Kathryn Rawlings - Matt Baker
   
  • SELECT
    HEIGHT:
    173cm
    HAIR:
    brown
    EYES:
    blue
  • Matt Baker
    BACKGROUND
    Matt is an award-winning actor, theatre director, and theatre critic who made his professional debut in The Lion King in Sydney in 2004. He has a Bachelor of Performing And Screen Arts from Unitec, a Postgraduate Diploma in Art from the University of Auckland, and a Master of Arts from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London. Matt is also a script advisor and dramaturg, and is the inaugural New Zealand member of the International Association of Theatre Critics.

  • AWARDS & NOMINATIONS
  • YEAR
  • 2013 Short+Sweet James Wallace Trust Emerging Artist Award 2012 Short+Sweet Equity Best Actor Award 2011 Hackman Theatreview Best Review Quote of the Year Award

  • FILM
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2007
  • THANK GOD I'M AN ATHEIST
  • Joe
  • Manifesto Productions
  • John Callen

  • TELEVISION
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2019
  • THE LUMINARIES
  • Digger
  • Working Title Television
  • Claire McCarthy
  • 2015
  • FILTHY RICH
  • Poke
  • Filthy Productions
  • Various
  • 2015
  • FUNNY GIRLS
  • Will Shakespeare
  • Media Works
  • Johnny Barker
  • 2014
  • WHEN WE GO TO WAR
  • Recruitment Officer
  • Jump Film & TV
  • Peter Burger
  • 2013
  • THE ALMIGHTY JOHNSONS III
  • Jake
  • South Pacific Pictures
  • Geoff Cawthorne
  • 2010
  • MURRAY FEILD (Pilot)
  • Ash Fox
  • Sunset Studio
  • Duncan Eastwood
  • 2008
  • SHORTLAND STREET
  • Lenny Carlton
  • South Pacific Pictures
  • Angela Bloomfield
  • 2008
  • WENDERHOLM (pilot)
  • Jude Mayo
  • Flying Fish
  • Greg Page
  • 2008
  • AMAZING EXTRAORDINARY FRIENDS III
  • Jasper/Jack O Lantern
  • Greenstone Pictures
  • Stephen Campbell & Simon Raby

  • SHORT FILM
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2014
  • CQ
  • Eric (Lead)
  • University of Auckland
  • Kate Garland
  • 2012
  • LUCKY LAST
  • Nigel (Co-Lead)
  • Shot Brother
  • Dale Stevenson
  • 2011
  • THE GRIND
  • Marty (Lead)
  • NATCOLL
  • Mark Lahood
  • 2011
  • STANDING IN YOUR SHOES
  • Bobby Young (Lead)
  • The Real Potato
  • Gerard Otto
  • 2010
  • BREAKDOWN
  • Tony (lead)
  • Vanessa Gamble
  • David Costigan
  • 2010
  • THE ESCAPIST
  • Patient (lead)
  • Yaser Naser
  • Yaser Naser
  • 2010
  • THE POOL
  • Dan (lead)
  • Rosemary Abel
  • Christopher Stratton
  • 2008
  • THE THING
  • Ed
  • NZ Film Academy
  • Cameron Dawson
  • 2008
  • THE MINUTE MEN
  • Kid (Lead)
  • Tuatara Productions
  • Tony Forster
  • 2003
  • IN SEARCH OF
  • Rob
  • UNITEC
  • Jana Sicely
  • 2003
  • BIGGER FISH
  • Hoodlum Two (Stuntman)
  • Plutonium Shores
  • Rajneel Singh
  • 2003
  • SUPER ROCKER
  • Dixon
  • Madant Productions
  • Troy Sugrue
  • 2003
  • FANAMATRIX
  • Extra
  • Plutonium Shores
  • Rajneel Singh

  • THEATRE
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2013
  • THE GUILT SNIFFER
  • Dr Robert MacBride
  • Team M&M
  • Mark Prebble
  • 2013
  • WHERE YOU'D LEAST EXPECT
  • Stephan
  • Short and Sweet Festival
  • Simon Clarke
  • 2013
  • OUR LAST HOLIDAY
  • Tim
  • Short and Sweet Festival
  • Glen Pickering
  • 2012
  • FREE LOAD
  • Mark
  • Theatre of Love
  • Jane Yonge
  • 2012
  • THE BREAK UP
  • Troy
  • Short and Sweet Festival
  • Glen Pickering
  • 2011
  • THE SEX SHOW
  • Clark Connolly
  • The Outfit Theatre Company
  • Joel Herbert
  • 2010
  • SUBURBAN MURDER
  • Barry Henderson
  • The Outfit Theatre Company
  • Devised
  • 2008
  • THE FULL MONTY
  • Ethan
  • Glen Eden Playhouse
  • Glen Pickering
  • 2008
  • MY NIGHT WITH REG
  • Eric
  • Smackbang Theatre Company
  • Rita Stone
  • 2008
  • BEAUTIFUL THING
  • Tony
  • Auckland Music Theatre
  • Richard Neame
  • 2007
  • BUDDY
  • Joe B. Mauldin
  • North Shore Music Theatre
  • Karl Buckley
  • 2007
  • GUSH
  • Eric
  • Another Lost Cause Production
  • Nicola Cresswell
  • 2004-06
  • THE LION KING
  • Ed
  • Disney Australia
  • Various
  • 2004
  • MACBETH
  • Fleance/Young Seyward
  • The Large Group
  • Michael Hurst
  • 2004
  • MEASURE FOR MEASURE
  • Lucio
  • UNITEC
  • Michael Hurst
  • 2003
  • THE SILENT ONE
  • Lee
  • UNITEC
  • Bojana Stojadinivic
  • 2003
  • THE TELL TALE HEART
  • Jude (Narrator)
  • UNITEC
  • Mark Ingram
  • 2003
  • THE CRUCIBLE
  • Judge Hathorne/Hopkins
  • UNITEC
  • Raymond Hawthorne
  • 2002
  • PUTTING IT TOGETHER
  • Various
  • UNITEC
  • Ros Gardener
  • 2001
  • LES MISERABLES
  • Enjolras
  • Margaret Adams
  • 2001
  • CIDER WITH ROSE
  • Various
  • Allison Nelson
  • 2001
  • UNDER MILKWOOD
  • Various
  • Allison Nelson
  • 2000
  • WEST SIDE STORY
  • Action
  • Allison Nelson
  • 2000
  • FLOWERS FOR ALGERNON
  • Burt Seldon
  • Margaret Adams

  • WEB SERIES
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2017
  • HARROW (SHOWING EM ROUND)
  • Mr Harrow
  • NZME
  • Guy Pigden

  • DIRECTING
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2014
  • MO & JESS KILL SUSIE
  • Gary Henderson
  • Theatre Of Love
  • Matt Baker
  • 2014
  • AN UNSEASONABLE FALL OF SNOW
  • Gary Henderson
  • Theatre Of Love
  • Matt Baker
  • 2013
  • LAST DRINKS
  • Greg Gould
  • Short and Sweet Festival
  • Matt Baker
  • 2012
  • SUPERCIDE
  • Carl Smith
  • Short and Sweet Festival
  • Matt Baker
  • 2011
  • LITHIUM KISS
  • Peter Larsen
  • Short and Sweet Festival
  • Matt Baker


  • TRAINING
  • UNITEC - Bachelor of Performing & Screen Arts.
  • MIKE SACCENTE Meisner Technique

  • RELEVANT SKILLS
  • ACROBATICS, ATHLETICS, BASS GUITAR, CLARINET, COMMEDIA D'LARTE, DANCE (Ballroom & Folk), DOUBLE BASS, FULL DRIVERS LICENSE, FENCING, GOLF, GERMAN, HORSE RIDE, SAXOPHONE, SHOOTING, SINGING (Baritone/Tenor-G above middle C to 2 octaves down to low G), MUSICAL THEATRE, STAGE COMBAT, STUNT FIGHTING, SWIM, YOGA.