Matthew Lillard (Spaceman)
Constantly delivering memorable performances, Matthew Lillard is quickly becoming one of Hollywood’s most sought-after talents.
Lillard will soon be seen in the comedy The Groomsmen opposite Edward Burns and John Leguizamo. The film, directed by Burns, follows the groom and his four attendants as they wrestle with issues related to friendship and maturity a week before the big day.
In addition, he recently completed production on the romantic comedy What Love Is, opposite Cuba Gooding Jr. and Anne Heche.
Lillard recently performed on the London stage in the "witty and wicked comedy" "Fuddy Meers." Premiering to great reviews at The Arts Theatre, "Fuddy Meers" "crashes the bounds of political correctness and events as they spiral into delicious disorder." A cult hit off-Broadway, "Fuddy Meers" is the first production from Sam Mendes and Caro Newling since leaving the Donmar.
Lillard was previously seen in Paramount’s hilarious comedy, Without A Paddle, opposite Seth Green and Dax Shepard. Lillard also starred opposite Josh Hartnett in Lakeshore Entertainment’s drama, Wicker Park. Additionally, Lillard starred in the sequel, Scooby Doo: Monsters Unleashed. In it, Lillard reprised his role as the revered animated character, "Shaggy." The film followed the gang on their latest mystery adventure as they investigated the dastardly plans of a masked villain.
Matthew Lillard burst onto the screen in Miramax’s huge box-office grossing film, Scream and captured audiences with his hyper-kinetic portrayal of the teen serial killer "Stuart." The performance earned him critical acclaim and worldwide recognition.
Additional film credits include Warner Brothers box-office smash hit Scooby Doo, an appearance in "A Very Muppet Christmas Movie," the horror film Thirteen Ghosts, She’s All That, Summer Catch, Love’s Labour’s Lost, S.L.C. Punk, Wing Commander, Senseless and The Curve with Keri Russell, as well as a cameo in the comic-caper The Perfect Score for Paramount.
Lillard began his acting career with a co-starring role in John Waters’ Serial Mom alongside Kathleen Turner and Ricki Lake. He continued to land roles, including Chris O’ Donnell’s best friend in Mad Love; a memorable portrayal as a "serial killer" in Hackers; and an anti-abortion extremist opposite Cher and Anne Heche in HBO’s original picture "If These Walls Could Talk." Born in Michigan, Lillard was raised in California. After high school, he attended Pasadena College of the Arts for several semesters and then moved to New York City to study at the distinguished Circle in the Square Theater Company.
Lillard resides in Los Angeles with his wife and daughter.