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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 long time 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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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:56:15 -0700

Word is out that Jane the Virgin actress Gina Rodriguez will star opposite Mark Wahlberg in the big screen drama Deepwater Horizon. Based on the tragic events that killed 11 crewmen on a BP oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010, the movie will focus on ...

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.

People Magazine

Wed, 18 Mar 2015 12:52:30 -0700

TheWrap Gina Rodriguez is reporting that “Jane the Virgin” star Gina Rodriguez will take the female lead opposite Mark Wahlberg in Lionsgate and Participant Media's Deepwater Horizon movie, to be directed by Peter Berg (Lone Survivor). Based on the ...


Mon, 23 Mar 2015 05:33:45 -0700

Mcqueen has written the series with World War Z and House of Lies writer Matthew Carnahan. It will be produced by See Saw Films' Iain Canning and Emile Sherman, who produced The King's Speech in association with Def Jam founder Russell Simmons ...

SFGate (blog)

SFGate (blog)
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:30:00 -0800

He's now Mrs. Sarah Jessica Parker; she's been in a relationship with producer Matthew Carnahan for over a decade. Image 8 of 37 - Did you know these stars dated? Actors Matthew Broderick and Helen Hunt made a very cute late '80s couple. He's now Mrs.
Daily Mail
Sun, 22 Dec 2013 21:19:45 -0800

Helen Hunt is known for her laidback style so it's no surprise that she was casually dressed down upon her family's return to Los Angeles from a vacation. Helen, 50, arrived at LAX on Sunday with her partner of 12 years, producer Matthew Carnahan and ...
Huffington Post
Tue, 14 Jan 2014 15:01:57 -0800

"I think we've created an equal opportunity group of a--holes," Matthew Carnahan, the showrunner, said in an interview over the phone. "I'm hoping that they're lovable." Whether or not they're lovable may not matter this season. Carnahan hints that ...

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 ...

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