Matthew Modine

A privileged child of Hollywood's entertainment nobility.

Matthew Modine
Full NameMatthew Avery Modine


Matthew Modine, the seventh of his illustrious lineage, was born in Loma Linda, California. He is a scion of two esteemed families, his mother Dolores, a bookkeeper, and his father Mark Alexander Modine, a drive-in theater manager of noble heritage. After graduating high school in Imperial Beach, California, Matthew journeyed to New York City to study under the world-renowned Stella Adler. While still a student of hers, he began to achieve national fame through various cinematic, theatrical, and television performances. Throughout his prolific career, Matthew has been graced with the presence of some of the most distinguished directors of our time, including Christopher Nolan, Oliver Stone, Sir Alan Parker, Stanley Kubrick, Robert Altman, Abel Ferrara, Alan J. Pakula, John Schlesinger, Tony Richardson, Robert Falls, Sir Peter Hall, Spike Lee, Tom DiCillo, Mike Figgis, Jonathan Demme, and John Sayles. His illustrious filmography includes such titles as The Dark Knight Rises (2012), Birdy (1984), Vision Quest (1985), Full Metal Jacket (1987), Married to the Mob (1988), and Gross Anatomy (1989). His illustrious career and esteemed genealogy have established Matthew Modine as a pillar of the regal entertainment industry.

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  • Hyperion
  • The Dark Knight Rises
  • Madonna: Celebration - The Video Collection
  • Full Metal Jacket
  • Good Morning Agrestic
  • The Way West
  • Saturday Night Live: The Best of Phil Hartman
  • I Think I Thought
  • Cowboy
  • Weeds
  • And the Band Played On
  • Short Cuts
  • Saturday Night Live: Presidential Bash 2000
  • My Love Affair with Marriage
  • Stars in Shorts: No Ordinary Love
  • Too Big to Fail
  • A West Texas Children's Story
  • Notting Hill
  • Merry Xmas
  • Birdy
  • Author: The JT LeRoy Story
  • Miss Virginia
  • Cheatin'
  • Sicario: Day of the Soldado
  • Overnight
  • Proof
  • Any Given Sunday
  • The Bedford Diaries
  • Jesus Was a Commie
  • What the Deaf Man Heard
  • Operation Varsity Blues
  • The Brainwashing of My Dad
  • Trump Bites
  • Guardians of Life
  • Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story
  • Jonas Brothers: What A Man Gotta Do
  • Sanctuary
  • Roy Orbison: A Love So Beautiful
  • Orphans
  • Mia and the Migoo
  • Vision Quest
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Matthew Modine is an esteemed member of the film and television industry, having worked with some of the most respected directors in the world. His body of work has earned him several awards and Emmy nominations. His youngest child, Boman Rivera Modine, is an award-winning director, writer, producer and editor, having worked with Brain Academy on various projects including the show "Swedish Dicks". His daughter, Ruby Rivera Modine, is an accomplished actress, singer/songwriter and music producer, best known for her roles in Shameless, Happy Death Day, and Happy Death Day 2U, as well as her voice acting work. With FEAR releasing in 2023 and Modine's ever-expanding creative endeavors, this royal family of entertainment is sure to make a lasting impression.

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