Who is Perry Mattfeld and Is She Blind?

Perry Mattfeld

Perry Mattfeld is a household name in the Hollywood industry. She is a dancer, actress, and also a theatre artist who is best known for playing Murphy Mason in the series titled “In the Dark”. In addition, she also plays the role of Mel in Shameless.

She is an amazing actress and she has won the hearts of many from around the world. If you are also interested to know about her then you are in the right place as we will tell you everything you need to know about her.

Who is Perry Mattfeld?

Perry Mattfeld was born on 24th March 1994 in Los Angeles County, California, USA. She was born to Shelley Garcia and Kenneth Mattfeld. According to her birth date, she is 26 years old and her zodiac sign is Aries. Similarly, her nationality is American. Perry grew up in Long Beach, California.

Her parents are Kenneth Mattfeld and Shelley Garcia. Kenneth is an attorney but he was an architect before becoming the attorney for the port of LA.

Perry’s mother is Latin American. This is the reason why Perry speaks both English and Spanish pretty cold. Right now, Perry lives in Southern California with her family and a puppy named Rowmeoh.


Perry’s father was a Lawyer so, education was very important in the family and that is Perry herself has a good education. She went to the Uni of Southern California which is a top school to get into. She had a degree from this University. Her degree came from the School of Dramatic Arts. She then got a Bachelor of Arts degree in Film Theory and then a B.F.A. She went to the LA Polytechnic Institute (high school) with a GPA of 4.6 which is impressive.

Perry’s language education is also quite good. She is bilingual which means that she has a proper mastery of two languages. She can speak both English and French. Language skills are very important in today’s world and Perry is quite good at both of these languages.

Perry Mattfeld


Perry is a talented dancer and actress. She started ballet dancing at the age of five years and continued attending these classes for almost 10 years. She was taught by  Ms. Debbie Allen in Los Angeles.

Under her direction, Perry made her Technique better and included multiple styles of dance. Perry knows Piano and she loves singing as well.

She started dancing at a tender age. Perry was also a part of the original theatre cast at Mattel’s American Girl Theater. She portrayed American Girl Dolls, Kirsten Larson, and Kitt Kittredge.

While initially Perry did have an okay acting career but there was a time when this career was declining so, she had to do something to pay the bills. And this was when she got into modeling. It was just a side career for her though. She modeled after she graduated from USC. Perry had a connection with a fellow student and that was how she got into modeling.

In terms of her TV career, you can see her act in some of the shows such as The Megan Mullally Hidden Diary Of A Modern cheerleader, Show, Wizards of Waverly Place, Conan, Home Coming, Carrie. Perry’s notable films include: The All-Stars Norton Avenue and Escape from Polygamy.

Some of the short films in his career are AmazoBoy!, Patrick Carman Dark Eden, My Mind the Love Story, Cayucos, and The Woman in a Flammable skirt.

Is Perry Mattfeld blind?

There is a TV series called In the Dark where Perry plays the role of Murphy Mason. Murphy is a blind and anti-social character and she has a dog using which she travels the world.

Despite playing the role of a blind character with ease, the American Actress is not blind. In fact, she worked with a consultant for the show named Lorri Bernson who is legally blind. Perry worked hard and spent a lot of time with her consultant because she had much to learn. She watched Lorri’s daily routines about how she got ready for bed, brushed her teeth, cooked in the kitchen, and used her guide dog.

Perry even learned to text simply by using the audio settings on an iPhone. Not only that, Lorri supported her during the shoot as well. She was able to perform in such a spectacular way because she spent a lot of time and effort learning from a real blind person.

What’s the secret behind her spectacular performance in the “In the Dark” series?

Perry chose a great method of acting in her role of Murphy in the series, In the Dark. She shared her method and it is too incredible. She said that she reviewed the character and she liked the role because it was something she trained in College as well as a school but it did take some time to prepare.

As mentioned above, Perry had a team-up with the Show’s Blind Consultant Laurie Bernstein. She spent days just doing normal things completely blind to get into the character and that is why her acting in the show is so appealing.

Felling excited about the show, Perry said, “We have two writers who are blind on our writing staff, and a lot of things came from their experiences…I’m most proud that the creators took the opportunity to start the project with authenticity by not only staffing the writer’s room that way but by adding [actors who are blind.] The guide dog users in the show are real guide dog users. We have a subject that is going to educate millions of people because it’s being broadcast on a major network. That’s really exciting.”

Her appearance body measurements

It is revealed that her height is 5 feet 10 inches (178 cm) and she weighs about 56 kg (123 lbs). Her body measurements are 34-27-35 inches.

Talking about her appearance, she is very tall and slim. She has light brown hair and a pair of blue eyes with a hint of green. Her body type is slim and she’s very beautiful. Perry kind of looks like Jennifer Aniston from F.R.I.E.N.D.S. But they are not related to each other. We can see the resemblance though.

Current relationship status

Perry Mattfeld is currently in a relationship with her longtime boyfriend Andrew Wright. The two had met each other in 2016 through a mutual friend. You do recognize Andrew Wright, right? He is a former Baseball Pitcher. If you are a fan, you might recognize him. He used to play for the Cincinnati Reds.

There were rumors that their relationship did not work though and the two had to split up after a while. Even though the two seemed intimate in love in the year 2017, they haven’t shared any post since then. As well as they aren’t married till now despite dating for a long time.

At the present, Perry is very focused on her career so we might have to wait to learn more about her relationship status.

Her presence on social media

Perry is quite active on Social Media such as Instagram, and Twitter. She has a lot of followers on various social media platforms and she is quite famous on these social media sites. On Instagram, she has got over 162 k followers with 542 posts altogether. She has also got a decent amount of followers on her Twitter account.

You can click the links down below to go to her respective social media handles.

Instagram: @perrymattfeld

Twitter: @perrymattfeld

What is Perry Mattfeld’s net worth?

Perry Mattfeld has done a really wide variety of movies and shows. She has had an incredible run with a lot of films. This has made her quite rich.

Perry from the Wizards of Waverly Place is probably one of the wealthiest actresses around. She has different income sources as well. In addition to films and TV, she also has a great investment portfolio. So, her total net worth is around $2.5 million but this net worth is sure to grow.

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