Who Plays Jason Alan Ross In 'Huge In France'? New Details On Matthew Del Negro

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Who Plays Jason Alan Ross In Huge In France? New Details On Matthew Del Negro

Huge in France is the latest binge-worthy show from Netflix. In it, French comedian Gad Elmelah is quite comfortable in his fame and celebrity in France. He moves to Los Angeles to get closer to his teenage son Luke and finds that his stardom is literally lost in translation. In La La land, he is a nobody. While he's dealing with this, he's also attempting to have a relationship with his son and navigate the waters of dealing with his ex-wife Vivian and her husband Jason Alan Ross, a middle-aged, washed-up actor trying desperately to revive his career. Vivian wants him to give up acting and focus on helping Luke launch his modeling career. Jason just can't give up his dream of recapturing the glory days of his career. Who plays Jason Alan Ross in Huge in France?

1. He looks familiar

The role of Jason Alan Ross is played by Matthew Del Negro, who probably looks familiar to you. He most recently starred in the second season of Amazon's Goliath. He also played former San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom in the ABC miniseries When We Rise. He had a recurring role as Michael Ambruso, Cyrus Beene's lover, on Scandal. He also had recurring roles on The West Wing, The Sopranos, NCIS: Los Angeles, Mistresses, The United States of Tara and Teen Wolf. He was also in the movie Hot Pursuit opposite Reese Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Matthew Del Negro (@mattydel) on Feb 14, 2019 at 11:17am PST

2. He has a podcast

When his role on Scandal was winding down, Del Negro found himself with some time on his hands and decided to create a podcast. 10,000 No's refers to the seemingly constant rejection actors face over the course of their careers. Guests have included successful entreprenuers, fitness trainers, other actors and more. About the podcast, Del Negro said: “I’ve taken this thing that used to weigh me down and I’ve turned it into my platform. It’s been therapeutic."

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Matthew Del Negro (@mattydel) on Jan 4, 2019 at 7:57pm PST

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3. He's from New York

Matthew Del Negro was born in Mount Kisco, New York in 1972. The Westchester County town is located about an hour north of New York City. He is the youngest of three children. He attended John Jay High School where he excelled in sports, playing baseball, basketball, football and lacrosse. He graduated from Boston College, where he played Division II lacrosse. These days, he lives with his wife and two children in Los Angeles.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Matthew Del Negro (@mattydel) on Apr 14, 2019 at 8:35pm PDT

4. His big break

After college, Del Negro began to pursue his acting career. He worked as a bartender while auditoning. He booked a number of commercials but was living paycheck to paycheck for about eight years. Then The Sopranos came calling. In 2002, he booked a recurring role on the fourth season of the smash HBO hit show playing Carmela Soprano's cousin, a financial advisor named Brian Cammarata, who helps Tony pull off his illegal activity. 

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Amy Lamare is a Los Angeles based freelance writer covering entertainment, pop culture, beauty, fashion, fitness, technology, and the intersection of technology, business, and philanthropy. She is deeply devoted to her chocolate Labrador and an avid long distance runner. You can find her on Instagram and Facebook.