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Matt Lattanzi

Matt Lattanzi was born in Portland, Oregon, the son of Jeanette (née Slowikowski) and Charles Paul Lattanzi His father is a maintenance foreman of Italian descent, while his mother is of Polish ancestry. He was raised in Portland as well, graduating from Benson Polytechnic High School in 1977. While filming Xanadu, he met Olivia Newton-John, whom he married in 1984. The couple have one daughter, Chloe Rose Lattanzi, born on January 17, 1986. By 1992, Lattanzi's acting career was largely over, and he took a job as a construction worker for a home-building company in California. Lattanzi and Newton-John moved to their ranch in Australia in 1993 so that Lattanzi could audition for the new soap opera, Paradise Beach. He won a six-month contract for the show. Lattanzi and Newton-John separated in 1993 after Lattanzi had an affair with another woman. They divorced in 1995. He then married Cindy Jessup, but they divorced in early 2007. In 2008, he briefly appeared in the MTV reality series Rock the Cradle, supporting his daughter Chloe (a contestant on the show). That same year, Lattanzi— A life-long environmentalist —was reported to be living off the grid near Malibu, California.

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Feb 1, 1959 In Portland, Oregon, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Xanadu 1980-08-08
Latest Project:
Movie And the Winner Isn't 2017-12-08
Known For
Poster of Blueberry Hill
Poster of My Tutor
Poster of Grease 2
Poster of Xanadu
Movie And the Winner Isn't Self 2017-12-08
Series Paradise Beach 1993-05-31
Movie Diving In Jerome Colter 1990-09-21
Movie Catch Me If You Can Dylan Malone 1989-10-14
Movie Blueberry Hill Danny Logan 1988-12-02
Movie Roxanne Trent 1987-06-19
Movie That's Life! Larry Bartlet 1986-10-10
Movie My Tutor Bobby Chrystal 1983-03-04
Movie Olivia Newton-John: Let's Get Physical Himself 1982-02-08
Movie Grease 2 Brad 1982-06-11
Movie Rich and Famous Jim 1981-09-23
Movie Xanadu Young Danny McGuire / Xanadu Dancer 1980-08-08