James Gregory Vaughan, Jr., who was born on June 15, 1973 in Dallas, Texas, flew to Italy upon graduating high school to pursue a modeling career, doing campaigns for Giorgio Armani, Gianni Versace, Tommy Hilfiger, Banana Republic and Ralph Lauren. He then shifted to acting when he appeared on Malibu Shores as Josh Walker and Beverly Hills 90210
as Cliff Yeager. In 2006, Vaughan was cast as Lucky Spencer for the soap opera, General Hospital. His other television credits include Buffy the Vampire Slayer
, Pacific Blue, Charmed
, Nash Bridges, Will & Grace
, Sabrina the Teenage Witch, The Young and the Restless
and Still Standing.
Lucky Spencer is played by James Vaughan in the soap opera General Hospital. The eldest son of Luke and Laura Spencer, Lucky grew up away from Pot Charles, as his parents were on the run from Frank Smith, Luke's former boss turned nemesis. When he returned to Port Charles, he learned of his mother's affair with Stavros Cassadine and their offspring, Nikolas, who later saved the life of Lulu, the youngest child of Laura. Since Nikolas' arrival, Lucky has been competing for the love and attention of his mother. Lucky also had to compete with Nikolas for the attention of Sarah Webber, whom he liked very much. However, Sarah was more attracted to Nikolas than to him. Lucky later fell in love with Elizabeth Webber, whom he found in the park after she was raped. Together, they made it through their difficult times and struggles.