Matt Hill – Guest of Honour

Matt Hill is a ball of insatiable energy that reminds us all why we love life. Born a month early on January 19th, 1968 in British Columbia, Canada, he’s been running with a spirit for life and people ever since.

Matt’s acting career launched at age 13 with a role standing next to his childhood crush, Lindsey Wagner, TV’s “Bionic Woman.” After years of preparation on the cul de sac stages of his youth, he got his shot.

30 years later, he has an extensive résumé that spans film, television, and voice-over work around the world.

Some of his most memorable roles have been in films like Shanghai Knights, playing Jackie Chan’s deputy and Titanic-the mini-series with pal Berry Pepper. Using his love of athletics, Matt jumped into the role (and suit) as everyone’s favourite turtle in the half shell, “Raphael,” in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III, as well as the Steven Spielberg produced mini-series, Taken, playing whacked out Vietnam Vet, “Willy.”

In 1989, Matt’s career in voice-over took off, winning the title role to play the voice of “Kevin” in Captain N the Game Master for NBC. That first magic studio experience blew the doors wide open to the world of cartoons. For almost 30 years, he’s made millions of kids laugh around the Planet, being the voice behind characters like “Ed” on Ed, Edd and Eddy, reprising his role on another Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles project – voicing “Raphael” on Fox Kids – Turtles the Next Mutation. He’s been the voice of “Tender Heart” on the Care Bears, “Metal Head” on GI-Joe Extreme, “Finn” on Storm Hawks, and recently he was able to lend his voice to the classic children’s story of Peter Pan voicing “Peter.”

He’s just started season three playing “Ton Ton” on the new Dream Works-Netflix series Dino TruxHe is also is a part-time member of the cast on My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, playing the voice of “Soarin.” He just finished season one playing “Tyler” on Scott Fellows’s Super Noobs on Cartoon Network. Further, he just wrapped season two on Scott and Julie Stewart’s, Kate & Mim-Mim – playing “Tach.” Matt had a blast voicing school bully “Skeebo” on Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures. Matt also landed the title role of “Kom” with English screen legends, Sir John Hurt and Michael York, in the animated feature A Monkey’s Tale.

Matt has also lent his voice to some of the world’s most popular anime characters including “Kira” on Gundam Seed, “Kero” on Cardcaptors, “Ironhide” and “Carlos” on Transformers, “Bankotsu” on Inuyasha, “Ryo” on Ronin Warriors, and “Kevin” on X-Men. He’s just completed recording a new 52 episode Anime series. Stay “tooned” for the name and air dates!

Matt’s also been the versatile voice behind hundreds of radio and television commercial campaigns for organizations such as Good Times Restaurant, Boston Pizza, California Pizza Kitchen, Gatorade, Coors Brewing, Nike, Honda, Telus, Ford, Volkswagen, Sprint, The Bread Garden, McDonald’s, Molson Canadian, Chevrolet, and Granville Island Brewing.

For more information about Matt, check out his website and IMDb profile.