The Man

Biography

Matt Stern is a South African singer, songwriter, actor and entertainer best known to television audiences for his role as villain Kurt Conradie on the SABC 2 soapy 7de Laan, from 2002-2004.

He has been involved in music from an early age, when he started piano lessons. He graduated to violin and later the guitar. He went on to build up a vast repertoire songs without any formal training on the guitar.

Matt participated in numerous competitions in High School and also tried his hand at acting. A couple of years after leaving school, he auditioned to be enrolled in the Musical Theatre course at Pretoria Technicon.

Initially working as a freelance singer and actor after receiving his National Diploma in Musical Theatre; the middle of 1999 saw Matt leave theatre to pursue a solo career as a singer.

In 2000, Matt was invited to represent South Africa in the World Championships for the Performing Arts in Hollywood California. He won five gold medals and one silver medal, and became the world champion in the category "Male Single Age 25-29".

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The Actor

Having made his television debut in 1996, playing the role of a photographer in ‘The Burning Issue’, Matt has since built an extensive volume of acting work in television. Matt can also be seen in films such as:

Characters

Character Photos

Variety of Characters

Films

Film Posters

Variety of Films that Matt played in

Voice Overs/Voicebanks

Voice Overs

Variety of voice overs

Commercial Adverts

Commercial Adverts

Variety of videos available below

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The Singer

Matt Stern travels widely throughout South Africa showcasing his talent with performances like: "Hound Dog" (His Tribute to the Life of Elvis Presley), Around the Piano with Matt Stern, and arrangements of Romance, and some Tenor work. He has produced 3 CD's: Wildsbok, Hound Dog and Vandag Gaan Verby. Matt is also in high demand as a voice-over artist for Radio and TV.

Wildsbok

Variety of songs

Hound Dog

Elvis Presley's Hits

Hound Dog Vocal Teaser - View Here

Hound Dog Video Promo - View Here

Vandag Gaan Verby

Some songs from his own pen

Vandag Gaan Verby Vocal Teaser - Listen Now

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Matt Stern's CV

FILM2015: The 10th Man - Nhlanhla Masondo - Det. Hans Dippenaar
2014: Ballade Vir 'n Enkeling - Quiten Crog - Kapt. Pietie Botha
2014: Kalsushi - Mandla Dube - Wouter Womerans
2014: Grzimek - Roland Richter - Peter Molloy
2013: Mandela's Gun - John Irwin - Officer Kennedy
2011: Loot - Short-film - Security Officer
2010: Winnie Mandela - Darrell Roodt - Prison Guard
2010: Stoute Boutjies - Willie Esterhuizen - Gorgeous - Cameo
2009: Invictus - Clint Eastwood - Sup. Lead Hendrik Booyens
2008: District 9 - Neill Blomkamp (Produced by Peter Jackson) - Sniper
2008: Vaatjie Sien Sy Gat - Willie Esterhuyzen - Lawyer
2008: Hond Se Dinges - Johan Heyns RSA - Supporting Lead (Nardus)
2003: Racing Stripes - Frederick Du Chau(Warner Bros.) - Reporter no 4
2002: Hoof of Africa - Word of Mouth Prod(Okazaki) - Featured Extra
2002: Stander - Bronwyn Huges - Celebrity Spotter
2001: Southwest - Philo Films (Marijan D. Vajda) - Featured Extra
2000: Land of a Thousand Hills - C Films (German Co.) - Featured Extra
2000: Malunde - Do Films (Stefanie Sycholt) - Featured Extra

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TV2014: FNB - TV Ad - Lead
2014: First Coice Vanilla Custard - TV Ad - Lead
2014: Generations - TV Series - Craig Mitchell
2013: Donkerland - TV Series - Old Frederik
2012: Romans Pizza - TV Ad - Lead
2011: Molly & Wors - TV Sitcom - Dominiee
2011: Pick & Pay - TV Ad - Lead
2011: General Motors - TV Ad - Lead
2009: The Mating Game - TV Drama - David Meyer
2009: Gerolsteiner Mineral Water - German TV Add - Lead
2008: Pyotts Advertisement - Peter Pohorsky - Lead
2006: Binnelanders - TV Drama - Capt Laubaschagne
2006: Begeertes - TV Novelle(Kyknet) - Frederik du Preez
2005/6: Generations - TV Soap - Craig Mitchell
2005: Uncle Max - BBC TV Series - Von Tripp
2005: Dryfsand - TV Drama - Steyn
2005: Scandal - TV Drama - Gavin
2004/5: Hart van Staal - TV Novelle(KykNet) - Andre Slabbert
2004: Jozi Streets - TV Drama - Hamilton
2004: Isidingo - TV Soap - Max
2004: Song vir Katryn 2 - TV Drama - John
2003: Vleisvreters - TV Drama(KykNet) - Ivan
2003: Isidingo - TV Soap - Solly
2003: 7de Laan - TV Soap (Danie Odendaal Prod) - Kurt Conradie
2003: The Res - TV Drama - Det. Le Roux
2003: Muvhango 3 - TV Series - Patric
2002: Muvhango 2 - TV Series (Episode 19) - Sheriff
2002: Coors Light - Canadian Beer Ad. (Do Films) - Lead
2002: Behind the Badge - TV Series Episode 8 - Clerk
2002: The Rand Show - TV Add (Red Pepper Pictures) - Lead
2002: 7de Laan - TV Soap (Danie Odendaal Prod) - Kurt Conradie Episodes 413-16/18-22/ 424-30/32-38/40/41
1998: Egoli - TV Series (Episodes: 1620/7/34) - Barry
1998: Justice for All - TV Series (Episode 3) - Sheriff
1998: TV Town 3 - Children’s Educational Series - Patrick Pumpkin Head(13 Episodes)

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THEATRE2014: Droomkind - Musical (LM Productions) - Jakob & Bakkies
2013: Ons Vir Jou - Musical (Deon Opperman) - Genl. Cronjé & Ensamble
2013: Jesus Die Musiek Blyspel - Musical Theatre(Kansel Prod & Simon Petrus & Soné Combrink Prod)
2012: Ons Vir Jou - Musical (Deon Opperman) - Lord Rivers, Lt Nesbit, Ensamble
2011/12: Ester die Musical - Musical (Add Life-Prod) - Haggai(Cameo)
2011: Tree Aan - Musical (Deon Opperman) - Kpl Kotze(Lead)
2010: Jock Of The Bushveld - Musical (Deon Opperman) - Leopard(Cameo)
2008: Organized Chaos - Duo Performance - Producer, Performer
2008: Hooked on Classics - 3 Piece Band & Vocal - Producer, Performer
2006: Romance - One Man Musical - Writer, Director, Performer
2004-14: Hound Dog - Elvis Presley’s Music - One Man Show
2003: Standard Bank - Corporate Theatre - (UNP-LUG-GED)
2002: Feelin’ Groovy - Entertainment-50-70’s - Juvenile Lead
2001: “Die Veraaier” - Menlyn Park Pass Over Play - Judas(Lead)
2001 : Krinkel Kronkel Karbonkelbos - Children’s Afrikaans Musical - Ribbeltit & Rog
2001: Piet en die Pasion Flower - Afrikaans Farce for Adults - Piet(Lead)
2001: Tower Klip - Children’s Afrikaans Musical - Gaint/Monster & Dancer
2001: Spook - Children’s Afrikaans Musical - Flip
1999: Net Ek - Cabaret - Writer, Producer, Performer
1999: Elvis Las Vegas Extravaganza - Extravaganza – Cape Town - Backing Vocals (8 x Lead)

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To get in Touch

Contact Matt Stern Productions @ info@mattstern.co.za