Matt Cohen

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Birth Name: Matthew Joseph Cohen
Birth Place: Miami, Florida, United States
Profession: Actor

Biography

Born Matthew Joseph Cohen in Miami, Florida, Cohen is a self-describe adrenaline junkie. He was very active in sports growing such as football and track. Matt competed in auto racing and motocross before graduating high school with honors.

Cohen headed off to Florida State University to study business and took a couple of theater classes, which spiked his interest in acting. Upon graduation, Matt decided to take a chance on acting and moved to Los Angeles. Within 10 months, he booked the role of Aiden Dennison on South of Nowhere, which changed his life and gave him a wife– co-star Mandy Musgrave.

Other roles followed: Complex, The O.C., Medium and the feature film, Boogeyman 2. After South of Nowhere was cancelled, Matt joined the cast of Rockville CA as Syd King in 2009, and added more credits to his growing resume such as Dark House, The Outside, Nite Tales: The Series, Chain Letter, NCIS: Los Angeles, Trigger and the Client List.

Matt continued to win recurring roles like Jeremy on 90210, Sheriff B. Calhoun on Cowgirl Up, Jim on Guidance, Levi Sutter on How to Get Away With Murder, a young John Winchester on Supernatural, Matt Cochran on Kings of Con and Ryan Garrett on Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders.

In 2016, Cohen took on the character of Doctor/Priest Griffin Munro on General Hospital, who was the unknown son of fan favorite Duke Lavery. He still is tacking on roles in such projects as Windsor Drive, Hard Crime, Melissa & Joey and Criminal Minds, while winning GH fans over despite his dalliance with crime family sibling Ava Jerome.

Matt loves to hang out with his wife Mandy and son Macklin when he is not working. He stays physically fit by boxing with his co-stars or his friend Michael Graziadei (ex-Danny of Y&R).

Fast Facts

  • September 28, 1982 — Birthdate
  • Played football and track in high school.
  • He studied business at Florida State, where he also took some theatre classes.
  • Loves to race dirt bikes and motorcycles.
  • Says he is an adrenaline junkie.
  • Met his future wife, Mandy Musgrave, on one of his first acting gigs, South of Nowhere.

Relationships

  • Mandy Musgrave Cohen— Spouse
  • Macklin Cohen — Son

Summary

Matt Cohen moved out to L.A. in 2005 and quickly landed a role as Aiden in MTV’s South of Nowhere.

Cohen soon filled up his dance card with film and television roles such as Boogeyman 2, Medium, Criminal Minds, How to Get Away With Murder and Supernatural, before his debut as Griffin Munro on General Hospital on February 5, 2016.

Matt Cohen Photos

Actor (8 Credits)

Title Role Year

General Hospital (TV Show)

13924 — 2017
13923 — 2017
13922 — 2017

Griffin Munro 2017

Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders (TV Show)

The Ripper of Riga — 2017
Pankration — 2017
La Huesuda — 2017

Ryan Garrett 2017

How to Get Away with Murder (TV Show)

Skanks Get Shanked — 2015
It's Called the Octopus — 2015

Levi 2015

Criminal Minds (TV Show)

If the Shoe Fits — 2014

2014

The Client List (TV Show)

Save a Horse, Ride a Cowboy — 2013

Victor Collins 2013

90210 (TV Show)

O Holly Night — 2011
Project Runaway — 2011

Rush Hour 2011

NCIS: Los Angeles (TV Show)

Special Delivery — 2010

PFC James Winston 2010

Nite Tales (TV Show)

Black Widow — 2009

Jon 2009

Director (1 Credits)

Title Role Year

Science of Healing With Dr. Esther Sternberg (TV Show)

Producer (1 Credits)

Title Role Year

Science of Healing With Dr. Esther Sternberg (TV Show)