Matt McGorry stars as Asher Millstone in the highly anticipated ABC’s series How to Get Away with Murder produced by Shonda Rhimes and created by Peter Nowalk. He can also be seen playing the post-military newbie corrections officer John Bennett in the Emmy-nominated Netflix original series Orange is the New Black.
Other television appearances include TNT’s upcoming drama series Public Morals produced by Steven Spielberg and Edward Burns, Emmy nominated crime drama Elementary, CW’s well-known series Gossip Girl, the USA original series Royal Pains, CBS Emmy nominated
crime drama Person of Interest, and Comedy Central’s Onion SportsDome.
Matt McGorry’s background in comedy began during college when he was a member of the well-known sketch group, “Emerson Comedy Workshop”. After graduating in 2008, Matt went on to appear in CollegeHumor.com videos and years of improv performance after graduating from the prestigious UCB (Upright Citizens Brigade) Improv Theatre Program.
Matt previously spent time as a fitness expert and has been featured in Men's Health, Men's
Fitness, Muscle & Fitness, Life & Style and NY1.
McGorry was born and raised in New York City. He attended LaGuardia High School, the Fame school, as a drama major. Following LaGuardia H.S., he attended the Theater program at Emerson College in Boston, MA.