William Matthew "Matt" Cavenaugh (born May 31, 1978 in Jonesboro, Arkansas) is an American stage, film, and television actor. He graduated from Ithaca College with a BFA in 2001. Cavenaugh's film debut was in Little Monsters as a child actor, and has more recently played starring roles on Broadway and Off Broadway. He played Tony in the revival of West Side Story at the Palace Theatre on Broadway from February 23, 2009-December 13, 2009. Cavenaugh married actress Jenny Powers on August 23, 2009 at the Gate of Heaven Catholic Church in Boston, Massachusetts.
- The Pirates of Penzance - Samuel (1997)
- Babes in Arms - Val (1999)
- A Little Night Music - Henrik (2000)
- Ragtime - Younger Brother (2001)
- Strike Up the Band - Cast Member (2002)
- Footloose - Ren (2002)
- The Picture of Dorian Gray - Dorian Gray (2002)
- Thoroughly Modern Millie - Jimmy Smith (2003 National Tour)
- Urban Cowboy - Bud (2003 Broadway)
- Palm Beach, The Screwball Musical - Lance (2005, La Jolla Playhouse)
- Grey Gardens - Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Jr., Jerry Torre (2006 Off-Broadway)
- Anything Goes - Billy Crocker (2006, Williamstown Theatre Festival)
- Grey Gardens - Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Jr., Jerry Torre (2006 Broadway)
- A Catered Affair - Ralph Halloran (2008 Broadway)
- West Side Story - Tony (2009 Broadway)
- It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's .... SUPERMAN! - Superman/Clark Kent (2010 Dallas)
- Death Takes a Holiday - Eric Fenton (2011 Off-Broadway)
Sondheim! The Birthday Concert (2010)
- Gans, Andrew (October 29, 2008). "Cavenaugh, Scaglione, Olivo, Green and Akram to Lead Cast of West Side Story Revival". Playbill.com. Retrieved October 4, 2009.
- "Real-Life Status". Soap Opera Digest. September 22, 2009 (Vol. 34, No. 38). p. 19.
- Matt Cavenaugh at the Internet Movie Database