Jan. 4th, 1958
Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Matt Frewer's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2009 - Watchmen
2009 - Darfur
2007 - Weirdsville
2004 - Riding the Bullet
2004 - Going the Distance
2004 - A Home at the End of the World
2004 - Dawn of the Dead
1997 - Hercules
1997 - Breast Men
1996 - Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace
1995 - Senior Trip
1991 - The Taking of Beverly Hills
1990 - Short Time
1989 - Speed Zone!
1989 - Honey, I Shrunk the Kids
1989 - Far From Home
1987 - The Fourth Protocol
1987 - Ishtar
1985 - Spies Like Us
1984 - Supergirl
1983 - The Crimson Permanent Assurance
Guest TV Roles
Mac Duff (Voiced)
Born in Washington D.C. and raised in Canada, Frewer attended the same Peterborough, Ontario area high school as his "PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal" (1996) co-star Barclay Hope. He trained for the stage in England, spending several years in such varied UK productions as "The Glass Menagerie", "Bent" and "A Comedy of Errors". He has performed in dozens of feature films, TV movies and series. A committed environmentalist, Frewer is a spokesperson for the Rainforest Action Network. When not on location, he and his wife, Amanda Hillwood, and their daughter divide their time between Malibu, California and the Gatineau Hills of Quebec.
- Trained at the famous Bristol Old Vic Drama School and graduated from the three-year acting course in 1980
- He appeared as Max Headroom in the music video and on the song "Paranoimia" by 'The Art of Noise' (qv).
- Along with 'Amanda Pays' (qv) and 'William Morgan Sheppard' (qv), he is one of only three actors to appear in both _Max Headroom (1985) (TV)_ (qv) and _"Max Headroom" (1987)_ (qv).
- Matt was the Quarterback on his high school football team in Canada.
- His father was a hockey player who also served in the Army for 36 years.
- Has starred in three movies based on 'Stephen King (I)' (qv) works: _Riding the Bullet (2004)_ (qv), _Desperation (2006) (TV)_ (qv) and _"The Stand" (1994)_ (qv), as well as a sequel to another 'Stephen King (I)' (qv) story: "The Lawnmower Man" which was _Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace (1996)_ (qv), where he replaced 'Jeff Fahey' (qv) as the leading character Jobe.