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Matt McGrath
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Matt McGrath

Matt McGrath can currently be seen in Tom Doneghy's The Story of a Bad Boy and will soon be seen in The Talent Mr. Ripley with Matt Damon and Gwyneth Paltrow. Most recently, McGrath appeared in The Impostors, as a romantic Italian and in the feature Colin Fitz as a dreamy security guard who spends the night guarding the grave of a dead rock star. Other film credits include 1999, The Substance of Fire, The Dadshuttle, Lifebreath, Bob Roberts, Pump Up the Volume and Desperate Hours.

McGrath's acting career began in New York. Highly respected in New York's theater community, he received outstanding reviews for John Robin Baitz's A Fair Country at the Lincoln Center. He also starred in Minutes from the Blue Route at Atlantic Theater Company, where he is a member. McGrath recently completed a run of Loot at the La Jolla Playhouse. McGrath's other theater credits include A Streetcar Named Desire on Broadway with Jessica Lange and Alec Baldwin, Raised in Captivity at South Coast Rep, Escape from Happiness, Fat Men in Skirts, Snakebit, The Dadshuttle, A.R. Gurney's The Old Boy, Nothing Sacred Life During Wartime, Amulets Against the Dragon Forces, Dalton's Back and Distant Fires for which the cast won the LA Weekly Award for Best Ensemble Acting.

On television, McGrath is most known for his chilling and moving portrait of a college student who, with his buddies, plots the murder of his parents in the NBC mini-series, Cruel Doubt. Other television credits include Member of the Wedding, John Frankenheimer's Andersonville, Chicago Hope, Winnetka Road, Nora Ephron's Putting It Together and Frasier.

McGrath is currently beginning production on the independent film, Cloud 8 with Samantha Mathis and Betty Buckley.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2002.

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