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Matthew Grant Godbey is an actor best known for his role as Detective Dan Evans in the hit police procedural thriller series NCIS: Los Angeles.


Little is known about Godbey's past, including his birthday, where he was born, what the names of his parents are, and why he wanted to be an actor. What is known is that Godbey studied acting at both the Stella Adler Studio of Acting and the Warner Loughlin Studios. Godbey got his first on-screen role in 2002, when he was cast as a demon for one episode of the dramatic fantasy series Charmed Godbey got his first major role in 2007, when he was first cast as Dan Evans, a Detective that regularly helps the Office of Special Projects in investigations, for 7 episodes of the hit police procedural series NCIS: Los Angeles. Godbey has also appeared in TV shows and movies such as The Ghosts of Los Angeles, The Phoenix Incident, Whitney, Loner, North Shore, The Young and the Restless, Nip/Tuck, Through the Glass, Heaux Phase, Blood Moon, It Followed Me Here, The Blame Game, The Passenger, and Criminal Minds.

On Criminal Minds[]

Godbey portrayed Carson, a biker who aided Louis Chaycon and Fleabag in their spree killings, in the Season Fifteen episode "Ghost".


  • The Outlaw Johnny Black (2021) - Cowboy
  • The Passenger (2020) - Desk Anchor Dan
  • Heaux Phase - 2 episodes (2020) - Sean Hatten
  • Criminal Minds - "Ghost" (2020) TV episode - Carson
  • It Followed Me Here (2018) - Daniel
  • The Blame Game (2018) - Alex Taylor
  • Loner (2018) - Frank
  • NCIS: Los Angeles - 9 episodes (2010-2017) - Detective Dan Evans
  • The Phoenix Incident (2015) - Avondale Officer (credited as Matthew Godbey)
  • The Young and the Restless - 11 episodes (2007-2014) - Reporter/Sergeant Dawkins
  • Can Frankie Come Out? 1 (2013) - Mattey
  • Whitney - 2 episodes (2012-2013) - Patient/Patron
  • Blood Moon (2013) - Michael
  • The Ghosts of Los Angeles (2011) - Angus
  • Through the Glass (2008) - James (credited as Matthew Grant)
  • Nip/Tuck (2006) - Realtor (credited as Matthew Grant)
  • Pennies (2006) - Cowboy Tom (credited as Matthew Grant)
  • Passions - 8 episodes (2005) - Kurt (credited as Matthew Grant)
  • North Shore (2005) - Reyn Spillman (credited as Matthew Grant)
  • The Smartest Man in the World (2003) - Jimmy (credited as Matthew Grant)
  • Down the Barrel (2003) - J.C.
  • Charmed (2002) - Demon (credited as Matthew Grant)

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