Matthew MODINE
* 22.03.1959, Loma Linda, California, USA

Schauspieler * wirkt in Schüleraufführungen der High School(s) mit * ab 1980 nimmt Schauspielunterricht bei Stella Adler in New York (City) * 1982 erhält erste Fernsehrolle * 1982 Kinodebüt als Rosanna Arquettes Verehrer in Baby It's You * erster Erfolg mit der Hauptrolle in Robert Altmans Streamers (1983) * katapultiert sich in die Spitzengruppe der Jungstars mit dem extremen Part eines traumatisierten Vietnamheimkehrers in Alan Parkers Birdy (1984) * nach einem weiteren Höhepunkt seiner jungen Karriere (Stanley Kubricks Full Metal Jacket, 1985/86) behauptet sich in der folgenden Dekade in verschiedenen Genres * 1990 steht auf der Bühne in Breaking Up * 1993 gründet das New Mercury Theater in Beverly Hills - inszeniert dort 12 Angry Men mit F. Murray Abraham * 1998 Debüt als Filmregisseur (If... Dog... Rabbit...) * tritt auch in Fernsehproduktionen auf (Eugene O'Neill in Journey Into Genius, 1988; Titelheld in Jacob / Die Bibel - Jakob, 1994; Jack and the Beanstalk, 2001) * 2005 Veröffentlichung des (Tage)buchs Full Metal Jacket Diary
FILMS
# Baby It's You (Baby It's You, 1982-USA * John Sayles ... Steve)
# Private School (Private School - Die Superanmacher, 1982-USA * Noel Black ... Jim Green) (10)
# The Hotel New Hampshire (Das Hotel New Hampshire, 1983-USA; R+B: Tony Richardson, K: David Watkin, M: Jacques Offenbach, MA: Raymond Leppard, D: Jodie Foster, Beau Bridges, Rob Lowe, Nastassja Kinski / MM: Sterling [Chip] Dove/Ernst) 110m-Tragikomödie (Roman von John Irving) (05-06)
# Streamers (Windhunde, 1983-USA * Robert Altman ... William [Billy] Wilson) [Bühnenstück von David Rabe, 1975] (8311, LA)
# Vision Quest (Crazy for You, 1983-USA * Harold Becker ... Louden Swain) (10-12; 8502)
# Mrs. Soffel (Flucht zu dritt, 1984-USA; R: Gillian Armstrong, B: Ron Nyswaner, K: Russell Boyd, M: Mark Isham, D: Diane Keaton, Mel Gibson, MM: Jack Biddle) 110/2m-Melodram (?01-04?)
# Birdy (Birdy, 1984-USA; R: Alan Parker, B: Sandy Kroopf, Jack Behr, K: Michael Seresin, M: Peter Gabriel, D: MM-Birdy, Nicolas Cage) 120m-Psychodrama (Roman von William Wharton) (05-11; 8412)
# Full Metal Jacket (Full Metal Jacket, 1985/86-GB * Stanley Kubrick ... Private Joker) (Roman von Gustav Hasford) (08.85-08.86; 8709)
# Orphans (Kellerkinder - Orphans, 1986-USA * Alan J. Pakula ... Treat) (09-?; 8709)
# La partita (Die Partie seines Lebens, 1987-I * Carlo Vanzina ... Francesco Sacredo) (8805)
# Married to the Mob (Die Mafiosi-Braut, 1987-USA * Jonathan Demme ... Mike Downey) (10-?; 8808)
# Gross Anatomy (Liebe, Streß und Fieberkurven, 1989-USA * Thom Eberhardt ... Joe Slovak) (05-?; 8910)
# Memphis Belle (Memphis Belle, 1989-GB * Michael Caton-Jones ... Dennis Dearborn) (06-10; 9009)
# Pacific Heights (Fremde Schatten, 1990-USA * John Schlesinger ... Drake Goodman) (01-05; 9009) / S.62/3
# Wind (Wind, 1991-USA * Carroll Ballard ... Will Parker) (02-08; 9209)
# Equinox (Equinox, 1991-USA; R+B: Alan Rudolph, K: Elliot Davis, D: MM-Henry Petosa/Freddy Ace, Lara Flynn Boyle) 110m-Drama (09-11; 9306)
# Short Cuts (Short Cuts, 1992-USA * Robert Altman ... Dr. Ralph Wyman) (07-10)
# And the Band Played On (...und das Leben geht weiter, 1992/93-USA * Roger Spottiswoode ... Dr. Don Francis) (Buch von Randy Shilts) (9402-D)
# The Browning Version (Schrei in die Vergangenheit, 1993-GB * Mike Figgis ... Frank Hunter) (07-08; 9410)
# Fluke (Fluke, 1994-USA * Carlo Carlei ... Thomas Johnson) (02-05; 9506)
# Bye Bye, Love (Bye Bye, Love, 1994-USA * Sam Weisman ... Dave) (05-08; 9503)
# Cutthroat Island (Die Piratenbraut, 1994/95-USA * Renny Harlin ... William Shaw) (10-04; 9512)
# The Maker (The Maker, 1996-USA * Tim Hunter ... Walter Schmeiss) (06-07; 9804)
# The Blackout (The Blackout, 1996-USA * Abel Ferrara ... Matty) (08-09; 9706-F)
# The Real Blonde (Echt blond, 1996-USA * Tom DiCillo ... Joe) (09-11; 9802)
# If... Dog... Rabbit... (Going South, 1998-USA * Matthew Modine ... Johnnie Cooper) (Kino: I /0004/+E)
# Any Given Sunday (An jedem verdammten Sonntag, 1999-USA; R: Oliver Stone, B: John Logan, Oliver Stone, K: Salvatore Totino, M: Robbie Robertson, Paul Kelly, Richard Horowitz, D: Al Pacino, Cameron Diaz, Dennis Quaid, James Woods, Jamie Foxx, LL Cool J, MM: Dr. Ollie Powers) 157/62m-Footballdrama (01-04; 9912)
# Bamboozled (It's Showtime, 1999-USA * Spike Lee ... er selbst) (09-11; 0010)
# Nobody's Baby (1999/00-USA * David Seltzer ... Sonny) > nur Videovertrieb (R; 0208) (10-?)
# In the Shadows (Shadows of Death: Im Fadenkreuz der Mafia, 2000-USA * Ric Roman Waugh ... Eric) > nur Videovertrieb (1.78; R)
# The Shipment (The Shipment - Heiße Fracht im Viehtransporter, 2001-CDN * Alex Wright ... Mitch Garrett) > nur Videovertrieb (35mm; 1.85)
# Le divorce (Eine Affäre in Paris, 2002-USA * James Ivory ... Tellman) (Roman von Diane Johnson) (03-06; 0308)
# Hollywood North (2002-CDN * Peter O'Brian ... Bobby Myers) (09-10)
# Funky Monkey / Hairy Tale (Funky Monkey - Ein Affe in geheimer Mission, 2003-USA * Harry Basil ... Jack McCall) > nur Videovertrieb (10-11-reshoot, USA / orig. 04-06.02, F; 0409)
# Le transporteur 2 / [The] Transporter 2 (Transporter - The Mission, 2004-F/USA * Louis Leterrier ... Mr. Billings) (07-?)
# Mary (Mary, 2004-I/F/USA * Abel Ferrara ... Tony Childress/Jesus) (10-?; 0512-F)
# Opa! (2005-GB * Udayan Prasad ... Eric) (05-?; 0910-USA)
# Kettle of Fish (2005-USA * Claudia Myers ... Mel) (07-08; 0610)
# Go Go Tales (2006/07-I/USA * Abel Ferrara ... Johnie Ruby) (11-01; 0806)
# The Neighbor (Ein Nachbar zum Verlieben?, 2007-USA * Eddie O'Flaherty ... Jeff) (0808)
# Frenemy / Little Fish, Strange Pond (2007-USA * Gregory Dark ... Mr. Jack) (?-06; 1.85) > nur Videovertrieb (R; 1012)
# The Garden of Eden (2007-GB/E * John Irvin ... Davids Vater) (06-07; 1012-USA)
# The Trial (2009-USA * Gary Wheeler ... Kent [Mac] McClain) (10-11>01; 1009)
# Family Weekend (2011-USA * Benjamin Epps ... Duncan Dungy) (01-02; 1303 > limited release)
# Girl in Progress (2011-USA * Patricia Riggen ... Dr. Harford) (03-04; 1205)
# The Dark Knight Rises (The Dark Knight Rises, 2011-GB/USA * Christopher Nolan ... Peter Foley) (05-11; 1207)
# jOBS (Jobs, 2012-USA * Joshua Michael Stern ... John Sculley) (06-08; 1308)
# The Confirmation (2014-USA * Bob Nelson ... Kyle) (11-12; 1603)
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