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 The Good Place, The Orville, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Sneaky Pete, 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 Miranda July's upcoming feature alongside Evan Rachel Wood. He can also be seen in the 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

  • The Orville
    You can catch Matthew on this week's episode of The Orville on FOX. In the episode titled "All the World Is Birthday Cake", Matthew plays alien Dr. Feylar.
    Posted Jan 22, 2019, 10:15 PM by Matt Foster
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