Matt Barr stars as Captain Leland Gallo, Nora’s (Christina Ochoa) commanding officer in the U.S. Army’s elite helicopter unit called the Shadow Raiders, in The CW’s new conspiracy thriller Valor.
Born in Texas, Barr moved to Los Angeles and immediately caught the eye of many in the industry. He is perhaps best-known for his starring role of Johnse Hatfield in the record-breaking, critically-acclaimed mini-series Hatfields and McCoys opposite Kevin Costner and Bill Paxton. He will be seen next starring in the William H. Macy directed feature film The Layover, opposite Alexandra Daddario and Kate Upton.
Some of Barr’s well-known roles include playing Christopher Sullivan in Harper’s Island, Ian Banks, Peyton Sawyer’s (Hilarie Burton) stalker on One Tree Hill and Mike Fleming in Commander in Chief. Barr also had guest and recurring roles on such popular television series as Friday Night Lights, Trauma, The Big Bang Theory, ER, Bones and The O.C.
In addition, Barr had roles in The House Bunny with Anna Faris and in the Toronto Film Festival’s Pedro. His other film credits include Protecting the King, Ten Inch Hero, American Pie Presents Band Camp and Levelland.
Barr is based in Los Angeles.