Niall Matter Biography
Birthday: October 20, 1980 (Libra)
Born In: Edmonton, Canada
Niall Matter is a Canadian-American actor known for portraying Trent Hamilton in Global’s teen drama series ‘The Best Years’, Zane Donovan in the Syfy science fiction comedy-drama series ‘Eureka,’ Evan Cross in Space’s science fiction drama series ‘Primeval: New World’, and Nick Miller in the Aurora Teagarden Mysteries telefilm series. He has also garnered fame for his performance in films like ‘Watchmen’ and ‘Ally Was Screaming’. An Alberta native, Matter was raised in his family’s dairy farm. While he was first exposed to acting when he was in school, he initially followed in the footsteps of his father and grandfather to become an oil rigger. After working on the oil rigs in northern Alberta for eight years, he had a serious accident and subsequently quit the job to become an actor. His first screen appearance came in 2007 in the pilot episode of ‘The Best Years’. He made his big screen debut in 2009 in ‘Watchmen’. For his performance in the season-one episode ‘Truth’ of ‘Primeval: New World’, Matter won the 2013 Constellation Award for Best Male Performance in a Sci-Fi TV Episode. He also received a Leo Award for the 2018 telefilm ‘Frozen in Love’.