Matthew Avery Modine is an American who is a very popular old by young-looking actor, activist, and filmmaker. He is the industry since 1982. Modine works in movies, music videos, TV shows, and many more. Modine’s work with acting is highly appreciated by the critics and people and his work as an activist is also highly praised by his fans.
Modine became famous after portraying the role of the United States Marine Corps Private Joker in ‘Full Metal Jacket’. He is also praised for his roles in the popular science fiction drama series ‘Stranger Things’ as Dr. Martin Brenner.
Matthew Modine Wiki/Biography
Born on 22 March 1959, Matthew Modin’s age is 61 years as of January 2021. He was born and brought up in a middle-class family from Loma Linda, California, United States. Later their family shifted to Imperial Beach, California, US. He studied at the Mar Vista High School in 1977.
Matthew Modine pursued his further education from Serge Dedina University, Imperial Beach, California, US. From the very beginning of his childhood days, he was more into the extra-curricular activities and not more into studies.
Matthew Avery Modine
Date of Birth
22 March 1959
Loma Linda, California, United States
Actor, Activist, and Filmmaker
Mar Vista High School, Imperial Beach, California, United States
College / University
Serge Dedina University, Imperial Beach, California, United States
Family, Girlfriend & Relationships
Matthew Modine’s father’s name is Mark Alexander Modine, who used to manage the drive-in theaters and her mother’s name is Dolores Modine, who worked as a bookkeeper.
He also has 6 siblings who are all elder than him. He has 4 brothers, Mark Modine, Russell Modine, and Michael Modine who are all actors, while his brother Maury Modine is a politician. He has two sisters, Elizabeth Modine and Marcia Modine who both are actresses too.
Matthew Modine’s marital status is married. He is married to Caridad Rivera in the year 1980, who is also an actress. Back then she was a makeup and wardrobe stylist from Puerto Rico with Spanish and African ancestry.
They have 2 children Boman Mark Rivera Modine who is an assistant director for films and a daughter named Ruby Modine who is an actress, Ballet dancer, and singer.
Befoe Caridad, has dated Jenny McShane, Brenda Schad, and Agni Scott as well.
Mark Alexander Modine
Mark Modine, Russell Modine, Michael Modine and Maury Modine
Elizabeth Modine and Marcia Modine
Caridad Rivera, Jenny McShane, Brenda Schad and Agni Scott
Boman Mark Rivera Modine and Ruby Modine
Matthew Modine is a surprisingly young-looking and handsome actor in the American music industry and Hollywood. He is known for his charming hot looks and boldly attractive personality. Modine has a wonderfully cute smile-dashing hairstyle which is highly admired by his fans.
Modine owns a nice body build-up with his biceps measuring 15 inches. Modine is 6 feet and 3 inches tall in height and weighs around 80 Kg. He has black-blue colored hair and beautiful blue color eyes.
Matthew Modine started his career as an actor in the American TV show. In the year 1982, he worked in an episode of ‘ABC Afterschool Special’ as Randy. In the year 1983, he did 3 films titled ‘’Baby It’s You’re as Steve, ‘Private School’ as Jim green, and ‘Streamers’ as Billy. In 1984, he again did 3 films titled ‘The Hotel New Hampshire’ as Chip Dove / Ernst, ‘Birdy’ as Birdy, and ‘Mrs. Soffel’ as Jack Biddle.
In the year 1985, he starred in the film ‘Vision Quest’ as London Swain. This year he appeared in 2 music videos titled ‘Crazy for You’ and ‘Gambler’both has sung by Madonna from the film ‘Vision Quest’.In 1987, he did 2 films which were ‘Full Metal Jacket’ as Seargent J.T. ‘Joker’ Davis and ‘Orphans’ as Treat.
In 1988 he again starred in 2 films which were ‘’Married to the Mob’ as FBI Agent Mike Downey and ‘The Gamble’ as Francisco Sacred. The same year he also worked in an episode of the series ‘American Playhouse’ as Eugene O’Neill. In 1989, he starred as Joe Slovak in the movie ‘’Gross anatomy’.
In the year 1990, he did 2 films which were ‘Memphis Belle’ as Captain Dennis Dearborn and ‘Pacific Heights’ as Drake Goodman. In the year 1992, he again did 2 films titled ‘Equinox’ as Henry Petosa / Freddy ‘Ace’ and ‘Wind’ as Will Parker.
In the year 1993, he was the co-producer, co-director, and co-writer of the short film ‘When I Was A Boy. The same year he worked in a short film as Boy as Middle-Aged Man / Boy As Old Man titled ‘The Tree’. This year he also worked in the film ‘Short Cuts’ as Dr. Ralph Wyman and a TV film titled ‘And the Band Played On as Dr. Don Francis.
In 1994, he directed and produced the film ‘Smoking’ and worked in the film ‘The Browning Version’ as Frank Hunter. The same year he did the TV film ‘Jacob’ as the lead role of Jacob. In the year 1995, he worked in 3 films titled ‘Bye Bye Love’ as Dave Goldman, ‘Fluke’ as Thomas P. Johnson / Voice of Fluke, and ‘Cutthroat Island’ as William Shaw.
In 1997, he was the writer, director, and producer of the short film ‘Ecce Pirate’. The same year he worked in the movies ‘The Blackout’ as Matty, ‘The Maker’ as Walter Schmeisser, and ‘The Real Blonde’ as Joe. The same year he did the TV film ‘What the Deaf Man Heard’ with Sammy Ayers. In 1998, he worked in an episode of the series ‘American Experience’ as Lawrence Swoboda and the TV film ‘The American’ as Christopher Newman.
In 1999, he did an uncredited film to which he was the Movie-Within-Movie Actor titled ‘Notting Hill’. He worked in the movie ‘If… Dog… Rabbit as Johnnie Cooper and was also the director and writer of this movie. This year he also worked in ‘Any Given Sunday’ as Dr. Ollie Powers.
In the year 2000, he worked in 3 films titled ‘Very Mean Men’ as Bartender, ‘Bamboozled’ starring as himself, and ‘The Shipment’ as Mitch Garett. The same year he worked in the TV film ‘Flowers for Algernon’ as Charlie Gordon.
In 2001, he starred in 3 movies titled ‘’Nobody’s Baby’ as Sonny, ‘In The Shadows’ as Eric O’Byrne, and ‘The Shipment’ as Mitch Garett. The same year he starred in 2 episodes of the series titled ‘Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story’ as Jack Robinson. In 2002, he worked in the TV film ‘Redeemer’ as Paul freeman.
In 2003, he again did 3 movies titled ‘Overnight’ as himself, ‘Le Divorce’ as Tellman, and ‘Hollywood North’ as Bobby Myers. The same year he worked in an episode of the series ‘The West Wing’ as Marco Artens, 2 episodes of ‘Hitler: The Rise of Evil’ as Fritz Gerlich, and in a TV film ‘Expert Witness’.
In 2004, he did the film ‘Funkey Monkey’ as Alec McCall. The same year he worked on the TV film ‘The Winning Season’ as Honus Wagner. This year he also played the role of Paul in the theater show titled ‘Finishing The Picture’ in the goodman Theater, Chicago.
In 2005, he worked in 3 movies titled ‘Transporter 2’ as Senator Jeff Billings’, ‘Mary’ as Tony Childress / Jesus, and ‘Opa!’ as Eric. The same year he worked in an episode each of ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as Gordon Rickett and ‘Into The West’ as Samson Wheeler. This year he was the subject of the song ‘Matthew Modine’ by Pony Up.
In the year 2006, he worked in the movie ‘Kettle of fish’ as Mel and was also the executive producer of this movie. The same year he worked in 8 episodes of ‘The Bedford Diaries’ as Professor Jake Macklin. The same year he played the role of Skip in the theater show titled ‘Resurrection Blues’ in the Old Vic, London.
In 2007, he did 3 films titled ‘Go-Go Tales’ as Johnie Ruby, ‘Have Dreams, Will Travel’ as Ben’s Father, and ‘The Neighbour’ as Jeff. The same year he starred in 12 episodes of the series ‘Weeds’ and in an episode of the short TV series titled ‘Good Morning Agrestic’ both as Sullivan Groff.
In 2008, he was the writer, director, and producer of the short film ‘I Think I Thought’ and also worked in it as Joe. The same year he directed, produced, and wrote the movie ‘To Kill an American’. This year he also voiced in the short film ‘Santa, the Fascist Years’ as the narrator and in the film in the English version of ‘’Mia and the Migoo’ as Mr. Houston / Godfrey. This year he also worked in the film ‘The Garden of Eden’ as David’s father. The same year he worked in the famous TV film ‘Sex and the Lies in Sin city’ as Ted Binion.
In the year 2009, he worked in the film ‘Little Fish, Strange Pond’ as Mr. Jack and he was also the executive producer of it. The same year he played the role of Atticus Finch in the theater show ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ held at Hartford Stage, Hartford.