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Matthew Wilkas          

Actor and Writer, Known for The Mummy, Gayby, and Top Five.

Matthew Wilkas is an American stage and television actor as well as a playwright.

His television career started in 2003 with a token role on "Hope & Faith" followed by appearances in "The New Twenty" and "Ugly Betty." After many television roles, Wilkas led feature film "Gayby" which debuted at the South by Southwest (SXSW) festival. The film won a number of other festival awards, named one of the top ten independent films of 2012 by IndieWire, and nominated for an Independent Spirit Award. For his performance in the film, Wilkas was named one of Out magazine's "Out100" and one of the Los Angeles Outfest Film Festival's "Five in Focus".

Wilkas co-wrote with American actor and playwright Mark Setlock titled "Pageant Play," a satire about the world of child beauty pageants. Wilkas was in the stage production "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" replacing main actor Matt Caplan. Wilkas has appeared on stage in a number of acts including "Silence! The Musical," "The Last Sunday in June," "Far and Wide," "The Pride," etc.

In 2014, Wilkas appeared in "Undateable," an American television sitcom that aired on NBC where he was cast as the character Brett, also appearing in a number of shorts including This Bachelorette Party Sucks and Masc Only.In 2017, he had a lead role in "New York Is Dead," a series that he co-wrote and produced. Also in 2017, he is appearing in a lead role as X in "Boy Culture: The Series", an episodic sequel to the original 2006 LGBT American drama film "Boy Culture." In 2019, he appeared in the Pasadena Playhouse production of Little Shop of Horrors as Orin Scrivello.

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