Barry Watson

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The all-American nice guy with the great head of hair, Barry Watson solidified his role as a wholesome dreamboat, playing Matt Camden on "7th Heaven" (WB 1996-2006), the most successful series in WB network history ... Read more »
Born: 04/22/1974 in Traverse City, Michigan, USA

Filmography

Actor (26)

The Santa Con 2014 - 2015 (TV Show)

Actor

Hart of Dixie 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

Masters of Sex 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Chateau Meroux 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Wilfred 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Gossip Girl 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Kiss At Pine Lake 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Actor

Wedding Band 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Drop Dead Diva 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Samantha Who? 2007 - 2009 (TV Show)

Actor

What About Brian 2005 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

7th Heaven 1995 - 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Boogeyman 2005 (Movie)

Tim (Actor)

Nash Bridges 1994 - 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

Sister, Sister 1994 - 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

Sorority Boys 2002 (Movie)

Dave (Actor)

The Nanny 1994 - 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

Shearer's Breakfast 2001 (Movie)

(Actor)

Teaching Mrs. Tingle 1999 (Movie)

Luke Churner (Actor)

The WB's Second Annual New Year's Eve Jam 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

Malibu Shores 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

Attack of the 50 Ft. Woman (TV Show)

Actor

Chasing Life (Tv Show)

Actor

Co-ed Call Girl (TV Show)

Actor

My Future Boyfriend (TV Show)

Actor
Director (1)

Biography

The all-American nice guy with the great head of hair, Barry Watson solidified his role as a wholesome dreamboat, playing Matt Camden on "7th Heaven" (WB 1996-2006), the most successful series in WB network history. Despite being a bone of contention with producers on the conservative family drama, Watson refused to cut his shaggy hair. The fans loved it and eventually executives came to appreciate, not only the hair, but the actor as well, who showed a great strength and courage in the face of potential tragedy.

Relationships

Natasha Gregson Wagner Actor

Companion
Couple had first child Clover Clementyne Watson on May 30, 2012

Tracy Hutson Actor

Wife
Met at Richardson High School in Dallas, TX Reunited in December 2003 Married July 14, 2006

Laura Payne-Gabriel Actor

Wife
Married Nov. 21, 1997 Divorced in 2000

Michael Watson

Father
Divorced from Watson's mother c. 1988

Karen Watson

Mother
Divorced from Watson's father c. 1988

Felix Watson

Son
Born Nov. 13, 2007; mother, Tracy Hutson

Oliver Watson

Son
Born May 2, 2005; mother, Tracy Hutson

Kip Watson

Brother
Younger

Scott Watson

Brother
Older

Christie Watson

Sister
Older

Clover Watson

Daughter
Born May 30, 2102; mother, Natasha Gregson Wagner

EDUCATION

Richardson High School

Richardson , Texas 1992

Milestones

2007

Played the title character's love interest in the ABC series, "Samantha Who?"

2006

Cast as the lead character Brian Davis in the ABC series, "What About Brian"

2005

Returned to "7th Heaven" (The WB) for the final two seasons

2005

Starred in the thriller "Boogeyman" as a man traumatized by the memories of terrible events he experienced in his childhood bedroom

2003

Returned to the "7th Heaven" set (after being declared cancer free) for its 150th wedding episode

2002

Had co-starring role in "Sorority Boys", about three frat boys who don drag and pledge at a sorority

2002

Employed as a writer on "7th Heaven" while undergoing chemo-therapy treatment

1999

Feature film debut, "Teaching Mrs. Tingle"

1996

Cast as eldest son Matt Camden on "7th Heaven" (WB); left the show in 2002 when he was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma

1996

Had a recurring role on "Malibu Shores" (NBC)

1994

Guest-starred on several episodes of "The Nanny" (CBS)

1993

TV-movie debut, "Fatal Deception: Mrs. Lee Harvey Oswald" (NBC)

1993

Returned to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career

1990

Early TV credit, a six-month stint on the NBC soap "Days of Our Lives"

1989

At age 15, moved to Los Angeles

Began a short-lived modeling career as a teenager

Took acting classes at the suggestion of his modeling agent

Returned to Texas to complete high school

Bonus Trivia

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Watson was diagnosed with Hodgkin's disease in May 2002, and went on hiatus from 7th Heaven while he underwent treatment; As of April 2003, it was reportedly in remission.

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