Matthew Bennett is a Canadian actor born on April 9, 1968 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He started his career in acting at a very young age. When Matthew Bennett was in high school, he performed in an award-winning one-act play. At the age of 20, he decided to move to Vancouver to pursue acting, where studied theater for two years.
Matthew Bennett is best known for his Gemini Award-winning role in the Canadian hit detective series Cold Squad and his role as Aaron Doral, Cylon Five on Battlestar Galactica. He also appeared in the action drama Street Justice, The Commish, The X-Files, and Stargate SG-1. Matthew Bennett also starred in the TV movie Stealing Sinatra with David Arquette and William H. Macy. Some of the made-for-TV films he has been seen on are A Killer Among Friends, Anything for Love and Relentless: Mind of a Killer. He was also known for playing the lead role of Lieutenant James Calley on the Showtime series Total Recall 2070, as well as in the telefilm of the same name. Some of his other guest appearances were in The Peacemakers, Da Vinci’s Inquest, Criminal Minds and At the Hotel. Bennett later received roles on other feature films. In 1995, he was cast in When the Bullet Hits the Bone, Far from Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog and Exquisite Tenderness. He later worked with Jack Cusack and Angelina Jolie in the film Pushing Tin, and was also on the independent film Ignition. In 2008, he was cast in the role of Malcolm LeBlanc on the Soap Net Canadian drama series MVP. Bennett’s next project was Flashpoint, as the character Naismith. Some of his other credits include Sabbatical, Moments, Disaster Zone: Volcano in New York, Urban Rush and Stealing Sinatra. He has also been credited as the director and writer of the drama Love Money.