Brentley Gore (born June 19, 1974) is an American singer/songwriter and actor. He is best known for his role as 'Matt Garrison' on NBC’s California Dreams, syndicated in over 48 countries. Following the show, living in Los Angeles, Brentley successfully co-founded, recorded and toured with the critically acclaimed LA favorite indie band “King Straggler," a band in which he formed along with John Hawkes and Rodney Eastman. King Straggler had many songs featured in film and television including the Jeff Bridges film The Amateurs. The song "Wasted Love" was featured in the film .45 starring Mila Jovovich. Most recently, Brentley released his first solo album Up Until Now (July 17, 2011), premiering at #4 on the Reverb Nation Hot New Artist Chart.