Fast Facts

  • As a child, lived in Ireland for five years with his family.
  • Made his TV debut on a 2007 episode of 30 Rock.
  • Best-known for playing Luke Cafferty on Friday Night Lights from 2009 to the series finale in 2011.
  • Was cast in the role of Caleb Evers on FOX's 2011 drama The Chicago Code. 
  • Plays electric guitar and specializes in blues-rock.


  • Larry Lauria — Father
  • Kristin Lauria — Sister
  • Ally Lauria — Sister
  • Michelle Armstrong — Wife
  • Tricia Lauria — Mother


  • University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Winston-Salem, NC (BFA in Drama, 2007)

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  • Birth Name: Matthew Lauria
  • Birth Place: United States
  • Profession: Actor, Musician, Director

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