Portrays the lead character Star-Lord in the Guardians of the Galaxy films and stars as Owen Grady in the 2015 film Jurassic World. He had his breakthrough TV role playing the character Bright Abbott on the WB drama Everwood, then went on to earn further recognition for his role as Andy Dwyer on the NBC comedy series Parks and Recreation.
He appeared in the fourth season of the television series The O.C. in the role of Che, an Activist.
He voices the lead character, Emmet Brickowski, in the 2014 animated comedy The Lego Movie.
He was born to Kathleen and Daniel Pratt. He married Anna Faris in 2009 and they had a son, Jack, in August of 2012. He and Anna announced their separation in August 2017.
He plays a supporting role in the 2012 comedy film The Five-Year Engagement, which stars Jason Segel and Emily Blunt.