Actor Matthew Lillard is turning 52 years old today!
The actor, comedian, director, and producer was born on January 24, 1970, in Lansing, Michigan. He has had three children with his wife Heather Helm, whom he married in 2000.
Best known as Shaggy in the “Scooby-Doo” live-action film franchise, Matthew has also appeared as Stu Macher in the original “Scream” movie, Chip Sutphin in “Serial Mom,” Emmanuel ‘Cereal Killer’ Goldstein in “Hackers,” and Brock Hudson in “She’s All That.”
Plenty of fans are taking to social media to wish Matthew a happy birthday!
Matthew Lillard Thanks Fans For Birthday Wishes With Photos Of His Face!
Thank you internet for wishing me a happy birthday. I appreciate 98% of you on a daily basis. Here is a collection of pictures, featuring my face. https://t.co/QtG2tD9ni3
— matthew lillard —Will block. 0-F’s-given (@MatthewLillard) January 24, 2022
On Monday morning, Matthew took to Twitter to thank his fans for celebrating his big day.
“Thank you internet for wishing me a happy birthday,” he tweeted. “I appreciate 98% of you on a daily basis. Here is a collection of pictures, featuring my face.” He retweeted a collection of photos from a Matthew Lillard fan account called “Daily Matthew Lillard.”
The post received almost 10,000 likes in only a few hours.
“Happy birthday matt,” one fan wrote. “I appreciate you and all the things you do, ily.”
“Matthew!!” another fan commented. “One of my best friends gifted me your autograph for Christmas and it’s now one of my most prized possessions! I hope you have a great birthday <3”
‘Hope Your Birthday Is Killer’
Happy birthday 🎂 🖤 hope your birthday is killer 👻 pic.twitter.com/5PSzCBMaLX
— david gutierrez (@davidg111188) January 24, 2022
“Happy birthday hope your birthday is killer,” a fan joked.
“Happy birthday!!!!” another shared. “Posting my favorite birthday gift someone got me which is your signed headshot and the word ‘ugly’ which CANNOT be referring to yourself. You are lovely and just made my week last week when watching 13 ghosts. Have an awesome day!”
“Happy birthday, you beautiful human being,” a fan wrote alongside a snap of them posing with Matthew.
“How’s your day so far?!” another fan asked. “Hope you have a wonderful birthday Matthew!”
“Happy birthday mate,” another wrote. “You’re awesome as shaggy and stu macher in scream. I’ve seen the new one. Brilliant, Stu’s house is in it and he’s mentioned.”
“Happy birthday @MatthewLillard,” another shared. “dude your characters through the years have been the bright spots of my cinema experience.”
“Happy birthday,” another fan wrote. “You’re honestly one of my all time favorite actors ever.”
“Happy birthday!!” another wrote. “You MADE my childhood with Scooby Doo then MADE my teenage years when I discovered Scream. Thank you for being such an icon and a legendary actor.”
“Matthew, Mr Lillard if you will, Please allow me to join the others,” another commented. “Happy birthday man! Love you work, love how you have grown, and love your attitude that you show us. You rock man!”
Fans Celebrate Matthew Lillard’s Birthday With Favorite Pics & GIFS!
— 🔪🔪 Horror Queen Neve 🔪🔪 (@HorrorQueenNeve) January 24, 2022
Happy birthday to the wildly talented, & beloved king, Matthew Lillard! 🖤
May your day be filled with nothing but love, positive energy, & surrounded by many loved ones! Have a terrific, & fantastic birthday! 🙌🏼 pic.twitter.com/HD3Ja1pp5X
— 𝙎𝘾𝙍𝙀𝘼𝙈 🔪 𝙊𝘽𝙎𝙀𝙎𝙎𝙀𝘿 (@Scream_Obsessed) January 24, 2022
— FANGORIA (@FANGORIA) January 24, 2022
— NIGHTMARE ON FILM STREET (@NOFSpodcast) January 24, 2022
— Scooby-Doo History (@scoobyhistory) January 24, 2022
Happy birthday, @MatthewLillard! Also known as “Stu Macher” here in Woodsboro.
Sincerely, from one Ghostface to another. 🖤 pic.twitter.com/862Iac4mXi
— Ghostface (@GhostfaceTalks_) January 24, 2022
Happy birthday Matthew Lillard! pic.twitter.com/0uaPv3NgvI
— Flip Screen (@flipscreened) January 24, 2022
🔪 Happy Birthday, Matthew Lillard! 🍰
Thank you for all the talent that keeps on impressing generations. We love you, have an amazing day!
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