Matt Norklun is a NY-based bicoastal actor from Long Island who got his start as a stunt man in the movie, So Fine, starring Ryan O’Neal. After being "discovered" by renowned fashion photographer, Bruce Weber, Matt was swept up in the fashion world and became an international supermodel, best known as the Perry Ellis icon until Perry’s death in 1986. Gracing the cover of countless magazines, he continues to be sought after and works extensively in Europe and the US. Recently, he was featured in two historical books about 80s fashion. A trained actor and stuntman, he trained with The Groundlings in LA and HB Studios in NY and has worked in Film, Television and most recently in Theatre. In addition to acting, Matt made his directorial debut in the Hamptons allowing him to share his talent and passion in community theatre. A man of many interests and talents, Matt is one with the ocean. He is an active member of the East Hampton Volunteer Ocean Rescue Squad. Passionate about protecting and maintaining clean and safe beaches for today and for future generations, his cause has been featured and echoed in the documentary, Dog Dazed. In addition, he has been a pilot for 30 years, and is an active member of the Commemorative Air Force on the west coast, flying and restoring WWII aircraft. But, if you happen to look up and see a red seaplane land in the East River, chances are, it's Matt, piloting for Shoreline Aviation.
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Vogue Hommes International...features Matt Norklun...in tough times people want a strong man. ~The New York Times