Played by Matthew Modine
Matthew Modine (John Thain) earned Golden Globe and Emmy® nominations for HBO's Emmy®-winning original movie And the Band Played On. His other TV credits include Weeds, Into the West, The Bedford Diaries and What the Deaf Man Heard, which garnered him a Golden Globe nomination. Modine's extensive list of feature credits includes The Trial, Opa!, Transporter 2, Le Divorce, Any Given Sunday, If...Dog...Rabbit, Short Cuts, for which he shared a Golden Globe Award for Best Ensemble, Pacific Heights, Married to the Mob, Full Metal Jacket, Vision Quest, Birdy and Streamers, for which he and his cast mates received a Best Actor Golden Lion Award. Three of Modine's short films, When I Was a Boy, Smoking and Ecce Pirate, debuted at the Sundance Film Festival. On stage, he has starred in The Miracle Worker, To Kill a Mockingbird and Matthew Modine Saves the Alpacas.