Mark Matkevich

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Mark Matkevich
Born (1978-06-19) June 19, 1978 (age 38)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Occupation Art Gallerist
Years active 1999–present

Mark Matkevich (born June 19, 1978) is an American art gallerist and actor best known for appearing as Drue Valentine in 17 episodes of the television program Dawson's Creek. He also appeared in the hit romantic comedy, 'Sweet Home Alabama', and played Patrick Dempsey's best friend 'Tom Darovsic'. Matkevich has also had recurring roles on Ed and Joan of Arcadia. He played Dan, a medical student, in an episode of Tru Calling (episode entitled "Haunted") and had a guest star role in Season 5 (series five) of NCIS. He has appeared in the Showtime show Dexter with Michael C. Hall. He also was a guest star on Drake & Josh in an episode entitled "Guitar," where he plays rock guitarist Devin Malone for whom Drake substitutes in a concert after Josh accidentally breaks the hand of Mark Matkevich's character.

In 2011, Matkevich started Axiom Contemporary, an art gallery in Santa Monica, California, with business partner Jason Kirk, and turned focus from the acting business to contemporary art. Axiom specializes in pop, abstract, neo-street, and contemporary art works from international artists in all mediums. Axiom has attended and shown at art fairs in New York, San Francisco, Miami, Hong Kong, Los Angeles and Aspen, as well as operates out of a 3000 sq. ft. gallery on Main St. in sunny Santa Monica.

Matkevich graduated from Cardinal O’Hara High School in Springfield, Pennsylvania and attended Temple University in Philadelphia.[1]


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