Born and raised in Toronto, Matthew Bennett
switched schools in grade 11 to attend Northern Secondary with the
intent of pursuing a career in graphic arts. It was there that he
happened upon the theatre program and quickly discovered his passion
for acting and writing. After taking a year to work in a record
store and to sell clothes in Yorkville, Bennett then went to
Vancouver to start his formal training.
Known mostly for his role on the critically acclaimed science
GALACTICA, (where he played ruthless Cylon #5, Aaron Doral) and
the award winning TV Series,
as Daniel Rosen. Matthew Bennett has starred in over 150 hours of
network television, and received two best actor nominations for his
work as Detective Len Harper on the award winning police drama,
Along with his work in TV, Matthew has appeared in over thirty
films, working alongside such incredible talents as John Cusack,
Edward James Almos, Joan Rivers, and Academy Award winners Brenda
Fricker and Sissy Spacek.
Having lived in Vancouver for 15 years, Matthew now resides in his
home town of Toronto. He is a certified Krav Maga Instructor (Krav
Maga Canada, and has keen interests in writing, photography, film
making and cycling through the streets of Toronto.