Matthew O'Leary

Though Chicago native Matt O'Leary got plenty of screen time as a pre-teen murder witness in thriller director Harold Becker's underwhelming 2001 box-office disaster, "Domestic Disturbance", and as Gary Giggles, the ... Read more »

Filmography

Actor (25)

Two-Bit Waltz 2014 (Movie)

Max (Actor)

Eden 2013 (Movie)

Vaughan (Actor)

The Lone Ranger 2013 (Movie)

Skinny (Actor)

Drones 2012 (Movie)

Jack Bowles (Actor)

Fat Kid Rules the World 2012 (Movie)

Marcus (Actor)

Mother's Day 2012 (Movie)

Johnny Koffin (Actor)

Natural Selection 2012 (Movie)

Raymond (Actor)

In Time 2011 (Movie)

Moser (Actor)

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 2008 - 2009 (Tv Show)

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Sorority Row 2009 (Movie)

Garret (Actor)

Anytown 2008 (Movie)

Brandon O'Leary (Actor)

American Son 2007 (Movie)

Jake (Actor)

Death Sentence 2007 (Movie)

Joe Darley (Actor)

Live Free or Die Hard 2007 (Movie)

Clay (Actor)

Brick 2006 (Movie)

The Brain (Actor)

Havoc 2004 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Alamo 2004 (Movie)

Boy in Store (Actor)

Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over 2003 (Movie)

Gary Giggles (Actor)

Frailty 2002 (Movie)

Young Fenton Meeks (Actor)

Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams 2002 (Movie)

Gary Giggles (Actor)

Domestic Disturbance 2001 (Movie)

Danny Morrison (Actor)

Early Edition 1999 - 2000 (Tv Show)

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Cinema Verite (TV Show)

Actor

Warm Springs (TV Show)

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Music (2)

Fat Kid Rules the World 2012 (Movie)

("Sock Hop Alt") (Song Performer)

Fat Kid Rules the World 2012 (Movie)

("Sock Hop Alt") (Song)

Biography

Though Chicago native Matt O'Leary got plenty of screen time as a pre-teen murder witness in thriller director Harold Becker's underwhelming 2001 box-office disaster, "Domestic Disturbance", and as Gary Giggles, the spiky-haired son of comedian Mike Judge's incomprehensible Donaggon Giggles in two installments of Robert Rodriguez's family-friendly action franchise "Spy Kids", it wasn't until his transition to smaller, independent projects that he truly came into his own. In 2005, he appeared with Oughties breakout star Joseph Gordon-Levitt as a supporting player in documentarian Barbara Kopple's gripping narrative feature "Havoc", a cautionary tale about culture clash and gang violence set in seedy downtown Los Angeles. The duo worked together again when O'Leary played The Brain, the fast-talking sidekick to vengeful boyfriend Brendan (Joseph-Gordon Levitt) in Rian Johnson's boldly original high school neo-noir "Brick" (2005). O'Leary was praised for his frenetic and engaging performance, and began taking on more unusual roles. Where "Brick" proved he was a compelling character actor, his depiction of an invitro-fertilized meth-head in "Natural Selection" (2010)--first-time director Robbie Pickering's award-winning indie sperm-donation satire--revealed the true depth and maturity of his capabilities. O'Leary and his co-star, the long-underrated commediene Rachael Harris, shared the award for Breakthrough Performance at South by Southwest in 2011.

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