actor was nothing but gracious, warm, and engaging during our sit-down interview in his trailer on location for the CBS drama, where he's in the middle of taping scenes as Dr. As soon as we arrive, he greets us with a big hug, and then leads us along the lunch line for an enormous spread of fish tacos, chicken, and other delicious sides.  one night and wanted to cast me opposite of what my character is on this show.
If actors are often known for only thinking about themselves, then Matthew clearly hasn't gotten that memo. He wanted me to play the meathead because it's something you wouldn't expect.
I met her a long, long time ago—it was at the start of my show.
Being on a show like this is not conducive to having a real life because for those first five years of , together, and that was one of the best experiences.
Matthew: I'm happy every day that I get up and I'm alive.
Glamour: What has been the coolest career opportunity to come out of ?
So I made a "I love the universe" picture and figured I could give the proceeds to that.
I'm also making these blankets for kids who are either sick or orphans, and I think I'll have them done in January or February.
It means that I feel that we're tied together for life, whether they like it or not! She's one of the funniest people I know and such a talented actress, a brilliant mind, a warm-hearted person, and I love her and her family.Every episode I've directed on ] I'm like the Kanye West of directors. Glamour: Speaking of your creativity, you have quite an amazing house. Grandma Gubler, the most elegant and warm-hearted woman to ever walk the face of the earth, went to Japan when I was seven and again at nine, and brought me back a silk kimono. She then passed away when I was around 10, and my dad came in and gave me an adult kimono that he said she bought for me when I grew up—I'm gonna cry a little bit—but, caveat to the story—and I still don't know the truth—but I have a sneaking suspicion that she bought it for him, and then he gave it to me.It even has a closet with all of your kimono robes. Glamour: You officiated at the wedding of your co-star, Paget Brewster, when she tied the knot with Steve Damstra a year ago. Matthew: It taught me a lot, and Paget and Steve are two of my best friends. Glamour: What made you guys work so well, and how were you able to stay such good friends with her?New York is probably the best place to go on a date. Matthew: I think so, as well as the entertainment I grew up with, which is why childhood entertainment is so important to me. I grew up in Las Vegas, which is maybe a little bit of it. I still feel like one, and I remember that feeling well. I feel in a unique position as [an] entertainer [who is] somewhat successful to be able to hopefully inform those kids and let them know that it's OK to be weird, it's OK to feel like an outsider, you know? That really is my only hope in everything and anything.
And if at any point it's terrible, you can hail a cab and run! Glamour: What are your turn-offs in a relationship? I feel like it's the root of a lot of things…I feel like if you wake up in the morning and can breathe, things are f--king sweet. It's a town that shouldn't exist in an inhospitable desert. Glamour: What advice would you really want to instill in your kids based on your adolescence? Be appreciative for everything and to everyone for everything, whether it's being appreciative of a bully or someone giving you an opportunity. The popular people, it doesn't really matter what they think... I feel like, also, I'm so lucky to have such a really loving family, and I feel a lot of people don't have the good fortune of having that, so if they can feel that somehow through entertainment, that's really important to share. Maybe they thought I was Eric Christian Olsen or something?