|Born:||October 11, 1977|
Bomer was born In Spring, Texas to Sissi and John Bome. He has one brother, Neill, and one sister, Megan. Bomer attended Klein High School with fellow future actor, Lee Pace, and graduated from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 2001.
Bomer (whom addressed his sexuality in February 2012) is in a relationship with publicist Simon Halls and they have three sons, Kit, Henry and Walker (twins), via surrogacy.
Bomer televison debut was on the soap All My Children in 2000, for two years he was on another soap Guiding Light.
He starred as Luc, Tru's (Eliza Dushku) ill-fated love interest, in Tru Calling (2003–2004), a supernatural, science-fiction television series on the FOX television network.
Bomer appeared on North Shore (2004–2005), a prime-time television soap opera, as well as in Flightplan (2005), a thriller film with Jodie Foster.
In the slasher film The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006), Bomer portrayed Eric, a Vietnam-War veteran who is driving across Texas to re-enlist after his brother is drafted. The brothers run afoul of Sheriff Hoyt and are taken captive by the Hewitt family. Bomer costarred in Traveler (2007), a short-lived midseason replacement television series which premiered on ABC on May 30, 2007. He has had the recurring role of Bryce Larkin on action-comedy series Chuck (2007–2009) on the NBC television network.
On October 23, 2009, Bomer began starring in White Collar, which chronicles the fictional partnership between a con artist named Neal Caffrey (Bomer) and FBI agent Peter Burke (Tim DeKay).
BuddyTV ranked him #1 on its list of "TV's Sexiest Men of 2011."
AfterElton also ranked him #3 on its list of "Sexiest Men of 2012."
In October 2011 Bomer appeared in the science fiction thriller film In Time, in which he plays a 105-year-old man Henry Hamilton, who gives his "time" to Justin Timberlake before committing suicide, setting the main plot into motion.
|2000||All My Children||Ian Kipling||December 2000|
|2001||Guiding Light||Ben Reade #3||2001 - 2003|
|2002||Relic Hunter||Driver agent||("Fire in the Sky " and uncredited)|
|2003||War Birds: Diary of an Unknown Aviator||John McGavock Grider||video documentary|
|Tru Calling||Luc Johnston||2003 - 2004 (17 episodes)|
|2006||The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning||Eric|
|Amy Coyne||Case||TV movie|
|2007||Chuck||Bryce Larkin||2007 - 2009 (7 episodes)|
|Traveler||Jay Burchell||(8 episodes)|
|2009||White Collar||Neal Caffrey||2009 -|
|2011||In Time||Henry Hamilton|
|Glee||Cooper Anderson||("Big Brother")|
|2013||The New Normal||Monty||("The Goldie Rush")|
|Winter's Tale||Peter's Father||post-production|
|Superman: Unbound||Superman/Clark Kent||voice|
|2014||The Normal Heart||Felix Turner||filming|
|Space Station 76||Ted||post-production|
- Fans petitioned for him and Alexis Bledel to be in "50 Shades of Grey," based off the erotic novels by E.L. James, when it revealed that Dakota Johnson and Charlie Hunnam got the roles in September 2013. They made a second petition to have Bomer portray Grey when Hunnam dropped out in October 2013.