Matt Cook (actor)
12 July 1984|
Matt Cook (born July 12, 1984, in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania) is an American actor known mostly for his roles as Mo McCracken on the TBS sitcom Clipped and, most recently, as Lowell in the CBS sitcom Man with a Plan.
Matt Cook was born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and grew up in Barnegat Light and Ship Bottom on Long Beach Island in New Jersey, where he attended Southern Regional High School. He attended Rider University in Lawrenceville, New Jersey, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree. He then moved to Los Angeles and trained in improv and sketch comedy at The Groundlings.
Cook first appeared on television as a waiter in the HBO series Curb Your Enthusiasm. He went on to have recurring roles in Unleashed, Harry's Law and True Blood before landing a starring role on the short-lived TBS sitcom Clipped in 2015. In 2016, Cook was cast as Lowell in the new CBS sitcom Man with a Plan, starring Matt LeBlanc. The series was renewed for the 2017–18 television season. Cook also appeared in episode 4 of the first season of Mom.
|2009||Curb Your Enthusiasm||Waiter||Episode: “The Table Read”|
|2009||The De-Evolution of Ben Stiller||Driver in a Rush||Short film|
|2010||Kill Spin||Harley||9 episodes|
|2011||Unleashed||Tim Garrick||6 episodes|
|2011||Whitney||Clerk||Episode: “A Decent Proposal”|
|2012||Harry's Law||ADA Upton Cruickshank||4 episodes|
|2011–2012||2 Broke Girls||Band Member/Brody||Episodes: “Pilot”, “And Martha Stewart Have a Ball (Part 1)”|
|2012||Kickin’ It||Wink||Episode: “Karate Games”|
|2013||Austin & Ally||Al the Magnificent||Episode: “Couples & Careers”|
|2013||True Blood||Jessie||3 episodes|
|2013||Mom||Geoff||Episode: “Loathing and Tube Socks”|
|2014||The Comeback||Ivan||2 episodes|
|2014||Bucky and the Squirrels||Randy||Film|
|2015||Jessie||Mr. Feeley||Episode: “Dance, Dance, Resolution”|
|2015||Clipped||Mo McCracken||Main role, 10 episodes|
|2016–present||Man with a Plan||Lowell||Main role|
|2017||Grace and Frankie||Derrick Flout||Episode: “The Art Show”|
- "Man With a Plan Cast - Matt Cook/Lowell". CBS.com. Retrieved May 23, 2017.
- "Island Native Matt Cook Stars in Sitcom ‘Clipped’ Premiering Tuesday on TBS ", TheSandPaper.net, June 9, 2015. Accessed October 9, 2017. "Matt Cook, Island boy and Southern Regional High School alumnus, formerly of Barnegat Light and Ship Bottom, has landed a starring role in the new half-hour, multi-camera, live-studio-audience show by Max Mutchnick and David Kohan, the creators of Will and Grace."
- "Matt Cook (Groundlings Theater Bio)". groundlings.com. Retrieved May 18, 2017.
- Andreeva, Nellie (March 23, 2017). "CBS Renews 5 Freshman & 11 Returning Series, Including 'MacGyver', 'Superior Donuts', 'Life In Pieces' & 'Hawaii Five-0'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved March 23, 2017.