"Pretty close to a remission," Harper's doctor says.
June 22, 1984 in Oak Lawn, Virginia, USA
Matt Lauria entered the entertainment business with very little acting experience and ended up emerging as a genuine scene-stealer. The theater-trained actor began making waves in Hollywood with supporting roles on television and in independent features before making his mark on the beloved drama series "Friday Night Lights" (NBC/DirecTV, 2006-2011). Lauria delivered a breakout performance on "Friday Night Lights" as a well-mannered yet misunderstood high school athlete. After two seasons on the critically acclaimed show, the actor found himself on new turf with a starring role as an eager young cop on Fox's short-lived "The Chicago Code" (2011). With so much talent and charm, it did not take long for Lauria to land a featured part on the primetime hit "Burn Notice" (USA Network, 2007- ), where he guest-starred as a discharged soldier whose intelligence and drive strikes similarities with the show's central character (Jeffrey Donovan). Taking on a variety of roles in such a short span of time established Lauria as one of Hollywood's brightest talents and showcased his potential to carry bigger projects later in his career. LessMatt Lauria entered the entertainment business with very little acting experience and ended up emerging as a genuine scene-stealer. … More