Matthew Ryan Phillippe (born September 10, 1974) is an American actor, director, and writer.

For Disney, he played Seaman Grattham in the 1995 Hollywood Pictures film Crimson Tide, Gil Martin in the 1996 Hollywood Pictures film White Squall, Keenan in the 1998 Miramax film Playing by Heart and Ben Crawford in the ABC TV show Secrets and Lies.