Matt Czuchry

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Matt Czuchry
Matt Czuchry 2011 Peabody.jpg
Czuchry at a 2011 Peabody Award
BornMatthew Charles Czuchry
(1977-05-20) May 20, 1977 (age 37)
Manchester, New Hampshire, U.S.
Alma materCollege of Charleston
OccupationActor
Years active2000–present
 
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Matt Czuchry
Matt Czuchry 2011 Peabody.jpg
Czuchry at a 2011 Peabody Award
BornMatthew Charles Czuchry
(1977-05-20) May 20, 1977 (age 37)
Manchester, New Hampshire, U.S.
Alma materCollege of Charleston
OccupationActor
Years active2000–present

Matthew Charles "Matt" Czuchry (/ˈzʊkri/; born May 20, 1977) is an American actor. He portrayed Logan Huntzberger on Gilmore Girls and since 2009 has been co-starring as Cary Agos on the CBS television series The Good Wife.

Early life[edit]

Czuchry was born in Manchester, New Hampshire, and grew up in Johnson City, Tennessee.[1] His father, Andrew Czuchry, is a professor at East Tennessee State University, and his mother, Sandra, is a homemaker.[1] He is of Ukrainian descent on his father's side.[2] He has two brothers and a sister.[1]

He graduated from Science Hill High School in 1995.[1] Czuchry graduated with honors in 1999 from the College of Charleston with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Political Science.[1] He won the Mr. College of Charleston pageant in 1998.[1] Czuchry attended college on a tennis scholarship, captained the men's tennis team, and was an NCAA ranked player in the Southern Conference.

Career[edit]

Television roles[edit]

He took one theater class in college, and his professor encouraged him to change his major to drama.[1] It was during his first role in The WB's Young Americans that he met Kate Bosworth, whom he dated from 2000–02.[3] He became better known in the role of Logan Huntzberger on the television show Gilmore Girls on The CW. Prior to this role, Czuchry had a recurring guest role on the CBS drama Hack and starred in the pilot of UPN's Jake 2.0. He also guested on Freaks and Geeks, 7th Heaven, The Practice, Veronica Mars and Friday Night Lights.

Since 2009, Czuchry has played the role of young, ambitious Harvard-educated lawyer Cary Agos on the critically acclaimed CBS drama The Good Wife.[4]

Films[edit]

He appeared in the movies Eight Legged Freaks and Slap Her... She's French. Czuchry played the lead role in the film adaptation of Tucker Max's I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell.[5]

Theater[edit]

From September 11 to October 28, 2007, Czuchry performed in Wendy Wasserstein's play Third opposite Christine Lahti at the Geffen Playhouse.[6]

Filmography[edit]

YearTitleRoleNotes
2000Freaks and GeeksTeenage Guy No. 1Episode: "We've Got Spirit"
2000Opposite SexKurtEpisode: "The Field Trip Episode"
2000Young AmericansSean McGrail5 episodes
2002Swimming UpstreamMorris Bird III
2002Slap Her... She's FrenchKyle Fuller
2002Practice, TheThe PracticeSkip HymanEpisode: "Fire Proof"
2002Eight Legged FreaksBret
2002Midsummer Night's Rave, AA Midsummer Night's RaveEvan
20027th HeavenCarlEpisode: "A Cry for Help"
2003Jake 2.0Darin MetcalfEpisode: "The Tech"
2003Advantage HartClame BuckleyShort film
2003–2004HackJamie Farrel12 episodes
2004Dark ShadowsWillie LoomisTV movie
2004Em & MeChase
2004–2007Gilmore GirlsLogan Huntzberger59 episodes
2006HookedScottyShort film
2006Justice League UnlimitedBrainiac 5 (voice)Episode: "Far from Home"
2006Veronica MarsCharlie Stone / Norman PhippsEpisode: "Charlie Don't Surf"
2007GravityRay
2008Friday Night LightsChris Kennedy4 episodes
2009Hope They Serve Beer in Hell, II Hope They Serve Beer in HellTucker Max
2009–presentGood Wife, TheThe Good WifeCary AgosSeries regular
201019th Wife, TheThe 19th WifeJordanTV movie

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Matt Czuchry". buddyTV. Retrieved October 10, 2010. 
  2. ^ Yuan, Jada (February 8, 2011). "The Good Wife's Matt Czuchry on Cary's Sex Life and How to Pronounce His Last Name". nymag.com. Retrieved February 21, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Kate Bosworth Biography". People. Retrieved May 14, 2010. 
  4. ^ Ratledge, Ingela (May 3, 2011). "A Day Out with the Good Wife's Matt Czuchry". tvguide.com. Retrieved May 15, 2011. 
  5. ^ Three In Can for "Beer In Hell"
  6. ^ Hernandez, Ernio (September 19, 2007). "Wasserstein's Third, with Christine Lahti, Opens in L.A. Sept. 19". Playbill.com. Retrieved October 10, 2010. 

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