Wednesday, 31 December 2008

Matt Lanter

Matthew Mackendree "Matt" Lanter (born April 1, 1983) is an American actor and model best known for his roles as Horace Calloway in the short-lived ABC political drama Commander in Chief and Anakin Skywalker in the animated film Star Wars: The Clone Wars and its television adaption .


Lanter was born in Massillon, Stark County, Ohio, the son of Joseph "Joe" Lanter and wife Jana Burson.  He moved to Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia in 1991 at age 8. He graduated from Collins Hill High School in 2001. He played baseball, football and golf and was a batboy for the Atlanta Braves.

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Currently, he attends University of Georgia and is majoring in Sports Business but leaned towards an interest in the film and television industry created a strong desire to pursue acting instead. He has a sister named Kara Day. She is a teacher now at Rea View Elementary School in Waxhaw, Union County, North Carolina.


Lanter made his debut on the big screen as a voice actor. He portrayed Anakin Skywalker on August 15, 2008, in the animated film Star Wars: The Clone Wars, a side story that is set between Star Wars II and Star Wars III. Lanter reprised his role as Anakin Skywalker in the movie's television adaptation.

1 comment:

Sofie said...

Isn't that he who plays Liam in 90210? :P