Matthew Ray Bennett (1968-04-09) April 9, 1968 (age 45) Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Matthew Ray Bennett (born April 9, 1968) is a Canadian actor, writer and director. At the age of 20 he moved from his hometown of Toronto, Ontario to Vancouver, British Columbia to pursue an acting career. He studied theater school for two years and after that acted in TV series including The X-Files and The Commish and telefilms such as A Killer Among Friends, Anything for Love and Relentless: Mind of a Killer. He currently resides in Vancouver but works in Toronto as well.
Matthew is best known for his part as Detective Len Harper on the Canadian police drama Cold Squad for which he has been nominated for both a Gemini and Leo award. Next to that he played the lead role of Lieutenant James Calley on the Showtime series Total Recall 2070 and the 1998 telefilm by the same name. Next to that, he guest starred in many TV series like Stargate SG-1, The Peacemakers, Da Vinci's Inquest, Criminal Minds and At the Hotel. In recent years, Bennett has had a recurring guest role on the Sci Fi Channel television program Battlestar Galactica. Playing the character Aaron Doral, a Cylon, he first appeared in the 2003 mini-series and his final appearance was in the series finale in March 2009. However, Bennett also appeared in the prequel TV movie Battlestar Galactica: The Plan.
Bennett is married to actress Brittaney Bennett (formerly Brittaney Edgell), best known for her parts on series as Highlander, Forever Knight and Earth: Final Conflict. She also stars in her husband's writing and directing debut, the 2008 movie Kick Me Down.