|Occupation||Television director, producer, writer|
|Relatives||Gina Dearborn (sister-in-law)|
Mark Dearborn (brother)
Dearborn has written over 100 produced episodes of television, including, Beverly Hills, 90210, Eerie, Indiana, Parker Lewis Can't Lose, The Secret World of Alex Mack, Sliders, Phil of the Future and Even Stevens which he created. In 2008, he and Tom Burkhard created the series Zeke and Luther for Disney XD. On a dare from a friend, Dearborn auditioned for a recurring part on the short-lived series TV 101. He got the part, and also ended up writing 3 episodes for the series.
For creating Even Stevens, Dearborn received 3 consecutive Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Children's series. In 2001, Even Stevens won the BAFTA Award for Outstanding International Children's series.
- Matt Dearbon and Tom Burkhard, the creators and executive producers of Zeke and Luther Archived 2010-09-27 at the Wayback Machine - Disney XD Medianet
- Morales, Jonathan. "Film and TV vet Matt Dearborn returns home to Sacramento".