Matthew Knight

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Matthew Knight
Bornc. 1993/1994 (age 26–27)[1]
OccupationActor
Years active2002–2014
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Matthew Knight (born c. 1993/1994[1]) is a Canadian actor known for his roles in Queer as Folk, as Ethan Morgan in My Babysitter's a Vampire, and as Jake Kimble in The Grudge film series. Since then he has appeared in over a dozen television series, more than ten television movies and a number of feature-length and short films. He has been nominated seven times for a Young Artist Award and has won twice, for his performance in Candles on Bay Street (2006) and Gooby (2009).

Career[edit]

Knight's first leading role in a feature film was Will Burton in Big Spender (2003). After performing on various television shows, he appeared in Peep (2004 and in The Greatest Game Ever Played (2005) as Young Francis Ouimet. In 2006, he appeared in the werewolf film Skinwalkers. He later appeared in The Grudge 2 (2006) and The Grudge 3 (2009) as Jake Kimble.

Knight later appeared The Good Witch (2008), The Good Witch's Garden (2009), The Good Witch's Gift (2010), The Good Witch's Family (2011) and "The Good Witch's Charm" (2012). He also starred in the television movie and series My Babysitter's a Vampire. He has starred in the episodes, "Alien Candy" and "Checking Out" of the TV series, R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour.

Personal life[edit]

Knight resided in Mount Albert, Ontario and attended Unionville High School where he was in the performing arts program. He has an older brother, Jack Knight, and sister, Tatum Knight, who are also actors.[1][2]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2004 Peep Harry Short
2005 The Greatest Game Ever Played Young Francis Ouimet
2005 Cheaper by the Dozen 2 Movie Theatre Kid
2006 The Grudge 2 Jake Kimble
2007 Christmas in Wonderland Brian Saunders
2007 Skinwalkers Timothy Talbot
2008 Finn on the Fly Ben Soledad
2009 Gooby Willy main role
2009 The Grudge 3 Jake Kimble
2013 Skating to New York Jimmy Mundell

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2002 Queer as Folk Peter Season 2, Episode 9 : "Accentuate the Positive"
2003 1-800-Missing Peter Melnyk Season 1, Episode 12: "Victoria"
2003 Big Spender Will Burton Television movie
2005–2009 Peep and the Big Wide World Tom the Cat Voice role
2005 Kojak Paulie Wagner Season 1, Episodes 5 & 6: "Kind of Blue" and "Hit Man"
2006 Skyland Spencer Season 1, Episode 19: "The Secret Power"
2006 For the Love of a Child Jacob Fletcher Television movie
2006 Intimate Stranger Justin Reese Television movie
2006 Candles on Bay Street Trooper Television movie
2007 All the Good Ones Are Married Luke Gold Television movie
2007–2008 The Dresden Files Young Harry Dresden Episodes: "What About Bob?", "Birds of a Feather"
2008 The Good Witch Brandon Russell Television movie
2009 The Good Witch's Garden Brandon Russell Television movie
2009 Cartoon Gene Gene Lead role
2010 Flashpoint Isaac Season 2, Episode 19: "The Farm"
2010 A Heartland Christmas Sam Hawke Television movie
2010 The Good Witch's Gift Brandon Russell Television movie
2010 My Babysitter's a Vampire Ethan Morgan Television movie (backdoor pilot)
2011–2012 My Babysitter's a Vampire Ethan Morgan Main role
2011, 2013 R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour Greg / Jeremy Episodes: "Alien Candy", "Checking Out"
2011 The Good Witch's Family Brandon Russell Television movie
2012 The Good Witch's Charm Brandon Russell Television movie
2013 Magic City Big Clyde Episode: "The Sins of the Father"
2013 The Good Witch's Destiny Brandon Russell Television movie
2014 The Good Witch's Wonder Brandon Russell Television movie

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result
2007 Young Artist Award Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special (Comedy or Drama) – Leading Young Actor Candles on Bay Street Won
2009 Young Artist Award Best Performance in a DVD Film Christmas in Wonderland Nominated
2009 Young Artist Award Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special – Supporting Young Actor The Good Witch Nominated
2010 Young Artist Award Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special – Supporting Young Actor The Good Witch's Gift Nominated
2010 Young Artist Award Best Performance in a DVD Film Gooby Won
2012 Young Artist Award Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special – Supporting Young Actor The Good Witch's Family Nominated
2012 Young Artist Award Best Performance in a TV series – Leading Young Actor My Babysitter's a Vampire Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Latchford, Teresa (March 15, 2011). "New show pokes fun at genre". YorkRegion.com. Metroland Media Group Ltd. Archived from the original on October 16, 2011. Note: Matthew Knight was 17 years old when interviewed for the article.
  2. ^ "2008 ACTRA Award Nominees" (PDF). ACTRA Performers Magazine. p. 15.

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