Matt Czuchry

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Matt Czuchry
Matt Czuchry at 2015 PaleyFest.jpg
Czuchry at the PaleyFest 2015 panel for The Good Wife
Born Matthew Charles Czuchry
(1977-05-20) May 20, 1977 (age 39)
Manchester, New Hampshire, U.S.
Alma mater College of Charleston (B.A.)
Occupation Actor
Years active 2000–present

Matthew Charles "Matt" Czuchry (/ˈzʊkri/; born May 20, 1977) is an American actor. He portrayed Logan Huntzberger on Gilmore Girls and co-starred as Cary Agos on the CBS television series The Good Wife.

Early life[edit]

Czuchry was born in Manchester, New Hampshire, and grew up in Johnson City, Tennessee.[1] His father, Andrew Czuchry, is a professor at East Tennessee State University, and his mother, Sandra, is a housewife.[1] He is of Ukrainian descent on his father's side.[2] He has two brothers and a sister.[1]

He graduated Science Hill High School in 1995.[1] Czuchry graduated with honors in 1999 from the College of Charleston with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Political Science.[1] He won the Mr College of Charleston pageant in 1998.[1] Czuchry attended college on a tennis scholarship, captained the men's tennis team, and was an NCAA ranked player in the Southern Conference. On the April 29, 2016, showing of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, he said that before becoming an actor he took the Law School Admission Test and did poorly.[3]

Career[edit]

Television roles[edit]

Czuchry at a 2011 Peabody Award ceremony

He took one theater class in college, and his professor encouraged him to change his major to drama.[1] It was during his first role in The WB's Young Americans that he met Kate Bosworth, whom he dated from 2000–02.[4] He became better known in the role of Logan Huntzberger on the television show Gilmore Girls on The CW. Prior to this role, Czuchry had a recurring guest role on the CBS drama Hack and starred in the pilot of UPN's Jake 2.0. He also guested on Freaks and Geeks, 7th Heaven, The Practice, Veronica Mars and Friday Night Lights.

From 2009 to 2016, Czuchry played the role of young, ambitious Harvard-educated lawyer Cary Agos on the critically acclaimed CBS drama The Good Wife.[5]

Films[edit]

He appeared in the movies Eight Legged Freaks and Slap Her... She's French. Czuchry played the lead role in the film adaptation of Tucker Max's I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell.[6]

Theater[edit]

From September 11 to October 28, 2007, Czuchry performed in Wendy Wasserstein's play Third opposite Christine Lahti at the Geffen Playhouse.[7]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2002 Slap Her... She's French Kyle Fuller
2002 Eight Legged Freaks Bret
2002 Midsummer Night's Rave, AA Midsummer Night's Rave Evan
2002 Swimming Upstream Morris Bird III
2004 Em & Me Chase
2006 Hooked Scotty Short film
2009 I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell Tucker Max

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2000 Freaks and Geeks Teenage Guy #1 "We've Got Spirit"
2000 Opposite Sex Kurt "The Field Trip Episode"
2000 Young Americans Sean McGrail Recurring role
2002 Practice, TheThe Practice Skip Hyman "Fire Proof"
2002 7th Heaven Carl "A Cry for Help"
2003 Jake 2.0 Darin Metcalf "The Tech"
2003–2004 Hack Jamie Farrel Regular role
2004–2007 Gilmore Girls Logan Huntzberger Regular role
2005 Dark Shadows Willie Loomis Unsold TV pilot
2006 Justice League Brainiac 5 (voice) "Far from Home"
2006 Veronica Mars Charlie Stone "Charlie Don't Surf"
2007 Gravity Ray TV film
2008 Friday Night Lights Chris Kennedy Recurring role
2009–2016 Good Wife, TheThe Good Wife Cary Agos Main role
2010 19th Wife, TheThe 19th Wife Jordan TV film
2016 Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life Logan Huntzberger TV miniseries

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Matt Czuchry". buddyTV. Retrieved October 10, 2010. 
  2. ^ Yuan, Jada (February 8, 2011). "The Good Wife's Matt Czuchry on Cary's Sex Life and How to Pronounce His Last Name". nymag.com. Retrieved February 21, 2011. 
  3. ^ "'The Good Wife' Cast Wasn't Drinking The Whole Time". CBS.com. The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. April 29, 2016. Retrieved June 26, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Kate Bosworth Biography". People. Retrieved May 14, 2010. 
  5. ^ Ratledge, Ingela (May 3, 2011). "A Day Out with the Good Wife's Matt Czuchry". tvguide.com. Retrieved May 15, 2011. 
  6. ^ Three In Can for "Beer In Hell"
  7. ^ Hernandez, Ernio (September 19, 2007). "Wasserstein's Third, with Christine Lahti, Opens in L.A. Sept. 19". Playbill.com. Retrieved October 10, 2010. 

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