Matt Anspach: Everything You Need to Know and so Much More
Matt Anspach plays AJ on Stuck. We sat down with him in between takes and got to peak into his life. Scroll for everything we learned!
While filming Stuck, was your favorite scene to shoot?
The dance scene. I got to wear a suit!
How did you originally get into acting?
I started doing local community theatre when I was eight years old, and I did that all the way up to my senior in high school. After that I started doing student films here and there, which picked up once I moved to LA for college.
Where do you go to college?
Cal State Northridge.
What are you majoring in?
Music Industry Studies.
Where did you move to LA from?
Bakersfield. Which is where I grew up.
What do you love about being on set?
Meeting people and seeing where their backgrounds come from. Everyone has taken different paths to get where we all are now—it’s.cool to see what inspires people to do what they’re doing.
What do you hate about being on set?
I drink a lot of water so I have to go to the bathroom constantly. Sometimes during a long scene I really gotta go!
If you could be another character on a Brat show, who would it be and why?
I’d like to be Johnny from Dirt because he’s that bad boy always causing trouble, and I think that would be fun and interesting to play.
Where do you see yourself in ten years?
I’m a singer and a guitarist as well, so I hope to be in the acting and music industry. Hopefully acting in movies as well as TV.
What is your very favorite thing to do when you’re not on set or working?
Playing guitar, for sure. Hanging out with my cat. Calling my mom.
If you could live anywhere in the world where would it be and why?
Los Angeles. It’s where everything I want to do is. So as long as I’m around that, I think I’ll be happy.
What’s your favorite TV show, currently?
Who’s your favorite character on Riverdale?
If you could be someone else for a day who would it be, and why?
Sean White so I could be able to Snowboard.
Before we wrap up, can you tell us one last fun fact about yourself?
I’m really good at ping pong and pool. I was an athlete before I started performing.
Which sports did you play in your days as an athlete?
Football, basketball, and track.