Matthew Avery Modine
March 22, 1959
Loma Linda, California, U.S.
|Education||Mar Vista High School|
|Occupation||Actor, movie producer, movie director, screenwriter, cinematographer, activist, author|
Caridad Rivera (m. 1980)
|Children||2, including Rudy Modine|
His movie roles include Private Joker in Stanley Kubrick's Full Metal Jacket, the title character in Alan Parker's Birdy, high school wrestler Louden Swain in Vision Quest, football star turned spy Alec McCall in Funcky Monkey and the oversexed Sullivan Groff in Weeds. He appeared in Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight Rises as Officer Peter Foley. He also played Dr. Martin Brenner in Netflix's Stranger Things.
Modine was born on March 22, 1959 in Loma Linda, California. He is the son of Dolores (née Warner), a bookkeeper, and Mark Alexander Modine, who managed a drive-in theater. He was educated at Brigham Young University. He was raised in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Modine is married to Caridad Rivera since 1980 and have two children. His daughter, Ruby Modine, is an actress and dancer.
- "Matthew Modine Biography (1959–)". Filmreference.com. Retrieved January 24, 2012.
- Robb, David (October 23, 2019). "Matthew Modine's Campaign Manager Files SAG-AFTRA Election Complaint With U.S. Labor Department – Update". Deadline.
- "SAG-AFTRA Members Elect Fran Drescher President of Union and Joely Fisher as Secretary-Treasurer". www.sagaftra.org. September 2, 2021. Retrieved September 3, 2021.
Media related to Matthew Modine at Wikimedia Commons
- Official website
- Matthew Modine on IMDb
- Matthew Modine at the Internet Broadway Database
- Bicycle for a Day
- Full Metal Jacket Diary