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Gaten Matarazzo Biography

Birth Place:
Little Egg HarborTownship, New Jersey, United States
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • Has cleidocranial dysplasia, a congenital disorder that affects the development of bones and teeth
  • He wears fake teeth when performing
  • Started his career when tagging along while his sister interviewed with a prospective manager, who asked him if he wanted to give acting a try
  • First major role was on Broadway in 2011, playing the role of Benji in Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
  • Went on to perform as Gavroche in Les Miserables on Broadway, in 2014

Awards

  • 2019Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2017Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2016Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: winner

Relationships

  • Carmen Matarazzo -- Brother
  • Heather Matarazzo -- Mother
  • Sabrina Matarazzo -- Sister