Matt L. Jones

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Matt L. Jones
Born Matthew L. Jones
(1981-11-01) November 1, 1981 (age 33)
Sacramento, California, U.S.
Occupation Actor, voice actor, comedian
Spouse(s) Kelly Daly (2012–present)

Matthew L. "Matt" Jones (born November 1, 1981) is an American actor, voice actor, and comedian. He is best known for portraying Brandon "Badger" Mayhew on the AMC crime drama series Breaking Bad.

Early life[edit]

Jones was born in Sacramento, California. He grew up in Pomona, California with best friend forever, Jimmy and their mortal enemies Shawn and Mike where they battled for control of the Rialto Way. Matt eventually forfeited his post before moving to Claremont, California, graduating from Claremont High School in 2000. After spending several years at Boom Chicago in Amsterdam, he moved to Los Angeles.


From 2008 to 2013, Jones appeared in a recurring role as Brandon "Badger" Mayhew on the AMC crime drama series Breaking Bad. He appeared as a pizza delivery boy on How I Met Your Mother, and has appeared on Comedy Central's Reno 911! and the NBC comedy series Community. He has appeared in over 40 commercials. He appeared in the pilot episode of the Comedy Central sketch series Key & Peele. He is also a regular performer at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater and I.O. West.[1]

In 2010, Jones was cast in the lead role in the TBS pilot Uncle Nigel, written and produced by Andy Breckman.[2] He has provided voices on the Cartoon Network series Adventure Time. He appeared in the 2011 film Red State, and voiced minor characters in the 2011 video game Rage. Jones has also appeared as Probationary Agent Ned Dorneget in the CBS show NCIS. In early 2012, Jones was cast in Steven Levitan's new pilot Rebounding for FOX,[3] but the show was not picked up.[4]

Jones appeared in four episodes of The Office ("Junior Salesman", "The Farm", and the two-part series finale). He was cast as a series regular in The Farm,[5] a failed spin-off of The Office.[6] He currently portrays Baxter in the CBS sitcom Mom.[7]



Year Title Role Notes
2009 Funeral Sex Matt Short film
2009 Mattress Mike's Mistress Matt Short film
2009 Halloween Romance Short film
2010 Long Story Short Marshall Short film
2011 High Road Richie
2011 Red State Deputy Pete
2011 Perfectly Prudence Nigel Television film
2011 Worst. Prom. Ever Kyle Television film
2012 Peter at the End Jake Short film
2012 Dreamworld Ben
2013 Loveseat Joe Short film
2013 Fireflies Elroy
2013 Rolled Himself Documentary
2014 Cooties Sheriff Dave
2014 Planes: Fire & Rescue Drip (voice)
2015 Home Kyle (voice)
2015 Mojave


Year Title Role Notes
2002 Gilmore Girls Morgan Episode: "A Deep Fried Korean Thanksgiving"
2008 Greek Football Giant Episode: "Gays, Ghosts, and Gamma Rays"
2008–2013 Breaking Bad Brandon "Badger" Mayhew 12 episodes
2009 Reno 911! Cop Fan Episode: "Dangle's Murder Mystery: Part 2"
2009–2010 How I Met Your Mother Arthur 2 episodes
2009–2010 Community Coffee Delivery Guy / Vaughn's Friend 3 episodes
2010 Adventure Time Mountain Man / Marauder / Electroid (voices) Episode: "Memories of Boom Boom Mountain"
2010 NCIS: Los Angeles Cop Episode: "Deliverance"
2010 Uncle Nigel Ronnie Wells TV movie
2010–2012 Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil Gunther Magnuson (voice) 44 episodes
2011 Man Up! Chris "Eggnog" Eggert Episode: "Finessing the Bromance"
2011–2013, 2015 NCIS NCIS Special Agent Ned Dorneget 4 episodes
2012 Rebounding Eli Kaplan TV movie
2012 Key & Peele Weed Guy Episode: "Pilot"
2012 CSI: NY Steve Blanton 2 episodes
2012 The Cleveland Show Wheelchair Kid (voice) Episode: "Menace II Secret Society"
2012 Dirty Work Hummy 3 episodes
2012–2013 TRON: Uprising Lenz (voice) 3 episodes
2013 Hawaii Five-0 Bullwinkle Episode: "Kapu"
2013 The Office Zeke 3 episodes
2013 NTSF:SD:SUV Tavis Cose Episode: "Comic Con-Air"
2013–2014 Beware the Batman Humphrey Dumpler/Humpty Dumpty (voice) 2 episodes
2013 DC Nation Shorts Deadman (voice) 3 episodes
2013 Broad City Creepy DJ #1 Episode: "Fattest Asses"
2013–present Mom Baxter
2013–present Sanjay and Craig Hector Flanagan (voice)
2014 Drunk History Himself Episode: "Sports Heroes"
2015 Comedy Bang! Bang! Shiloh Huffington Episode: "Simon Helberg Wears a Sky Blue Button Down Jeans"
2015 Adventure Time King Huge Episode: "Walnuts and Rain"


Year Title Role Notes
2010 Weird: The Al Yankovic Story Bartender Funny Or Die short
2011 Happy Place Lyle Funny Or Die short

Video games[edit]

Year Title Role
2011 Rage Gabe (voice)


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