Matthew Newton

Active - 2001 - 2016  |   Born - Jan 22, 1977   |   Genres - Drama

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  • Landed first TV role at 15 in the series Late for School.
  • First film role was playing the suicidal John Barton in Looking for Alibrandi (2000).
  • In 2007, was scheduled to begin working for the Sydney radio station NOVA, but was replaced before his start date; Home and Away star Kate Ritchie took over his role.
  • In 2008, wrote the film Three Blind Mice in just three days; he also directed and starred in it.
  • Signed on to host The X Factor in 2008 but had to pull out due to medical reasons.