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Biography: Matt Bomer

Matt Bomer currently stars as Neal Caffrey on USA’s White Collar, one of the highest-rated and most critically acclaimed scripted shows on cable television.  For this performance,  Bomer won the Breakthrough Male Television Performer of 2010 from Movieline’s Breakthrough Awards.

Bomer earned a BFA Degree from Carnegie Mellon University.  After college, he moved to New York where he worked on such acclaimed productions as Michael Mayer’s Spring Awakening and Michael Grief’s Grey Gardens.  He also starred as Ernest Hemingway in Villa America at the Williamstown Theater Festival.

His television credits include the lead role on the ABC series Traveler, produced by Academy Award® winners Bruce Cohen and Dan Jinks, and recurring roles on the NBC series Chuck and the FOX series Tru Calling.  His most recent television role was a guest star appearance on the hit FOX series Glee, co-created by Ryan Murphy, in the role of Darren Criss’ onscreen sibling, Cooper Anderson.

Bomer’s feature film credits include a starring role in The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning, opposite Jordana Brewster.  He also appeared in Flight Plan, with Jodie Foster, and most recently co-starred with Justin Timberlake, Cillian Murphy and Amanda Seyfried in In Time, written and directed by Andrew Niccol.  He will soon star alongside Julia Roberts, Mark Ruffalo, Jim Parsons and Alec Baldwin in Normal Heart, directed by Ryan Murphy and based on the Tony Award-winning drama of the same name.

Bomer is also a writer.  Most recently he and Neal Dodson teamed with country music star Brad Paisley and executive producer Mark Schwahn to create Nashville, a drama that revolves around a young female singer destined for stardom, and a male songwriter whose career
isn’t as certain.

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