Born and raised in an Irish neighborhood on Chicago’s South Side, Matty has been touring and performing throughout the country for years. An alumnus of the Second City, Matty has appeared at The Hollywood Laugh Factory, The Hollywood Comedy Store, The Hollywood Improv, Laugh Factory Chicago, UCB LA, UCB East, The Knitting Factory Brooklyn, iO Theater, Zanies, The Chicago Improv, and UP Comedy Club. In 2013 he was invited to perform at the TBS Just for Laughs Festival in Chicago; in 2016 he made his feature film debut with a role in “Who Gets the Dog” (nominated for ‘Best Actor’ in the 2016 Midwest Independent Film Festival); also in 2016, recorded a standup set for MTV’s “Acting Out,” and in early 2017 made his network television debut with a guest star role on NBC’s “Chicago Justice.” Matty currently produces Parlour Car every Thursday at Bar DeVille in Chicago.
“Matty Ryan: Nobody knows why he’s not famous yet.” – Time Out Chicago
“Who Gets the Dog” Trailer (Rhett – Supporting Role)
Jack Daniel’s Commercial – Estate Sale (2014)
Jack Daniel’s Commercial – Senate Subcommittee Hearing (2014)
Jack Daniel’s Commercial – Dog Show (2014)