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'''Matt Chapman''' (born November 1, 1976), the younger of [[The Brothers Chaps]], is the voice actor for all of the characters on [[Homestar Runner (Flash cartoon)|Homestar Runner]] (except for [[Marzipan]] and her counterparts, played by  [[Missy Palmer]], the voices in [[Powered by The Cheat|The Cheat's cartoons]], done by [[Mike Chapman]], and [[Teeg Dougland]], also done by Mike.) Although a famously native "Atlantian", he is a born [[Wikipedia:Hoosier|Hoosier]], as admitted in the [[Club Aquatica Interview - 29 Oct 2003|Club Aquatica interview]].
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'''Matthew Chapman''' (born [[$11.01|November 1]], 1976) is the younger of [[The Brothers Chaps]]. He and his brother [[Mike Chapman|Mike]] are the principal creators of the [[Homestar Runner (body of work)|Homestar Runner]] body of work. Matt is the voice actor for almost all of the characters on the site. He is married to [[Jackie Chapman]], who had a brief cameo in [[Peasant's Quest Movie Trailer]]. They currently have two daughters, the older of whom is named [[IMDb:nm10172649|Ida]]. Since the extended [[hiatus]] of Homestar Runner content, he has [[The Brothers Chaps' Side Projects|worked on]] various "industry" children's television series in Los Angeles.
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==General Information==
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==General Information==
=== Food of Significant Interest ===
=== Food of Significant Interest ===
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*Egg salad sandwiches (with bits of bacon). [http://members.shaw.ca/kevinscott/Homestar/page4.html]
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*Egg salad sandwiches (with bits of bacon). <sup>[[#shawlink|[Page 4]]]</sup>
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*When they were toddlers, Mike fed Matt cupcakes with toothpaste in them. [http://www.wired.com/news/culture/0,1284,59261,00.html] Matt retaliated by feeding Mike [[marzipan|vinegar toast]].
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*When they were young children, Mike fed Matt cupcakes with toothpaste in them. Matt retaliated by feeding Mike vinegar toast. <sup>[[Atlanta Journal-Constitution Interview - 21 Jul 2003|[Atlanta Journal-Constitution]]]</sup>
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*Matt has a new-found enthusiasm for [[Wikipedia:Poutine|poutine]]. [http://www.thesheaf.com/newspub/comments.cgi?view=1062]
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*Matt has an enthusiasm for [[Wikipedia:Poutine|poutine]]. <sup>[[#sheaflink|[The Sheaf]]]</sup>
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*He also likes Onion Straws. He describes them as "Dismantled Awesome Blossoms." [http://www.theinkhole.com/homestar1.htm]
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*He also likes Onion Straws. He describes them as "Dismantled Awesome Blossoms." <sup>[[#inkholelink|[The Inkhole]]]</sup>
=== Careers ===
=== Careers ===
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* Matt used to work for [http://www.earthlink.net Earthlink], an Internet company. [http://www.legionstudios.com/interviews/views/homestar/homestar.html]
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* Matt used to work for [[Wikipedia:Earthlink|Earthlink]] (formerly [[Wikipedia:MindSpring|MindSpring]]), an Internet company, in [[The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show Interview - 7 July 2014|customer service]] and [[Georgia Tech - 26 Apr 2007|creating icons and banner ads]]. [[Flashforward 2006 Seattle - 28 Feb 2006#More History, The Store, and Related Topics - 4:00 p.m.|In August of 2003, he quit]] in order to work on Homestar Runner full time.
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* Matt also did voices for Preschool Protocops and some voices for webtoons and radio commercials for [[Mellow Mushroom]]. [http://www.retrocrush.com/homestar/index2.html]
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* Matt also did voices for Preschool Protocops and some voices for webtoons and radio commercials for [[Mellow Mushroom]]. <sup>[[#retrolink|[Retrocrush]]]</sup>
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* The first day Matt quit his job (as the sales of HSR merchandise were so high) he got jury duty. "It sucked. My first day of self-employment and I got put on a jury," he said. [http://www.legionstudios.com/interviews/views/homestar/homestar2.html]
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* The first day after Matt quit his job (as the sales of Homestar Runner merchandise were so high), he got jury duty. "It sucked. My first day of self-employment and I got put on a jury," he said. <sup>[[#legionlink2|[Legion Studios (Matt)]]]</sup>
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=== Acting ===
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=== Film and Television ===
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* The Brothers Chaps' friend, David Green, made a movie called ''[[IMDb:tt0299458|All The Real Girls]]''. Matt ended up being in it, but has no speaking part. He's in the background at one point, just sitting on a couch. In the credits, he's listed as [[Strong Bad]]. Mike, [[Craig Zobel]] and Missy were also involved in the movie.
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*The Brothers Chaps' friend David Gordon Green made a movie called ''[[IMDb:tt0299458|All The Real Girls]]''. Matt ended up being in it, but is only seen making a passing comment to another person in the background at one point. Mike and [[Craig Zobel]] were also involved in the production of the movie.
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*He has a [http://oracleofbacon.org/cgi-bin/oracle/movielinks?firstname=Bacon%2c+Kevin&game=1&secondname=Chapman%2c+Matt+%28II%29&using=1 Bacon Number] of 2.
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*He has composed [[Songs#Songs by Matt Chapman from Sealab 2021|music for Sealab 2021]].
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*He has composed [[Songs#Songs_by_Matt_Chapman_from_Sealab_2021|music for Sealab 2021]].
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*He and [[Craig Zobel]] were selected to write a stop motion animated feature for The Jim Henson Co. called ''Monster Safari''.
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*Matt worked for [[Nickelodeon]] on the series ''[[Wikipedia:Yo Gabba Gabba!|Yo Gabba Gabba]]'' as a writer, director, and producer. He also wrote, directed, and acted in ''[[The Aquabats]]! Super Show!'', another show from the ''Yo Gabba Gabba'' creators.
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*He has done voice acting and writing for the [[Disney]] series ''[[Wikipedia:Gravity Falls|Gravity Falls]]'', including voicing the merman character Mermando and Soos' grandmother. He has also co-written several episodes of the series.
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*He wrote two episodes for ''[[Wikipedia:Wander Over Yonder|Wander Over Yonder]]'', titled "The Bounty" and "The Time Bomb".
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*One of the billed writers for the ''[[Wikipedia:Mickey Mouse (TV series)|Mickey Mouse]]'' short "The Boiler Room".
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*He voices Alfonzo in the Disney XD series ''[[Wikipedia:Star vs. the Forces of Evil|Star vs. the Forces of Evil]]''.
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*He voices Carl, Neil's father, in the Rooster Teeth web series ''Camp Camp''.
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*Plays Clark Shaw, father of Cooper Shaw (Matt's daughter Ida Chapman), in [[imdb:tt7241954|her titular episode]] of the Craig Zobel-directed [[Wikipedia:CBS All Access|CBS All Access]] series ''[[Wikipedia:One Dollar (TV series)|One Dollar]]''.
=== Favorite Music ===
=== Favorite Music ===
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*Matt's top 5 favorite records of all time (in no particular order):  
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*Matt's top 5 favorite records at the time of the [[Wonkavision Magazine Interview]] (in no particular order):  
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**Vince Guaraldi Trio — A Charlie Brown Christmas
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**[[Wikipedia:Vince Guaraldi|Vince Guaraldi Trio]] ''[[Wikipedia:A Charlie Brown Christmas (album)|A Charlie Brown Christmas]]''
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**The Minutemen —  Double Nickels on the Dime  
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**[[Wikipedia:The Minutemen (band)|The Minutemen]] —  ''[[Wikipedia:Double Nickels on the Dime|Double Nickels on the Dime]]''
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**Neil Young — Rust Never Sleeps
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**[[Wikipedia:Neil Young|Neil Young]] ''[[Wikipedia:Rust Never Sleeps|Rust Never Sleeps]]''
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**De La Soul — De La Soul is Dead
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**[[De La Soul]] ''[[Wikipedia:De La Soul Is Dead|De La Soul Is Dead]]''
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**Sebadoh — Bubble & Scrape
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**[[Wikipedia:Sebadoh|Sebadoh]] ''[[Wikipedia:Bubble and Scrape|Bubble & Scrape]]''
=== Misc. ===
=== Misc. ===
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[[Image:sbemail51.png|thumb|290px|right|Mabel]]
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*Matt can be seen as an audience member in an episode of ''[[IMDb:tt0163507|Whose Line Is It Anyway?]]''.
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*He and his wife [[Jackie Chapman|Jackie]] own a cat named Mabel (seen in [[website]]) together. Jackie helped write "[[Tis True, Pom Pom, Tis True]]" with Matt.
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*Jackie helped write "[[Tis True, Pom Pom, Tis True]]".
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*Matt and Jackie owned a cat named [[Mabel]] who was first featured in [[website]]. Mabel died in 2007 and was memorialized in [[hygiene]]. [[Image:Matt's Beard.jpg|thumb|Matt a beard guy now. Get it?]]
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*On the Burning Horizon Forum, Matt Chapman posted a little message on the forum's one year anniversary.
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<blockquote>Happy anniversary to each and all of ya'lls. You got a great little fansite here. High fives to everybody. Here's a treat from Strong Bad and Coach Z that'll be up for a little while.<br><br>
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www.videlectrix.com/bhz.mp3<br><br>
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== See Also ==
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*[[The Brothers Chaps' Fansite Acknowledgments]]
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*[[HRWiki:Matt's 2006 birthday card|Matt's 2006 birthday card]]
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*[[@ronginald]] — Matt's former Twitter account
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*[[:Category:Matt Chapman Filmography|Matt Chapman filmography]]
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:*[http://hrwiki.org/mirror/bhz.mp3 Listen to the message] (mirror)
 
== External Links ==
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*[http://www.lsureveille.com/vnews/display.v/ART/2003/11/06/3fa9e1d30b7dd LSU Reveille Online, 6 Nov 2003]
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*[[wikipedia:The Brothers Chaps|The Brothers Chaps]] at Wikipedia
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*[http://www.thedailyeasternnews.com/news/2004/04/23/TheVerge/holy-Crap-669677.shtml Daily Eastern News, 23 Apr 2004]
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*[[IMDb:nm1480095|Matt Chapman's IMDb page]]
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*[https://web.archive.org/web/20090821221324/http://2005.sxsw.com/interactive/conference/panels/?action=bio&id=Z157891 SXSW Personal Profile (Archive)]
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*[http://web.archive.org/web/20060209234918/http://www.flashforwardconference.com/speakers?name=matt_chapman Flashforward Conference Speaker Biography (Archive)]
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*[http://web.archive.org/web/20041210033717/http://www.fsufilms.com/films/moviedetail.cfm?movieid=129 Perchance] — BFA Thesis film Matt wrote and directed in 1998 (Archive)
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''Additional videos and interviews are available at [[Interviews and Public Appearances]].''
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*[http://web.archive.org/web/20071103211151/http://media.www.lsureveille.com/media/storage/paper868/news/2003/11/06/Entertainment/Home-Sweet.Homestar-2047711.shtml LSU Reveille Online, 6 Nov 2003 (Archive)]
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*[http://web.archive.org/web/20050415214532/http://www.thedailyeasternnews.com/news/2004/04/23/TheVerge/holy-Crap-669677.shtml Daily Eastern News, 23 Apr 2004 (Archive)]
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*[http://web.archive.org/web/20030813010511/http://members.shaw.ca/kevinscott/Homestar/index.html Kevin Scott interviews the brothers, 20 May 2003 (Archive)]
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**<span id="shawlink">[http://web.archive.org/web/20030922233003/http://members.shaw.ca/kevinscott/Homestar/page4.html Page 4 (Archive)]</span>
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*<span id="retrolink">[http://web.archive.org/web/20051111025956/http://www.retrocrush.com/homestar/index2.html Retrocrush interview, date unknown (17 Jun 2004?, Archive)]</span>
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*<span id="sheaflink">[http://web.archive.org/web/20040620133913/http://www.thesheaf.com/newspub/comments.cgi?view=1062 The Sheaf 12 May 2004 (Archive)]</span>
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*<span id="inkholelink">[http://web.archive.org/web/20040729150627/http://www.theinkhole.com/homestar1.htm The Inkhole Interview (Archive)]</span>
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*<span id="legionlink2">[http://web.archive.org/web/20030824112227/http://www.legionstudios.com/interviews/views/homestar/homestar2.html Legion Studios Matt Chapman Interview (Archive)]</span>
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**<span id="legionlink">[http://web.archive.org/web/20030202085605/http://www.legionstudios.com/interviews/views/homestar/homestar.html Legion Studios Mike Chapman Interview (Archive)]</span>
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*[http://www.lsureveille.com/vnews/display.v/ART/2003/11/06/3fa9e1d30b7dd LSU Reveille Online, 6 Nov 2003]
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*[http://media.www.lsureveille.com/media/storage/paper868/news/2003/11/06/Entertainment/Home-Sweet.Homestar-2047711.shtml LSU Reveille Online, 6 Nov 2003]
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**http://members.shaw.ca/kevinscott/Homestar/page4.html
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*[http://www.thesheaf.com/newspub/comments.cgi?view=1062 The Sheaf (includes poutine mention) 12 May 2004]
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*[http://www.thedailyeasternnews.com/news/2004/04/23/TheVerge/holy-Crap-669677.shtml Daily Eastern News, 23 Apr 2004]
*[http://www.retrocrush.com/homestar/index2.html Retrocrush interview, date unknown (17 Jun 2004?)]
*[http://www.retrocrush.com/homestar/index2.html Retrocrush interview, date unknown (17 Jun 2004?)]
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*[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1480095/ Matt's IMDb page]
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*[http://www.thesheaf.com/newspub/comments.cgi?view=1062 The Sheaf (includes poutine mention) 12 May 2004] Not there, cannot find in archive (found!)
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*[http://2006.sxsw.com/interactive/conference/panels/?action=bio&id=Z157891 SXSW Personal Profile with photograph]
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**[http://www.fsufilms.com/films/moviedetail.cfm?movieid=129 Perchance] BFA Thesis film Matt wrote and directed in 1998
**[http://www.fsufilms.com/films/moviedetail.cfm?movieid=129 Perchance] BFA Thesis film Matt wrote and directed in 1998
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Current revision as of 05:25, 13 October 2019

Fan of a man indeed!

Matthew Chapman (born November 1, 1976) is the younger of The Brothers Chaps. He and his brother Mike are the principal creators of the Homestar Runner body of work. Matt is the voice actor for almost all of the characters on the site. He is married to Jackie Chapman, who had a brief cameo in Peasant's Quest Movie Trailer. They currently have two daughters, the older of whom is named Ida. Since the extended hiatus of Homestar Runner content, he has worked on various "industry" children's television series in Los Angeles.


Contents

[edit] General Information

[edit] Food of Significant Interest

  • Egg salad sandwiches (with bits of bacon). [Page 4]
  • When they were young children, Mike fed Matt cupcakes with toothpaste in them. Matt retaliated by feeding Mike vinegar toast. [Atlanta Journal-Constitution]
  • Matt has an enthusiasm for poutine. [The Sheaf]
  • He also likes Onion Straws. He describes them as "Dismantled Awesome Blossoms." [The Inkhole]

[edit] Careers

[edit] Film and Television

  • The Brothers Chaps' friend David Gordon Green made a movie called All The Real Girls. Matt ended up being in it, but is only seen making a passing comment to another person in the background at one point. Mike and Craig Zobel were also involved in the production of the movie.
  • He has composed music for Sealab 2021.
  • He and Craig Zobel were selected to write a stop motion animated feature for The Jim Henson Co. called Monster Safari.
  • Matt worked for Nickelodeon on the series Yo Gabba Gabba as a writer, director, and producer. He also wrote, directed, and acted in The Aquabats! Super Show!, another show from the Yo Gabba Gabba creators.
  • He has done voice acting and writing for the Disney series Gravity Falls, including voicing the merman character Mermando and Soos' grandmother. He has also co-written several episodes of the series.
  • He wrote two episodes for Wander Over Yonder, titled "The Bounty" and "The Time Bomb".
  • One of the billed writers for the Mickey Mouse short "The Boiler Room".
  • He voices Alfonzo in the Disney XD series Star vs. the Forces of Evil.
  • He voices Carl, Neil's father, in the Rooster Teeth web series Camp Camp.
  • Plays Clark Shaw, father of Cooper Shaw (Matt's daughter Ida Chapman), in her titular episode of the Craig Zobel-directed CBS All Access series One Dollar.

[edit] Favorite Music

[edit] Misc.

[edit] See Also

[edit] External Links

Additional videos and interviews are available at Interviews and Public Appearances.

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