Matthew Foster

Matthew Foster is an accomplished character actor with extensive experience on stage and screen in both Australia and the United States. He studied acting in Sydney and New York City, then spent a decade living and working in the United States. Currently, he splits his time between Sydney and 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. In 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

  • Indie feature
    Next week, Matthew will be in Oklahoma shooting scenes for writer/director Josh Brandon's new feature film. The psychological drama, titled A Thousand Little Cuts, stars Rebecca Liddiard and Marina Sirtis.
    Posted Dec 4, 2019, 4:13 PM by Matt Foster
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