|Born||March 20, 1968|
San Francisco, California, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of Oregon|
|Occupation||Film and television producer|
Matthews was born in San Francisco and raised in Eugene, Oregon. Her mother, Yolanda, was an Italian immigrant, originally from Naples, and her father worked as a butcher. Matthews graduated from North Eugene High School in 1984 before earning a degree from the University of Oregon in 1990.
After relocating to Los Angeles, Matthews produced her first film, the cult slasher film Urban Legend (1998), which she developed with writer Silvio Horta. For 1999's Summer's End, Matthews won a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Children's Special, shared with co-producers Frank Siracusa, Connie Tavel, and Patrick Whitely.
In 2003, Matthews produced the unaired pilot for FX titled Fubar, concerning military recruits at the U.S.-Mexico border. The following year, she produced the romantic comedy 13 Going on 30 (2004), starring Jennifer Garner. In 2008, she produced the television pilot The Oaks, and the television film Blue Blood, directed by Brett Ratner. Matthews produced, in 2018, the comedy film Isn't It Romantic, starring Rebel Wilson.
She is the founder, alongsider her husband, producer Grant Scharbo, of Little Engine Productions.
|1999||Summer's End||Executive producer
Emmy Award for Outstanding Children's Special
|1999||The Wishing Tree||Producer|||
|2000||Urban Legends: Final Cut||Producer|||
|2000||What Women Want||Producer|||
|2003||Fubar||Producer; unaired pilot|||
|2004||13 Going on 30||Producer|||
|2004||The Mountain||Television series; executive producer|||
|2004||Jake 2.0||Television series; executive producer|||
|2008||The Oaks||Television pilot; executive producer|||
|2008||Blue Blood||Executive producer|||
|2010||The Gates||Television series; executive producer|||
|2012||Missing||Television series; executive producer|||
|2014||Rush||Television series; executive producer|||
|2015||Saints & Strangers||Miniseries|||
|2019||Isn't It Romantic||Producer|||
|1999–2001||Popular||Television series; also creator|||
|2003||Jake 2.0||Episode: "Last Man Standing"|||
|2004–2005||The Mountain||Television series; also creator|||
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