Matthew David “Matt” McGorry (born April 12, 1986) is an American actor. He is best known for his roles as John Bennett in the Netflix comedy-drama series Orange Is the New Black and Asher Millstone on ABC’s How to Get Away with Murder.
McGorry was born and raised in Manhattan, New York City, and began performing at age 9. He attended Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School in New York, then Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts. McGorry was also previously a competitive bodybuilder. McGorry is Jewish (halachically by his mother), identifies himself as a feminist and is interested in various social issues.