Matt Cohen grew up in South Florida where he played football and track in high school and also graduated with a 3.8 GPA. After high school he studied business at Florida State, where he also took some theatre classes. He then decided that he wanted to become an…more
Matt's favorite food is Peanut Butter and Jelly.
One of Matt's favorite movies is "The Notebook."
Matt's favorite cartoon is "Roger Rabbit" because he has a crush on Jessica Rabbit.
Matt's most prized possession is a watch that his dad gave to him on his 21st bithday.
Matt has a pit-bull named "Rome" and a cat named "Shoognizzle".
Matt lost 10-15 pounds of muscle to play his character (Aiden) on "South of Nowhere".
As of 2006, Matt drives a Ford Focus.
He appears in the May 2006 issue of Teen People.
Matthew confesses that he always carries a Men's Fitness magazine.
Matt enjoys boxing, racing, skydiving and anything involving a board.
Matthew and the cast of South of Nowhere love to go do karaoke. Some of his favorite songs are AC/DC "Back in Black," Def Leppard "Pour Some Sugar On Me," and "Sweet Home Alabama."
Matt's first major role is on the show South of Nowhere, and he plays Aiden.
Matt decided to ditch business classes and plunged headlong into acting.
After graduation, Matt headed to Florida State University to study business and ended up taking theater classes.
Matthew excelled in both high school athletics and academics.
Matt Cohen: I'm the first person in my family to go to college, but the opportunity with [SON] is here for me now. I just have to run with it until the opportunity for me to go back to school comes.
Matt Cohen: I hope to do work in film. I love television and I love to be on a show that can have an affect on people, but film is definitely where I want to go. I'm definitely heading that way. I'd love to work in film.
Matt Cohen: My dad's my best friend and I love him a lot. [He] gave me the best advice. Never start something you don't finish. If I was serious about acting I needed to move L.A. I came out here by myself. I had that in my mind the whole time. I'm not gonna start this and in three months go home—as long as it takes, I'm going to be here.
Matt: I like to play a lot of sports. I play basketball, although I'm not a great basketball player. I am not horrible, but I definitely excel at football more. It's kind hard though to go and get a football game going so I started playing basketball.
Matt: I think that every moment is memorable for me. Me, being a new actor to Los Angeles (I've just been out here a year now), every day I wake up and I kind of don't want it to end. It's just like Christmas for me every day.