Matt Mulhern

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Matt Mulhern
Born (1960-07-21) July 21, 1960 (age 57)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Residence New York City
Occupation Actor
Years active 1986–present
Spouse(s) Karen
Children 2

Matt Mulhern (born July 21, 1960 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American actor who has starred in such films as One Crazy Summer and Biloxi Blues, and such television series such as Major Dad, JAG, and Rescue Me (playing Lt. John Stackhouse).

Mulhern attended Pascack Hills High School in Montvale, New Jersey.[1]

Matt Mulhern was trained as an actor by William Esper at Mason Gross School of the Arts, where he received a BFA in Acting. He was first cast as Joseph Wykowski in Neil Simon's Tony Award winning Biloxi Blues. From there, he went on to a film, TV, and theater career as an actor, appearing in films such as One Crazy Summer, Extreme Prejudice, Biloxi Blues, "Junior," "Walking to the Waterline," "Infinity," "Sunchaser," and others.

New York theater includes: The One-Armed Man at Ensemble Studio Theater, Surviving Grace at the Union Square Theater, The Night Hank Williams Died at the Orpheum Theater, Wasted at the WPA, Regional appearances at La Jolla Playhouse in The Glass Menagerie, The Habitation of Dragons, at Pittsburgh Public Theater, the National Tour of Death of a Salesman as Biff opposite Hal Holbrook, and "The Orphans Home Cycle" at Hartford Stage.

On TV, Mulhern played the Lieutenant on the top ten CBS hit Major Dad. Past guest appearances include NBC's "Third Watch," "Law and Order," "Law and Order: Criminal Intent," "Law and Order: Special Victims Unit," a recurring role on FX's Rescue Me, and appearances on Fox's Fringe, CBS's "CSI," NBC's "The Education of Max Bickford," NBC's "Ed," and CBS's "Blue Bloods."

He has written and directed two films, Walking to the Waterline, which he also acted in, and Duane Hopwood, starring David Schwimmer, which was named one of 2005's best films by Roger Ebert.

He also has a novel, Crossing Open Spaces, published by CreateSpace in March 2009. Matt lives north of New York City with his wife, Karen, and sons, Connor and Jack.


  1. ^ James, Michael S. (October 13, 1992). "FINE TEACHING INSTRUMENT PASCACK STUDENTS USE A COMPUTER TO LEARN MUSIC". The Record (Bergen County). Retrieved 2007-10-02. The new programs are an important element at Pascack Hills, a highly rated public school that prides itself on its Related Arts Department, according to Principal Bart DiPaola. He proudly points to a number of talented young people who have come out of the school, including Matt Mulhern, an actor on the television show Major Dad. [dead link]

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