Long in 2011
|Born||Matthew Clayton Long
May 18, 1980
Winchester, Kentucky, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Lora Chaffins (2005–present)|
Matthew Clayton "Matt" Long (born May 18, 1980) is an American actor. He played the teenaged Jack McCallister on Jack & Bobby, the younger Johnny Blaze in Ghost Rider, and Tyler Prince in Sydney White.
Life and career
Long was born in Winchester, Kentucky, to an insurance salesman father and an assistant teacher mother. He has one younger sibling, Zach. He attended Western Kentucky University where he met his wife, Lora Chaffins. He was also a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. After graduation, Long moved to New York City where he worked as an actor throughout various theaters. In 2004 he was cast as lead on the critically acclaimed but short-lived The WB drama series Jack & Bobby, and later starred in several TV pilots and appeared in movies, including Ghost Rider and Sydney White.
Long played the lead role in short-lived ABC drama series The Deep End in 2010. He also had recurring role of AMC drama series Mad Men as Joey Baird, and in 2012 was cast in ABC pilot Gilded Lillys created and produced by Shonda Rhimes. Rhimes later cast him in her medical drama Private Practice in recurring role as Dr. James Peterson. In 2013, Long was cast as a lead in another ABC drama series, Lucky 7.
|2001||The Greatest Adventure of My Life||Private Smith|
|2006||Deceit||Dave Ford||TV Movie|
|2007||Ghost Rider||Young Johnny Blaze|
|2007||Sydney White||Tyler Prince|
|2004–2005||Jack & Bobby||Jack McCallister||Series regular, 22 episodes
Nominated – Prism Award for Best Performance in a Drama Series (2006)
|2006||Secrets of a Small Town||Chad Wilson||TV pilot|
|2010||The Deep End||Dylan Hewitt||Series regular, 6 episodes|
|2010||Mad Men||Joey Baird||7 episodes
Nominated – Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series (2011)
|2011||Love Bites||Matt||3 episodes|
|2011||17th Precinct||Jimmy Travers||TV pilot|
|2012||Gilded Lillys||John Kidd||TV pilot|
|2012||The Newsroom||Brad||Episode: "The 112th Congress"|
|2012–13||Private Practice||Dr. James Peterson||10 episodes|
|2013||Lucky 7||Matt Korzak||Series regular|
|2015||Helix||Dr. Kyle Sommers||Series regular, season 2|
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