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This article is about the television producer and author. For the screenwriter of The Kingdom and Lions for Lambs, see Matthew Michael Carnahan.
Matthew Carnahan
Born Matthew McNair Carnahan
(1961-02-06) February 6, 1961 (age 54)
Nationality American
Occupation Director, writer, producer
Known for House of Lies
Partner(s) Helen Hunt (2001–present)

Måkena Lei Gordon Carnahan (b. 2004)

Emmett Carnahan (b. 1998)

Matthew McNair Carnahan (born February 6, 1961) is an American producer, writer and director.

Carnahan studied at New York University, as well as the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre.

He has a daughter with longtime partner Helen Hunt, Måkena Lei Gordon Carnahan (born 2004). He also has a son, Emmett.


  • Ride (2014) (producer)
  • House of Lies (2012) TV Series (creator, executive producer, writer)
  • Dirt (2006) TV Series (creator, executive producer, writer, director)
  • Fastlane (2002) TV Series (writer, producer)
  • Thieves (2001) TV Series (writer, producer)
  • Rudyland (2001) (producer, director)
  • The Fugitive (2000) TV Series (consulting producer)
  • Trinity (1998) TV Series (creator, writer, producer)
  • Black Circle Boys (1997) (writer, director)
  • Mailman (director)


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503 news items

Daily Mail

Daily Mail
Sat, 13 Dec 2014 23:25:02 -0800

The 51-year-old actress was seen out and about with her partner of eleven years Matthew Carnahan and their daughter Makena, aged ten, in Brentwood, California. The Academy Award winner covered her eyes with a pair of sunglasses during the outing.

Movie News Guide

Movie News Guide
Wed, 12 Aug 2015 22:38:43 -0700

Since then, Joe and his brother Matthew Carnahan started writing the script. In 2013, Miller appreciated Joe and Matthew's script of his comic book character. Joe and Matthew completed the script in Feb. 2015. Now, in Aug. 2015, it was announced that ...

Daily Mail

Daily Mail
Fri, 14 Aug 2015 09:46:46 -0700

She's an avid surfer, who recently wrote and directed a movie which centred around the sport. And Helen Hunt showcased her washboard body as she surfed up a storm during a getaway to Maui, Hawaii on Thursday. The 52-year-old actress defied the years ...
Huffington Post
Tue, 14 Jan 2014 15:01:57 -0800

"House of Lies" was never known for its relatable characters. Management consultants propelled by sex, liquor, drugs and, yes, money take advantage of their friends, family and each other. Don Cheadle's Marty Kaan is nobody's role model and Kristen ...

Gospel Herald

Gospel Herald
Mon, 07 Apr 2014 10:15:02 -0700

"When I began writing the show, I was aware of that and now I don't think about it that much," says creator and executive producer Matthew Carnahan. "The show is just what the show is. It makes sense esthetically and dramatically." A show which offers ...
Huffington Post
Tue, 20 Mar 2012 06:46:14 -0700

2012-03-20-houseofliesroscoe.png When I set out to write a son for Marty Kaan, Don Cheadle's ethically challenged character on House of Lies, I thought, "What kind of kid would just undo this guy? What kind of kid would unbalance and upend Marty?


Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:17:04 -0700

“House of Lies” creator Matthew Carnahan, tracked during preparations for that show's first season, talks about sparring with FX chief John Landgraf over “Dirt” earlier, for instance, while “Revenge” creator and showrunner Mike Kelley talks about Les ...
Comic Book Resources
Wed, 21 Nov 2012 14:50:29 -0800

It's been a little over three months since Joe Carnahan was announced as director for the upcoming adaptation of Mark Millar and Steve McNiven's Nemesis, and he's apparently hard at work on the project. Carnahan and his brother Matthew are writing the ...

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