Matt Battaglia is an American actor and producer. He debuted with a 2-episode role in the TV series B.L. Stryker in 1989. In the 1990s, he mostly had one-time roles in several television shows. Later in 1993, he made his movie debut in Joshua Tree. He next had small roles in the films Blue Sky and Showgirls. He later played recurring character J. L. King in Days of Our Lives. The following decade, he starred as Drew Boyd in the drama series Queer as Folk. He also played roles in 2 episodes of 24 and Big Love. In the 2010s, he played the role of Pete in Thor. He next had roles in the movies Reality and Brian Banks. At the same time, he played Commander Floyd in True Detective and President Thomas Christian in Tyler Perry’s Too Close to Home.