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Born and raised in Long Island New York, Matthew James moved to Manhattan to study acting at the Lee Strasberg Institute. After years of honing his craft in NYC he ventured out to Los Angeles. In Hollywood Matt landed the crucial role of Merl on the hit show Angel. After two seasons on Angel, he appeared on NYPD Blue. In 2001 he landed the key ... See full bio »

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Angel Merl
Alligator Alley Blueshine


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 2015 Mobster's Moll (Short) (completed)
 2018 Fear the Walking Dead (TV Series)
- What's Your Story? (2018) ... Hardy
 2017 Ripped
 2016 Quarry (TV Series)
- Carnival of Souls (2016) ... Harold
 2016 Queen of the South (TV Series)
Shady Neighbor
- Billete de Magia (2016) ... Shady Neighbor
 2015 Dark Passenger: Volume 1
 2015 Jack's Apocalypse
 2015 American Crime (TV Series)
- Episode Six (2015) ... Stevie
- Episode Five (2015) ... Stevie
- Episode One (2015) ... Stevie
 2014 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Man 2 (as Matt James)
 2014 Under the Hollywood Sign
Gator (as Matt James)
 2013 American Horror Story (TV Series)
- Boy Parts (2013) ... Roy (as Matt James)
 2013 Alligator Alley
Blueshine (as Matt James)
 2013 Fourth Date (Short)
 2012 Nipples & Palm Trees
 2009 Jackson Harmony (Short)
 2008 Living the Dream (Video short) (as Matt James)
 2008 The Dark (Short)
 2007 Til Night
Mark Rola
 2004/II Clean
A.K. Willis
 2003 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Kevin Ganzler
- Arrested Development (2003) ... Kevin Ganzler
 2000-2001 Angel (TV Series)
- That Old Gang of Mine (2001) ... Merl
- Heartthrob (2001) ... Merl
- The Thin Dead Line (2001) ... Merl
- Blood Money (2001) ... Merl
- Redefinition (2001) ... Merl
 1992 Swamp Thing (TV Series)
Dead Teenager #1
- Smoke and Mirrors (1992) ... Dead Teenager #1
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