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Matthew Davis

Biography

Played out history teacher Alaric Saltzman within the series The Vampire Diaries and co-starred reverse Reese Witherspoon in Legally Blonde. He visited the University or college of Utah, where he first got thinking about acting. He worked well like a pizza delivery young man before breaking in to the movies, as soon as shipped a pizza to Andy Garcia. He dated Leelee Sobieski in 2008. He became involved to 2013 Miss Georgia USA Brittany Clear. He and Luke Wilson had been both male prospects in Legally Blonde.

Quick Facts


Full Name Matthew Davis
Date Of Birth May 8, 1978
Place Of Birth Salt Lake City, UT
Height 1.81 m
Profession TV Actor
Education University of Utah, Woods Cross High School
Nationality American
Spouse Leelee Sobieski
Movies Legally Blonde, Blue Crush, Tigerland, BloodRayne, Urban Legends: Final Cut, Pearl Harbor, Finding Bliss, Waiting for Forever, Lone Star State of Mind, Seeing Other People, Into the Sun, Wasting Away, Shadow of Fear, S. Darko, Below, Belle and the Beast: A Christian Romance, Heights, Mentor, Terror of Dracula, Limelight
TV Shows The Vampire Diaries, Cult, What About Brian, Designer Guys
Star Sign Taurus

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#Fact
1Attended The American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Pasadena, California.
2First became interested in acting while attending the University of Utah.
3Attended Woods Cross High School in Woods Cross, Utah.
4Worked as a pizza delivery boy prior to his discovery. Once delivered a pizza to Andy Garcia and is dying to re-meet him to tell him that they have met before.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Vampire Diaries2009-2017TV SeriesAlaric Saltzman
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation2013-2014TV SeriesSean Yeager
Cult2013TV SeriesJeff Sefton
When Vampires Don't Suck2010Video short
Damages2009-2010TV SeriesJosh Reston
Waiting for Forever2010Aaron
S. Darko2009Pastor John
In Plain Sight2009TV SeriesLewis Fowler Lewis Ford
Finding Bliss2009Jeff Drake (as Matt Davis)
Limelight2009TV MovieDavid
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit2008TV SeriesP.J. Bartlett
Aaah! Zombies!!2007Mike
What About Brian2006-2007TV SeriesAdam Hillman
Bottoms Up2006VideoJohnny Cocktail (as Matt Davis)
Mentor2006/ICarter
BloodRayne2005Sebastian (as Matt Davis)
Into the Sun2005FBI Agent Sean Mack
Heights2005Mark (as Matt Davis)
Shadow of Fear2004Harrison French (as Matt Davis)
Seeing Other People2004Donald
Something Better2003Skip
Below2002Odell (as Matt Davis)
Blue Crush2002Matt Tollman
Lone Star State of Mind2002Jimbo
Legally Blonde2001Warner
Pearl Harbor2001Joe (as Matt Davis)
Urban Legends: Final Cut2000Travis Stark / Trevor Stark
Tigerland2000Pvt. Jim Paxton

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Clevver Now2016TV Mini-SeriesHimself
CQC: Custe o Que Custar2013TV SeriesHimself
The Cult of Cult2013TV SeriesHimself
Moving Pictures Live!2009TV SeriesHimself
Denise Richards: It's Complicated2009TV SeriesHimself
Calling All Friends: The Story of 'What About Brian'2007Video documentary shortHimself - Actor
What About 3: The Season That Never Was2007Video documentary shortHimself - Actor
The Megan Mullally Show2006TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2006TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Inside 'Legally Blonde'2001Video documentaryHimself (as Matt Davis)

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Edición Especial Coleccionista2010TV SeriesMike

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#Quote
1If a show is good, it helps people learn about themselves in some way and in some function. Whatever the genre is, if it's executed well, audiences grow and learn from it, and that's where their passion and enthusiasm comes from.
2I'm one of those people where, the more responsibility I have, the better I become. The more I rise up to it. The less responsibility I have, the more I can easily devolve.
3Initially, I had started doing theater, where the actor has a direct relationship to the audience. So, moving into film and television disconnected me. When you do a film, you start to get the character, and then it disappears for a year before it's released and you get feedback.
4One of the reasons I do like 'Cult' is that it plays along the same vibe as the movie 'Seven,' which I absolutely love. There was a period of cinema in the mid-'90s that I was a huge fan of, with 'Heat' and 'Seven' and the Tarantino era. If I've ever been fanatical, it was about those films, back in the day.
5I think that if Hollywood has a problem, it constantly underestimates the intelligence and integrity of fans.
6To become a villain, you had to have become disillusioned, and in order to become disillusioned you had to have been passionate about something you believed in that was shaken and ripped from your grasp as a protagonist in that stage of your life, leaving you disillusioned with God, if you will.
7I can't say that I have ever been fanatical about a show. To be honest, I'm not a big TV watcher. When I do watch TV, I watch the news.
8I find the trick to playing a villain is that you can't be bad for the sake of being bad. It has to be rooted in some sort of heartbreak.
9I'm very opinionated, and when you're put in a position where you're getting the storylines that are not necessarily what's cranking at the back of your mind, or digging at the potential of your character and you have to sit on your hands, that's frustrating.


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