Matt McCoy (actor)

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Matt McCoy
Born (1958-05-20) May 20, 1958 (age 57)
Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1982-present

Matt McCoy (born May 20, 1958) is an American actor.[1]

Life and career[edit]

McCoy was born in Cincinnati, Ohio but grew up in Bethesda, Maryland. He attended Walter Johnson High School, graduating in 1976. He began acting when he appeared in two plays in the student-directed one act festival: Winners by Brian Friel, and Footsteps of Doves by Robert Anderson.[citation needed]

Since starring as Sgt. Nick Lassard in Police Academy 5: Assignment Miami Beach and Police Academy 6: City Under Siege,[2] his motion picture credits have included the Curtis Hanson films The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992)[3] and L.A. Confidential (1997),[4] as well as the action comedy National Security (2003) alongside Martin Lawrence and Steve Zahn.[5]

He has worked regularly on television. His credits include starring in the sitcom We Got It Made, and guest appearances on Murder, She Wrote, Star Trek: The Next Generation, The Golden Girls, The Nanny, L.A. Law, Melrose Place, NYPD Blue, Chicago Hope, Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, Six Feet Under, The West Wing, Carnivàle, CSI: NY and Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip.Huff. He played "Lloyd Braun" in two episodes of Seinfeld. He appeared in three Bigfoot-themed movies: Bigfoot: The Unforgettable Encounter (1994), Little Bigfoot (1997) and Abominable (2006).[5]

In 2014, McCoy began appearing as spokesperson in commercials for Hartford Insurance.


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