Matthew "Matt" Charles Burns is an American actor, voice actor, author, and writer.


Burns was born in South Dakota on May 8, 1984, and at some point of his life, he developed an interest in acting. As a teenager or a young adult, he had a summer job selling produce out of a pickup truck in South Dakota. He graduated from Lincoln High School in Sioux Falls. At another point in his life, Burns lived in Belgium, where he learned to speak French and attended the Athénée Royal de Rene Magritte in Lessines. He received his acting training from the Carnegie Mellon University's School of Drama in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and the National Institute of Dramatic Art in Sydney, Australia. After graduating, Burns started an acting career, and he has also written a book called Lonely.

On Criminal MindsEdit

Burns portrayed narcissistic serial killer and abductor Robert Boles in the Season Eleven episode Future Perfect.


  • Criminal Minds - Future Perfect (2015) TV episode - Robert Boles
  • Bones (2015) as Jimmy Kosinski
  • Mike & Molly (2015) as Gregory
  • Castle (2014) as James "Ollie" Oliver
  • A Place of Our Own (2014) as Phillip (short)
  • NCIS (2014) as Gareth Godfrey
  • Echo (2013) as Chris (short)
  • Grand Theft Auto V (2013) as Local Population (video game, voice)
  • Jagoo (2012) as William (short)
  • Abril en Nueva York (2012) as Ben
  • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2009-2012) as Will Brady/Owen Cassidy (2 episodes)
  • RearView (2011) as Shane (short)
  • The Lion and the Bull (2011) as Dallas (short)
  • Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2010) as Virgil
  • The Good Wife (2010) as Best Man
  • Royal Pains (2009) as Christopher Stevens
  • Gossip Girl (2008) as Leader of the Yale Skull and Bones
  • The Kill Point (2007) as Slim (2 episodes)
  • Graduation (2007) as High School Student (uncredited)
  • The Screening (2007) as Chris Balun
  • The Routes of Wild Flowers (2006) as Timothy
  • I Am Like Cities (2006) as Male #4 (short)


  • The Lion and the Bull (2011) (short)
  • Antarctica (2011) (short)


  • Antarctica (2011) (short)


  • Antarctica (2011) (short)


  • Antarctica (2011) - Producer (short)


For an up-to-date filmography, see here.

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