Matthew Pollino

Biography

Matthew Pollino when not auditioning or on set is a full time Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts Instructor specializing in private executive self-defense and fitness for men, women and children. Born in Brooklyn, New York and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada where he began his career in the entertainment industry. Matthew moved to Los Angeles in 2001 and hasn't looked back! He recently completed acting work on Bella's Story with Yancey Arias, Nestor Serrano and Casper Smart. Prior to that Matthew worked on Brake with Stephan Dorf and Tom Berenger, Hotel California with Raymond J. Barry and in the past has worked with Michael Chiklis, Snoop Dogg, Ron Perlman, Noel G., Dolph Lundgren and Pat Morita. Matthew has worked on over 13 film projects and 12 TV shows including Dogg After Dark, Mind Of Mencia, The Agency, America's Most Wanted and has done everything from starting off as an extra, stand in, choreographer (fights and skating), stunt double, stuntman, co - star and guest star all the way up to recurring roles on The Shield and General Hospital. Matthew has also been involved in Music Videos for Pink, Jessica Simpson (directed by Brett Ratner), Faith Evans (directed by Hype Williams), and the Las Vegas based group 702, he was the lead in the music video for Perfect Beings hit song Fictions, in addition to Principal work in National Commercials for Diet Coke, I Hop and Nike. 1st Degree Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt Tae Kwon Do - 2nd Degree Black Belt Private Mixed Martial Arts Instructor Martial Arts Weaponry (Proficient with Nunchaku and Staff) AFAA Certified Personal Trainer (Aerobics and Fitness Association of America)

Filmography

Movie Name Release Date
Bella’s Story January 1, 1970