Matt Frewer Biography
|Date of Birth:||1958 , January-4|
|Age:||61 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Birth Name||Matthew George Frewer|
|Mother||Gillian Anne Frewe|
|Birth Place/City||Washington, D.C., United States|
|Net Worth||$4 million|
|Married to||Amanda Hillwood|
|Education||Lakefield College Schoo in Peterborough, Ontario|
|Siblings||Frederick Barry Frewer|
American Canadian actor, Matt Frewer is well-known for portraying the character of 1980s icon Max Headroom in 1985 cyberpunk television film, Max Headroom: 20 Minutes into the Future. He is also a singer, voice artist, and a comedian.
In 2000, Frewer won Gemini Award for the Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series in TV series Mentors. He also won CableACE Award for Best Music Host in The Max Headroom Show.
As of 2018, Frewer lives in Los Angeles along with his wife, Amanda Hillwood and a daughter, Scout Frewer.
Early Life And Education
Matt Frewer was born Matthew George Frewer on 4th January 1958 in Washington, D.C., United States. He belongs to white-American ethnicity/race and holds an American nationality.
Frewer was born to Gillian Anne Frewer and Frederick Charlesley. His father was a Royal Canadian Navy officer. Frewer’s elder brother Frederick Barry Frewer also served in the Canadian Navy.
Frewer went to the Lakefield College School in Peterborough, Ontario. He then joined the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and graduated from its three-year acting course in 1980.
Matt Frewer has played iconic roles in the number of movies as well as television series. He made his acting debut with the 1983 British musical sketch comedy film, Monty Python's The Meaning of Life. He shared the screen alongside Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, and Eric Idle.
In 2000, Frewer was nominated for the Gemini Award for Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series for his role in the series; Mentors, and Da Vinci's Inquest: He won the award for Mentors.
Later, Matt Frewer appeared in several movies, and some of his hits are:
|1984||Supergirl||Truck Driver||Faye Dunaway
|1989||Honey, I Shrunk the Kids||Russell 'Russ' Thompson, Sr.||Rick Moranis
Thomas Wilson Brown
|1991||The Taking of Beverly Hills||Officer Ed Kelvin||Ken Wahl
Harley Jane Kozak
|1996||Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace||Jobe Smith||Patrick Bergin
|2004||Geraldine's Fortune||Cameron Geary||Jane Curtin
|2006||Stephen King's Desperation||Ralph Carver||Ron Perlman
|2014||Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb||Archibald Stanley||Ben Stiller
|2015||Pixels||Max Headroom||Kevin James
Matt Frewer is also a popular TV star. In 1984, he starred in US TV miniseries, The First Olympics: Athens 1896 as Francis Lane. He then made his appearances in the number of series,
|Year||TV series||Role||Cast members|
|1986||Robin of Sherwood||Roger de Carnac||Michael Praed
|1991||Star Trek: The Next Generation||Berlinghoff Rasmussen||Patrick Stewart
|1994-1996||Gargoyles||Voice of Jackal||Keith David
|1997-1999||Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal||Matt Praeger||Paul Miller
Nancy Anne Sakovich
|2006-2012||Eureka||Dr. Jim Taggart||Colin Ferguson
|2013-2017||Orphan Black||Dr. Aldous Leekie||Tatiana Maslany
|2018||Altered Carbon||Carnage||Joel Kinnaman
Matt Frewer has an estimated net worth of $4 million. He has been in the industry for many years and has given some massive hits during his career and some of his movies that made a good collection at the box office are listed below:
|Movie||Budget||Box office collection||IMDB rating||Starring|
|Spies Like Us (1985)||$22 million (est.)||$60 million||6.4/10||Chevy Chase
|The Fourth Protocol (1987)||$6 million||$12,423,831||6.5/10||Michael Caine
|Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)||$18 million||$222.7 million||6.3/10||Rick Moranis
Thomas Wilson Brown
|The Taking of Beverly Hills (1991)||$19 million||$939,277 (USA)||4.9/10||Ken Wahl
Harley Jane Kozak
|Hercules (1997)||$85 million||$252.7 million||6/10||Tate Donovan
|Dawn of the Dead (2004)||$26 million||$102.4 million||7.3/10||Sarah Polley
|50/50 (2011)||$8 million||$41.1 million||7.7/10||Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Anna KendrickBryce Dallas Howard
Matt Frewer is married to British actress, Amanda Hillwood; known for her role Lyn Turtle in the BBC comedy-drama series, A Very Peculiar Practice. The duo tied the knot on November 10, 1984, in the presence of close family and friends. It has been more than three decades since they started their life as a husband and wife and they are still together with much more love and respect for each other. In Hollywood, it is nothing less than a miracle.
The couple has a daughter, Scout Frewer. The family of three resides in Los Angeles.
Here is an interview of Matt Frewer talking about his role in the series Max Headroom.