|Born||in San Luis Obispo, California, USA|
|Height||5' 10" (1.78 m)|
Mini Bio (1)
An accomplished actor, musician, and award winning young filmmaker, Matthew J. Evans was born in San Luis Obispo, CA. He made his theatrical debut at the age of 4 and began working in film and TV when he was age 9. In 2011, Matthew played Garrett Tiara opposite Cameron Diaz in Columbia Pictures feature comedy Bad Teacher for which he received a 2012 Young Artist Award in Los Angeles.
Matthew has appeared in a number of TV series episodes including Scrubs, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, King of Queens, Cavemen, Drake & Josh, and Zoey101. In 2013 he appeared as Irish exchange student Alistair on Disney XD series, Lab Rats, for which he won another Young Artist Award. In 2014, he guest starred as high school band leader Ross on Disney's comedy series I Didn't Do It.
A professional musician, Matthew sings and plays string bass, acoustic guitar, and bass guitar. He has produced and edited four documentary short films and received numerous awards for his work.
Matthew's mission as a filmmaker is to produce movies and videos that entertain, educate, inspire, and empower audiences to find value and meaning in their lives and in the world.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: LE
Best Short Documentary, DocMiami Film Festival; Best Teen Film, Irvine Film Festival; Award of Merit, The Accolade competition Filmmaker of Tomorrow, San Luis Obispo Int'l Film Festival Best Youth Filmmaker, JAX Film Festival Best High School Film, Cinema Verde Film Festival Scholarship Award, Future Wave Competition - Seattle Int'l Film Fest Making A Difference Award, Teen Truth Film Festival Young Filmmaker Spotlight, Geneva Film Festival Best Teen Documentary, Int'l Family Film Festival Best High School Film, Cinema Verde Film Festival Best High School Film, Fandana Festival Best Young Filmmaker, Da Vinci Film Festival Best US Documentary, The Lovett High School Film Festival Best Young Filmmaker, Utopia Film Festival Best High School Film, Awareness Festival Best Student Film, Route 66 Film Festival Finalist: 2013 Emerging Filmmaker Showcase, Cannes.