Matthew John Armstrong

Active - 1999 - 2008  |   Born - Aug 28, 1973 in Chicago, Illinois, United States  |   Genres - Drama, Mystery

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  • Received a two-year John Belushi Memorial Scholarship to attend the College of DuPage in Illinois, where the late comedian also studied.
  • Before breaking into television, Armstrong appeared on the Chicago stage in a Shakespeare Repertory Theatre production of Hamlet and the Steppenwolf Theatre Company's 1998 revival of The Man Who Came to Dinner, which costarred Frasier's John Mahoney.
  • Made his TV debut in 1999 on the short-lived CBS cop drama Turks, a role he secured in part by falsely claiming he was an extra in two Julia Roberts movies filmed in Chicago.
  • Due to his hirsute look on Heroes, many fans mistakenly came to believe that he also played a caveman in the Geico commercials.