Matthew Lawrence

Active - 1987 - 2020  |   Born - Nov 2, 1980 in Abington, Pennsylvania, United States  |   Genres - Comedy, Drama, Children's/Family, Horror

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Biography by Cammila Collar

Matthew Lawrence was born into a talented family. Like his brothers, Joey Lawrence and Andrew Lawrence, he began his career in front of the camera as a small child, appearing regularly on the melodrama Dynasty by the age of three, and Gimme a Break! at five. He spent the '80s and '90s building up an impressive body of work, logging in roles in films, TV movies, and series, most notably playing Robin Williams' son in Mrs. Doubtfire and the younger version of his real-life brother Joey's character on the show Blossom. The new millennium found Matthew nowhere near slowing down. Easily gliding into the roles of young men rather than kids, he played memorable parts in high-school and college-oriented projects like the long-running series Boy Meets World, the USA TV movie Cheats, and the wacky comedy The Hot Chick. In 2006, Matthew decided to try his hand at a more intense kind of project, signing on to play a role in the sci-fi horror Hunter's Moon.

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  • Is of British and Italian descent.
  • Plays the electric guitar.
  • Started his acting career when he was 4-years-old.
  • Performed on the 1986 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, along with his brother, Joey.
  • First met actor Robin Williams as Mrs. Doubtfire during his audition for the movie, before Williams revealed himself.
  • Founded a music band with his two brothers, Joey and Andy, and released their first single in 2017.