Apr. 23rd, 1990
Fort Pierce, Florida, USA
5' 7 1/2
Matthew Underwood's Main TV Roles
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Matthew Underwood was born and raised in The Sunshine State of Florida. Having an instinctual calling for entertaining Matthew started his career at the age of 8. Beginning with training for a competition in Orlando Florida, where he was able to show off is talents to thousands of spectators. After which he began pursuing his career in Miami Florida with his agents at The Green Agency. Showing off his talents in various commercials and Television Pilots, including "Kids Line" a news reporting program for the minds of today's youth, "E-Venture Kids" an educational program helping children learn about the cultures of societies abroad. In his early years Matthew found a passion for extreme sports, pushing his limits through Barefoot Water skiing, Wake Boarding, Kite Surfing, Para-sailing, Skate Boarding, and Surfing, a lifestyle Matthew never seemed to shake and continues to pursue through Sky Diving, Wind Surfing, Rock Climbing, and B.A.S.E. Jumping. After locating to Los Angeles to grow as an entertainer, Matthew soon started to show the world his passion for acting in the worldwide kid's show "Zoey 101" where he portrayed the Egotistical, Sexist, Hot Guy "Logan Reese". Matthew continued to melt hearts through Zoey 101 for 4 years in 90 Countries all around the globe. Matthew enjoys the popularity, using it to his advantage to help educate the young minds of the world on subjects ranging from Art Programs in the Schools to helping save our wonderful planet. Always having a passion to help others around him, Matthew has traveled the world helping to build homes for those that have lost their own and help bring school and medical supplies to those who need them. Matthew continues to show his passion to entertain in films such as, "Casper Scare School" in which he was able to show off his Voice Talents by playing the Animated Vampire "Thatch", along with the hit television show on Nickelodeon, "Avatar: The Last Airbender" in which he played the voice of "Hide", the thuggish Firebender. He recently fulfilled one of his childhood dreams by dieing on film as "Matthew", the unknowing yet relentless contestant of a reality show in the new movie "Reality Horror Night". He continues to share his passion with other younger performers as an acting teacher traveling around the world helping young entertainers open their minds and use their never ending imagination.
- He was originally considered for the role of Troy Bolton in High School Musical.
- He shares the same birthday as "The greatest playwright in history", 'William Shakespeare (I)' (qv).
- Loves extreeme sports once having had a VERY close encounter with aligators while barefoot waterskiing with his top 100 in the world ranked uncle in a canal in South Florida.
- Very close friends with his Zoey 101 co-stars Victoria Justice and Erin Sanders.