|Born||Matthew R. Walton
August 24, 1973
Hampton, New Jersey, United States
|Spouse(s)||Alecia Hurst (2 children)|
Walton returned to New York City and began studying with Wynn Handman, Tony Spiridakis, Stephan Jobes and acting coaches Anthony Abeson, Seth Barrish and Bob Krakower. Walton concurrently did improv with the Upright Citizens Brigade. He made his New York debut Off-Broadway starring as Berger in the 30th Anniversary Production of Hair in 1997, and later reprised the role in Boston and at the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor, New York. His performance in Hair led to roles in Off-Broadway premiers including The Tailor Made Man, The Sweepers, We're All Dead, Rush's Dream, Gorilla Man, and The Framer. He played leads in New York and regional revivals of Beirut, Grease, Violet, Boy's Life, A Few Good Men, Proposals, Italian American Reconciliation, and Human Error.
Television and film
Walton's first television roles were on the soaps Guiding Light, As the World Turns, and All My Children. 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 and independent films Gigantic, 200 American and Armless. Walton owns production company Autumn Sky, which has co-produced a film, Montclair, and has several new film and TV projects in development.
In 2009, Walton played Elijah Clarke on One Life to Live for 18 months. Matt was also seen as sportscaster Alex Reiser on the Comedy Central show Onion SportsDome, which premiered in January 2011.
Commercial and voice acting
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, 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, and Second Chance. Walton is currently the voice of Castrol motor oil.
Walton resides in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, with his wife and two children.
|2002||Asheron's Call 2||(voice)||Video game|
|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||The Bronx Is Burning||Jim McMullen||2 episodes|
|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||Moonlight and Mistletoe||Ben Richards||TV movie|
|2008||Law & Order||Trooper Thomas Volchek||1 episode: 'Knock Off'|
|2008||Favorite Son||Robert Mason|
|2009||Rescue Me||Harris||1 episode: 'Perspective'|
|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|
- 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.
- Pierce, Scott D. (January 6, 2011). "'The Onion SportsDome’ skewers ‘SportsCenter'". The Salt Lake Tribune. Retrieved January 6, 2011.
- College Humor. "Don Draper's College Orientation." Posted Aug. 23, 2010. Accessed February 15, 2011. http://www.collegehumor.com/video:1939804 Don Draper's College Orientation
- College Humor. "Sim City Mayor." Posted Sept. 27, 2010. Accessed February 15, 2011. http://www.collegehumor.com/video:1941707
- College Humor. "Mad Libs Men." Posted Jan. 28, 2009. Accessed February 15, 2011, http://www.collegehumor.com/video:1897771 Mad Libs Men
- College Humor. "National Fart Hearings." Posted Mar. 16, 2009. February 15, 2011. http://www.collegehumor.com/video:1902590