Hello, Bomer fans! Last night Matt Bomer attended the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s Grants Banquet, an event hosted annually to support members of the film and television community with grants scholarships and fellowships. He talked on stage with fellow actor Armie Hammer and you can find pictures in our gallery.
Also, check below the video from both on stage:
By Dan Rookwood for Mr Porter
To become a star in Hollywood and realise the American Dream, you often have to adopt a persona and leave your true self behind. That’s the experience of Monroe Stahr, the central character in Amazon Prime’s lavish new period drama The Last Tycoon, a wunderkind studio executive who ditches his Jewish name (Milton Sternberg) and heritage in order to metamorphose into a power player in the golden age of cinema. But for Mr Matt Bomer, who plays Stahr in the 10-episode adaptation of Mr F Scott Fitzgerald’s unfinished novel, the opposite is true.
After making his name on US TV, most notably as a suave conman in 81 episodes of White Collar and then in 13 episodes of American Horror Story, Mr Bomer found international recognition in 2012 playing a ripped male stripper who drives women crazy in Magic Mike and its equally wild 2015 sequel Magic Mike XXL. In a demonstration of his range, that same year he won a Golden Globe for his moving performance as HIV/AIDS sufferer Felix Turner in the HBO film The Normal Heart. But his “first real acting role” was to spend several years as a young man growing up in a loving, conservative Christian family in Bible Belt Texas pretending he was straight.
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Hello friends! Following Matt post on Instagram, we learned he watched the musical Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway last night supporting some of his friends.
I’ve added some MQ pictures in our gallery, the quality will be upgraded ASAP.