John Brotherton

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John Brotherton
Born (1980-08-21) August 21, 1980 (age 38)
Years active2005–present
Alison Raimondi (m. 2008)

John Brotherton (born August 21, 1980) is an American actor. He is most known for playing Jared Banks on the ABC soap opera One Life to Live. He currently stars as Matt Harmon on Netflix's Fuller House.

Early life[edit]

He began acting at the age of 10.


Brotherton played Jared Banks on the ABC soap opera One Life to Live from August 10, 2007, until November 13, 2009, appearing as a vision on February 9, 2010. Since 2016, he has played Matt Harmon, DJ's love interest, on the Netflix series Fuller House, a sequel series to the ABC sitcom Full House.

Personal life[edit]

Brotherton was born in Ellensburg, Washington. He moved with his family to Portland, Oregon, when he was 6 years old and attended elementary school in Portland.[1] The family later moved to the Portland suburb of Beaverton, where Brotherton attended Whitford Junior High School and Beaverton High School,[1] graduating from the latter in 1998. He married his longtime girlfriend Alison on June 7, 2008. They have two daughters.[2] Brotherton attended Oregon State University[1] in Corvallis, Oregon, and was a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity.



Year Title Role Notes
2005 Pervert! Frat boy
2006 Analog Days Butler
2007 Smith and Mike on a Tuesday Smith Short film
2009 Surprise, Surprise Colin Alexandre
2010 Taken by Force Billy Crew
2010 Gone Mike MacGregor
2011 Sawdust City Franko
2012 True Love Jack Reilly
2012 Pearblossom Hwy Jeff Lawler
2012 Help for the Holidays Dave Gabriel Television film
2013 The Conjuring Brad Hamilton
2014 Guardians of the Galaxy Nova Starblaster Pilot
2015 Furious 7 Sheppard
Brian O'Conner
Portrayed Brian O'Conner for some scenes as a stand-in for Paul Walker
2016 Precious Cargo Nicholas


Year Title Role Notes
2006 The Game Chuck Episode: "Gifted"
2007–10 One Life to Live Jared Banks Role held: August 10, 2007 – February 9, 2010
2010 Romantically Challenged Leo Episode: "Rebecca's One Night Stand"
2010 Drop Dead Diva Will Casey Episode: "Will & Grayson"
2011 Friends with Benefits Dr. Matt Episode: "The Benefit of the Mute Button"
2011 Free Agents Andrew Episode: "What I Did for Work"
2011 Dexter Joe Walker Episode: "Those Kinds of Things"
2011 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Kevin Fetzer Episode: "Crime After Crime"
2012 Fairly Legal Agent Hughes Episode: "Start Me Up"
2012 Jane by Design Dakota 2 episodes
2013 Family Tools Kevin Kirkpatrick Episode: "Jack Steps Up"
2013 Work It Dave Bowden Episode: "Masquerade Balls"
2014 Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street Duke Whitmore Episode: "Gortimer and the Leaky Dreamcatcher"
2014 Partners Jake Garrett Episode: "The Curious Case of Benjamin Butt-Ugly"
2014 Stalker Scott Mason Episode: "A Cry for Help"
2015 2 Broke Girls Agent Drake Episode: "And the Cupcake Captives"
2016 Timeless Gene Kranz Episode: "Space Race"
2016 Girlfriends of Christmas Past Anderson Whitmire TV Movie
2016-present Fuller House Matt Harmon Recurring (Season 1), Main (Season 2-4)


  1. ^ a b c Baker, Jeff (April 5, 2015). "'Furious 7': Beaverton's John Brotherton stars with Kurt Russell and Vin Diesel". The Oregonian. sec. A&E p. 3. Retrieved March 30, 2018.
  2. ^ "What's your fit fix? Actor John Brotherton on healthy living & baring (almost!) all in Hollywood". Kinetic Fix. April 11, 2013. Retrieved March 30, 2018.

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