A very talented actor twice nominated for an Emmy Award and awarded with Volpi Cup for Best Actor is none other than Matthew Avery Modine. He is an American actor who is best known for Joker in Stanley Kubrick's Full Metal Jacket. He is equally known for playing the character in Alan Parker's Birdy, high school wrestler Louden Swain in Vision Quest, oversexed Sullivan Groff on weeds, and Dr. Martin Brenner on Stranger Things. His impressive performances in TV shows and movies have taken acting to a new level.
Talking about Modine bio, he was born on 22nd of March in 1959 in Loma Linda, California. He was born as the youngest of seven children in his family. His parents are Dolores (née Warner), a bookkeeper, and Mark Alexander Modine. Modine's migrated to Imperial Beach, California where Matthew attended secondary school. After graduation, he moved to New York City to pursue his interests in art and theatre. He is American by nationality and has got white ethnicity.
Modine debut from film “Baby It’s You” as John Sayles. After that he appeared in Vision Quest, based on Terry Davis' novel and in the sex comedy Private School. After that, he continuously is working in movies and has worked in more than two dozens of movies. His work can be seen in The Hotel New Hampshire (1984), Full Metal Jacket (1987), Married to the Mob (1988), And the Band Played On (1993, HBO Cable), and many more. He has also appeared in TV series such as What the Deaf Man Heard (1996), Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story (2001), The Bedford Diaries (2006) and so on.
Along with movie actor, he is also a writer.
movie actor, he is also a writer. One of the famous books that he has written is Full Metal Jacket Diary. He is also known for theater shows.
Moving towards his personal life, he was quite famous among the girls. He was linked with Agni Scott and Jenny McShane who were his girlfriends. He got married to his girlfriend in the year of 1980. His wife name is Caridad Rivera and they are blessed with two children. They are Boman Mark Rivera Modine and Ruby Wylder Rivera Modine.
The world of a public figure and actor might seem all bright and shiny but it is equally dark at the time, full of rumors and gossips. There were rumors that he might be homosexual but he never admitted to it. It might just be a rumor since his marriage is successful till now.
He is also active in social sites accounts such as Twitter. He has more than 44k followers and he has twitted more than 29.8k times on Twitter but it seems like he is not active on Instagram.
Being a famous and successful Hollywood actor, it won’t be wrong saying that he has earned quite enormous property along with huge fan following. According to various sources, he has grand property in According to various Venice. He owned a $2.5 million beach house in the most extravagant areas in Los Angeles. He is living in Chelsea in Manhattan with his family. He has owned net worth of around $ 10 million US dollars.
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