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Daniel Eric Gold Joins Ugly Betty

Daniel Eric Gold Joins Ugly Betty

Charlie Wilson’s War star Daniel Eric Gold has snagged a recurring role in Ugly Betty, reports EW.

The up-and-coming actor will play Matt, a friend Betty (America Ferrera) meets at YETI (Young Editors’ Training Initiative).

Betty and Matt have a future together, one that involves a big secret Matt has.

Looks like it’s the end of the storyline for Betty’s current love interest, Jesse (Val Emmich)!

WHAT DO YOU THINK of Ugly Betty’s new cast member — HOT or NOT?

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# 3

second again

# 4

Well, he’s ugly so I guess it fits!

# 5
really???? @ 12/18/2008 at 5:55 pm


# 6

Is Jesse the neighbor? If so, he isn’t her boyfriend on the show.

# 7

JJ said he was her love interest, not her boyfriend.

# 8

I just think they need to stop adding new characters and concentrate on the regulars. It’s already a large and very entertaining bunch!

# 9
Leah Stahlsmith @ 12/18/2008 at 8:55 pm


I love Jesse. lol

imaginaque @ 12/19/2008 at 8:43 am

Not hot. At all. Not even close.

He is so NOT hot.

NOT HOT. He looks like Christina Aguilera’s husband.

what a schlubby you-know-what… are they serious?!?

well what do I think? that they should stop trying to go back to romance with new characters . I just don’t know why they had to get rid of Gio (or Henry) if they were going to focus AGAIN in romance (and not in her independent career as ABC people claimed)

I think he’s HOT.

He is so cute. He has a Josh Groban quality to him. I think he should stick around!

Amanderrr @ 02/21/2009 at 7:50 pm

That picture doesn’t do him justice, because on the show he was adorable. They make an odd match, but his character is likeable.

So cute, good job casting :)

i think he is kinda cute

I love Matt. He’s adorable and Betty should stay with him, unless he’s hiding something. Henry was a wimp and Jesse was a jerk. I think Matt looks a bit like Tom Cruise and sort of sounds like him too.

Isn’t he the same guy that won a contest impersonating Tom Cruise on Entertainment Tonight a couple months ago? Mario Lopez showed the tape of his impersonation to Tom Cruise.

He is cute! He reminds me of Josh Groban. That is not a good picture of him. He looks better on the show.

Amobettylafea @ 03/06/2009 at 1:53 am

I realized tonight looking at the show that I think he is attractive. He is not a typical “hot”. I don’t know what it is about him… charisma? Or maybe, he just reminds me of my own boyfriend in a way.

But OMG! In the show, he is sooooo hottt! Freakin hot!! I swear, I never met a boy cuter than him in my life (ok, maybe…) but when you get past the small beard and mustache, you’re gonna love him. I am glad he is going to be on this show. Good luck DEG (and with him in this show, it should be interesting…)!

oh and um, you people are right. On the show, he looks quite a bit like Josh Groban, a spitting image, an unknown twin. COOL!! =)

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