Who is 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 and urged to pursue it and also enjoys 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. He is best known for voicing Shaggy from “Scooby-Doo.”
|Full Name||Matthew Lyn Lillard|
|Birth Date||January 24, 1970|
|Birth Place||Lansing, Michigan, US|
|Parents||Father: Jeffrey Lillard
Mother: Paula Lillard
|Kids||Addison, Macey, Liam|
|Net Worth||$1.5 million|
|Height||6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m)|
|Weight||79 kg (174 lbs)|
|Body Measurements||34-14-33 inches|
|Hair Color||Light Brown|
Matthew whose birth name is Matthew Lyn Lillard was born in Lansing, Michigan, the United States on January 24, 1970. The actor is currently 50 years old. He is the son to mother, Paula Lillard and to father, Jeffrey Lillard. 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.
Nationality and Physical Statistics
Matthew is American by nationality and is of the white race.
Besides that Matthew stands at the height of 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m) and weighing about 79 kg (174 lbs) with the body measurement of 34 inches chest, 14 inches biceps and 33 inches waist. Additionally, his hair colour is light brown and his eye colour is blue.
Early Life of Matthew Lillard
As a child, Lillard went on to attend Foothill High School in Santa Ana. California. After completing his school, he enrolled in the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Pasadena, California. He was a friend with his fellow actor, Paul Rudd. Later, he also attended the New York City-based Circle in the Square Theatre School.
As Lillard always had an interest in the entertainment industry. Soon after he graduated from high school, he went on to co-host 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 next 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, alongside David Arquette, Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, Bella Throne, Rose McGowan, Skeet Ulrich, and Drew Barrymore. The same year, he also portrayed the role as 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 went on to 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 went on to voice SNL album “Will Forte.” The actor continued his acting career and went on to star 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” which is 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 crossover episode 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.
Personal Life of Matthew Lillard
Lillard married to 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.
Lillard has associated with the entertainment industry for a long time and has contributed a lot in many films and series. He has been nominated in 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. He has also earned “Narrative Spotlight” in SXSW Film Festival from “Fat Rules the World” in 2012.
Lillard has an active Instagram account as @matthewlillard with 222k.
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 currently has about $1.5 million approximately.