Apr. 1st, 1983
Massillon, Ohio, USA
Matt Lanter's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2010 - Vampires Suck
2009 - Sorority Row
2008 - Disaster Movie
2008 - Star Wars: The Clone Wars
2004 - Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius
Guest TV Roles
Baylor Hotner (Voiced)
Matt Lanter was born in northeastern Ohio in 1983, but later moved to Atlanta, Georgia when he was eight years old. He spent much of his time playing sports including baseball, football, and golf. His love for baseball led him to a position as a bat boy with the Atlanta Braves. After high school, his interest in the film and television industry created a strong desire to pursue acting. While studying at the University of Georgia, Matt decided to move to Los Angeles to follow his dreams of making it a career.
Shortly after his move, Matt landed a recurring role on Fox's "Point Pleasant" (2005). He also has appeared on ABC's "8 Simple Rules... for Dating My Teenage Daughter" (2002) and HBO's "Big Love" (2006), as well as few modeling jobs and a couple of national commercials. Matt is currently working on the ABC Hit show "Commander in Chief" (2005).
In addition to acting, Matt enjoys being outdoors, playing golf, and relaxing at the beach.
- _Top Gun (1986)_ (qv) is one of his favorite movies.
- Was a batboy for the Atlanta Braves.
- Attended the University of Georgia after attending a community college for two years.