Matt Davis

as Jeff Sefton

In The CW’s drama Cult, Matt Davis plays investigative journalist Jeff Sefton, who goes on a mission to uncover the dark underworld of a TV show and its rabid fans, after his brother mysteriously disappears.

On the big screen, Davis is well-known for his role in the hit film, Legally Blonde, where he played Warner Huntington III, the boyfriend who dumps Elle Woods (Reese Witherspoon), thereby motivating her to follow him to Harvard Law School. Davis also appeared in Michael Bay’s blockbuster, Pearl Harbor, Blue Crush, directed by John Stockwell, and Seeing Other People, directed by Wallace Wolodarsky. He starred in the comedy Finding Bliss, opposite Leelee Sobieski, the WWII drama Below, with Bruce Greenwood and Zach Galifianakis, and in Joel Schumacher’s Vietnam drama Tigerland, with Colin Farrell.

Additional film credits include Heights, with Glenn Close and James Marsden, Waiting for Forever, with Rachel Bilson and Nikki Blonsky, and S. Darko, with Elizabeth Berkley and Ed Westwick.

On television, Davis was a regular on The Vampire Diaries, What About Brian? and had a recurring role in the critically acclaimed drama Damages. He was a guest star in Law & Order: SVU and appeared in the pilot Limelight.

Hometown: Salt Lake City, Utah
Birthday: May 8
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