Who is Matt Lanter?
Matt Lanter is an American actor best known for his roles in Timeless, Jupiter’s Legacy, and Star Wars Rebels, as well as Star Wars: Clone Wars.
Massillon, Ohio, United States of America
Lanter married his long-time girlfriend, Angela Stacy, in 2013. They have a child together. The actor majored in business.
The actor began working as a model first. Then, he took part in a reality show titled Manhunt: The Search for America’s Most Gorgeous Male Model. While he did not win, it helped him in the future.
Lanter was cast for the role of Nick in Point Pleasant, a recurring character throughout the series. This was followed by roles in Grey’s Anatomy, 8 Simple Rules, Big Love, and Heroes.
2005 saw him signing up for Commander in Chief, where he was a series regular. However, the show was canceled after one season.
In 2008, the actor was in the lead role in The Cutting Edge: Chasing the Dream and also appeared in Disaster Movie, which was panned by the critics, but in 2010, Lanter would appear in another parody project from the same team, Vampires Suck. The next year he was in Sorority Row, a remake of a classic slasher film.
Lanter provided his voice talents for Star Wars: The Clone Wars and would later reprise the role for Star Wars Rebels. He voiced Anakin Skywalker. Lanter would return to the role for the official video games as well.
In 2009, the actor joined the cast of 90210 as Liam Court and would reprise the role for the second season of the series.
Lanter did voice work for Ultimate Spider-Man, voicing Harry Osborn, Flash Thompson, and Venom.
In 2013, the actor was cast on Star-Crossed. Then, in 2016, he got another lead role in Timeless, a time-travel series where he played Wyatt Logan.
In 2019, Lanter was cast as George Hutchence in Jupiter’s Legacy, the Netflix superhero series. The series aired in 2021.
In Jupiter’s Legacy, he was seen alongside cast members Ben Daniels, Elena Kampouris, Gracie Dzienny, Ian Quinlan, Josh Duhamel, Kurtwood Smith, Leslie Bibb, Tyler Mane, Tenika Davis, Mike Wade, Meg Steedle, David Julian Hirsh, Conrad Coates and Andrew Horton.
In 2019 as well, the actor appeared in The Mandalorian, adding another credit to his Star Wars involvement. He played a soldier in one of the episodes.
In addition to this work, Lanter has been voicing different characters for films like The Force Awakens and the DC Animated movies. Additionally, he has had a recurring role as Aquaman in this series of adaptations.
Lanter is set to appear in 13 Steps and Passing Through in the near future.
Lanter attended the University of Georgia and majored in business there.
The actor is a self-professed geek for all the sci-fi series and films, which makes it quite appropriate that a lot of his work has focused on this genre. He has been featured in some huge franchises, like Star Wars, and more independent sci-fi shows like Timeless.
For Matt Lanter, voice acting is a special kind of acting work because of how it involves the use of one’s imagination.
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