Matt Young is an American born, Australian actor living in Brisbane.
A former Broadway dancer, Matt Young is best known for playing James Cook in CAPTAIN COOK: OBSESSION AND DISCOVERY on television for Australia's ABC.
He has appeared on screen in Hallmark's A SUMMER TO REMEMBER and PEARL IN PARADISE, TBS's WRECKED, Netflix's GAYBY BABY, independent faith-based film THE OTHER SIDE OF HEAVEN 2, and current festival favourite DANNY (short film).
Stage credits include Broadway and International tours of ANNIE, THE PRODUCERS (orginal Australian cast), and A CHORUS LINE, as well as lead roles in ENRON, GOODBYE MISS MONROE and KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN and YANK!, a World War II love story.
He is an acting and speaking coach (TEDx SUVA, PACIFIC VOICES IN UNISON), and is the head tutor and founder of TUKUNA ACTING CLUB(Fiji). Most recently, he acted as the Fiji Casting Director for #BLACK AF on Netflix.
He is the host of the weekly storytelling event (and podcast), THE STORY CHUNDER which is recorded live at BackDock Arts in Brisbane, Australia.
In November 2020, he will appear as Bruno in the Australian premier of Guillem Clua's international hit play SMILEY.
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