Mini Bio (1)
Matt Knudsen (Kah-nood-son) was born in Hawaii, raised in the Mid-west and sailed around the world as a merchant marine. After trips to Europe, Africa and the Far East, he eventually put down his sea bag, picked up a microphone and began performing stand-up comedy all across the country.
As an actor, you may have seen Matt share the big screen with Oscar winner Sean Penn in the Warner Brothers feature Gangster Squad or you may also recognize him from his appearances in Emmy winning shows like Big Love, Boston Legal or Malcolm in the Middle just to name a few. Matt's also been a part of several high profile commercial campaigns for Volkswagen, Apple and GE; which have aired during the Superbowl and The Olympics.
As a stand-up, Matt has appeared on Conan, The Late Late Show and Last Call as well as several festivals, including The San Francisco Sketchfest, Bridgetown, Laughing Skull, High Plains and the prestigious Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal; where he was honored as a "Best of the Fest."
His critically acclaimed albums, "The Comedy Stylings of Matt Knudsen" and "American," are top downloads on iTunes.
Matt loves Bill Cosby, Jerry Seinfeld, Brian Regan, Bob Newhart, Jack Benny and Steve Martin.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Rory B. Bellows