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Matt Stone Biography

Birth Name:
Matthew Richard Stone
Birth Place:
Houston, Texas, United States
Animator, producer, screenwriter, actor

Fast Facts

  • Met collaborator Trey Parker while both were undergrads at the University of Colorado
  • Made his feature debut, as both an actor and producer, with the gory comedy Cannibal! The Musical (1993), which Parker wrote and directed
  • Along with Parker, co-created The Spirit of Christmas (1995), which was originally commissioned by a TV executive as a video greeting card, and went on to spawn South Park
  • Named the parents of South Park character Kyle, whom he voices, after his mother and father, Sheila and Gerald
  • Discussed growing up in Littleton, CO, in Michael Moore's 2002 documentary Bowling for Columbine
  • When awarding Parker and Stone a 2005 Peabody Award, judges cited South Park's "undeniably fearless lampooning of all that is self-important and hypocritical in American life
  • " Collaborated with Avenue Q composer Robert Lopez on the 2011 Broadway musical The Book of Mormon


  • 2006Emmy-Outstanding Animated Program (for Programming Less Than One Hour): nominated


  • Randy Stone -- Father
  • Sheila Stone -- Mother
  • Rachel Stone -- Sister
  • Angela Howard -- Wife