Matty Cardarople Is the Hardest Working Actor You Know but Don't Know

One year after surviving a stroke, the deadpan everyman is absolutely everywhere

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You know Matty Cardarople, even if you don’t.

His flawlessly deadpan delivery and unkempt hair have made him the modern icon of a feeling we all know well: exhaustion from…everything.

The actor’s on-screen lethargy—seen in countless ads, TV shows and movies—masks an intense work ethic, one that has made the past year a series of unprecedented career highlights.

A year ago, March 1, I had a stroke. I had a hole in my heart.

—Matty Cardarople, actor

He appeared in three Super Bowl-related commercials, played a key role in the blockbuster Free Guy, scored an appearance in beloved streaming hit Reservation Dogs and landed a starring role in an as-yet-unannounced film.




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