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matt-lanter-xl-18This monday a new The CW‘s show, “Star-Crossed“, has started in which Matt Lanter play the role of the main protagonist. Thanks to this new series, Matt has returned to the series’ world so, I would like to dedicate this bio to him so we can know how Matt became famous and how he started his career.
Matt was born in Massillon, Ohio, the 1st of April, 1983 and he started his career in 2004 as a contestant on Bravo‘s reality show “Manhunt: The Search for America’s Most Gorgeous Male Model“. He didn’t win the competition but in that same year he appear in the movie “Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius” as Bobby Jones’ caddy.

In 2005 he appear in one episode of the series “8 Simple Rules” as Brendon and he acted in three episodes of Fox’s series “Point Pleasant“. After this two small roles, he was chosen to appear as main character in the ABC’s series “Commander in Chief” with Geena Davis in which he played the role of Davis’ son.

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The serial last for just one season and it was cancelled but in 2006 he played the role of Brody Mitchum for 5 episodes in the big series “Heroes“.

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In 2007 he appeared in small roles in “Grey’s Anatomy“, “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” and “Monk” but in 2008 he was chosen to play the voice of Anakin Skywalker in the series “Star Wars: The Clone Wars“. That same year he got the role of the main protagonist in the television movie “The Cutting Edge 3: Chasing the Dream” by ABC Family. 

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After this experince, he played the role of the protagonist, Will Clayton, in the comedy movie “Disaster Movie“.

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The movie wasn’t a big hit but the actor show to the public his funny side and his capacity to work in a comic contest. The next year, Matt appear in the horror movie “Sorority Raw“.

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In the same time, the actor was chosen as recurring character in the The CW’s series “90210” as Liam Court. After the end of the first season, his character was promoted to series regular and he played this role until the series ends in 2013.

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The series was a big hit for The CW and Matt gained a lot of popularity thanks to his character.

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In 2010 he played the role of Edward Sullen in the parody of “The Twilight Saga” “Vampire Suck” which wasn’t a big hit.

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The next year, in 2011, he appeared in the horror/thriller movie “The Roomate” next to other teen stars like Minka Kelly, Nina Dobrev and Leighton Meester.

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In 2013 The CW announced that they were working on a new science fiction romance television series. Matt Lanter was chosen to play the main protagonist on this new project and it was announced that the series will be titled “Star-Crossed“.

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In this new show Matt played the role of Roman an alien male who is in love with a human girl, Emery Whitehill played by Aimee Teegarden. In the show other The CW’s stars appeared like Malese Jow who played the role of Anna in “The Vampire Diaries“.

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The show premiered this monday and it will last for 13 episodes. The first episode had 1.28 million viewers and we hope that it will continue to have good ratings because the pilot wasn’t to bad for a teen drama.

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