Matthew Foster

Matthew Foster initially studied acting at Australia’s renowned National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA). He also completed training at the Atlantic Theatre Company in New York before permanently relocating to the United States. After living on the East Coast for several years, he recently moved to Los Angeles.

Matthew's television credits include House of Cards, ShamelessLaw & Order: SVU, the HBO mini-series Mildred Pierce, as well as Australian shows Home and AwayAll Saints, and White Collar Blue.

On film, he will appear in the upcoming Mike Mills film, 20th Century Women, starring Annette Bening. Matthew has also starred in numerous short films, including HomesickIntervention and Clicked, all of which he also wrote and directed.

His many theatre credits in Sydney include Lend Me A TenorNoises Off, Twelve Angry MenTrue West, and Miss Julie. Since moving to the United States, he has appeared in The 39 StepsMy Fair LadyA Midsummer Night’s DreamThe Taming of the ShrewThe Merchant of Venice and The Jew of Malta. He also co-founded Australian Made Entertainment, a theatre company dedicated to producing Australian plays in the US, for which he has produced and starred in CosìSpeaking In Tongues, and The Club.

A seasoned improv performer, Matthew has won the coveted Cranston Cup and represented Australia at the World Domination TheatreSports tournament in Atlanta, Georgia. He has also appeared on the Las Vegas Strip performing nightly at the Planet Hollywood Hotel in Aussie Improv Comedy Explosion.


Latest News

  • American Girl on Amazon
    Recently, Matthew filmed the role of Principal Davis in the upcoming Amazon TV movie Melody, 1963: Love Has to Win, An American Girl Story.
    Posted Aug 31, 2016, 10:08 PM by Matt Foster
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