Matt Doherty (actor)

Matthew Doherty (born June 22, 1978, in Harvey, Illinois) is an American actor. He graduated with a theatre degree from Northwestern University in 1999, where he was a member of the Phi Kappa Sigma fraternity.

Matt Doherty
Born (1978-06-22) June 22, 1978 (age 42)
OccupationFilm/TV actor

He is best known for playing the roles of Lester Averman in The Mighty Ducks trilogy (although in D1 he is referred to as Dave Averman) and William "Heed" MacKenzie in So I Married An Axe Murderer.[1]

Matthew had a role on the TV series Boston Public, in which he shared the screen with Northwestern alum Jeri Ryan. He did a commercial in which he parodied the sound-effect featured on The Six Million Dollar Man. He is then corrected by Lee Majors, who played the title character.

Matthew is a graduate of Thornwood High School, a southern suburban high school in the Chicago area. While at Thornwood, Matt played trumpet in the school's band. As part of Matthew's tutoring while on the set of The Mighty Ducks, he took trumpet lessons from Los Angeles studio musicians.

Matt is married to Emma.


  1. ^ "The 'Mighty Ducks' Trilogy: An Oral History". June 9, 2014. Retrieved October 18, 2016.

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