You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Matt Roe

Screenwriter-producer-thesp

Matt Roe, screenwriter-producer-thesp, died Oct. 9 in Los Angeles of multiple myeloma. He was 51.

Roe appeared in films including “Naked Gun 33 1/3,” “Child’s Play 2” and “Puppet Master.” On TV, he guested on shows including “Judging Amy,” “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine,” “Who’s the Boss,” “L.A. Law,” “Hill Street Blues” and “Murder She Wrote.”

He founded film production company Clear Concepts, based in Denver, Houston and later Mexico, where he first began directing. After selling the company, he returned to L.A. to produce and direct commercials. Roe wrote several screenplays including “Irresistible Impulse” and “Tainted Love” for Everest Pictures, and “The Minion,” which starred Dolph Lundgren.

He is survived by a daughter, a son, his parents, a brother and three sisters.

There will be a memorial at All Saints Church in Pasadena Nov. 15 at 2 p.m. The family requests donations in lieu of flowers to the Lili Clare Foundation, 1871 9th St., Santa Monica, CA 90404.

More Scene

  • Made By Google

    Rashida Jones, Jaden Smith and More Stars Party at Made by Google Opening Night

    Matt Roe, screenwriter-producer-thesp, died Oct. 9 in Los Angeles of multiple myeloma. He was 51. Roe appeared in films including “Naked Gun 33 1/3,” “Child’s Play 2” and “Puppet Master.” On TV, he guested on shows including “Judging Amy,” “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine,” “Who’s the Boss,” “L.A. Law,” “Hill Street Blues” and “Murder She […]

  • Through Her Lens: The Tribeca Chanel

    Elizabeth Olsen, Jane Rosenthal Demand Justice for Sexual Assault Victims at Chanel Tribeca Lunch

    Matt Roe, screenwriter-producer-thesp, died Oct. 9 in Los Angeles of multiple myeloma. He was 51. Roe appeared in films including “Naked Gun 33 1/3,” “Child’s Play 2” and “Puppet Master.” On TV, he guested on shows including “Judging Amy,” “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine,” “Who’s the Boss,” “L.A. Law,” “Hill Street Blues” and “Murder She […]

  • 'Boo 2! A Madea Halloween' film

    Tyler Perry Hopes 'Boo 2!' Can Help Bring Laughter to Nation's 'Darkness'

    Matt Roe, screenwriter-producer-thesp, died Oct. 9 in Los Angeles of multiple myeloma. He was 51. Roe appeared in films including “Naked Gun 33 1/3,” “Child’s Play 2” and “Puppet Master.” On TV, he guested on shows including “Judging Amy,” “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine,” “Who’s the Boss,” “L.A. Law,” “Hill Street Blues” and “Murder She […]

  • 'Geostorm' film premiere

    'Geostorm' Director Hopes Harvey Weinstein Scandal Signals 'Sea Change' for Hollywood

    Matt Roe, screenwriter-producer-thesp, died Oct. 9 in Los Angeles of multiple myeloma. He was 51. Roe appeared in films including “Naked Gun 33 1/3,” “Child’s Play 2” and “Puppet Master.” On TV, he guested on shows including “Judging Amy,” “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine,” “Who’s the Boss,” “L.A. Law,” “Hill Street Blues” and “Murder She […]

  • ‘Working Above The Line’ panel, The

    Academy's Third Annual Careers in Film Summit Inspires Young Creatives

    Matt Roe, screenwriter-producer-thesp, died Oct. 9 in Los Angeles of multiple myeloma. He was 51. Roe appeared in films including “Naked Gun 33 1/3,” “Child’s Play 2” and “Puppet Master.” On TV, he guested on shows including “Judging Amy,” “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine,” “Who’s the Boss,” “L.A. Law,” “Hill Street Blues” and “Murder She […]

  • Josh Radnor Ben Lee

    'Saved By a Story' Benefit Raises Money for Charity — and Builds a Community of Storytellers

    Matt Roe, screenwriter-producer-thesp, died Oct. 9 in Los Angeles of multiple myeloma. He was 51. Roe appeared in films including “Naked Gun 33 1/3,” “Child’s Play 2” and “Puppet Master.” On TV, he guested on shows including “Judging Amy,” “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine,” “Who’s the Boss,” “L.A. Law,” “Hill Street Blues” and “Murder She […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content