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"I'll be honest: I though they should call the show "Sam & Cat & Robbie"."
— Matt in a promo.

Matt Bennett
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Biographical information
Full Name

Matthew H. Bennett

Nickname(s)

Matt

Gender

Male

Born

November 13, 1991 (age 22)
Massapequa, New York, U.S.

Occupation

Actor, writer, musician, singer-songwriter

Years active

2009 - present

Physical description
Height

5'10" (1.78m)

Hair color

Black

Eye color

Brown

Production information
First appearance

#TheKillerTunaJump

Last appearance

#TheKillerTunaJump

Role

Robbie Shapiro

Matthew H. "Matt" Bennett (born November 13, 1991)[1] is an American actor, singer and screenwriter. He is best known for playing the role of Robbie Shapiro in the Nickelodeon sitcom Victorious and for starring in the Will Ferrell-produced film The Virginity Hit. He is a guest cast member on Sam & Cat.

Biography

Early life

Bennett grew up in Massapequa, New York, and attended Massapequa High School.

Career

After appearing in numerous commercials, Bennett began his television career as Greg the Intern in the pilot episode of the Comedy Central sketch comedy series, Michael & Michael Have Issues.

He starred in and co-wrote the short film Text Me in 2010. Bennett later starred in The Virginity Hit, released in October 2010. Described as a "documentary style comedy," Bennett stated in an interview that the film's "directors gave us cameras in our spare time, and he said do pranks, talk amongst yourselves, do things and film that. So we did, and most of the movie is what we filmed. So I feel like 20% is scripted but the rest is all real."

Bennett co-starred as Robbie Shapiro in the Nickelodeon sitcom, Victorious. He was nominated for a 2011 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Award (UK) in the category of "Nick UK's Funniest Person". The show ran from March 27, 2010 to February 2, 2013.

Bennett independently released an EP of songs that he wrote, Warm Fuzzies, on May 20, 2012. In March 2013 it was announced that Bennett would host a web series for the YouTube channel Nerdist. On the series, entitled "Nerdy Jobs," Bennett will go behind the scenes of many "Nerdy" jobs to show how interesting they are.

Other credits

Television work

Year Series Role Notes
2009 Totally for Teens Jamie Pilot episode
2009 Michael & Michael Have Issues Greg the Intern Episode 1: "Greg the Intern"
2010–2013 Victorious Robert "Robbie" Shapiro Main role
2011 Bridesmaids Helen's stepson Cameo
2012 Figure It Out Himself Panelist
2014 Sam & Cat Robert "Robbie" Shapiro Reprised role; Episode: #TheKillerTunaJump

Filmography

Year Film Role Notes
2010 The Virginity Hit Matt Film debut, main role

Discography

Year Song Album Notes
2011 Broken Glass Victorious (soundtrack) Lead vocals
Leave It All to Shine (Victorious and iCarly casts) Backing vocals
All I Want Is Everything (Victorious cast)
I Want You Back (Victorious cast)
2012 Don't You (Forget About Me) (Victorious cast) Victorious 2.0
Shut Up 'N Dance (Victorious cast)
Five Fingaz to the Face (Victorious cast)
I Think You're Swell Lead vocals

Trivia

  • Matt Bennett has been referred to look like Andy Samberg several times.
  • He is good friends with Ariana Grande and Elizabeth Gillies.
  • He has been slimed by Nickelodeon 21 times.

References

External links



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