Matthew Modine is an American actor who starred in several standout films from the 1980's, including Stanley Kubrick's Full Metal Jacket (1987), Alan Parker's Birdy (1984) & Vision Quest (1985). In the previously mentioned titles, he plays the memorable roles of Pvt. J.T. "Joker" Davis, the title character of Birdy, and high school wrestler Louden Swain, respectively.
Modine is also known for his portrayal of the oversexed Sullivan Groff on Season 3 of the hit HBO series "Weeds" (2007).