Matthew Lillard, a veteran of both stage and screen, is well known for his performances in over 50 films and television shows over the last 14 years. With titles like Scream, Without a Paddle, Thir13ten Ghosts and Scooby Doo 1 & 2, Lillard is associated with a number of Hollywood Box Office hits totaling over $600 million dollars in revenue worldwide. He received critical success with independent titles SLC Punk! and Ed Burn’s The Groomsmen and debuted three films at the acclaimed Sundance Film Festival. In March 2010 he stars with George Clooney in Alexander Payne’s (Sideways, Election) next movie The Descendants.
A graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Los Angeles and New York’s prestigious Circle in the Square, the award winning actor has been the Artistic Director of theatre companies in both Los Angeles and New York City.
As a Producer, he premiered One of Our Own at the 2007 Seattle International Film Festival, one of only 16 films accepted into the competition. Spooner, which he Produced and stared in, has earned awards in 8 of the 10 international film festivals it’s participated in. Additionally, Lillard executive produced the film Spanish Judges with Vincent D’Onofrio and Valeria Golino.
Matthew currently resides in Pasadena, California with his wife and three children.