Sophia Anna Bush (born July 8, 1982) is an American actress, activist, director and producer. She starred as Brooke Davis in The WB/CW drama series One Tree Hill (2003–2012). Bush also starred as Erin Lindsay in the NBC police procedural drama series Chicago P.D. (2014–2017). She has appeared in films such as John Tucker Must Die (2006),The Hitcher (2007), The Narrows (2008), Chalet Girl (2011), Marshall (2017), Acts of Violence (2018) and the Incredibles 2 (2018).
Bush is also known for her philanthropy and social activism, including her work for the Time's Up movement. She was also a spokesperson for DoSomething.org.
Bush was born in Pasadena, California, the only child of Maureen Searson and Charles William Bush. Her mother runs a photography studio, and her father is an advertising and beauty photographer. She graduated from Westridge School for Girls in 2000, where she was a member of the volleyball team. At Westridge, she was required to participate in the theatre arts program. Bush stated: "Part of my school's requirement was to do a play. I was really irritated because I wanted to play volleyball and I had to go and do this play. But there was a moment after the performance when I realized I had gone and been somebody else. I thought, 'If I could do this for the rest of my life, I am set.' It was like love at first sight." At age 17, Bush was named the Tournament of Roses Parade Queen. She attended the University of Southern California (USC) as a journalism major and in her junior year, she became the member and Social Chair of the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority.