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Bomer during filming of the White Collar episode "On the Fence" in Manhattan June 7, 2011
|Born||Matthew Staton Bomer|
|Alma mater||Carnegie Mellon University|
Matthew Staton "Matt" Bomer (born October 11, 1977) is an American film, stage and television actor, best known from his role on White Collar, which premiered in 2009. Making his television debut with Guiding Light in 2001, Bomer received notice with his recurring role in the NBC television series Chuck as Bryce Larkin. Bomer has featured in supporting roles in such films as the 2005 thriller Flightplan, the 2011 science fiction thriller In Time, and the 2012 comedy-drama Magic Mike. He starred in the Dustin Lance Black play, 8, on Broadway and at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre as Jeff Zarillo – a plaintiff in the federal case that overturned California's Proposition 8.
Matt Bomer was born October 11, 1977 in Spring, Texas, as the son of Sissi and John Bomer, a former Dallas Cowboys draft pick. He has two siblings and attended Klein High School in Spring, Texas, with fellow future actor Lee Pace. Pace and Bomer both acted at Houston's Alley Theatre, a non-profit theatre company.
Promotional photo of BomerAfter graduating, Bomer moved to New York City, where he obtained a small role, as Ian Kipling, on All My Children.[episode needed] From 2001 to 2003, he portrayed the role of Ben Reade on another daytime television soap opera, Guiding Light. He starred as Luc, Tru's (Eliza Dushku) ill-fated love interest, in Tru Calling (2003–2004), a supernatural, science-fiction television series on the Fox television network.
Bomer appeared on North Shore (2004–2005), a prime-time television soap opera, as well as in Flightplan (2005), a thriller film with Jodie Foster. In the slasher film The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006), Bomer portrayed Eric, a Vietnam-War veteran who is driving across Texas to re-enlist after his brother is drafted. The brothers run afoul of Sheriff Hoyt and are taken captive by the Hewitt family. He co-starred in Traveler (2007), a short-lived midseason replacement television series which premiered on ABC on May 30, 2007. He had the recurring role of Bryce Larkin on the action-comedy series Chuck.
On October 23, 2009, Bomer began starring in White Collar, which chronicles the partnership between a con artist, Neal Caffrey (Bomer) and an FBI agent, Peter Burke (played by Tim DeKay). BuddyTV ranked him #1 on its list of "TV's Sexiest Men of 2011".
In September 2011, Bomer starred in the Broadway debut of Dustin Lance Black's play, 8, a staged re-enactment of the federal trial that overturned California's Proposition 8. In March 2012, he was featured in the Wilshire Ebell Theatre production as well, portraying Jeff Zarillo, one of the plaintiffs in the trial.
In October 2011, Bomer appeared in the science fiction thriller film In Time, in which he played a 105-year-old man, Henry Hamilton. In 2012, Bomer starred as Ken, a male stripper, in the feature film Magic Mike. In 2013, he will appear in Space Station 76, directed by Jack Plotnick. He has signed to appear in the 2013 adaptation of Winter's Tale, directed by Akiva Goldsman.
|2006||The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning||Eric|
|2011||In Time||Henry Hamilton|
|2012||Magic Mike||Ken||Nominated - MTV Movie Awards Best Musical Moment (shared w/ Channing Tatum, Joe Manganiello, Kevin Nash and Adam Rodriguez)|
|2013||Superman: Unbound||Clark Kent / Superman||Voice|
|Winter's Tale||Peter Lake's father||Filming|
|2014||Space Station 76||Ted||Post-production|
|2001–2002||All My Children||Ian Kipling|
|2001–2003||Guiding Light||Ben Reade||Main cast|
|2003–2004||Tru Calling||Luc Johnston||Season 1|
|2004||North Shore||Ross||Season 1, Episode 12 "Bellport"|
|2007||Traveler||Jay Burchell||Main cast|
|2007–2009||Chuck||Bryce Larkin||Recurring character (7 episodes)|
|2009–present||White Collar||Neal Caffrey||Lead role|
|2012||Glee||Cooper Anderson||Guest star ("Big Brother")|
|2013||The New Normal||Monty||Season 1, Episode 12 "The Goldie Rush"|
|2011||8||Dustin Lance Black||Jeff Zarillo|
Other stage credits
|1998||Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat||Andrew Lloyd Webber, Tim Rice||Issachar||
|2007||Villa America||Crispin Whittell||Ernest Hemingway||
|2012||8||Dustin Lance Black||Jeff Zarillo|
Awards and nominations
|2012||Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards||New Generation Arts and Activism Award||Fight Against HIV/Aids||Won|
|GLSEN Awards||Inspiration Award||Won|
|2013||MTV Movie Awards||Best Musical Moment||Magic Mike||Nominated|
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