Matthew Ferguson

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Matthew Ferguson
Born (1973-04-03) 3 April 1973 (age 41)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Matthew Ferguson is an actor born on 3 April 1973 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He graduated from the Claude Watson School for the Performing Arts.

Performances[edit]

Ferguson made his debut in theatre as "Morgan Moreen" in Geometry in Venice (1989), which garnered him a Dora Mavor Moore Award nomination as Best Featured Actor, then on screen as Simon Henderson in On My Own.

He is best known as "Seymour Birkoff", from the TV series La Femme Nikita (1997–2001).

His roles in movies such as Love and Human Remains (1993), Eclipse (1994) and Lilies (1996) gave him nominations at the Genie Awards in the 1990s.

Filmography[edit]

TV[edit]

Selected bibliography[edit]

  • Heyn, Christopher. "A Conversation with Matthew Ferguson." Inside Section One: Creating and Producing TV's La Femme Nikita. Introduction by Peta Wilson. Los Angeles: Persistence of Vision Press, 2006. 94-99. ISBN 0-9787625-0-9. In-depth conversation with Matthew Ferguson about his role as Birkoff on La Femme Nikita, as well as his early acting experiences.

Nominations[edit]

  • 1998 - Gemini Awards: Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Series for La Femme Nikita
  • 1996 - 17th Genie Awards: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role for Lilies
  • 1996 - 16th Genie Awards: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role for Eclipse
  • 1994 - 15th Genie Awards: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role for Love and Human Remains
  • 1993 - Australian Film Institute : Best Actor in a Leading Role for On My Own

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