Matthew Chandler Fox was born in Abington, Pennsylvania. His mother, Loretta B. (Eagono), was a schoolteacher, and his father, Francis G. Fox, was a consultant for an oil company, who raised longhorn cattle and horses and grew barley for Coors beer. He has Italian (from his maternal grandfather), English, and Irish ancestry. Matthew entered the Deerfield Academy in Massachusetts for a post-grad year after high school, and then matriculated at Columbia University where he played football and majored in Economics with the intent to end up on Wall Street. However, his girlfriend's mother was a modeling agent who convinced him to try some modeling which led to a couple of TV commercials. Soon after he was sold on acting.He made his debut on an episode of _"Wings"(1990)_ in 1992. From 1994 to 2000 he played the role of Charlie Salinger in Party of Five (1994) alongside Neve Campbell and Scott Wolf. From 2004 to 2010 he starred on the popular TV-Show Lost (2004). During this time he appeared in movies such as We Are Marshall (2006), Vantage Point (2008) and Speed Racer (2008).He has been married to his wife Margherita since 1992 and they 2 children together, a daughter and a son.
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 5 wins & 25 nominations.
|The Graham Norton Show||Unknown||2007-02-22|
|Lost||Dr. Jack Shephard 118 episodes, 2004-2010||2004-09-22|
|Haunted||Frank Taylor 11 episodes, 2002||2002-09-24|
|The Daily Show||Unknown||1996-07-22|
|Party of Five||Charlie Salinger / ... 143 episodes, 1994-2000||1994-09-12|
|The Tonight Show with Jay Leno||Unknown||1992-05-25|
|Saturday Night Live||Unknown||1975-10-11|