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Matt Lanter

Matt Lanter was born in northeastern Ohio and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, where he spent much of his time playing baseball, football and golf. His love for baseball led him to a position as a batboy with the Atlanta Braves. However, it was while at the University of Georgia that he fell in love with acting. After participating in the 2004 Bravo show Manhunt, he decided to move to Los Angeles to follow his dream of becoming an actor.

Lanter began his acting career with Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius and has made several guest appearances on shows such as Grey's Anatomy, CSI, Big Love and Monk. He has also had recurring roles on two of the most popular shows on television, NBC's Heroes and CBS' Shark. However, he is most recognized for his role as Geena Davis' son on ABC's Commander in Chief.

Lanter has starred in multiple films, most recently as the lead in Lionsgate's upcoming Disaster Movie, as well as MGM's Wargames 2: The Dead Code. He also made his theater debut opposite Laurence Fishburne in Alfred Uhry's Without Walls at the Mark Taper Forum. Additionally, he can be seen in the lead role of the third installment of The Cutting Edge film series.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2008.

Matt Lanter Facts

Birth Name Matthew Mackendree Lanter
BirthdayApril 1, 1983 (39)
BirthplaceMassillon, Ohio, USA
Height5' 10" (1m78)  How tall is Matt Lanter compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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