An American actor, Matthew Daddario, is best known for his acting in movies such as Delivery Man, When the Game Stands Tall, and Shadowhunters. He has been active as an actor since 2012, and his age is 28 at the moment. His debut as an actor was in Breathe In, a romantic drama directed by Drake Doremus. Let's have a look at the bio of this actor who has 183 thousand followers on Twitter, and has a net worth approximated at around $700 thousand.
Matthew was born on 1st October 1987 in New York City to Richard Daddario, an ex-head of NYPD's Counterterrorism division, and Christina, a lawyer. Of his two siblings, Alexandra Daddario, his elder sister is also an actor, and Catherine is his younger sister. Daddario's family is of the mixed ethnicity of Italian, Irish, Hungarian, German, and English ancestry. Daddario's grandfather from his father's side, Emilio Q. Daddario was a Democratic representation in the US House of Representatives for Connecticut back in 1959 to 1971.
Daddario studied business and graduated from Indiana University, Bloomington in 2010, and before this, he attended the Collegiate School. After his graduation from Indiana University, Bloomington, Daddario began to study acting and also began auditions.
In the same year that he debuted in Breathe In, Daddario played a role of a supporting cast in Delivery Man, a comedy starring Vince Vaughn that was directed by Ken Scott. He also played Danny Ladouceur alongside Laura Dern, Alexander Ludwig, and Jim Caviezel in When the Game Stands Tall, a sports related movie released in 2014. The film is about Bob Ladouceur, a football coach who coached his team De La Salle Spartans to a record winning streak of 151 games.
He was seen in 2015 in the teen comedy Naomi and Ely's No Kiss List as Gabriel, and in the same year, Daddario was selected to play the character Alec Lightwood in the Shadowhunters TV series, based on The Mortal Instruments series authored by Cassandra Clare. The series has begun airing since 12th January 2016.
Daddario had initially auditioned for the role of Jace Wayland. When Clare (the author of the book series) saw his audition video, she expressed that he would be perfect for the role of Alec Lightwood, and that is how he got to play that character. He also starred in the Travis Z directed film Cabin Fever (a remake of Eli Roth's classic horror with the same name).
Other movies that he has appeared on so far are listed below: The Debut (2012), 36 Saints (2013), and Growing Up and Other Lies (2014). He has also appeared in TV commercials for Burger King and Amazon Kindle, and he is a fan of the TV series Breaking Bad and Archer.
Daddario lists cooking, amateur astronomy, and Science Fiction books as his hobbies and has been enjoying his acting career so far. Currently, Matt and his girlfriend have been having a good time as shown by a couple of photographs on the internet, but we don't know whether they will go on to be married or not.