Matt Cohen grew up in South Florida where he played football and track in high school and graduated with a 3.8 GPA. After high school he studied business at Florida State, where he also took some theatre classes. He then decided that he wanted to become an actor, so he moved to LA to pursue his dream. 10 months after moving out to LA he booked a lead role as the sensitive jock, Aiden Dennison on South of Nowhere. Since then he has guest starred on various shows such as The OC, Medium, NCIS: Los Angeles and Criminal Minds. He has also starred in a number of movies including Boogeyman 2, Chain Letter and Dark House.
All of the South of Nowhere stars tend to appear in each other’s work. Danso Gordon and Matt starred together in Dark House; Mandy Musgrave guest starred on Matt’s web-series Rockville, CA; Matt and Rob Moran are appeared alongside one another in The Outside, which Matt also co-produced; and Matt, Musgrave, and Valery Ortiz all co-starred in Marisa Lauren’s music video for her song Ladylike, amongst other guest appearances.
Matt guest starred in the fourth season of 90210 as Jeremy, while in 2010 Matt was cast as the young John Winchester on Supernatural, he enjoyed a story arc on How to get away with murder and is now portraying Dr Griffin Munro on General Hospital.