Matt Young is an American born, Australian actor living in Brisbane.
SAG/AFTRA, AEA, MEAA
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 and Canada's History Channel. The show was also adapted for BBC's TIMEWATCH.
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 short films LIFE COACH, UGH! and DANNY (2020 Gold Coast Film Festival Emerge programme).
Stage credits include Broadway and International tours of ANNIE, THE PRODUCERS (original Australian cast), and A CHORUS LINE, as well as lead roles in ENRON, GOODBYE MISS MONROE and KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN, YANK!, and SMILEY.
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 storytelling event (and podcast), THE STORY CHUNDER which is recorded live at BackDock Arts in Brisbane, Australia.
In March 2021, he will appear as Max Bialystock in THE PRODUCERS for Altitude Theatre at the Brisbane Powerhouse.