Matt Cavenaugh

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Matt Cavenaugh
William Matthew Cavenaugh

(1978-05-31) May 31, 1978 (age 45)
EducationIthaca College (BFA)
Occupation(s)Actor, singer
Years active1997–present
(m. 2009)

William Matthew Cavenaugh (born May 31, 1978) is an American tenor and stage, film, and television actor.

Early life and education[edit]

Cavenaugh was born in Jonesboro, Arkansas. He graduated from Ithaca College with a BFA in 2001.[citation needed]


Cavenaugh made his film debut in Little Monsters as a child actor, and has more recently played starring roles on Broadway and Off Broadway. He played Tony in the revival of West Side Story at the Palace Theatre on Broadway from February 23, 2009 – December 13, 2009.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Cavenaugh married actress Jenny Powers on August 23, 2009 at the Gate of Heaven Catholic Church in Boston, Massachusetts.[2]



Year Title Role Notes
1989 Little Monsters Little Monster
2003 Sexual Dependency Sean
2004 Standing Ovations 2 Performer
2009 New Brooklyn Brad Steward


Year Title Role Notes
2005 One Life to Live Mark Solomon Episode #1.9374
2006–2007 As the World Turns Adam Munson 39 episodes
2011 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Brice Calder Episode: "Icarus"
2011 Submissions Only Chace Ryan Episode: "The Miller/Hennigan Act"

Theatre credits[edit]


  1. ^ Gans, Andrew (October 29, 2008). "Cavenaugh, Scaglione, Olivo, Green and Akram to Lead Cast of West Side Story Revival". Retrieved October 4, 2009.
  2. ^ Staff (August 24, 2009). "Broadway Sweethearts Matt Cavenaugh and Jenny Powers Wed in Boston". Retrieved March 17, 2022.

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