Matt Bomer On Stage - Theater Credits, Bio and Tickets
Matthew Staton Bomer was born on October 11, 1977 in Webster Groves, Missouri, and is perhaps best known for his Golden Globe-winning performance in the TV adaptation of "The Normal Heart," as well as recurring roles on TV series such as "Chuck," "White Collar," and "American Horror Story," and playing Ken in the films "Magic Mike" and "Magic Mike XXL".
Mr. Bomer was raised in Spring, Texas, and attended Klein High School. He went on to study at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 2001. He began his acting career in regional theatre, most notably at the Alley Theater in Houston, Texas, including his professional stage debut in Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire. Upon graduation, he moved to New York City and furthered his career in television, winning supporting roles in shows such as "Guiding Light," and "Tru Calling" from 2002 to 2004. He made his feature film debut as Eric in 2005's "Flight Plan" and went on to appear in "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning" in 2006. After playing the role of Jay Burchell in the TV series "Traveler," his first big break came after being cast as Bryce Larkin in the hit NBC series "Chuck". This led to a recurring role as Neal Caffrey in USA Networks' "White Collar," appearing in 81 episodes between 2009 and 2014. During ths time, he was also able to secure the role of Henry Hamilton alongside Justin Timberlake in the movie "In Time," as well as an appearance on Fox's hit series "Glee," and was finally cast as Ken opposite Channing Tatum in the 2012 fan favorite "Magic Mike". He would reprise the role in the sequel "Magic Mike XXL" in 2015. Argubaly his most critically acclaimed performance came in 2014 as Felix Turner in HBO's TV movie adaptation of "The Normal Heart," for which he earned an Emmy Award nomination in 2014 and won a Golden Globe in 2015. Since then, Mr. Bomer has appeared in 13 episodes of FX's hit series "American Horror Story" (playing the role of Donovan in 12 episodes), starred in a string of films - "The Nice Guys," "The Magnificent Seven," "Walking Out," and "Anything" - and most recently starred as Monroe Stahr in Amazon's "The Last Tycoon".
On Broadway, Mr. Bomer appeared as Jeff Zarillo in a special benefit performance of 8 on September 19, 2011 at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre to raise funds for the American Foundation for Equal Rights. He returned to Broadway to star as Donald in the 50th Anniversary production of The Boys in the Band at the Booth Theatre from April 30 through August 11, 2018.