Matt Chapman

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Matthew Chapman (born November 1, 1976) is the younger of The Brothers Chaps. He and his brother Mike are the principal creators of the Homestar Runner body of work. Matt is the voice actor for almost all of the characters on the site. He is married to Jackie Chapman, who had a brief cameo in Peasant's Quest Movie Trailer. They currently have two daughters. Since the extended hiatus of Homestar Runner content, he has worked on various "industry" children's television series in Los Angeles.


General Information

Food of Significant Interest

  • Egg salad sandwiches (with bits of bacon). [Page 4]
  • When they were young children, Mike fed Matt cupcakes with toothpaste in them. [Wired article] Matt retaliated by feeding Mike vinegar toast.
  • Matt has an enthusiasm for poutine. [The Sheaf]
  • He also likes Onion Straws. He describes them as "Dismantled Awesome Blossoms." [The Inkhole]


  • Matt used to work for Earthlink, an Internet company. [Legion Studios (Mike)]
  • Matt also did voices for Preschool Protocops and some voices for webtoons and radio commercials for Mellow Mushroom. [Retrocrush]
  • The first day after Matt quit his job (as the sales of Homestar Runner merchandise were so high), he got jury duty. "It sucked. My first day of self-employment and I got put on a jury," he said. [Legion Studios (Matt)]

Film and Television

  • The Brothers Chaps' friend David Gordon Green made a movie called All The Real Girls. Matt ended up being in it, but is only seen making a passing comment to another person in the background at one point. Mike and Craig Zobel were also involved in the production of the movie.
  • He has composed music for Sealab 2021.
  • He and Craig Zobel were selected to write a stop motion animated feature for The Jim Henson Co. called Monster Safari.
  • Matt worked for Nickelodeon on the series Yo Gabba Gabba as a writer, director, and producer. He is also writing, directing, and acting in The Aquabats Super Show, another show from the Yo Gabba Gabba creators.
  • He has done voice acting and writing for the Disney series Gravity Falls, including voicing the merman character Mermando and Soos' grandmother. He has also co-written several episodes of the series.

Favorite Music


See Also

External Links

Videos and interviews are available at Interviews and Public Appearances.

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