Matthew Robert Salinger|
February 13, 1960
Windsor, Vermont, USA
|Residence||Fairfield County, Connecticut|
Columbia University |
(B.A., Art History, 1983)
|Spouse(s)||Betsy Jane-Becker (1985-present)|
J. D. Salinger|
Matthew Robert "Matt" Salinger (born February 13, 1960) is an American actor and producer, known for his appearances in the films Revenge of the Nerds and Captain America. He is the son of author J. D. Salinger and psychologist Alison Claire Douglas.
Matthew Robert Salinger was born February 13, 1960 in Windsor, Vermont, the son of author J. D. Salinger and psychologist Alison Claire Douglas. Salinger's maternal grandfather was British art critic Robert Langton Douglas. He has a sister, Margaret Salinger.
Salinger has produced several independent films, including Let the Devil Wear Black and Mojave Moon. In 2000, he produced the off-Broadway play The Syringa Tree, which won a Drama Desk Award, the Drama League Award, the Outer Critic's Circle Award, and the Village Voice Obie Award for Best Play of the Year in 2001.
In contrast to his sister, Margaret, who wrote a 1999 memoir about her childhood titled Dream Catcher, Salinger was a devoted protector of his father's privacy. A few weeks after Margaret's book was published, Salinger wrote a letter to The New York Observer, disparaging his sister's "gothic tales of our supposed childhood."
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