Matt Okine

Matt Okine

actor, writer, producer

Matt Okine was born on Apr 12, 1985 in Australia. Matt Okine's big-screen debut came with Aquamarine directed by Elizabeth Allen Rosenbaum in 2006, strarring Nick (as Matthew Okine). Matt Okine is known for Sweet FA directed by Christian McCarty, Michael Ackery stars as Batter and Jessica Bell as Sally O'Grady. The upcoming new tvshow Matt Okine plays is Nine Perfect Strangers - Season 1 which will be released on Aug 18, 2021.

Multi-talented actor, writer & presenter Matt Okine is one of Australia's favourite award winning comedians, having spent over 15 years appearing on screens and stages around Australia and the world. Matt spent 3 years co-hosting Triple J radio's hugely successful Breakfast Show before hanging up his headphones to go into production on the television adaption of his award-winning semi-autobiographical stand up show The Other Guy for Australian SVOD service, STAN. Matt co-wrote and starred in the show which aired in 2017 and later that year earned him an AACTA nomination for Subscription TV Best New Talent. In 2019, Matt released the second season of The Other Guy which will be seen on STAN and Hulu. Okine has won several awards including the ARIA Award for Best Comedy Release, The Melbourne Comedy Festival's Director's Choice Award, and the Best Newcomer Award at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival (which he shared with Ronny Chieng), as well as being nominated for Best Comedy Performer at the Helpmann Awards. On screen, Matt has appeared in several shows including H2O: Just Add Water, SBS's Legally Brown, Ch 7's Orange Is The New Brown and Ch 9's Doctor Doctor. He's appeared in films See No Evil, Aquamarine, most recently in Paramount's 'Dora and the Lost City of Gold', and the upcoming ABC production, Stateless. He is also the host of the ABC cooking show, Shortcuts to Glory. Matt's debut novel Being Black N Chicken & Chips has just been published by Hachette Australia. This heart warming coming of age novel is based on his 2012 live show which earnt him his Best Newcomer Award at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, and also a Best Newcomer Nomination at the 2013 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. A film adaptation of his novel, Being Black N Chicken & Chips with Wooden Horse and the Oscar-nominated production team at Aquarius Films is in development

  • Birthday

    Apr 12, 1985
  • Place of Birth

    Brisbane, Australia

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