a guest host and panelist for a post screening Q&A.
Buckley is the celebrity spokesperson for the Mantra Venture Group, an environmental technology company.
Buckley proposed to his girlfriend of two years, Abigail Ochse on December 31, 2012 while on vacation in Hawaii. On September 3, 2013 Buckley announced they were expecting a baby girl. The couple welcomed daughter Willow Phoenix Buckley on January 19, 2014. On October 24, 2014 while in New Zealand, Buckley fractured his arm and leg while running away during a "scare event".