Matthew Lillard

Matthew Lillard is a well-known America-based actor, voice actor, director, and producer. He is one of the few people who discovered their passion early in life, urged them to pursue it, and enjoyed it. The actor started his acting career in 1990 and has appeared in numerous films and series, for which he was nominated for various awards. However, he is best known for voicing Shaggy from “Scooby-Doo.”

Quick Info 
Full NameMatthew Lyn Lillard
Birth DateJanuary 24, 1970
Birth PlaceLansing, Michigan, US
Star SignAquarius
ParentsFather: Jeffrey Lillard
Mother: Paula Lillard
WifeHeather Helm
KidsAddison, Macey, Liam
Net Worth$2 million
Height6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m)
Weight79 kg (174 lbs)
Body Measurements34-14-33 inches
Hair ColorLight Brown
Eye ColorBlue

Matthew Lillard

Where was Matthew Lillard born?

Matthew, whose birth name is Matthew Lyn Lillard, was born in Lansing, Michigan, the United States, on January 24, 1970. The actor is currently 51 years old. He is the son to mother, Paula Lillard, and to his father, Jeffrey Lillard. In addition, he is the elder brother of a sister named Amy. His zodiac sign is Aquarius.

His young years were spent in Tustin, California, where his family resided at the time. Matthew is American by nationality and is of the white race. However, talking bout his religion, he has not talked openly about this topic in the media.

Where did Matthew receive his education?

As a child, Lillard went on to attend Foothill High School in Santa Ana. California. After completing school, he enrolled in the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Pasadena, California. He was a friend of his fellow actor, Paul Rudd. Later, he also attended the New York City-based Circle in the Square Theatre School.

What is Matthew Lillard’s physical stats?

Matthew stands at 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m) and weighs about 79 kg (174 lbs) with a body measurement of 34 inches chest, 14 inches biceps, and 33 inches waist.  Additionally, his hair color is light brown, and his eye color is blue.

Matthew Lillard

Is Matthew Lillard active in social media?

Lillard has an active Twitter account as @matthewlillard, which has 309.9 thousand followers. He doesn’t have any other social media accounts, but there are fan accounts.

How did Matthew Lillard begin his career in acting?

As Lillard always had an interest in the entertainment industry. Soon after he graduated from high school, he co-hosts a short-lived TV show, “SK8-TV”. Later in 1991, he got hired in “Ghoulies 3: Ghoulies Go to College”. Subsequently, he then starred in the John Waters black comedy film “Serial Mom” in 1994. Eventually, the following year, he appeared in five films; “The Hackers” which is a thriller about a group of high school kids, “Animal Room” as Doug Van Housen, “Ride for Your Life” as Nash, “Mad Love” as Eric Webber and “Tarantella” as Matt Reynolds.

He had also landed a role as Stu Macher in the horror film “Scream” in 1996. The same year, he also portrayed the role of Stevo in the independent film “SLC Punk!” and also appeared in the supporting role as Dennis Rafkin in “Thirteen Ghosts.”


In 2002, Matthew had starred in the live-action film “Scooby-Doo” as Norville “Shaggy” Rogers. He continued his journey and reprise his role in the sequel titled “Scooby-Doo 2: Monster Unleashed” in 2004. As Casey Kasem had been the voice character since the show started, he got appointed as the voice character after him in the three subsequent animated series, “Mystery Incorporated, be Cool Scooby-Doo!,” “Scooby-Doo and Guess Who?” and “Scooby-Doo! Abracadabra-Doo.”

He continued his journey as a voice actor and voiced the SNL album “Will Forte.” The actor continued his acting career and starred as a guest on the 2011 Fox series “House.”  You may also know her for producing and directing his first feature film, “Fat Kid Rules the World,” based on the K.L. Going book of the same name in the same year. Subsequently, again the same year, he starred in the comedy-drama film “The Descendants.” The renowned actor continued landing as a voice character in the 2018 television series “Supernatural.”

However, Lillard has also appeared as a guest in the episode “The Apprenticeship” in “Criminal Minds” in 2012. Subsequently, the following year, he had starred the role in the American TV series “Bridge” as Daniel Frye. Later, he went on to land a role in the 2014 animated film “Under Wraps.”  Eventually, in 2017, he appeared in the third season of “Twin Peaks” as William Hastings. Subsequently, the following year, he started starring on the NBC series “Good Girls” as Christina Hendricks’ cheating husband. In addition, he has recently lent his voice in ‘Scooby-Doo! The Sword and the Scoob’ as Shaggy Rogers in 2021.

Who is Matthew Lillard’s wife?

Talking about his personal life, Lillard married Heather Helm on August 12, 2000. The couple has two daughters named Addison and Macey and a son named Liam. The family resides in Los Angeles.

Matthew Lillard

Has Matthew won any awards?

Lillard has been associated with the entertainment industry for a long time and has contributed to many films and series. He has been nominated for many awards and has won three of them. He has earned “Best Actor” in Mar del Plata Film Festival from “SLC Punks!” in 1999. He has also won Nickelodeon Kid’s Choice Award for “Favorite Part in a Movie” from “Scooby-Doo” in 2003. In addition, he earned “Narrative Spotlight” in SXSW Film Festival from “Fat Rules the World” in 2012.

What is the Net Worth of Matthew Lillard?

Lillard is living a luxurious life with his family. He is a famous actor who has earned a lot of money as well as fame. Matthew Lillard currently has about $2 million approximately. Lillard primarily earns money from his professional career and various endorsement deals. His wife also makes a lot of money as a realtor.

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