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Overview (3)

Born in Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Birth NameMatthew Nicholas Johnson Hines
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Matt Nicholas is an American stage actor, screenwriter, producer, and author, who was born to attorney, Peter Hines and businesswoman, Regina Johnson, in Nashville, Tennessee. Both of his parents are African American and separately are of Latino, Native American, and Eastern European ancestry. He was raised between Chicago, Illinois and Paducah, Kentucky and is the eldest of four siblings. He is the grandson of Emmy Award Winner, Burleigh Hines. Matt broke into acting at the age of five, performing in a plethora of stage-plays and musicals on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and in stage productions across the United States. After a tenure in the theatre, he transitioned into theatrical acting, screenwriting, producing and authoring books. He is also a social-activist, utilizing his voice and standing in solidarity with causes and movements like: Black Lives Matter, Me Too, Times Up, Human Rights Campaign, Muslim Advocates, and others of those who are marginalized. He aspires to be a part of the change that he wants to see in the entertainment industry and in the world.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Trade Mark (2)

Dimples
Freckles

Trivia (7)

His grandfather is Emmy Award Winner, Burleigh Hines. Burleigh is the cousin of Quincy Jones, the iconic producer and composer.
Has a black-belt in Tae Kwon Do.
Has studied dance since age 10.
Moved to Los Angeles at age 18 to pursue acting full-time, after he graduated high school in his hometown of Kentucky.
His biological parents are divorced.
Is the oldest of 4 children.
Has performed in over 25 plays.

Personal Quotes (2)

Don't just exist... live. You can either live your life by following your dreams or by watching others follow theirs.
Without music, life is like the sky without stars, hearts without love, and people without dreams.

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