Who is Perry Mattfeld?

Perry Frances Garcia Mattfeld was born on 29 March 1994 under the zodiac sign of Aries, in Los Angeles County, California USA. She is a 26-year-old dancer and actress, probably best recognized for landing the role of Bonnielee in the made-for-TV romantic drama film “Escape From Polygamy” (2013), playing Mel in the Showtime family comedy-drama series “Shameless” (2017-2018), and featuring as Murphy Mason in The CW’s crime drama series “In The Dark” (2019-2020).

How rich is she, as of now? Perry Mattfeld Net Worth

As of early 2021, Perry Mattfeld’s net worth is over $1 million, acquired through her successful career as a professional dancer and actress, garnering almost 20 television and film acting credits since she started her career back in the mid-2000s.

Early Life, Parents, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion

Perry Mattfeld spent her early years in Los Angeles County, where she was raised with her younger sister, whose name hasn’t been revealed to the public, by their father Kenneth Mattfeld, a well-known attorney, and her mother Shelley Garcia. She holds the American nationality and belongs to the White Caucasian ethnic group.

Educational Background

Perry Mattfeld attended Long Beach Polytechnic High School in Long Beach, California. After completing her high school education, she enrolled into the University of Southern California (USC), School of Dramatic Arts, from which she graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Acting, and a minor in Cinema Arts. While in there, she was a member of The World Famous USC Song Girls, and was also a cheerleader. She is fluent in both English and French.

Perry Mattfeld

Career as a Dancer

Perry Mattfeld started pursuing her career as a ballet dancer at the age of five, for almost a decade before she was placed under the tutelage of Ms. Debbie Allen, and introduced to other styles of dance. She subsequently became a part of the original American Girl cast, starring as American Girl Dolls Kit Kittredge and Kirsten Larson in more than 164 “The American Girls’ Revue” shows in Los Angeles between 2006 and 2007.

In December 2007, she appeared in Ms. Allen’s World Premiere musical “Alex In Wonderland” at UCLA’s Freud Theatre.

Acting Career Beginnings

Petty’s on-stage performances helped her to develop her love for acting. According to her IMDB account, she made her debut film appearance as Samantha in the 2007 short adventure film “AmazoBoy!”, written and directed by Ryan Burcham, followed in 2008 by her portrayal of Amanda Hammerschmidt – ‘The Hammer’ – in the made-for-TV comedy film “The Norton Avenue All-Stars”.

She then guest-starred as Frankengirl in two episodes entitled “Franken-Girl” and “Three Monsters”, of the Disney Channel fantasy teen sitcom “Wizards Of Waverly Place” (2009), and appeared in the short video “Alex In Wonderland: Rehearsing Wonderland” (2010).

Rise to Fame

In 2011, she landed the lead role of Aimee in the short fantasy film “The Girl In The Flammable Skirt”, directed by Maggie Tran, and played Kate Hollander in the short thriller film “Patrick Carman’s Dark Eden”. Thereafter, Perry featured as Alex in the short drama film “My Mind The Love Story”, appeared in the music video for Cayucas’ song of the same title, and guest-starred as Suzie in the episode “Angels In The Area” of the TV drama series “Secret Diary Of An American Cheerleader”, all in 2012.

Her big break came in the following year when she took the role of Bonnielee in the made-for-TV romantic drama film “Escape From Polygamy”, written by Damon Tod Hill and directed by Rachel Lee Goldenberg.

Further Work

In 2014, Perry performed as Harriet, Roberta, and Nancy in the play “The Dining Room” at McClintock Theatre, followed by her portrayals of Betty Rizzo in the musical “Grease” at The Bing Theatre and Cassie Cooper in Neil Simon’s play “Rumors” at the Scene Dock Theatre, both in 2015. She then made guest-starring appearances as Deon Cole’s girlfriend in the episode “Norman Reedus/Al Madrigal/Joel Kim Booster” of the TBS late-night talk show “Conan” (2016), but it went uncredited.

In 2017, Perry guest-starred as Monica Chamberlain in the episode “Kill It Forward” of the ABC Family/Freeform sci-fi crime drama series “Stitchers”, and landed several roles in the short film “For Educational Purposes Only”, written and directed by David Nessl. Her next major role came later that year when she was chosen to portray Mel in the Showtime family comedy-drama series “Shameless” from 2017 to 2018.

Recent and Upcoming Projects

In 2018, Perry Mattfeld made a guest-starring appearance as a makeover associate in the episode “Helping” of the Prime Video psychological drama mystery thriller series “Homecoming”, which was followed by her portrayal of Pam in two episodes, entitled “Backhaul” and “Bolt Seal”, of the PBS documentary series “Carrier” in 2019.

In the same year, she joined the main cast of the popular crime drama series “In The Dark”, in which she featured in the role of Murphy Mason until 2020. The series was created by Corinne Kingsbury for The CW network. Regarding her upcoming projects, it is announced that she will play Layla in Michael Maren’s comedy film “Shriver”, which is currently under post-production. She will also portray Ainsley in Alex Goyette’s thriller film “Breeder”, which is under pre-production at the moment.

Appearance and Vital Statistics – Is She Blind?

Perry Mattfeld has long light brown hair and blue eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft 10ins (1.78m), while her weight is around 120lbs (55kgs), and her vital statistics are 34-24-34, bra size 34B, dress size 4 (US), and shoe size 6 (US).

The beautiful actress portrays the role of blind girl Murphy Mason in the hit TV series “In The Dark”. Although she manages to make the character’s blindness realistic thanks to her training course with visually impaired consultant Lorri Bernson, Perry Mattfeld isn’t blind.

Personal Life – Single or Not?

The up-and-coming young actress is very secretive when it comes to her personal life. However, it’s known that she was romantically involved with former baseball pitcher Andrew Wright between 2016 and 2017, but is believed to be single at the moment. Her current residence is in Southern California, where she lives with her family. She is an avid animal lover and has a pet dog named Rowmeoh.

Author

Robbie is currently a reporter for TheBiography based in Santa Monica, CA. Prior to joining TheBiography in December 2020, he was an entertainment reporter in People.

Write A Comment

Pin It