|Born||October 19, 1967|
|Height||165 cm (5 ft 5 in)|
He was born in Setagaya, Tokyo. His older brother is Naoyuki Matsuda, a musical translator and professor at Komazawa University. After studying at Aoyama Gakuin High School, he dropped out of Aoyama Gakuin University's Faculty of Letters and Department of Education. Among his classmates is a member of the Diet and the House of Councilors Renhou (classmate from high school to university). He joined the Himawari Theatre Group at age 5 and made his child debut in the TV drama Mother's Suzu in 1974.
He gained attention as an actor in the 1983 TBS television drama Family Game (as Shigeyuki Numata). In 1997, he voiced Ashitaka in the anime movie Princess Mononoke, and voiced Leonardo DiCaprio's role Jack Dawson in the American film Titanic to raise his profile. He appeared in Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind in 1984, and in 1987, portrayed the main character Shuna in The Journey of Shuna. In 2006, he taught acting as a lecturer at Tokyo Animation College. He became active around the stage, working with directors such as Yukio Ninagawa and Yoji Aoi. He appeared in the drama From the North Country.
- Ayano Asuka Gumi (????) (Shunjitsu)
- Blue Christmas (????) (Osamu Min)
- Doctor Magura (????) (Tsukasa Kureichi)
- The Hidden Blade (????) (Additional role)
- Kaabee (????) (Shimazaki)
- Kappa (????) (Additional role)
- Komugiiro no Tenshi: Suzume to Shōnen (????) (Sabu)
- Riyū (????) (Wealthy person's husband)
- The Journey of Shuna (1987) (Shuna)
- Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex (2002) (Marshall McLachlan)
- Kurau Phantom Memory (2004) (Vint)
- Taiyō no Mokushiroku (????) (Ichirō Yanagi)
- Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984) (Asbel)
- Princess Mononoke (1997) (Ashitaka)
- The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (2006) (Sōjirō Takase)
- Kamen Rider Amazon (1974) (Masahiko Okamura)
- The Art of More (Thomas Graham Connor (Christian Cooke))
- The Beach (Richard (Leonardo DiCaprio))
- Titanic (Jack Dawson (Leonardo DiCaprio))
- Good Morning, Vietnam (Tuan (Tung Thanh Tran))
- Inception (2012 TV Asahi edition) (Arthur (Joseph Gordon-Levitt))
- Spring Waltz (Yoon Jae-ha/Su-ho (Seo Do-young))
- "松田 洋治｜日本タレント名鑑". 日本タレント名鑑 (in Japanese). Nihon Tarento Meikan. Retrieved 13 January 2020.
- "声優やナレーションなどでも評価の高い俳優・松田洋治が出演中の舞台「ハオト」を中心に、役者人生について語る - asobist.com". www.asobist.com (in Japanese). 18 June 2015. Retrieved 13 January 2020.
- "ザ・ビーチ[吹]". Star Channel. Retrieved July 5, 2019.