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Matt Walton - Actor Profile and Biography

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Matt Walton - Actor Profile and Biography

Actor Matt Walton as 'One Life to Live's' Elijah Clarke

Copyright, 2010

Character on 'One Life to Live':

Date of First Appearance on OLTL:

2009

Date of Birth and Location:

August 24, 1973 in Hampton, New Jersey

Full Name:

Matthew R. Walton

Marital Status:

Married to Alecia

Children:

Ava, 5 (daughter) and Greyson James, born 8/4/10

Interesting Facts About Matt Walton:

  • Matthew is the spokesman for the furniture company “Rooms To Go”.
  • He is also a spokesman for the telecommunications company, “Cablevision”.
  • Matthew appears in the role of “Mike” for “Old Navy” clothing company in their commercial ads.
  • His film, Death in Love premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, 2008 in which he made an appearance and simultaneously starred in the Hallmark Channel Christmas movie, Moonlight & Mistletoe.
  • Filmography:

    Off Broadway/Theatre:

    Hair as Berger, New York City, 1997; later reprised in Boston and Sag Harbor, NY
    The Tailor Made Man … as William Hanes
    The Sweepers … as Sonny (premier)
    We’re All Dead … as Oedipus
    Rush’s Dream … as Thomas Jefferson
    Gorilla Man … as Gorilla Man
    The Framer … as Falcon
    *Leads in various revivals of Beirut , Boy’s Life , Human Error and A Few Good Men

    TV/Himself:

    3 Men and a Chick Flick … as Himself
    American Gigolo … as Himself
    Original Sin … as Himself

    Television/Soaps:

    One Life to Live … as Elijah Clarke, 2009 – Present
    Guiding Light … as Dalton Reid, 2008
    All My Children … as Terry McDermott, 2006

    Other Television Roles:

    POV: Visiting A Friends House … as Matt, 2010
    Law & Order: Criminal Intent … as Kissinger, 2010
    Royal Pains … as Dennis Brown, 2010
    Armless … as Dr. Richard Phillips, 2010
    Sherri … as Stu, 2009
    Rescue Me … as Harris, 2009
    Loving Leah … as Carter, 2009
    True North … as Green, 2009
    Law & Order … as Trooper Thomas Volchek, 2008
    Moonlight & Mistletoe … as Ben Richards, 2008
    Gigantic … as Conner, 2008
    We Pedal Uphill … as Anthony, 2008
    Burn after Reading … as Morning Show Host, 2008
    Law & Order: Criminal Intent … as Det. Peary, 2008
    Death in Love … as Young Father, 2008
    Cashmere Mafia … as Mike, 2008
    The Agency … as Mark Marley, 2007
    The Bronx is Burning … as Jim McMullen, 2007
    Law & Order: Special Victim’s Unit … as Jack, 2005

    Film:

    Favorite Son … as Robert Mason, 2008
    Holier Than Thou … as Miles, 2007
    Montclair … as Matt, 2007
    Flannel Pajamas … as Dr. Butler, 2006
    200 American … as Conrad, 2003

    Voiceovers/Voice Acting:

    Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne , Various voices, 2003
    Manhunt … as Swat #2, Voiceover, 2003
    Asheron’s Call2: Fallen Kings , Voiceover, 2002
    Narrator for the series Backspin on Bravo
    A&E Network’s Race to the Red Carpet
    Oxygen Network Episodes of Biography
    Independent Film Channel, MagRack and various commercials and industrials
    Voice for audiobooks of Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas , Spider-Man 2
    Voice for Danielle Steel’s Second Chances

    Xtras:

    Walton can be seen on the web on The Onion’s Sports guru as Tim Devannon
    Walton will direct his first feature film, My:) Face ; a romantic social networking comedy for Shake the Tree Productions
    Walton will appear on DIY network with Jason Cameron for Man Caves in the Fall 2010

    Biography and Credits:

    Mr. Walton was born and raised in Hampton, New Jersey. In grade school, he participated in activities such as art class and community theatre as well as sports at the encouragement of his parents. In high school, Walton joined the creative writing, debate and filmmaking classes and won awards as a visual artist. At the age of 17, he won a scholarship to an actors training program outside New York City. Shortly after, he earned another scholarship to the Boston Conservatory. While vying for his BFA in Theater, Walton co-founded the Conservatory’s first newspaper.

    By the age of 19, Walton began acting professionally full time. He appeared in Off Broadway productions such as Hair, Rush’s Dream, The Sweepers and The Tailor Made Man among several. Matthew starred in a long list of television shows including All My Children, Guiding Light and Law & Order. Additionally, Walton began voiceover work as a spokesperson for mega-giants such as Cablevision and Rooms To Go. He produced and starred in Death In Love; and served as an associate producer and appeared in the films, Favorite Son and Montclair.

    Walton played various characters throughout his film and television career but most notably to date is his character on One Life to Lives’ evil masterminding blackmailer, attorney Elijah Clarke – who began on the soap in early 2009. Walton can be also be seen on DIY: Man Caves with Jason Cameron, airing in the Fall 2010. In addition to his many talents, Walton will direct his first feature film, My:) Face; A romantic comedy of social networking for Shake the Tree Productions later this year.

    Walton resides in his home state of New Jersey with his wife, Alecia and daughter, Ava and newborn son, Greyson.

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