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Matty Cardarople (born February 3, 1983) is an American actor and comedian, who portrayed Keith in the Netflix original television series Stranger Things.


Matty Cardarople has always wanted to be an entertainer by entertaining to his friends and family with his comedic skills. After moving to Los Angeles, he studied acting at The Beverly Hills Playhouse and has been perfecting his craft studying with Lesly Kahn. As he started his acting career in 2004, he didn't have many roles in films and television. Ultimately he was discovered by Luke and Owen Wilson who gave him his career start with roles in the feature films Blonde Ambition and Drillbit Taylor.



Year Title Role
2007 Blonde Ambition Mailroom Worker
2008 The Only Girl Wilson Weston
2008 Drillbit Taylor 7-11 Clerk
2009 Absolute Evil - Final Exit Photographer
2009 David Lynch and Crispin Glover's Big Box Office Blockbuster Random Yelling Guy
2011 Solicitation Dusty McIntire
2011 0s & 1s Donny
2012 The Three Stooges Cameraman (uncredited)
2013 Dr Awkward Dr. Awkward 
2014 Life Partners Clerk 
2014 Dumb and Dumber To Inventor #1
2014 Elvis the Cat Teddy
2015 Jurassic World Gyrosphere Operator
2015 Martha  Scott
2015 Fun Size Horror: Volume Two Stu Mac 1 (segment 'Conventional')
2015 Conventional Stu Mac 1
2015 Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse Jawless Zombie
2015 Shaq Inq  Blake
2016 The 4th Mikey
2016 20th Century Women Bartender
2016 Rustic Casual Scared Driver
2017 The Big Sick Fast Food Cashier
2017 Logan Lucky CMS Police Officer #2
2017 Please Stand By Trivia Guy #1
2017 Snack Day Matty
2018 Dead Sound Harry
2018 Love, Simon Ferris wheel employee
2019 Itsy Bitsy Deputy Donny
2019 I Am Woman Roy Meyer
TBA Truck'd Up Hippie Dan
2020 Lazy Susan Roger
2020 American Cherry Clay Elliot
TBA Wheels of Fortune  Noodle
TBA Heirlooms Donny


Year Title Role
2010 Scrubs  Frank
2012 The Jesse Miller Show  Carls JR Guy
2012 Gayle Marty
2014 You're the Worst  Engineer
2014 Tim and Eric's Bedtime Stories Teenager
2014 Comedy Bang! Bang!  D-Money
2014 Royals the Series Jeff
2014 Chasing Life  Teen Clerk
2014 Selfie  Charlie
2015 Ray Donovan Philosophy Boy #1
2015 Bella and the Bulldogs  Lavelle
2016 New Girl Carl
2016 Sadie and Emmie  Arny
2016 Angie Tribeca  Neil
2018 NCIS Clerk
2017-19 A Series of Unfortunate Events  Henchperson of Indeterminate Gender
2017- Stranger Things Keith
2019 NCIS: Los Angeles  Danny
2019 Archibald's Next Big Thing Preston
TBA Monsterland  TBA

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  • He's also a director.
  • He's zodiac sign is Aquarius.
  • He was born in the Year of the Pig.
  • He's birthstone is Amethyst and birth flower is Violet/Iris.
  • He was born and raised in Exeter, New Hampshire.
  • He has a older sister, Caroline.
  • His parents divorced when he was young.
  • He's a animal lover.
  • He spends time drawing and writing poetry; his first self-published book of poems is titled Space Cadet.
  • When not on set, he devotes his efforts to a number of worthy causes such as the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Salvation Army and local animal shelters.
  • He currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife, cats and a rescue pomeranian named Azoun.
  • If he wasn't famous, he will be a painter or a documentary filmmaker.
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