Matt Jones (actor)
Matthew Lee Jones
November 1, 1981
Sacramento, California, U.S.
(m. 2012; div. 2017)
Matthew Lee Jones (born November 1, 1981) is an American actor and comedian, known for his portrayals of Brandon "Badger" Mayhew on the AMC crime drama series Breaking Bad and Baxter on the CBS sitcom Mom. He currently stars as Douglas Wheeler on the CBS sitcom Bob Hearts Abishola.
Jones was born in Sacramento, California and grew up in Pomona, California, one of ten children between his mother and stepfather. He eventually moved to Claremont, and graduated from Claremont High School in 2000.
During this time he started Ultimate Improv in Westwood, before auditioning for Boom Chicago in Amsterdam, where he would go on to perform for three years. Due to the rigorous touring schedule of Boom, he would continually lose his voice, when it eventually "stuck" that way leading to his signature raspy voice.
Jones was the singer/main songwriter of the ska band Faculty Four. Before leaving for Boom Chicago, Jones appeared in 20 commercials in two years, including a spot for Midas. After returning, his first theatrical audition was for the AMC crime drama series Breaking Bad.
From 2008 to 2013, Jones appeared in a recurring role as Brandon "Badger" Mayhew on 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.
In 2010, Jones was cast in the lead role in the TBS pilot Uncle Nigel, written and produced by Andy Breckman. He has provided voices on the Cartoon Network series Adventure Time. In 2010, he was also cast as one of the lead roles in the Disney XD show Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil, as title character Kick's best friend Gunther Magnuson. He appeared in the 2011 film Red State, and voiced minor characters in the 2011 video game Rage. Jones also appeared as Probationary Agent Ned Dorneget in the CBS show NCIS, between 2011 and 2015. In early 2012, Jones was cast in Steven Levitan's new pilot Rebounding for FOX, but the show was not picked up.
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, a failed spin-off of The Office. While in the UK to direct Borderline in 2016, Jones appeared in two episodes of character comedy podcast Fact Up. He portrays Baxter in the CBS sitcom Mom. In 2018, he starred in the Pop television series Let's Get Physical as Joe Force.
He is the voice of the Boov Kyle in DreamWorks Animation film Home and its spinoff series Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh. He is the voice of the character Wedge in Final Fantasy VII Remake (2020).
Jones was previously married to fellow actress Kelly Daly since May 5, 2012. Together they have a son named Jasper. In 2017, they divorced. On December 21, 2020, Jones married his second wife, Kristen Hager.
|2009||Funeral Sex||Matt||Short film|
|Mattress Mike's Mistress|
|2010||Long Story Short||Marshall|
|Red State||Deputy Pete|
|Perfectly Prudence||Nigel||Television film|
|Worst. Prom. Ever||Kyle|
|2012||Peter at the End||Jake||Short film|
|Planes: Fire & Rescue||Drip||Voice|
|A Bad Idea Gone Wrong||Marlon|
|2018||Seven Stages to Achieve Eternal Bliss||Phil|
|El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie||Badger Mayhew|
|2020||Wheels of Fortune||Bo Jackson|
|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 (Pizza delivery guy)||2 episodes|
|Community||Coffee delivery guy / Vaughn's friend||3 episodes|
|2010, 2015||Adventure Time||Mountain Man / Marauder / Electroid
|Voice; episodes: "Memories of Boom Boom Mountain", "Walnuts and Rain"|
|2010||NCIS: Los Angeles||Cop||Episode: "Deliverance"|
|Uncle Nigel||Ronnie Wells||Pilot|
|2010–2012||Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil||Gunther Magnuson||Main; voice|
|2011||Man Up!||Chris "Eggnog" Eggert||Episode: "Finessing the Bromance"|
|2011–2015||NCIS||Agent Ned Dorneget||6 episodes|
|Key & Peele||Weed Guy||Episode: "Pilot"|
|CSI: NY||Steve Blanton||2 episodes|
|The Cleveland Show||Wheelchair kid||Voice; episode: "Menace II Secret Society"|
|Dirty Work||Hummy||3 episodes|
|2012–2013||Tron: Uprising||Lenz||Voice; 3 episodes|
|2013||Hawaii Five-0||Bullwinkle||Episode: "Kapu"|
|The Office||Zeke Schrute||3 episodes|
|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|
|Broad City||Creepy DJ #1||Episode: "Fattest Asses"|
|2013–2016||Sanjay and Craig||Hector Flanagan||Main; voice|
|2014||Drunk History||Himself||Episode: "Sports Heroes"|
|2015||Comedy Bang! Bang!||Shiloh Huffington||Episode: "Simon Helberg Wears a Sky Blue Button Down Jeans"|
|2015–2018||Pig Goat Banana Cricket||Pig, He So Crazy Squirrel, Dog Truck, Mama Cart, Cart Pups||Main; voice|
|2015||Wallykazam||Zack the Garden Gnome||Episode: "Dawn of the Zucchini"|
|2016–2018||Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh||Kyle||Main; voice|
|2018||Let's Get Physical||Joe Force||8 episodes|
|2018–2020||F is For Family||Nuber||Voice; 6 episodes|
|2019||Amphibia||Percy||Voice; 3 episodes|
|2019–present||Bob Hearts Abishola||Douglas Wheeler||Main|
|2019||Talking Dead||Himself||1 episode|
|2021||Teen Titans Go!||TBA||Voice; episode: TBA|
|2020||Final Fantasy VII Remake||Wedge|||
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