Michael Matthys is most well known for playing Dr. Kent on Grey's Anatomy. He has also appeared in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Profiler, and other tv shows. His feature film credits include Full Blast (with David Carradine), Nightwatch (with Ewan McGregor and Josh Brolin), Destiny Turns on the Radio, (with Dylan McDermott), and BASEketball (with Ernest Borgnine). He is a graduate of the classical acting program at the University of Minnesota, from which he holds an MFA in Acting. He obtained his BA in Theatre Arts from Buffalo State College.
He started his professional career as a member of the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis with his portrayal of Treplev in Garland Wright's acclaimed production of The Seagull (which has been archived at Lincoln Center...go watch it!). He has also appeared on the stages of the Ahmanson, Laguna Playhouse, The Hollywood Bowl, A Noise Within, Shakespeare Festival of LA, LATC, Ensemble Theatre of Santa Barbara, and the list goes on. He is the artistic director of The Ecstatic Theatre.
As a director, he gained some acclaim and notoriety with a GO! from the LA Weekly for his west coast premiere of Geoffrey Rush's adaptation of Exit the King. Other directing credits include A Midsummer Night's Dream, Being at Home with Claude (for the Ecstatic), and a staged reading of The Winter's Tale for Classical Theatre Lab starring Ron Canada as Leontes.
He is currently developing a short script entitled The Architect in hopes of shooting it soon, and auditioning his butt off.