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Matthew Phillion

Matt Phillion was born March 7, 1977 in Somerville, Massachusetts, and later moved with his family to Melrose, MA as a child. He graduated from Melrose High School, and in 1995 completed a degree in English at Merrimack College in North Andover, MA, where he was an active member of the theater community. He decided to "retire" from acting at age ... See full bio »

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Certainly Never Jake McCoy
The Boy and the Polar Bear Jonas Cook - adult
Harvest Moon Dr. Oliver Stratton
Paul Revere's Pride Samuel Prescott


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 2016 Camping Trip (Short)
 2014 Children of Liberty (Video Game)
Joseph Warren (voice)
 2014 The Audience
 2013 Die by the Gun (Short)
Jack Van Cleef
 2013 Harvest Moon
Dr. Oliver Stratton
 2012 Serena and the Ratts
Roberts (as Matt Phillion)
 2011 Certainly Never
Jake McCoy
 2010 Near Greenwood (Short)
 2009 Paul Revere's Pride (Short)
Samuel Prescott (as Matt Phillion)
 2009 Livestock
Jerry (as Matt Phillion)
 2008 Teenage Christ (Short)
Joseph (as Matt Phillion)
 2008 The Boy and the Polar Bear (Short)
Jonas Cook - adult
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 2011 Certainly Never (executive producer) / (producer)
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 2011 Certainly Never (writer)
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 2011 Certainly Never (production manager)
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 2013 Weird Little Things (Documentary short)

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[on love] I can't get that Yeats thing out of my head. "Our souls are love, and a continual farewell." The very thing we're built with, the very materials we are constructed of, is love itself, but it is mercurial and transient and beyond our control. All we are is love, and we always must say goodbye. See more »


Worked at the Boston Museum of Science for more than four years, and can still recite certain Omni Theater movies from his tenure there by heart, specifically "Titanica" and James Earle Jones' narration from "Africa.". See more »

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