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Matt Cornett is an American actor best known for his portrayal of Zach Barnes in Bella and the Bulldogs.


Cornett was born in Rogers, Arkansas, and has one older brother and one older sister. He moved to southern California in 2012 to pursue an acting career. He managed to land a guest-star role in Southland, a role that helped him win the Hollywood Young Artist Award for Best Actor in a TV Series. More recently, Cornett starred in a feature film, Inconceivable, and guest-starred in the TV shows The Middle and Criminal Minds.

On Criminal Minds[]

Cornett portrayed high-school student and bully Austin Settergren, who was brutally murdered by one of his victims in the Season Twelve episode "The Anti-Terrorism Squad".


  • Criminal Minds - "The Anti-Terrorism Squad" (2016) TV episode - Austin Settergren
  • The Middle (2016) as Duncan
  • Inconceivable (2016) as Zach
  • Bella and the Bulldogs (2015-2016) as Zach Barnes (6 episodes)
  • Future Shock (2015) as Chad, 2016
  • I Think My Babysitter's an Alien (2015) as Glenn
  • The Dunes Club (2015) as Carter
  • Nightmare U (2012-2014) as Daniel (3 episodes)
  • Can (2013) as Diego
  • Southland (2013) as Lou
  • Family Treasure (2012) as Bully #2 (short)
  • High School Musical: The Musical: The series (2019-present) as EJ Caswell (main role)

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For an up-to-date filmography, see here.