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Matt Mulhern (born July 21, 1960 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American actor who has starred in such films as One Crazy Summer and Biloxi Blues, and such television series such as Major Dad, JAG, and Rescue Me (playing Lt. John Stackhouse).
Mulhern was trained as an actor by William Esper at Mason Gross School of the Arts, where he received a BFA in Acting. He was first cast as Joseph Wykowski in Neil Simon's Tony Award winning Biloxi Blues. From there, he went on to a film, TV, and theater career as an actor, appearing in films such as One Crazy Summer, Extreme Prejudice, Biloxi Blues, Junior, Walking to the Waterline, Infinity, Sunchaser, and others.
New York theater includes: The One-Armed Man at Ensemble Studio Theater, Surviving Grace at the Union Square Theater, The Night Hank Williams Died at the Orpheum Theater, Wasted at the WPA. Regional appearances at La Jolla Playhouse in The Glass Menagerie, The Habitation of Dragons, at Pittsburgh Public Theater, the National Tour of Death of a Salesman as Biff opposite Hal Holbrook, and The Orphans Home Cycle at Hartford Stage.
On TV, Mulhern played the Lieutenant on the top ten CBS hit Major Dad. Past guest appearances include NBC's Third Watch, Law and Order, Law and Order: Criminal Intent, Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, a recurring role on FX's Rescue Me, and appearances on Fox's Fringe, CBS's CSI, NBC's The Education of Max Bickford, NBC's Ed, and CBS's Blue Bloods.
He also has a novel, Crossing Open Spaces, published by CreateSpace in March 2009.
Mulhern lives north of New York City with his wife, Karen. He and Karen have two grown sons, Connor and Jack, who is also an actor. He left acting in 2015, and received a Masters Degree in History from City College in Manhattan in 2019. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in History.
- James, Michael S. (October 13, 1992). "FINE TEACHING INSTRUMENT PASCACK STUDENTS USE A COMPUTER TO LEARN MUSIC". The Record (Bergen County). Archived from the original on July 14, 2009. Retrieved October 2, 2007.
The new programs are an important element at Pascack Hills, a highly rated public school that prides itself on its Related Arts Department, according to Principal Bart DiPaola. He proudly points to a number of talented young people who have come out of the school, including Matt Mulhern, an actor on the television show Major Dad.