The series also earned Murray numerous awards, including two Teen Choice Awards, and spawned a book series.
After Murray gained mainstream fame and media exposure, he also became a spokesperson for several high-profile deals.
Critics were mostly positive in their reviews of the film, and the film garnered a "B" grade on Yahoo!
Movies and an 88% "Certified Fresh" approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
“I waited for a prince and he took me to my 1st prom,” Roemer captioned her Instagram photo of the couple heading off to the event.
However, Mark Schwann said in an interview that he had been offered "great things" to return to the show. In 2013, Murray appeared in Fruitvale Station, a film chronicling the last day of Oscar Grant, who was killed by a police officer at a BART station.
Though the reviews were mostly negative, the film went on to become a moderate box office success, earning .1 million worldwide. The film led to Murray receiving the 2005 Teen Choice Awards win category for "Choice Movie Actor: Action/Adventure/Thriller".
He featured briefly in the Iraq War drama Home of the Brave alongside Samuel L. In May 2009, The CW announced Murray would not be returning to One Tree Hill for its seventh season.
The series quickly became the channel's biggest hit with over 4.50 million viewers on the first season's finale.
The series was The WB's most successful and top rated television program when it first aired in 2003 and continued receiving top ratings for The CW.