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Matt Cohen
Name Matthew Joseph Cohen
Birth Date September 28, 1982
Birth Place Miami, Florida
Family Mandy Musgrave (wife)
Years Active 2005-present

Matthew Joseph "Matt" Cohen is an American actor, producer, and director best known for his portrayal of Aiden Dennison on South of Nowhere.


Cohen was born in Miami, Florida, on September 28, 1982. He grew up in South Florida, where he played football and track in high school, from which he graduated with a 3.8 GPA. Afterwards, he studied business at Florida State University, but also took some theatre classes. From his experience, Cohen decided he wanted to become an actor and switched careers. From this, he subsequently moved to Los Angeles, California. Ten months after his relocation, Cohen managed to book a lead role as the sensitive jock, Aiden Dennison, on the teen drama TV series South of Nowhere. Since then, he has guest-starred on a number of various TV shows, including The OC, Medium, and Supernatural. Cohen also landed a few roles in feature films, including one of the lead roles in Boogeyman 2.

On Criminal MindsEdit

Cohen portrayed John Franklin, the fourth victim of childlike serial killer Claire Dunbar, in the Season Ten episode If the Shoe Fits.


  • Criminal Minds - If the Shoe Fits (2014) TV episode - John Franklin
  • Melissa & Joey (2014) as Vic Spinelli
  • Hard Crime (2014) as Vick Hammer
  • Cowgirl Up (2011-2013) as Sheriff B. Calhoun (3 episodes)
  • The Client List (2013) as Victor Collins
  • Trigger (2012) as Ryan
  • Chutes and Ladders (2012) as Principal (short)
  • 90210 (2011) as Jeremy (4 episodes)
  • Sunnyview (2010) as Miguel (short)
  • NCIS: Los Angeles (2010) as Marine Private First Class James Winston
  • Supernatural (2008-2010) as Young John Winchester/Michael (2 episodes)
  • Chain Letter (2009) as Johnny Jones
  • Nite Tales: The Series (2009) as Jon
  • The Outside (2009) as Travis
  • Dark House (2009) as Rudy
  • Rockville CA (2009) as Syd King (15 episodes)
  • South of Nowhere (2005-2008) as Aiden Dennison (42 episodes)
  • Medium (2008) as Ryan Haas
  • Boogeyman 2 (2007) as Henry Porter (credited as Matthew Cohen)
  • The O.C. (2006) as Jim (credited as Matthew Cohen)
  • Complex (2005) as Jacques


  • Hard Crime (2014) - Producer
  • Cowgirl Up (2013) - Producer (6 episodes)
  • Chutes and Ladders (2012) - Producer (short)
  • The Outside (2009) - Co-Producer


  • Cowgirl Up (2013) - 6 episodes


For an up-to-date filmography, see here.

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