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Matthew Daddario


Actor well known for portraying Alec Lightwood within the 2016 Freeform display Shadowhunters, a Television adaptation from the Mortal Instruments publication series. One of is own earliest roles is at the romantic theatre film BREATHE, starring THE IDEA of Everything’s Felicity Jones. His Television character, Alec, is well known for being the only real openly gay Shadowhunter. He kills his 1st demon within the 1st book from the series, Town of Bones. He’s the younger sibling of celebrity Alexandra Daddario, known on her behalf roles within the Percy Jackson film series, and on her behalf part on time of year among the HBO anthology series Accurate Detective. He offers another sister called Catharine. He started a romantic relationship with Esther Kim. Acting professional Kevin Zegers also performed the part of Alec within the film edition of the publication series, The Mortal Tools: Town of Bones.

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Full Name Matthew Daddario
Date Of Birth October 1, 1987
Place Of Birth New York City, NY
Height 1.9 m
Profession TV Actor
Education Indiana University Bloomington
Nationality American
Parents Christina Daddario, Richard C. Daddario
Siblings Alexandra Daddario, Catharine Daddario
Awards Teen Choice Award for Choice TV: Breakout Star
Nominations Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Actor: Fantasy/Sci-Fi
Movies Cabin Fever, Naomi and Ely's No Kiss List, When the Game Stands Tall, Delivery Man, 36 Saints, Breathe In
TV Shows Shadowhunters
Star Sign Libra

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1His favorite TV series are Archer and Breaking Bad.
2Some of his hobbies are amateur astronomy, cooking and Sci-Fi books.
3His paternal grandfather was Emilio Q. Daddario, a Democratic representative to the United States House of Representatives for the state of Connecticut from 1959 to 1971.
4His father, Richard Daddario, was a prosecutor for the U.S. Attorney's Office in NYC for 13 years, before being named NYC Police Department Deputy Commissioner for Counterterrorism (2010-2013).
5Has appeared in national TV spots for Amazon Kindle and Burger King.
6Has an older sister, Alexandra and a younger sister, Catharine.
7Originally auditioned for the part of Jace Wayland in the Shadowhunters TV series. When the book author, Cassandra Clare, watched his audition video, she tagged it "Would be perfect Alec" for the producers. Later, he auditioned and landed the role of Alec.
8His father is of three quarters Italian and one quarter Irish descent, while his mother has Hungarian, German, and English ancestry.
9Brother of actress Alexandra Daddario.



Cabin Fever2016completedPaul
Shadowhunters2016TV SeriesAlec Lightwood
Naomi and Ely's No Kiss List2015Gabriel
When the Game Stands Tall2014Danny Ladouceur
Growing Up and Other Lies2014Peter
Delivery Man2013Channing
36 Saints2013Sebastian
Breathe In2013Aaron
The Debut2012ShortPeter Hamble

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