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Matt Keeslar is a Actor American born on 15 october 1972 at Grand Rapids (USA)

Matt Keeslar

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Birth name Matthew Keeslar
Nationality USA
Birth 15 october 1972 (50 years) at Grand Rapids (USA)

Matt Keeslar (born October 15, 1972) is a former American actor.


Matt Keeslar was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the son of Fred Keeslar and Ann Ferguson, who divorced in 1977.

At eighteen, Keeslar moved from Adrian, Michigan to New York City to attend the Juilliard School. The Juilliard faculty had selected him to fill one of twenty spots in Group 24, the twenty-fourth class to participate in Juilliard's rigorous acting program. Along with the group projects Matt performed at Juilliard, he also played the title role in a touring production of Molière's Don Juan, directed by Joseph Chaiken; produced and starred in a student production of "Waiting for Godot"; and participated in several interdepartmental productions.

Keeslar is known for his roles in Waiting for Guffman, The Last Days of Disco and Scream 3, and the miniseries Frank Herbert's Dune and Stephen King's Rose Red. Keeslar starred in the 2008 ABC Family series The Middleman.

He established a strong working relationship with South Coast Repertory in Costa Mesa, California, where he performed plays and staged readings. Despite his love of theatre, Matt worked in film and television most frequently.

Keeslar retired from acting in 2010 to pursue a career in science. He penned an essay about the struggles with his acting career and subsequent decision to enroll at Portland Community College. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Reed College with a biology degree in May 2014. His biology thesis explored the effects of antimalarials on the brains of frogs. While at Reed he played the "Father" role in Sarah Ruhl's "Eurydice.

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Filmography of Matt Keeslar (24 films)

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The Governor's Wife, 1h35
Directed by David Burton Morris
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Crime
Actors Marilu Henner, Emily Bergl, Matt Keeslar, Scout Taylor-Compton, Timothy Bottoms, Daphnée Duplaix
Roles Nathan Danville
Rating43% 2.1789752.1789752.1789752.1789752.178975
Depuis le décès de son mari, Ann se comporte d'une manière très étrange. Un soir Nathan rentre chez lui et retrouve sa mère, Ann, blessé par balle et son beau-père, Joe, décédé.
The Thirst
The Thirst (2007)
, 1h28
Origin USA
Genres Horror
Themes Vampires in film
Actors Adam Baldwin, Matt Keeslar, Clare Kramer, Jeremy Sisto, Serena Scott Thomas, Ellie Cornell
Roles Maxx
Rating40% 2.0157552.0157552.0157552.0157552.015755
Recovering drug addicts Maxx (Matt Keeslar) and Lisa (Clare Kramer) are persuaded by vampire clan leader Darius (Jeremy Sisto) to give up their humanity and join him as vampires. They do so, but then give up the vampire's blood addiction – the Thirst. After enduring the withdrawal symptoms, the couple turns against the band of vampires who made them.
Jekyll (2007)

Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror
Actors Matt Keeslar, Jonathan Silverman, Alanna Ubach, Desmond Askew, Abigail Spencer, Josh Stewart
Roles Jekyll
Rating36% 1.8417851.8417851.8417851.8417851.841785
While doing research, Dr. Henry Jekyll creates a computer-generated alter-ego, Mr. Hyde, a creature of uncontrollable impulses who goes on a murdering spree and tries to kill his own creator.
Snowglobe (2007)
, 1h30
Directed by Ron Lagomarsino
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy-drama, Fantasy
Themes Christmas films
Actors Christina Milian, Josh Cooke, Matt Keeslar, Luciana Carro, Lorraine Bracco, Ron Canada
Roles Douglas
Rating58% 2.9051052.9051052.9051052.9051052.905105
Angela loves Christmas more than anything. However, her family does not share her love for the holiday at all. When she is about to break down because of her family, she receives a snowglobe in the mail. When she opens up the snowglobe, she is transported into the world inside, where Christmas is the heart and soul for everyone who lives there. She discovers she can return to her world by going down a small path in the small forest at the edge of the village, and can return whenever she winds up the snowglobe. After a long set of visits to the globe, she accidentally gets trapped inside.
Art School Confidential, 1h42
Directed by Terry Zwigoff
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Action
Themes Medical-themed films, Peinture, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Documentary films about the visual arts, LGBT-related films, HIV/AIDS in film, LGBT-related film
Actors Max Minghella, Sophia Myles, John Malkovich, Anjelica Huston, Jim Broadbent, Matt Keeslar
Roles Jonah
Rating62% 3.148893.148893.148893.148893.14889
Starting from childhood attempts at illustration, young Jerome pursues his true obsession to art school. Jerome enrolls in Strathmore, an urban college. His roommates are aspiring filmmaker Vince and closeted-gay fashion major Matthew. Jerome looks for love amongst the coeds, but is turned off by them all, before falling in love with the art model, Audrey. In his art classes, he forms a friendship with perennial loser, Bardo, who guides him through the college scene and introduces him to a failed artist, Jimmy, a belligerent drunk.
Live from Baghdad, 1h48
Directed by Mick Jackson
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Thriller, Biography
Themes Political films
Actors Michael Keaton, Helena Bonham Carter, Lili Taylor, David Suchet, Bruce McGill, Michael Murphy
Roles Nic Robertson
Rating71% 3.59633.59633.59633.59633.5963
On August 2, 1990, Iraqi forces and tanks roll into Kuwait City, as the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait begins. In Atlanta, CNN picks Robert Wiener (Michael Keaton) and his crew to go to Baghdad and cover the invasion. At Rome International Airport, Wiener meets his colleague and producer Ingrid Formanek (Helena Bonham Carter). Wiener and his crew arrive in Baghdad on August 23, and stay at the Al-Rasheed Hotel.
Texas Rangers, 1h30
Directed by Steve Miner
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Action, Adventure, Western
Themes Political films
Actors James Van Der Beek, James Coburn, Rachael Leigh Cook, Ashton Kutcher, Dylan McDermott, Usher
Roles Suh Suh Sam
Rating52% 2.607472.607472.607472.607472.60747
Ten years after the Civil War has ended, the Governor of Texas asks Leander McNelly (Dylan McDermott) to recommission a company of Rangers to help uphold the law along the Mexican border. Aside from a few seasoned veterans, the recruits are young men who have little or no experience with guns or policing crime. The antagonist of the story is John King Fisher (Alfred Molina) who is stealing cattle from Texas cattle barons like Richard Dukes and Victor Logan and driving them into Mexico, where he sells them to the Mexican army.
Scream 3
Scream 3 (2000)
, 1h56
Directed by Wes Craven
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror, Slasher
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Serial killer films, Comedy horror films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors David Arquette, Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, Patrick Dempsey, Jenny McCarthy, Parker Posey
Roles Tom Prinze
Rating56% 2.8036252.8036252.8036252.8036252.803625
Cotton Weary, now living in Los Angeles and the host of a nationally syndicated television show, 100% Cotton, is called by Ghostface, who demands the whereabouts of Sidney Prescott, who has gone into hiding ever since the events of the second film. Cotton refuses to divulge that information, and when Ghostface comes to his home, both Cotton and his girlfriend Christine are murdered.
The Icelandic Dream, 1h30
Genres Comedy
Themes Sports films, Association football films
Actors Jón Gnarr, Matt Keeslar, Guðrún Gísladóttir
Roles The American
Rating68% 3.4420453.4420453.4420453.4420453.442045
Þórhallur Sverrisson stars as "Tóti", a 29-year-old grade school graduate who tries to earn his living by importing Bulgarian cigarettes to Iceland. His 18-year-old girlfriend "Dagmar", played by Hafdís Huld, is trying to put up with him and his hobbies and soccer, while in high school (Menntaskóli). His best friend "Valli", a house painter and a longtime friend of Tóti speaks his mind throughout the movie, such as his thoughts on women and his patriotic ideas on Iceland, he is played by Jón Gnarr.
Urbania (2000)
, 1h43
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Films based on plays, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Dan Futterman, Paige Turco, Samuel Ball, Josh Hamilton, Matt Keeslar, Alan Cumming
Roles Chris
Rating68% 3.444373.444373.444373.444373.44437
Urbania follows Charlie (Dan Futterman) through a sleepless night. After an unsuccessful bout of masturbation to the sound of his upstairs neighbors having sex, he prowls the streets looking for a man he saw several months earlier. The implication is that he's had a one night stand with the man, cheating on his boyfriend Chris (Matt Keeslar). This is reinforced by several phone calls Charlie places, leaving messages on Chris' answering machine. As he's walking, he has momentary flashes akin to hallucinations or waking dreams: a man's mouth; a bottle breaking; a man with a blood-stained shirt.
Psycho Beach Party, 1h35
Origin Australie
Genres Comedy, Horror comedy, Horror
Themes Théâtre, Films based on plays, Comedy horror films
Actors Lauren Ambrose, Thomas Gibson, Amy Adams, Nicholas Brendon, Matt Keeslar, Kimberley Davies
Roles Lars / Larry
Rating59% 2.9994452.9994452.9994452.9994452.999445
Florence "Chicklet" Forrest (Lauren Ambrose), a Gidget-like character, experiences inexplicable blackouts, and fears that she might be the one responsible for a series of mysterious deaths in her beach-side town. The deaths are investigated by Captain Monica Stark (Charles Busch), who also suspects Chicklet's mother (Beth Broderick), Chicklet's best friend Berdine (Danni Wheeler), surfing guru The Great Kanaka (Thomas Gibson) and B-movie actress Bettina Barnes (Kimberley Davies). Florence is determined to learn to surf, and earns the nickname "Chicklet" from the surfer guys, all the while displaying multiple personalities.
Splendor (1999)
, 1h33
Directed by Gregg Araki
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, Bisexuality-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Kathleen Robertson, Johnathon Schaech, Matt Keeslar, Kelly Macdonald, Eric Mabius, Adam Carolla
Roles Zed
Rating59% 2.9512252.9512252.9512252.9512252.951225
When struggling Los Angeles actor Veronica finds herself simultaneously falling in love with a sensitive writer named Abel and an air-headed drummer named Zed, she initially tries to see them both without the other finding out, and then to choose between them. When she is unable to do so, she begins openly dating them both, and the three eventually move in together, forming a unique yet functional group relationship. Veronica's friend Mike is critical of their relationship, though she warms to the concept over time. Abel and Zed are initially antagonistic to one another but grow closer over time, eventually becoming closer to one another than either of them are to Veronica. When Veronica becomes pregnant, the relationship becomes strained and she eventually leaves both Abel and Zed for charming director Ernest, whom she agrees to marry despite not loving. At the film's climax, Abel and Zed race across the city at Mike's urging to stop the wedding and win her back.
The Last Days of Disco, 1h53
Directed by Whit Stillman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Chloë Sevigny, Kate Beckinsale, Chris Eigeman, Mackenzie Astin, Tara Subkoff, Robert Sean Leonard
Roles Josh
Rating66% 3.3474753.3474753.3474753.3474753.347475
In the early 80s Alice Kinnon (Chloë Sevigny) and Charlotte Pingress (Kate Beckinsale), two young Hampshire College graduates. work in a New York publishing house as poorly paid readers. After work they are able to enter an exclusive disco nightclub where Alice is hoping to meet Jimmy Steinway (Mackenzie Astin), who works in advertising and uses the nightclub to entertain clients. Jimmy is ill-tempered because he has been barred from bringing clients to the nightclub and is eventually kicked out by his friend Des McGrath (Chris Eigeman), who works as a manager at the club but whose job is in jeopardy for allowing Jimmy and his clients inside.