Matthew James was the actor who portrayed Merl in Angel.


Born and raised in Long Island New York, Matthew James moved to Manhattan to study acting at the Lee Strasberg Institute. After years of honing his craft in NYC he ventured out to Los Angeles. After two seasons on Angel, he appeared on NYPD Blue, and most recently on ABC's American Crime.

After doing several Independent films & various tv work Matthew began undertaking his own projects. His current project is an offbeat love story set in Los Angeles called Nipples & Palm Trees in which he wrote and stars in. 

see what Matthew's up to @ Jackson County Films

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