Current Character: Austin Travers (Deceased)
Birthplace: Born in Georgia
Marital Status: Single
Matthew Atkinson, born on December 27 1985, was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, where he was an only child. He played baseball for 10 years growing up.
Atkinson's acting career began in 2009 with a role on television's "One Tree Hill," after which he landed the part of Valet Parker in the motion picture, "The Blind Side." He went on to roles in "Jane By Design" and "Parenthood" before being offered the part of Austin Travers on "The Young and the Restless."
Matthew Atkinson, who is of Irish and Native American descent, ran the Big Sur, Chicago, and Atlanta marathons, enjoys working on cars, and also plays guitar.
The Young and the Restless - Austin Travers (April 17 2014 - present)
Parenthood - Zach (2013 - 2014)
Jane By Design - Nick (2012)
The Blind Side - Valet Parker (2009)
One Tree Hill - Nathan Actor (2009)