Matthew Knowles

Career Timeline

Matthew Knowles Career

Height 6'4 - Fluent in Chinese and English

Matthew has accomplished international affluence by mastering the Chinese spoken language and becoming the first ever American Caucasian to graduate from the Beijing Film Academy.


Episodic Television

Matthew Knowles Red Sorghum
Matthew Knowles in Love me if you Dare
Matthew Knowles in Deng Xiao Ping

2016 JOURNEY TO THE EAST (post-production)

Xia Ri Min Productions

(Uncle Matty)

2016 RED STAR OVER CHINA

China Central Television CCTV 1

Series Regular (Evans Carlson )

2016 EASTERN BATTLEFIELD (miniseries)

China Central Television CCTV1

Episode Lead (Colonel Tibbets)

2015-2016 LOVE ME IF YOU DARE

Shanghai Media Group

Recurring (Dr. Barnes)

2014 RED SORGHUM (红高粱)

Shandong Satellite

Guest Star (AP Press Reporter)

2014 DENG XIAO PING (历史转折中的邓小平)

China Central Television CCTV1

Guest Star (Xi You Dai Biao)

2014 UPRIGHT MEN AND WOMEN (webseries)

Tencent Media

Series Regular (Ma Tai Long)

2012 BIG SISTER'S STORE

Chengdu CDTV1

Recurring (John Sand)


Feature Films

2018 Asura (filming)

Director: Peng Zhang

Lead (Rawa)

2017 Bond: Kizuna (filming)

Director: Ryuji Yamakita

Supporting (Jet)

2015 North Eastern Attraction (short)

Director: Du Tong

Lead (Anatoli)

2013 MACAU FIGHTING

Director: Long Sun

Supporting

2013 Vikingdom

Director: Yusry Abd Halim

Supporting (Viking Warrior )

2013 TIME TO SHOW

Director: Qian Lu Jie

Supporting (Matthew)

2013 ENSOULMENT

Director: Mark Sung

Lead

HIDEOUS

Director: Johnny Tabor

Lead

2012 THERE WILL BE BLOOD (short)

Director: Fu Jing Yang

Lead (Lao Da)


Theater

PETER PAN THE MUSICAL

The Place, Beijing

Lead

NOT SHORT OF MONEY

China Central Television CCTV4

Lead


Commercial


 

Master of Ceremony

  • 2015 Oscars Live China Broadcast (YouKu)
  • 2015 Dolby Theater Meishi Island Celebration (Hollywood)
  • 2014 MGM Resorts International Gala (Los Angeles, Vancouver)
  • 2014 Super Model of the World Global Finals
  • 2014 Aimer La Clover 10 Year Anniversary
  • 2013 Jiangyou Holiday Celebrity Concert
  • 2012 Hengxin Celebrity Concert (35k attendance)
  • 2012 Kangding Love Song Music Festival (20k attendance)
  • 2012 Chengdu Culture Festival Opening Ceremonies (10k attendance)
  • 2012 Guanghan International Model Charity Auction
  • 2012 Zhong Ying Group World Super Model Charity Night
  • 2012 Yanlord Wine Gala
  • 2012 Renheng Opening Ceremony
  • 2012 FCC Wine Collectors Banquet
  • 2011 Italian State Banquet
  • Sichuan Woman’s Beauty Club (4 cities)
  • Zhaojing Beauty Product Endorsement
  • Mango Club Opening Ceremonies
  • 2010 Pioneers International Conference

Special Skills

Thai Kick Boxing, Singing, Martial Arts, College Football, International Rugby, Climbing, Backpacking, Sports, Dancing

Languages: English (fluent), Mandarin Chinese (fluent), Spanish (conversational)


Awards

  • 2015 Oscars Host for Youku LIve Broadcast to China
  • 2014 Super Model of the World Global Finals Host
  • 2013 Chinese New Year Show Appearance
  • 2013 Men’s Health China Champion
  • 2013 Panda Endorsor
  • 2012 Chinese Bridge Language Competition (Top 13 Nationally)
  • 2013 You Can Chinese Spring Festival Competition (7th Nationally)
  • 2013 Want to Sing (Week Champion)
  • 2012 China National Rugby Runner-up (Chengdu Pandas)
  • Advertisements (Pepsi, HTC, Men’s Health, Giant Panda Conservation)

Education

  • Beijing Film Academy – Acting – Full Government Scholarship - Foreign Scholar - 2014 Graduate.
    First non-Asian student ever to study acting at BFA
  • Joanne Baron/DW Brown Studio - Meisner Technique - Santa Monica, California
  • Margie Haber - Audition Technique - Los Angeles, California
  • Ken Lerner's Acting Studio - Los Angeles, California
  • Private Acting Lessons– Romouldo Tejada (PETA) – Manila, Philippines
  • Chinese Language and Culture – 5 years classroom and private tutoring, China
  • BS Civil Engineering – Clemson University, USA - cum laude