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Matthew Asner

Activist for Autism Speaks and advocate for the rights of those with special needs and in special education

After a short but brilliant acting career playing parts such as Stringbean in the classic, NEON MANIACS and 5 years of fronting the popular post punk bands Insect Idol, Grand Manner and The Big Sky, Matthew decided that his true place was behind the camera.<br /> <br /> Since making that decision, Matthew's credits include creating and producing the groundbreaking Showtime mini-series, Hiroshima. He also produced for Moriah Films (In Search Of Peace and Unlikely Heroes) and his company with partner, Danny Gold, Mod 3 Productions has produced many shows for networks such as History Channel, MTV, and ABC Family to name a few.<br /> <br /> Matthew has an Autistic son and has dedicated himself to working with charitable organizations such as Autism Speaks and fighting for the rights of those with special needs and in special education.

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