Matthew Knight
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Name Matthew Knight
Birthplace Los Angeles, California, USA
Date of Birth February 16, 1994
Role on Haunting Hour Greg ("Alien Candy")

Jeremy ("Checking Out")

Matthew Knight played Greg in the season 1 episode "Alien Candy" and Jeremy in the season 3 episode "Checking Out."

Matthew Knight is a Canadian actor who made his debut in 2002 when he played Peter in a television episode of "Queer as Folk". Since then he has appeared in over a dozen television series, more than ten television movies and a number of feature-length and short films. He has been nominated five times for a Young Artist Award and has won twice: once for for his performance in "Candles on Bay Street" (2006) and once for his performance in "Gooby" (2009).


Knight's first leading role in a feature film was Will Burton in "Big Spender" (2003). After performing on various television shows, he appeared in the movies "Peep" (2004) as Harry and in "The Greatest Game Ever Played" (2005) as Young Francis Ouimet. In 2006, he won a starring role with Rhona Mitra as Rachel Talbot portraying her son Timothy Talbot, a young boy with huge supernatural responsibilities, in "Skinwalkers". After this horror movie, he appeared as Jake Kimble in "The Grudge 2" (2006) and "The Grudge 3" (2009).

Knight joined another series of films, albeit with a more positive and less sinister theme, when he was cast as Brandon Russell, a young man whose family is charmed by a mysterious woman, in the popular "Good Witch" series: "The Good Witch" (2008), "The Good Witch's Garden" (2009), "The Good Witch's Gift" (2010) and "The Good Witch's Family" (2011). He also stars in the television movie and series "My Babysitter's a Vampire" as Ethan Morgan, a high school student who discovers his attractive babysitter just also happens to be a vampire who goes to his school.

Personal Life

Knight resides in Mount Albert, Ontario and attends Unionville High School where he is in the arts program. He has an older brother Jack Knight who is also an actor.[1]




Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Work Outcome
2007 Young Artist Award Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special (Comedy or Drama) - Leading Young Actor Candles on Bay Street Won
2009 Young Artist Award Best Performance in a DVD Film Christmas in Wonderland Nominated
Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special - Supporting Young Actor The Good Witch
2010 Young Artist Award Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special - Supporting Young Actor The Good Witch's Gift Nominated
Best Performance in a DVD Film Gooby Won


  1. ^ a b c Latchford, Teresa (March 15, 2011). "New show pokes fun at genre". Metroland Media Group Ltd.. Archived from the original on October 16, 2011. Note: Matthew Knight was 17 years old when interviewed for the article.

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