Mar. 13th, 1981
April Matson's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles
April Matson (born March 13th 1981, California) is an American actress, best known (as of July 2006) for the ABC Family cable television network series, Kyle XY, which will also air on the ABC broadcast network. She was also featured on the Fox network television series, Quintuplets alongside Andy Richter, and in the 2005 film short, Forsaken.
She trained at the Elsinore Theatre, the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, and also studied sketch comedy at The Second City troupe's school in Los Angeles. Matson has honed her acting skills in numerous theatrical productions, a rejected pilot for MTV, and several independent films. In 2002 Matson made a guest appearance on American Dreams. Kyle XY premiered on June 26th 2006 for its first season run of 10 episodes.
- In Kyle XY, her role is to be the typical teenager schoolgirl, although her life changes when her mother, Nicole Trager, brings Kyle home
- Her role as Penny Chase in Quintuplets is to be an intellectual, and vigorously nonconformist. She dresses and styles her hair in the typical goth style. She acts as a foil for Paige and the other members of her family, often in surprising ways. Penny is smart and pretty, but has loads of anger issues.
- She lives in Santa Monica; a suburb of Los Angeles, California
- Shares a rented home with Kyle XY Co-Star Matt Dallas.