Matthew Davis

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Matthew Davis
Matthew "Matt" W. Davis on June 15, 2013.jpg
BornMatthew W. Davis
(1978-05-08) May 8, 1978 (age 36)
Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
OccupationActor
Years active2000–present
 
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Matthew Davis
Matthew "Matt" W. Davis on June 15, 2013.jpg
BornMatthew W. Davis
(1978-05-08) May 8, 1978 (age 36)
Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
OccupationActor
Years active2000–present

Matthew W. "Matt" Davis (born May 8, 1978), also professionally known as Matt Davis, is an American actor who is known for his roles as Adam Hillman on the ABC comedy-drama What About Brian from 2006 to 2007 and Alaric Saltzman on The CW fantasy drama The Vampire Diaries from 2009 to 2013. In 2013, he starred on the short-lived CW mystery and horror drama Cult as Jeff Sefton and had a recurring role on the CBS police drama CSI: Crime Scene Investigation as Sean Yeager.

Personal life[edit]

Davis was born in Salt Lake City, Utah. He attended Woods Cross High School,[1] and the University of Utah.

Career[edit]

Davis co-starred with Reese Witherspoon and Selma Blair in the comedy Legally Blonde (2001), as Warner Huntington III, who breaks up with Elle Woods (Witherspoon).

His notable film credits include Blue Crush (2002) with Kate Bosworth and Michelle Rodriguez, Tigerland (2000) with Colin Farrell and BloodRayne (2005) with Kristanna Loken.

Davis starred in The CW fantasy drama The Vampire Diaries, as Alaric Saltzman from 2009 until 2013, and then he went on to star in the short-lived CW mystery and horror drama Cult, as Jeff Sefton that same year.

Davis had a recurring role in the CBS police drama CSI: Crime Scene Investigation from 2013 to 2014 in the fourteenth season, as swing shift CSI Sean Yeager. He appeared in the sixth episode titled "Passed Pawns", the eighth episode titled "Helpless" and the thirteenth episode titled "Boston Brakes".[2]

Filmography[edit]

Film
YearTitleRoleNotes
2000Urban Legends: Final CutTravis Stark / Trevor Stark
TigerlandPrivate Jim Paxton
2001Pearl HarborJoeAs Matt Davis
Legally BlondeWarner Huntington III
2002BelowOdell
Lone Star State of MindJimbo
Blue CrushMatt Tollman
2003Something BetterSkip
2004Seeing Other PeopleDonald
Shadow of FearHarrison FrenchAs Matt Davis
HeightsMarkAs Matt Davis
2005Into the SunSean Mack
BloodRayneSebastianAs Matt Davis
2006Bottoms UpJohnny CocktailAs Matt Davis
MentorCarter
2007Wasting AwayMikeBeauty and the Beast an Latter-day tale
2009Finding BlissJeff DrakeAs Matt Davis
S. DarkoPastor John Wayne
2010Waiting for ForeverAaron
Television
YearTitleRoleNotes
2006–2007What About BrianAdam HillmanSeries regular: 24 episodes
2008Law & Order: Special Victims UnitPJSeason 9 - episode 18: "Trade"
2009LimelightDavidTV Movie
2009In Plain SightLewis FolwerEpisode: "Rubble With A Cause", As Matt Davis
2009–2010DamagesJosh RestonRecurring role, 5 episodes
2009–presentThe Vampire DiariesAlaric SaltzmanMain role, 51 episodes

Recurring Cast - Season 1 : episodes 9 - 13
Main Cast - Season 1 : episode 14 - Season 3: episode 22.
Special Guest Cast - Season 4: episodes 2, 22 & 23, Season 5: episodes 11 & 22
Season 6 - Series regular

2010Niklaus MikaelsonRecurring Role, 3 episodes
Season 2
2013CultJeff SeftonSeries regular, 13 episodes[3]
2013–2014CSI: Crime Scene InvestigationSean YeagerRecurring role, 3 episodes, As Matt Davis[4]

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