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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 53)
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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House Of Lies Unmasked with Show Creator Matthew Carnahan

House Of Lies continues to blaze trails in television with its sophisticated handling of corporate corruption, greed, sex and dynamic cast headed by Don Chea...

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Taken from House of Lies.

Touchstone Television / Coquette Productions / Matthew Carnahan / FX Productions / BVIT

Seen on international prints of Season 1 episodes of Dirt.

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Helen Hunt and her boyfriend Matthew Carnahan FANS WILL NOT GO AWAY what a video its nuts.

Class of 2018 Matthew Carnahan

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Seen on Season 2 episodes of Dirt.

Comedy Showrunners Roundtable: Network TV's Struggle

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Matt Carnahan

Drunk Matt.

Variety A Night in the Writers' Room Comedy Panel

Moderator: Brian Lowry, Variety Chief TV Critic Matthew Carnahan, House of Lies Bill Lawrence, Ground Floor Marc Maron, Maron Rob McElhenney, It's Always Sun...

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:56:15 -0800

“Wings” star Steven Weber will pay a visit to the “House of Lies” for one episode, Showtime announced Monday. Weber will play Ray Montinola, a corporate turnaround specialist enlisted to assist the company after Marty's (Don Cheadle) stint in prison.


Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:56:11 -0800

LOS ANGELES, CA – November 24, 2014 – When Kaan & Associates is in need of guidance after Marty's (series star and executive producer Don Cheadle) incarceration leaves The Firm in shambles, tough white knight investor (guest star Mary McCormack) ...
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 ...

Daily Mail

Daily Mail
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:29:21 -0800

The film is a family affair as her partner of 13 years Matthew Carnahan serves as executive producer. The couple have been in a relationship since 2001 and have a 10-year-old daughter Makena Lei together. Next, the duo will work together on an upcoming ...


Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:15:00 -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 ...


Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:25:16 -0700

Janet Tamaro, Mike Royce, Damon Lindelof, Ali LeRoi, Hart Hanson, Steven S. DeKnight and Matthew Carnahan gathered on stage at the Television Academy for a discussion moderated by Tara Bennett, author of the film's companion book, and picked each ...


Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:52:30 -0700

“It's like painting a painting while writing a novel while doing your taxes,” says “House of Lies” creator and showrunner Matthew Carnahan in the film. “Utterly consuming,” adds Joss Whedon. “It's too good to quit, and too hard to do,” says Bill Prady ...

Zap2it.com (blog)

Zap2it.com (blog)
Sun, 16 Feb 2014 11:11:46 -0800

Well, according to "House of Lies" creator and showrunner Matthew Carnahan, there is a light at the end of the tunnel. "He could still get a little darker before the dawn, but he's about bottomed out," he tells Zap2it. The next episode, "Middlegame ...

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