Matt Letscher - born June 26, 1970 in Grosse Pointe, Michigan, USA - is an American television and film actor who portrayed Billy Chambers in Season One of ABC's Scandal.

Personal BackgroundEdit

Matt attended the University of Michigan and received a B.A. in Theatre, but it was a pair of workshops with the legendary Uta Hagen that centered his love of the craft. His career has since ranged from stage to screen, beginning with a role in Jeff Daniels’ original play The Tropical Pickle, which premiered at the Purple Rose Theatre in Chelsea, Michigan.

Career BackgroundEdit

He’s worked with directors Spike Jonze, Atom Egoyan, James Mangold and Bart Sher and writers Lanford Wilson, Beth Henley, Neil Simon, and Greg Berlanti, among many others.

As a writer, his plays Sea of Fools and Gaps In The Fossil Record received productions at The Purple Rose Theatre and Pacific Resident Theatre, respectively. His pilot Gentrification (co-written with Nipper Knapp and Andrew Newberg) won the award for Best Writing at the 2010 New York Television Festival.

TV Recurring RolesEdit

TV Guest RolesEdit

Film RolesEdit


  • Matt’s brother is Scandal recurring guest star Brian Letscher (Secret Service Special Agent Tom). Brian was
  • He is on a local celebrity softball team.
  • In his free time Matt does golf, hiking, fishing, biking, rock climbing and camping.
  • Matt has frequently worked with Jeff Daniels.
  • He was a member of Sigma Nu fraternity while attending University of Michigan.
  • His role in Straight-Jacket is loosely based on the life of 1950s film star Rock Hudson.
  • In early 2013, Matt will have a recurring role on The CW’s new series The Carrie Diaries; he is set to play Carrie Bradshaw’s (as a teenager) father, Tom.



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