Matt Walton

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Matt Walton
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Born Matthew R. Walton
(1973-08-24) August 24, 1973 (age 43)
Hampton, New Jersey, United States
Residence Glen Ridge, New Jersey
Occupation Actor
Spouse(s) Alecia Hurst
Children 2

Matthew R. "Matt" Walton (born August 24, 1973) is an American stage, film, and television actor.


Walton attended Boston Conservatory, where he received a degree as a Musical Theater major and a Directing minor. After graduation he returned to New York City and studied with Wynn Handman, Tony Spiridakis, Stephan Jobes and acting coaches Anthony Abeson, Seth Barrish and Bob Krakower.


His most recent stage appearance was starring in the Off-Broadway production of, Under My Skin[1] written by Robert Sternin and Prudence Fraser.

His recent performances prior to this included:

Parfumerie[2] at The Wallis Annenberg Center in Beverly Hills,

It's Just Sex[3] at the Actor's Temple in New York City.

Boeing-Boeing[4] at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Milburn, NJ.

Early stage career[edit]

Walton made his New York City debut Off-Broadway starring as Berger in the 30th Anniversary Production of Hair in 1997, and later reprised the role in Boston[5] and at the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor, New York.[6]

This performance in Hair led to roles in Off-Broadway premiers including The Tailor Made Man,[7] The Sweepers,[8] We're All Dead,[9] Rush's Dream, Gorilla Man,[10] and The Framer.[11]

He also played leads in New York and regional revivals of Beirut, Grease,[12] Violet, Boy's Life, A Few Good Men, Proposals, Italian American Reconciliation, and Human Error.

Television and film[edit]

Walton's first television roles were on the soaps Guiding Light, As the World Turns, and All My Children. In 2009, Walton played Elijah Clarke on One Life to Live[13] for 18 months. Walton also played guest roles on Rescue Me, Royal Pains, Cashmere Mafia, The Bronx is Burning, and several episodes of Hallmark Hall of Fame.

Walton has appeared in over two-dozen films including Coen brothers film, Burn After Reading[14] and independent films, Gigantic,[15] 200 American[16] and Armless.

Matt was also seen as sportscaster Alex Reiser on the Comedy Central show Onion SportsDome, which premiered in January 2011.[17][18]

Walton owns the production company, Autumn Sky, which co-produced the movie, Montclair,[19] and has several new film and TV projects in development.

Commercial and voice acting[edit]

Walton has acted in a number of ad campaigns, notably for Advil Cold and Sinus, Rooms to Go, Lowe's, Barclay's, Speed Stick, Cablevision,[20] Castrol motor oil and Old Navy. Walton has also worked as a voice-over artist in over 100 TV and radio commercials, promos and narrations for The Biography Channel, A&E Network, Bravo, the Travel Channel, Independent Film Channel, and Oxygen. He has also done the narration for a number of audiobooks, including Spider-Man 2, Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas, and Second Chance.[21]


Walton is a regular at CollegeHumor and gained national attention in the Gangnam Style Parody, "Mitt Romney Style".[22]


Year Title Role Notes
2002 Asheron's Call 2 (voice) Video game
2003 200 American Conrad
2003 Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne Policeman/Cleaner/Commando (voice) Video game
2003 Manhunt Swat 2 Video game
2005 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Jack 1 episode: 'Starved'
2006 Flannel Pajamas Dr. Butler Uncredited
2006 All My Children Terry 'T' McDermott 6 episodes
2007 Montclair Matt
2007 The Bronx Is Burning Jim McMullen 2 episodes
2007 Manhunt 2 The Watchdogs Video game
2007 Holier than Thou Miles Short
2007 The Agency Mark Marley TV movie
2007-2010 One Life to Live Elijah Clark/Elijah Kent 138 episodes
2008 Cashmere Mafia Mike 1 episode: 'Conference Call'
2008 Death in Love Young Father
2008 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Det. Peary 1 episode: 'Please Note We Are No Longer Accepting Letters of Recommendation from Henry Kissinger'
2008 Guiding Light Dalton Reid 2 episodes
2008 Burn After Reading Morning Show Host
2008 We Pedal Uphill Anthony
2008 Gigantic Conner Williams
2008 Moonlight and Mistletoe Ben Richards TV movie
2008 Law & Order Trooper Thomas Volchek 1 episode: 'Knock Off'
2008 Grand Theft Auto IV The Crowd of Liberty City Video game
2008 Favorite Son Robert Mason
2009 True North Green Short
2009 Loving Leah Carter
2009 Rescue Me Harris 1 episode: 'Perspective'
2009 Sherri Stu
2010 Armless Dr. Richard Phillips
2010 Royal Pains Dennis 'DB' Brown 1 episode: 'Mano a Mano'
2010 Sim City Mayor Mayor CollegeHumor short
2011 Onion SportsDome Alex Reiser Series regular
2011 The Fall of Dyna-Woman Dr. Robert Miller Short
2011 We Are the 1% Dr. Robert Miller CollegeHumor short
2012 Mitt Romney Style Mitt Romney CollegeHumor short
2012 Blue Bloods Kevin Schmidt 1 episode: 'The Uniform'
2012 Jest Originals Mitt Romney 2 episodes
2012 Reunion Paul Short
2012 Made in Jersey Stiles 1 episode: 'Payday'
2013 Think Tank Brimage 5 episodes
2014 Wish You Were Officer Johnson Short
2014 Beach Pillows City Dad
2014 Drop Dead Diva Breakers' Attorney 1 episode: 'Cheers & Jeers'
2014 Person of Interest Maybank 1 episode: 'Beta'
2014 Charlie Dr. Phillips Short
2014 The Mysteries of Laura Reporter Store 1 episode: 'The Mystery of the Sex Scandal'
2014 The Sisterhood of Night Reporter
2014 Trouble Larry Melman Short
2014 Saint Janet Scott
2014 Hardbat Jeff Short
2015 Born Kyle Short
2015 Stuck Jonathan Short
2015 Devious Maids Mr. Atwood 1 episode: 'Cries and Whispers'
2015 Limitless Jeffrey Vachs 1 episode: 'The Legend of Marcos Ramos'
2015 Cry Baby Cry Short
2016 Youthful Daze Professor Mark / Drew's Dad / Luke Castle 78 episodes
2016 The Good Wife Ian Gillan 1 episode: 'Targets'
2016 Money Monster An Anchorman


  1. ^ "Under My Skin". 
  2. ^ "Parfumerie: Theater Review". 
  3. ^ "Adultery as Aperitif, Served by 6 Amateurs and a Pro". The New York Times. 3 July 2013. 
  4. ^ "What's a Cad to Do With Three Fiancées?". The New York Times. 29 January 2012. 
  5. ^ "Theatre Mirror Reviews - "Hair!"". 
  6. ^ "More Than Three Decades Later, 'Hair' Still Lets the Sunshine In". The New York Times. 26 August 2001. 
  7. ^ "A CurtainUp Review, The Tailor-Made Man". 
  8. ^ "Talkin' Broadway Off-Broadway - The Sweepers - 4/2/02". 
  9. ^ "Big Names Go Musical (What Rhymes With Oedipus?)". The New York Times. 25 November 2003. 
  10. ^ Smith, Kerrie. "Gorilla Man: Puberty Can Be So Unkind". 
  11. ^ "The Framer". 
  12. ^ "Grease (Casa Mañana Production, 2000) - Ovrtur". 
  13. ^ Gore, Scotty (11 June 2009). "Walton Becomes 'One Life's' Newest Leading Man". 
  14. ^ "Burn After Reading". 12 September 2008 – via IMDb. 
  15. ^ "Gigantic". 19 June 2009 – via IMDb. 
  16. ^ "200 American". 10 August 2003 – via IMDb. 
  17. ^ O'Brien, Walter (December 25, 2010). "Matt Walton, a New Jersey native, to co-host Comedy Central Onion sports show". Courier News. Bridgewater Township, NJ. Retrieved January 6, 2011. 
  18. ^ Pierce, Scott D. (January 6, 2011). "'The Onion SportsDome' skewers 'SportsCenter'". The Salt Lake Tribune. Retrieved January 6, 2011. 
  19. ^ "Montclair". 26 April 2007 – via IMDb. 
  20. ^ "CABLEVISION - Optimum Montage". 
  21. ^ "Matt Walton narrated audio books at Simply Audiobooks - Simply Audiobooks". 
  22. ^ CollegeHumor (8 October 2012). "Mitt Romney Style (Gangnam Style Parody)" – via YouTube. 

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