John Edmund Driscoll was born on June 27, 1981 in Woodbridge, Virginia. The American actor was raised in a military family that valued athletics. He was educated at Woodbridge Senior High School and graduated in 1999. He grew up a natural athlete, dabbling in sports like soccer, baseball, football and his favorite, lacrosse. While majoring in theatre at George Mason University, he pursued modeling and acting in commercials and musical theatre. He was a runway model for Armani, Versace and Hecht’s as well.
John Driscoll’s first foray into acting was marked by a recurring role on Young Americans. The WB series enabled him to act opposite a young Kate Bosworth. In 2001, he was cast as another recurring character, this time as Blossom on Dawson’s Creek. He later joined the cast of the CBS soap opera, Guiding Light, portraying the character Henry Cooper “Coop” Bradshaw. He initially auditioned for a different character, but he didn’t get the part. The directors decided to create the character just for him. While filming the soap, he was given a guest spot on the series One Tree Hill. In 2006, Driscoll took on the role of David Congreve in the series The Book of Daniel. This was followed by an appearance in Law & Order: Criminal Intent. In 2007, he worked on a short drama by Joyce Draganosky, titled Happenstance.
In theater, he made his New York stage debut performing Angry Young Women in Low-Rise Jeans With High-Class Issues, written by Matt Morillo. An avid athlete, Driscoll has been involved in a number of different charities. These include the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Meals on Wheels, and the Ronald McDonald House. He has also appeared in a commercial for Lowe’s Home Improvement. Other than acting, he enjoys singing and spending time at Starbucks and McDonald’s.