Matt Prokop

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Matt Prokop
Born (1990-07-29) July 29, 1990 (age 24)[1]
Victoria, Texas, United States
Occupation Actor
Years active 2006–present
Partner(s) Sarah Hyland (2009-2014)

Matthew "Matt" Prokop (born July 29, 1990)[1] is an American actor, known for his role as Jimmie "The Rocket Man" Zara in High School Musical 3: Senior Year and Josh Rosen in the Disney Channel Original Movie, "Geek Charming".

Life and career[edit]

Prokop was born in Victoria, Texas,[1] and moved to Los Angeles at the age of 16 to pursue his acting career. He is represented by Management 360 and APA.[2] He has also appeared in an episode of Hannah Montana.

Prokop has appeared sporadically in various movies and TV shows. Prokop landed a role in the Brendan Fraser film Furry Vengeance, playing Fraser's son.

He played the role of Josh Rosen in the Disney Channel Original Movie Geek Charming based on author Robin Palmer's novel. His first role in "The Glades" was a brief appearance on Hannah Montana, followed by a walk-on role on The Office. He recently guest starred on Medium as Kyle Covington.

Personal Life[edit]

Prokop dated his fellow Geek Charming co-star Sarah Hyland (who plays Haley Dunphy on Modern Family) for five years. They met when auditioning for roles in High School Musical 3: Senior Year.[citation needed] They broke up in August of 2014.[3][4]


Year Title Role Notes
2007 Hannah Montana Troy McCann Episode: "Schooly Bully"
The Office Underaged Kid #3 Episode: "Cocktails"
Marked Zack
An Angel Named Billy Zack
2008 Green Flash Cameron (Age 15)
High School Musical 3: Senior Year Jimmie "Rocket Man" Zara
2009 In The Motherhood Luke Unknown episodes
Medium Kyle "K.C." Covington Episode: "Once in a Lifetime"
2010 Furry Vengeance Tyler Sanders Lead Role
Conception J.T.
Cougar Hunting Tyler
2011 Good Luck Charlie Evan Episode: "L.A.R.P. in the Park"
Geek Charming Josh Rosen Lead role, Disney Channel Original Movie
2012 Struck By Lightning Dwayne Michaels
Modern Family Ethan Episode: "Disneyland"
2013 Perception Ian Vetter Episode: "Defective"


Year Title Notes
2008 High School Musical 3: Senior Year Film Soundtrack


  1. ^ a b c Katz, Nikki (2008-03-22). "Matt Prokop – Spotlight". Retrieved 2011-12-02. 
    Associated, The (2009-07-29). "Nation & World | Today in History | Seattle Times Newspaper". Retrieved 2011-12-02. 
    "What s Up July 29, 2010". Anniston Star. 2010-07-29. Retrieved 2011-12-02. 
  2. ^ About Matt Prokop
  3. ^ The View - Sarah Hyland and Matt Prokop
  4. ^ Modern Family Star Sarah Hyland and Matt Prokop Talk Maintaining an On and Off Screen Romance Celebuzz. 2011-10-21

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