Matt Dallas

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Matt Dallas
Matt Dallas 2011.jpg
Dallas at the world premiere for Thor in Hollywood Heights, Los Angeles.
Born Matthew Joseph Dallas
(1982-10-21) October 21, 1982 (age 31)
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Occupation Actor
Years active 2005–present
Partner(s) Blue Hamilton

Matthew Joseph "Matt" Dallas (born October 21, 1982) is an American actor, best known for playing the title character on the ABC Family series Kyle XY.

Early life[edit]

Dallas was born in Phoenix, Arizona, and attended Arizona School for the Arts. He has two younger brothers and one younger sister.[1] He became interested in acting at the age of 12, when his grandmother took him to a production of the play The Ugly Duckling.

Career[edit]

Dallas has starred in several films, including Babysitter Wanted, as well as the title character in the ABC Family television series Kyle XY for three seasons. The series ended on March 16, 2009 after it was canceled by ABC. Dallas also appeared in Living The Dream, Wannabe, Camp Daze, and Way of The Vampire. He has been a guest on the TV show Entourage.

In 2004, Dallas starred in Fan_3's music video for "Geek Love". In 2005, Dallas starred with Mischa Barton in James Blunt's music video for "Goodbye My Lover" and in 2008 he starred in Katy Perry's music video for "Thinking of You".

Dallas was cast in ABC's Eastwick, playing Roxie's (Rebecca Romijn) love interest.[2] On November 9, 2009, ABC declined to order any additional episodes of Eastwick, effectively cancelling the series.[3] In 2009, it was announced that Dallas would be doing the movie, Beauty and the Briefcase with Hilary Duff. Dallas was in an indie western film called The First Ride of Wyatt Earp as Bat Masterson, which was released on March 6, 2012.

Personal life[edit]

On January 6, 2013, Dallas announced his engagement on Twitter to boyfriend Blue Hamilton, a musician. At the moment, Dallas has no definite date for a wedding, but plans are under way.[4][5]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2005 Way of the Vampire Todd
2005 Camp Slaughter Mario
2005 Wannabe Monkee Dancer #1
2006 Living the Dream Michael
2006 Shugar Shank Evan Short film
2007 The Indian Danny Monaco Film Festival Award for Best Newcomer
2008 Babysitter Wanted Rick
2010 As Good as Dead Jake
2010 In Between Days Ashley Short film
2010 Beauty & the Briefcase Seth Television movie
2011 The Story of Bonnie and Clyde Henry Methvin
2011 You, Me & The Circus Max
2012 The First Ride of Wyatt Earp Bat Masterson
2012 The Ghost of Goodnight Lane Ben
2012 Naughty or Nice Lance Leigh Television movie
2013 Into The Heart of America Documentarian Documentary
2013 Isolated Ambassador
2013 Life Tracker Scott Orenhouser
2013 Dig Craig Short film
2014 Phantasmagoria Donald Gordon Pre-production
2014 Thunder Road SPC. Darryl Sparks Announced
2014 1% ERS (short) Ryan Post-production
2015 Paradox Caleb Pre-production

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2005 Entourage Male model Episode: "Chinatown"
2006–2009 Kyle XY Kyle Trager / Young Adam Baylin Main role
Nominated—Saturn Award for Best Actor on Television (2007–08)
Nominated—Teen Choice Award for Choice Drama Series
2009 Eastwick Chad Burton Recurring role (6 episodes)
2013–2014 Baby Daddy Fitch Douglas Recurring role (5 episodes)

Music videos[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2004 "Geek Love" Geek Music Video by Fan 3
2005 "Goodbye My Lover" Music video by James Blunt
2009 "Thinking of You" Love interest Music video by Katy Perry
2014 "It's My Belly Button" Kyle XY Music video by Rhett and Link

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