Matthew James "Matt" Shively, Jr. (born September 15, 1990) is an American actor best known for his role as Ryan on the Nickelodeon television series True Jackson, VP.
Shively was born in Hanford, California. He became interested in acting in the fourth grade after seeing Shia LeBoeuf on the television program Even Stevens, and LeBoeuf remains his inspiration for acting.
Shively has had only a few roles. He had a minor part in the 2007 film Rattle Basket, and another small part on an episode of Zoey 101.  He auditioned several times for the part of Ryan on True Jackson, VP, and was told he didn`t get it. He was called back two weeks later, tested for the role, and won the part. The show has received positive reviews.
Full Name at Birth
Matthew James Shively
Date of Birth
Claim to Fame
Ryan in True Jackson VP
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