Mathew John Waters (born 29 May 1989) is an Australian actor best known for his roles in Round the Twist, SNOBS, The Pacific, Peter Pan The Movie and the original cast of the musical The Boy From Oz, where he played the roles of musician/entertainer Young Peter Allen.

Mathew Waters
Matthew John Waters

(1989-05-29) 29 May 1989 (age 30)
Years active1998-present
Notable work
Round the Twist, Snobs, The Pacific


Mathew's professional career began aged 8 when he was selected from more than 1000 boys to play the role of Young Peter Allen in the musical biopic The Boy From Oz about the 'Peter Allen'. Waters's career went from strength after landing starring roles in a number of Australian TV series with a worldwide cult following, namely Round The Twist (series 3 & 4) - Bronson Twist, The Escape of The Artful Dodger - Scratch and SNOBS as the character Spike. Waters went on to star in a number of musicals such as Mame and Oliver! The Musical - The Artful Dodger before turning his hand to film. In 2003 he was invited to play a role in Peter Pan the movie after PJ Hogan had seen him perform in Oliver!. Waters has subsequently appeared on TV in the United Kingdom and Germany, and he has gone on to appear in the Spielberg/Hanks HBO mini series The Pacific and also a Canadian production Darwin's Brave New World. In December 2015, he played the Cowardly Lion in a pantomime production of The Wizard of Oz at the Shaw Theatre, London.

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