|Matt Shively Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 11 in|
|Date of Birth||September 15, 1990|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Matt Shively is an American actor, voiceover artist, and producer who has played Ryan Laserbeam in the Nickelodeon teen sitcom True Jackson, VP, Jimmy O’Neal in the ABC single-camera sitcom The Real O’Neals, Lonnie Spears in the ABC show American Housewife, Turner in the anthology series The Purge, Alex in the romantic comedy film The Wedding Year, and Larry in the comedy film Father of the Year.
Matthew James Shively Jr.
Hanford, California, United States
Actor, Voiceover Artist, Producer
- Others – David Dwight Shively (Paternal Grandfather), Judith Ann Baughn (Paternal Grandmother), Monroe Isham Upchurch (Maternal Grandfather), Mary E. Cawthorne (Maternal Grandmother)
He has been signed with The Gersh Agency, Inc., Talent Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States.
5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm
80 kg or 176.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Matt Shively has dated –
- Samantha Boscarino (2008) – It was RUMORed that he had a fling with actress and singer Samantha Boscarino in July 2008.
- Jordan Monaghan (2009) – He hooked up with Jordan Monaghan in January 2009.
- Laura Ashley Samuels (2012) – Matt was romantically involved with actress Laura Ashley Samuels in the year 2012.
- Ashley Newbrough (2017-Present) – In August 2017, he started going out with American-Canadian film and television actress Ashley Newbrough.
Race / Ethnicity
Matt is of English and Irish descent.
Matt Shively Favorite Things
- Pastime – Going to the midnight showings of newly released films
- Movies – A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints, Brick, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
Source – IMDb
Matt Shively Facts
- He was in 4th grade when he got inclined towards acting after watching Shia LaBeouf in the comedy television series named Even Stevens.
- He has credited Shia LaBeouf as his acting inspiration.
- Matt Shively has been cast in stage productions like The Polar Express, Footloose, Guys and Dolls, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, and Dracula.
- From 2008 to 2011, he brought to life the character of Ryan Leslie Laserbeam, one of True’s best friends, in True Jackson, VP.
- He co-starred as Oscar in the comedy-drama film, Summer of 8, in 2016.
- Between 2016 to 2017, Matt Shively appeared as James “Jimmy” O’Neal, the athletic 17-year-old oldest child who learns he is anorexic, in the ABC series, The Real O’Neals, in which he co-starred alongside Martha Plimpton, Noah Galvin, and others.
- He is a huge fan of the Canadian teen drama television show, Degrassi: The Next Generation.
- Matt Shively has been friends with actress and singer Sarah Hyland.
- In 2019, he was cast in the recurring role of Turner, Ben’s friend and a pledge of Delta Tau Gamma at Cooke University, in the horror-action crime thriller series, The Purge.
- Along with his friend Sterling Knight, Matt Shively was in a band called Connecting Channels.
Featured Image by Matt Shively / Instagram