Matt McGrath (actor)
|Occupation||Film, television actor|
McGrath's film appearances include roles in The Chaperone, Boys Don't Cry, The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy, The Impostors. Full Grown Men and The Notorious Bettie Page. On television, McGrath has appeared on Modern Family where he plays Simon (Mitchell’s arch nemesis from Law School) and on episodes of Pose, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Now and Again, New York Undercover and Cruel Doubt; he also had a role on the short-lived My Life and Times. On Broadway, as a child, McGrath performed in Peter Pan and the original musical Working. He can be heard on the Original Cast Recording singing his solo Neat to Be a Newsboy. As an adult, he played in A Streetcar Named Desire with Alec Baldwin and Jessica Lange as the Young Collector and portrayed the Emcee, originated by Joel Grey, in the Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Kander and Ebb's musical Cabaret. Off Broadway Matt appeared as Jerry Springer in Jerry Springer the Opera, The Black Rider in London, SF, Sydney & LA, The Legend of Georgia McBride (Lucille Lortel & LAOCC Awards), Hedwig and the Angry Inch, A Fair Country, Collection, Fat Men in Skirts, The Old Boy, Amulets Against the Dragon Forces, Dalton's Back (Drama Desk nomination). Regional: The Rocky Horror Show, Romance, Distant Fires (LA Weekly Award).
He won the 2016 Lucille Lortel Award for Best Featured Performance as well as the 2017 Drama Critics Circle Award for his portrayal of Miss Tracy Mills in The Legend of Georgia McBride.
He is openly gay.
- King, Anthony. "Matt McGrath returns with James Vasquez in Diversionary’s 'Next Fall'". GaySanDiego.com, 10 February 2012. Retrieved 11 May 2015.
- Matt McGrath on IMDb
- Matt McGrath at the Internet Broadway Database
- Matt McGrath at the Internet Off-Broadway Database
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