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Matt Bomer Biography

Birth Name:
Matthew Bomer
Birth Place:
Spring, Texas, United States

Fast Facts

  • Attended high school with actor Lee Pace and remains good friends with him
  • Got his acting start in a Houston stage production of A Streetcar Named Desire while in high school
  • After graduating from college, moved to New York and landed recurring roles on daytime soaps All My Children and Guiding Light
  • Was tapped to star in Superman Returns (2006), until a change of directors led to Brandon Routh being cast as the titular superhero
  • Gained a higher profile with starring roles on the short-lived ABC drama Traveler and the acclaimed USA Network series White Collar
  • Named People magazine's Sexiest Rising Star in 2009


  • 2015People's Choice Awards-Favorite Cable TV Actor: winner
  • 2015Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: winner


  • Neill Bomer -- Brother
  • John Bomer -- Father
  • Simon Halls -- Husband
  • Sissi Bomer -- Mother
  • Megan Bomer -- Sister
  • Henry -- Son
  • Kit -- Son
  • Walker -- Son