Oct. 11th, 1977
Spring, Texas, USA
5' 11 1/2
Matthew Bomer's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2005 - Flightplan
Guest TV Roles[none found]
Bomer was born in Spring, a suburb of Houston, Texas, the son of Sissi and John Bomer, a former Dallas Cowboy professional football player.
He attended Klein High School, located outside of Houston, with fellow actor Lee Pace. In addition, they both acted at Houston's Alley Theatre, a non-profit theatre company.
In 2001, Bomer graduated from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.
- Joined the cast of "Guiding Light" (1952) on October 23, 2001
- Went to high school with Lee Pace (star of "Pushing Daisies").
- Father is former Dallas Cowboy John Bomer. Mother is Sissi.
- Attended the same high school as singer Lyle Lovett and actress Sherry Stringfield.
- Received a BFA degree from Carnegie Mellon University
- Has a brother and sister, Neill and Megan
- He was director Brett Ratner's running favorite choice to play Clark Kent / Superman in Ratner's remake of Superman. When Ratner left the project, Bryan Singer signed on and the film became a sequel instead, Superman Returns, Bomer auditioned for the role of Superman for Singer but Brandon Routh was cast instead.
- Graduated from Klein High School class of 1996 in Spring, Texas.