Photograph by Bill Strong Photography

Photograph by Bill Strong Photography

Born and raised in Brooklyn, Matt has been acting since he received his Master's Degree in 1998 from the Actors Studio Drama Program at the New School, working with such great artists as Arthur Penn, Liza Minnelli, and John Strasberg.

Since then, Matt has been privileged to work with Tony Award nominee Geoffrey Nauffts, Tony Award winner Frank Wood, Jace Alexander, Michael Mastro, and Nancy Robillard, among others. He has appeared on "Law & Order," "The Family," and a slew of national commercials, including Olive Garden, Michelob, and Subway.

In addition to acting, Matt has performed in the New York comedy circuit. He's been seen in such venues as Caroline's Comedy Club, Gotham Comedy Club, Nuyorican Poets Cafe, and Don't Tell Mama.

His first directing feature, For Belly, an On The Leesh Production, is in the can and being submitted to festivals around the country.