Matthew Walker

Profile

Ethnicity

European

Location

Auckland, New Zealand

Height

186 cm

Age Range

38–48

Also Represented in

Australia

Career Highlights

Love Knots
Tele
ALK Productions Limited
Role: Will Carlin
Producer: Tina McLaren, Bridget Bourke & Kayleigh Kavanagh
Director: Tina McLaren, Bridget Bourke & Kayleigh Kavanagh

Matthew has been professionally acting for over two decades and trained at the prestigious National Institute of Dramatic Art in Sydney in the early 2000s. Following this, he landed roles in a number of television shows including iconic Australian drama series Home and Away and Rake, along with US fantasy series Legend of the Seeker. Matthew later returned home to New Zealand where he continued to score roles in popular television shows, such as Filthy Rich, Dirty Laundry, Straight Forward and Shortland Street. He can also be seen in the recent New Zealand-Canadian co-production feature film Love Knots as Will Calvin.

Tele Film.

2021Love KnotsWill Carlin (Lead)ALK Productions Limited
Dir. Josh Frizzell

Feature Film.

2007Children of Huang ShiFisherBlue Water Pictures CHS Pty Ltd
Dir. Roger Spottiswoode

Television.

2020Shortland Street Karl Vanderbeck (Major Guest)South Pacific Pictures
Dir. Various
2018Straight ForwardAdam Martin (Lead)Screentime/ Mastiff
2017800 Words Series 3Vince
2016Dirty LaundryNicky RossiniFilthy Productions Ltd
Dir. Various
2016Filthy RichFordFilthy Productions Ltd
Dir. Peter Burger
2016Filthy Rich Series 2Ford Hathaway (Guest)Filthy Rich Productions
Dir. Various
2010RakeBill Hampton (Advisor)ABC / Essential Media & Entertainment
Dir. Peter Duncan
2009Home and AwayJustin JefferiesChannel 7
Dir. Various
2009Legend of the Seeker Kieren Dir. Mark Beesley
2009The Cut Nathan / Kerry Bailey Dir. Mandy Smith / Karl Zwicky
2005HeadlandHeathChannel 7
Dir. Catherine Millar
2001Dark KnightHarpurAvalon Studios
Dir. Avalon Studios
2000EditPresenterSaturn Television
Dir. Ken Laban
1998HerculesTiresiusPacific Renaissance Pictures
Dir. Phil Sgriccia

Theatre.

2011Much Ado About NotherDon PedroBell Shakespeare
Dir. John Bell
2011OthelloCassioPeach Theatre Co
Dir. Jesse Peach
2010BugPeter EvensGriffin Theatre Co
Dir. Anthony Skuse
2009Midsummer Nights DreamLysanderSTC / Sydney Symphony
Dir. Tim Carroll
2009Sydney Ghosts StoryVariousOld Fitz Theatre
Dir. Dean Carey, Katy Alexander
2008ColderDavid NormanGriffin Theatre
Dir. Katrina Dougla
2006Romeo and JulietAbraham/BenvolioBell Shakespeare Co
Dir. John Bell

Training.

Undiscovered Country - Acting Intensive Workshop - 2016, Shane Bosher
National Institute of Dramatic Art - 2004