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Matt LeBlanc Biography

Birth Name:
Matthew LeBlanc
Birth Place:
Newton, Massachusetts, United States
Profession
Actor, model

Fast Facts

  • Planned to become a carpenter by studying building construction technology at the Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston
  • In 1984, at age 17, moved from Massachusetts to New York City to pursue acting and modeling
  • Began career in commercials for Heinz Ketchup (which won an award at the 1987 Cannes Film Festival), Levi's Jeans and Doritos
  • (A LeBlanc commercial appears on a TV screen in the 1988 film Tequila Sunrise
  • ) Landed first regular role in the drama TV 101 (1988-89), which lasted 13 episodes
  • Starred in 1991's short-lived Top of the Heap, a sitcom spin-off from Married
  • With Children
  • Hobbies include car racing and parachute jumping

Awards

  • 2017People's Choice Awards-Favorite Actor in a New TV Series: winner
  • 2015Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2014Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2013Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2013Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical: nominated
  • 2012Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical: winner
  • 2011Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2005People's Choice Awards-Favorite Male TV Performer: winner
  • 2005Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: nominated
  • 2004Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: nominated
  • 2004Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2003Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2003Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: nominated
  • 2003Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2002Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2002Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2001Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2000Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 1999Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 1998Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 1995Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: winner

Relationships