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  • Date of birth : 14/07/1979

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Scott Porter (1979)

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Matthew Scott Porter , better known as Scott Porter, is an American actor and occasional singer known for his role as Jason Street in the NBC television drama Friday Night Lights. His character was injured during a football game in the pilot episode and became disabled. The character was inspired by David Edwards, a high school football player.

Porter was paired with Alyson Michalka and Vanessa Hudgens in the 2009 film Bandslam featuring his song "Pretend" in the album. In 2010, he joined the cast of CBS's legal drama The Good Wife as Blake, an investigator for a law firm.

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Porter was born in Omaha, Nebraska, but later moved to Winter Park, Florida and attended Lake Howell High School. Prior to joining the cast of Friday Night Lights, Porter played Matthew in the original cast of the Off-Broadway hit Altar Boyz in 2004. In 2006, he temporarily took over the role of Casey Hughes in the soap opera As the World Turns, a role originally performed by Zach Roerig. Porter also played the role of Colin Thompson, the more visible part of the duo that fronts the fictional band PoP!, in the movie Music and Lyrics . Porter also played the character Rex in the film Speed Racer , which was directed and written by the Wachowski brothers. He played Bobby in the remake of Prom Night and Ben Wheatly in Bandslam, released in August 2009. In the latter film, he co-starred alongside Aly Michalka, Gaelan Connell, Vanessa Hudgens, and Lisa Kudrow. In the same year, he was also paired with The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants star Alexis Bledel in the romantic comedy film The Good Guy, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival.

Porter is a fan of comic books and has auditioned for several comic book hero roles. He is also purportedly a fan of HeroClix. Porter performed and sang the song "Someone to Fall Back On" in Bandslam, and his song "Pretend" was included in the soundtrack. He was part of his high school's choral department and was a founding member of the groups 4:2:Five and Mosaic. He eventually performed for Off Broadway with another A Cappella band named Toxic Audio.

Porter portrayed Randy in the 2010 feature film Dear John, which was adapted from the book of the same name.

In 2010, Porter joined the cast of CBS's legal drama The Good Wife as Blake, an investigator for a law firm. Also in 2010, Porter starred in the pilot of the television series Nomads, which was developed for The CW, but it was not picked up by the network.

Porter plays a lawyer in the medical drama series Hart of Dixie that debuted on The CW in September 2011.

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