Long in 2011
Matthew Clayton Long|
May 18, 1980
Winchester, Kentucky, U.S.
Lora Chaffins (m. 2005)
Matthew Clayton "Matt" Long (born May 18, 1980) is an American actor. He is best known for his roles in the television series Jack & Bobby (2004–2005), and the films Ghost Rider (2007) and Sydney White (2007).
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|
|2004–05||Jack & Bobby||Jack McCallister||Main role|
Nominated – Prism Award for Best Performance in a Drama Series
|2006||Secrets of a Small Town||Chad Wilson||TV pilot|
|2010||The Deep End||Dylan Hewitt||Main role|
|2010||Mad Men||Joey Baird||Recurring role|
Nominated – Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
|2011||Love Bites||Matt||"Keep on Truckin'", "Sky High", "Modern Plagues"|
|2011||17th Precinct||Jimmy Travers||TV pilot|
|2012||Gilded Lilys||John Kidd||TV pilot|
|2012||The Newsroom||Brad||"The 112th Congress"|
|2012–13||Private Practice||Dr. James Peterson||Recurring role|
|2013||Lucky 7||Matt Korzak||Main role|
|2015||Helix||Dr. Kyle Sommers||Main role|
|2017||Graves||Jesse Enright||Supporting role|
|2018||Timeless||Ryan Millerson||Guest role|
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- Lacey Rose (February 24, 2012). "Shonda Rhimes' 'Gilded Lilys' Fills Out Cast With 'Mad Men,' 'Homeland' Actors". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved March 9, 2012.
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- "Lucky 7 Review: Why the New Drama Is a Risk for ABC | E! Online UK". Uk.eonline.com. 2013-09-24. Retrieved 2013-09-29.
- Pehanick, Maggie (2012-03-13). "Lucky 7 TV Show Info". Buzzsugar.com. Retrieved 2013-09-29.
- Petski, Denise (June 13, 2017). "'Graves': Matt Long & Lauren Weedman Join Season 2 Of Epix Series". Deadline. Retrieved June 13, 2017.