Matt Passmore

Matt Passmore Biography

Matt Passmore (born 24 December 1973) is an Australian actor. He is known for McLeod's Daughters (2006-2009), Blue Heelers (2003), and his first American television show, The Glades (2010).


Passmore grew up in Wynnum-Manly, Brisbane. In the early 1990s, he served in the army, followed by a variety of jobs, including factory work, before eventually moving to Sydney to attend the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in 1999. He graduated in 2001.

Passmore married PR guru Jacqui Passmore in 1997. Following the end of their marriage in 2006, Matt met girlfriend Rachael Carpani on the set of McLeod's Daughters when he returned to play Marcus, Alex's brother. They ended their relationship in 2011.

Passmore has an older brother and a younger sister.



Passmore began his career on the children's television series Play School. Later on, he took on a variety of roles on Australian television shows such as Always Greener, Blue Heelers, The Cooks, Last Man Standing, McLeod's Daughters, and Underbelly: Tale of Two Cities.

Career timeline

  • 2001 Graduates from National Institute of Dramatic Art [NIDA];
  • 2002 Passmore began his career on the children's television series Play School;
  • 2003 Plays Pete in Always Greener as DJ Pete 'Dr Love' Jones; 6 episode role as Brad, the handicapped, trauma-suffering husband of Susie Raynor on Blue Heelers; Brief appearance as network executive in Son of the Mask;
  • 2004 Recurring role as Jake on The Cooks; and Tom in The Alice mini-series;
  • 2005 Played Cameron in Last Man Standing alongside Rodger Corser and Travis McMahon;
  • 2006 Played Greg in McLeod's Daughters who was a supposed love interest for Tess (Bridie Carter);
  • 2006"2009 Returns to McLeod's Daughters, this time as Marcus, Alex's half-brother;
  • 2008 Passmore also played the leading role of private detective Reilly in the 2008 Australian film noir short film Noir Drive;
  • 2009 Plays Warwick Mobbs on Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities; Plays John Wood's son in the ABC series The Cut. Heads to LA where he scores the lead on the pilot Masterwork by Prison Break creator Paul Scheuring. It goes nowhere, but A&E Network target him for The Glades;
  • 2010 Filming commences on Season 1 of The Glades;
  • 2011 Filming commences on Season 2 of The Glades.
  • 2012 Filming commences on Season 3 of The Glades.
  • 2013 Filming commences on Season 4 of The Glades.


Year Title Role Notes
2003 Tuck and Cover Pete
2003 Always Greener Pete 'The Love Professor' Jones
2003 Blue Heelers Brad Fingleton
2004 to 2005 The Cooks Jake
2005 Son of the Mask Network Executive
2005 Last Man Standing Cameron Kennedy
2005 The Alice Tom
2008 Noir Drive Reilly
2006 to 2009 McLeod's Daughters Marcus Turner as Alex Ryan's half-brother and Stevie Hall (Stephanie Hall) Ryan's best friend and later his love interest.
2009 The Cut Andrew Telford
2009 Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities Warwick Mobbs
2009 Masterwork FBI agent Marcus Vanderwold with Natalie Dormer
2010 - The Glades Jim Longworth
2011 Play School presenter

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