Matthew enjoys spending time with his family, going to the beach, and camping in his free time.
Matthew had a string of disappointing roles, all made in 1998: Dish Dogs, Senseless, and The Curve. The role to pull him out of the slump was in Robert Towne's critically acclaimed Without Limits, the true life story of runner Steve Prefontaine.
Matthew needed a scratchy voice for the role of Shaggy in Scooby-Doo, so he screamed until his voice went hoarse before filming. This practice ended up damaging his vocal chords with laryngitis.
Matthew appeared in two plays in 1991, Tracers and A Child's Christmas In Wales.
Matthew and a friend started the 'Mean Street Ensemble Theatre Company', which was functional until 1991, when he moved to New York to attend the theatre school, Circle In The Square.
Matthew lived in Tustin California from first grade until he graduated from high school in 1990. The summer after graduation, he was hired on as an extra for Ghoulies III: Ghoulies Go To College.
Matthew appeared in the Outkast music video for 'The Land Of A Million Dreams'.
Matthew co-starred in five movies with Freddie Prinze Jr as of 2004: Wing Commander in 1999, Summer Catch in 2001, She's All That in 1999, Scooby-Doo in 2002, and Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed in 2004.
Matthew has been in several movies with actor Seth Green including Without a Paddle and Scooby Doo 2.
Matthew has been in several horror films including Scream and Thirteen Ghosts.
Matthew attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Pasadena, California.
Matthew shares his birthday with stars Mischa Barton and Tatyana Ali.
Matthew attended Fullerton College in Fullerton, California, for a brief time with the theater department.
Matthew started his career playing the son of a sadistic killer played by Kathleen Turner in the movie Serial Mom and then played a sadistic killer himself in Scream.
Matthew has dated: Neve Campbell, Rose McGowan, and Christine Taylor.
Matthew has a younger sister, Amy.
Matthew stands at 6' 3.
He was classmates with Paul Rudd at American Academy of Dramatic Arts.
Matthew married Heather Helm in 2000 and they have two daughters. Addison Grace was born on June 13, 2002, and Macey Lyn was born on October 9, 2004.
Matthew: I enjoy playing the weird guys, someone's got to do it...and why not me? I have a certain knack for it, I look for that trait in my character, and magnify it by ten, it works.
Matthew: I was like, what the hell is my life coming to? I'm a trained actor! I've done Shakespeare and here I am having farting contests with an imaginary dog!