1964 (age 57–58)
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Parent(s)||Judith Jaffe Tolmach Silber|
|Family||Sam Jaffe (grandfather)|
Adeline Schulberg (great-aunt)
B.P. Schulberg (great-uncle)
Tolmach first became interested in film after hearing stories from his grandfather, producer and film executive Sam Jaffe. He is of Jewish descent. After moving to Los Angeles, he landed a job with Frank Marshall to make a documentary about Lance Armstrong that was directed by Alex Gibney. In 2008, he was named co-president of production at Sony Pictures Entertainment with Doug Belgrad (whom he had been working with since 2003) where he managed the Spider-Man franchise. In 2010, he left Sony Pictures Entertainment to produce the next installment of Spider-Man. Belgrad was named as sole president of the studio and Hanna Minghella was named president of production.
Tolmach is married to director Paige Goldberg. They have one child.
- Deadline: "Matt Tolmach Discusses Exit As Sony Pics Prez And Segue To Producing 'Spider-Man'" by Mike Fleming Jr October 29, 2010
- Borys Kit Matt Tolmach Steps Down From Columbia Pictures to Produce Spider-Man hollywoodreporter.com, Retrieved on November 27, 2013
- "Longtime Columbia Pictures Chiefs Matt Tolmach And Doug Belgrad Transition Into New Roles". Moviecitynews.com. Retrieved November 27, 2013.
- Deadline: "‘What Haunts Us’ Documentary Director On Sexual Predators: “We Can Stop This From Happening”" by Anita Busch October 23, 2017