Who is Matthew MacCaull?
When the action adventure “Tomorrowland”, directed by Brad Bird, came to theaters in May 2015, starring famous actors who don’t need to be specially presented, George Clooney, Hugh Laurie and Britt Robertson, it also co-starred Matthew MacCaull, who immediately caught the eye of the audience, and people wanted to know more about him.
If you are one of them, let us tell you all about this talented actor, who has 75 acting credits to his name, and besides the mentioned role, Matthew starred in numerous movies such as “Midway” and “Turner and Hooch”. He’s perhaps known better through his roles in various TV series, including “The Good Doctor”, “Hailey Dean Mystery” and “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow”, among many others.
Early life and education
Matthew MacCaull was born under the zodiac sign of Aries on 4 April 1978, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, thus he holds Canadian nationality and his ethnicity is White.
Matthew was raised the youngest of three children in his hometown by his parents Julie and Tony MacCaull, alongside his brother Marc and his sister Michelle.
Speaking of his educational background, he attended a local high school, and upon matriculating in 1996, he enrolled at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, United Kingdom, from which he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Art (Theatre), in 1999.
Roles in movies
Matthew made his acting debut portraying Dutchboy in the 1999 movie “Exiles“, followed by his roles in “Migratory Bird” (2001), “Heart of America” (2002), and “Sometimes a Voice” (2003), and then, in the following years, he was seen in numerous TV movies, including “Mom at Sixteen” (2005) and “A Christmas Wedding” (2006) before he was cast to play Drummer in the 2007 movie “Battle in Seattle”, which was his first big-screen role.
From 2010 until 2014, Matthew was seen starring in various short and television movies, then in 2014, he was cast to play Noel Henson in “Black Fly” which brought him the Leo Award for Best Lead Performance by a Male in a Motion Picture. He was seen starring as Young Priest in “Grace: The Possession”, followed by his role as Alex in the short movie “Roar”, which brought him a nomination for the Leo Award for Best Performance by a Male in a Short Drama, before his role as Dave Clark in “Tomorrowland” in 2015.
In the same year, Matthew was seen as Ben in the action drama “Vendetta”, followed by his roles in “Star Trek Beyond” (2016), “Undercover Angel” (2017), and “Dragged Across Concrete” (2018), while his most recent movie roles were in “Her Story (In Three Parts)” in 2019, “Welcome to the Circle” in 2020, and “Christmas is You” in 2021.
Matthew’s fans will be happy to hear that he’s finished filming three new movies, entitled “A Royal Christmas Match”, “The Loving Spoonful”, and “The Island Between Tides”, which are currently in post-production, and is filming another TV movie, entitled “A Private Affair”, also starring Dalias Blake and Lanie McAuley.
Roles in series
Matthew made his television debut portraying Young Roy Cates in an episode of the series “Mentors” in 2000, followed by his role as Officer Stephen Flynn in “Cold Squad” in 2001. His next role came three years later when he guest-starred as Guard in “Jeremiah”, and was next cast to play A and R Guy in “Kaya”, in 2007.
In the early 2010s, Matthew mostly guest starred in television series, and since the list of his roles is too long to enumerate, we will mention some of his notable ones, such as in “This American Housewife” (2012), “Emily Owens M.D” and “King and Maxwell” both in 2013, among others.
In 2015, he was seen as Sebastian Meyer in the popular comedy-drama “iZombie”, created by Rob Thomas, also starring Malcolm Goodwin, Rahul Kohli and Rose Mclver, then in the following year, he appeared as Wade Barrett in the drama “When Calls the Heart”. Concurrently, he was cast to play one of his most notable roles, as Henry Heywood (Commander Steel) in “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow”, and from 2016 until 2019, he starred as Jonas McClellan in “Hailey Dead Mystery”.
During this period, he also guest-starred in various television series, while his most popular role was his performance as Alan Palmer in the popular drama series “The Good Doctor”, also starring Freddie Highmore and Richard Schiff, which brought him a nomination for the Leo Award for Best Guest Performance by a Male in a Dramatic Series in 2022. His most recent role was his portrayal of Agent Long in “Turner and Hooch” in 2021.
Love life and relationships
There have been various rumors concerning both Matthew’s love life and sexual orientation, however, it is widely known that he was in a relationship with writer Chloe, whose surname is unknown. Back in 2015, the two traveled around the world and seemed like a happy couple, but they cut their relationship after a few years.
Matthew is currently in a relationship with his “set to be wife” Alix Lane – according to their social media the two started dating in 2019, and there are a lot of photos posted on Alix’s Instagram account featuring Matthew and herself.
Alix Lane is an actress with 15 credits to her name, perhaps known best for her portrayal of Sage in the mystery drama “Big Sky”, created by David E. Kelly from 2020, while to the movie lovers, she is perhaps known best for her role as Ashley in the 2018horror “Black Pumpkin”, among others.
As of July 2022, Matthew is in a relationship, but hasn’t been married, and doesn’t have children.
Age, height, and net worth
Matthew’s age is 44, he has light brown hair and blue eyes, weighs around 175lbs (80kgs), and is 6ft 2 ins (1.83m) tall.
According to sources, as of July 2022, his net worth has been estimated at over $7 million, most of his income derived from his acting career.