|Full Name Brian Matthews|
Spouse Leslie Landon (m. 1990)
|Name Brian Matthews|
|Years active 1981 - 1990 (Actor); 1994 - present (Therapist)|
Movies The Burning, Germany at War: 1918-1941
Children Joseph Matthews, Catherine Matthews, Justin Michael Matthews, Rachel Lynn Matthews
Similar People Brian Backer, Leah Ayres, Larry Joshua, Lou David, Ned Eisenberg
Matthews and co-stars Holly Hunter, Jason Alexander, and Fisher Stevens all made their film debuts in The Burning (1981). That same year, he portrayed the Adult David in the 1981 Broadway musical Copperfield, which flopped. He then played Eric Garrison on the soap opera The Young and the Restless from 1983-1985. He went on to portray Brother Martin on Days of Our Lives from 1985–1986 and David Laurent on Santa Barbara in 1986. Then, he guest-starred in television shows such as "Murder, She Wrote" and acted in television movies before quitting acting. He then became a therapist and lives with his wife Leslee with whom he has five children. He ran for a position in the Republican primary in Texas in 2012 but lost.