Matthew Carvery is a Toronto based writer and actor. Born in Montreal, Quebec, his family moved to Victoria, British Columbia when Matthew was three. It was there that he got his first taste of acting, performing the role of Linus Van Pelt in a local church production of A Charlie Brown Christmas at the age of five. As the youngest member of the cast, Matthew received much attention for his performance in the role and he quickly decided that this was what he was going to do with the rest of his life.
He attended Esquimalt High where he participated heavily in the Theatre, and Musical Theatre Programs and became involved in local community theatre. He briefly attended UVic's Theatre program before packing up and moving to Toronto, to pursue a career in film and television. He quickly found himself working in the independent film industry in Toronto, and in fact landed the lead in the very first short film he auditioned for, entitled No Joy, No Pain
. He went on to be involved in the critically acclaimed Hitler's Canadians
, where his performance of Captain G.E. Brent was very well received, as well as both of the award winning web series Clutch
, and Asset
Matthew began writing on the second season of Clutch and went on to create and write the series Asset with fellow writer Charles Baranagan. And most recently, has done work on several episodes of an, as yet untitled, fictional crime podcast with longtime collaberator Jonathan Robbins
, which is being produced by Jillian Claire
. He has also written the pilot episode of a TV series entitled "Ark 7", which recently became second round selection for Austin Film Festival's Teleplay competition.