6 April 1967, Oklahoma, USA
Matthew Stephen Tompkins
Matthew Stephen Tompkins, a native of Oklahoma City, is an award winning Actor and Indie Filmmaker/Producer with over 40 feature films, 80 TV roles, and over 100 plays to his credit to date, and currently makes his home in Dallas, Texas where in 2007 he founded a successful Independent Film Production Company, Wolfclan Productions. Inspired by cine...
Matthew Stephen Tompkins, a native of Oklahoma City, is an award winning Actor and Indie Filmmaker/Producer with over 40 feature films, 80 TV roles, and over 100 plays to his credit to date, and currently makes his home in Dallas, Texas where in 2007 he founded a successful Independent Film Production Company, Wolfclan Productions. Inspired by cinema and literature loving parents, Matthew began writing and directing Super 8 films in his neighborhood by the age of 10, projecting the films on the wall of his childhood home to the delight of his family and friends. An avid athlete and Martial Artist, Matthew began studying acting seriously at the university level and wrote and directed two of the first student written productions ever produced in the 100 years of his alma mater, Whitworth University in Spokane, WA. After graduating with a degree in English Lit and Theater Arts in 1989, he went on to live and work in New York City as an actor and playwright for the Off-Broadway Cooper Square Theater and the Playlab Studio Theater, and he studied acting with the late Bill Hickey and Uta Hagen at the famed acting conservatory, HB Studios. A move to Dallas in 1991 saw his entrance into early professional TV and Film work with recurring roles on shows like Walker, Texas Ranger and the Emmy winning Childrens show, Wishbone while being represented by one of the first, most beloved, and well known Franchised Talent Agents in the Southwest, Peggy Taylor. Dozens of roles on episodic TV, made for TV movies, Feature Films, and national commercials followed, and his work in the leading Theaters in Dallas/Fort Worth won him the Dallas/Ft.Worth Theater Critics Best Actor award 7 times between 1993 and 2009 for roles like King Henry in "Becket", Stanley in "A Streetcar Named Desire", Lenny in "Of Mice And Men", Valmont in "Dangerous Liaisons", Sharkey in "The Seafarer", the Title Role in "Othello", and Nelson Algren in "Transatlantic Liaison"...Some highlights from recent theater and film work include playing great American author Nelson Algren in a smash extended run Off Broadway of the New York Times lauded two person play "Transatlantic Liaison" in 2006 at the famous Harold Clurman Theater, and in 2013 a turn as one of the key Secret Service Agents in the Tom Hanks/Playtone produced Feature Film, "Parkland". Matthew and Wolfclan Productions, along with producing partner Jon Keeyes and Highland Myst Entertainment, are actively engaged in the production of genre specific Feature FIlms, and have recently delivered the films "Odd Man Out" and "Nightmare Box" to be released worldwide in 2014 by Indican Pictures and IndustryWorks, respectively. Matthew is currently represented by Linda McAlister with the Linda McAlister Talent Agency in both Texas and Los Angeles.
Matthew Tompkins's FILMOGRAPHY
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