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Co-Creator of "South Park" and "The Book of Mormon"

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Actor and writer Matt Stone is the co-creator of the adult cartoon South Park. In 2011, his Broadway musical, The Book of Mormon, won nine Tony Award.

Famed comedy writer and actor Matt Stone was born Matthew Richard Stone on May 26, 1971, in Houston, Texas. He is the son of Sheila Lois Belasco and Gerald Whitney Stone Jr., an economics professor and textbook author. Stone and his younger sister, Rachel, were raised in Littleton, Colorado, a suburb of Denver, where they both attended Heritage High School. Stone double majored in film and mathematics at the University of Colorado at Boulder. While in college, Stone met Trey Parker, and in 1992, the two created an animated short film called The Spirit of Christmas (also known as Jesus vs. Frosty) under the moniker Avenging Conscience Films. They made the film using just construction paper, glue, and an old 8-millimeter camera. It premiered at the December 1992 student film screening.

In 1995, after seeing Jesus vs. Frosty, Fox executive Brian Graden paid Stone and Parker $2,000 to make a short animated video Christmas card that he could send to friends. The duo created Jesus vs. Santa; it was first sent to 80 people in December 1995. The film then went viral on the Internet and caught catching the attention of people at Comedy Central, who hired the men to create the South Park series, based on similar characters and the cutout animation style formulated in Jesus vs. Frosty.

South Park premiered in the United States on August 13, 1997, with the episode “Cartman Gets an Anal Probe.” The narrative of the show involves four dysfunctional elementary school boys—Stan Marsh, Kyle Broflovski (whose character is based on Stone), Eric Cartman and Kenny McCormick—and their adventures in suburban Colorado. South Park was a huge success, consistently earning the highest ratings of any basic cable program. Parker and Stone perform most of the voice acting, with Parker doing the majority of writing and directing. The show is slated to run through at least 2016. The film version of the show, Bigger, Longer, and Uncut, was released in 1999.

In addition to South Park, in 1997 Stone and Parker released the NC-17-rated film Orgazmo. In 2001, they created That’s My Bush!, a television series based on the fictional life of George W. Bush and his wife, Laura Bush. The show was canceled after one season for its reported cost of $700,000 per episode. In 2004, the film Team America: World Police was released to critical acclaim. Stone and Parker, who throughout this time were members of the band DVDA, collaborated with Avenue Q composer Robert Lopez on a musical about Mormons titled The Book of Mormon. The show premiered on March 24, 2011, at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre. The hilarious “missionary-in-training” Broadway musical was a huge success. In 2011, it was nominated for a total of 14 Tony Awards, winning nine, including best book of a musical, best original score, sound, lighting, direction, orchestration, set design and actress in a featured role.

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Co-Creator of "South Park" and "The Book of Mormon"

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Matt Stone Biography

Actor and writer Matt Stone is the co-creator of the adult cartoon South Park. In 2011, his Broadway musical, The Book of Mormon, won nine Tony Award.

Famed comedy writer and actor Matt Stone was born Matthew Richard Stone on May 26, 1971, in Houston, Texas. He is the son of Sheila Lois Belasco and Gerald Whitney Stone Jr., an economics professor and textbook author. Stone and his younger sister, Rachel, were raised in Littleton, Colorado, a suburb of Denver, where they both attended Heritage High School. Stone double majored in film and mathematics at the University of Colorado at Boulder. While in college, Stone met Trey Parker, and in 1992, the two created an animated short film called The Spirit of Christmas (also known as Jesus vs. Frosty) under the moniker Avenging Conscience Films. They made the film using just construction paper, glue, and an old 8-millimeter camera. It premiered at the December 1992 student film screening.

In 1995, after seeing Jesus vs. Frosty, Fox executive Brian Graden paid Stone and Parker $2,000 to make a short animated video Christmas card that he could send to friends. The duo created Jesus vs. Santa; it was first sent to 80 people in December 1995. The film then went viral on the Internet and caught catching the attention of people at Comedy Central, who hired the men to create the South Park series, based on similar characters and the cutout animation style formulated in Jesus vs. Frosty.

South Park premiered in the United States on August 13, 1997, with the episode “Cartman Gets an Anal Probe.” The narrative of the show involves four dysfunctional elementary school boys—Stan Marsh, Kyle Broflovski (whose character is based on Stone), Eric Cartman and Kenny McCormick—and their adventures in suburban Colorado. South Park was a huge success, consistently earning the highest ratings of any basic cable program. Parker and Stone perform most of the voice acting, with Parker doing the majority of writing and directing. The show is slated to run through at least 2016. The film version of the show, Bigger, Longer, and Uncut, was released in 1999.

In addition to South Park, in 1997 Stone and Parker released the NC-17-rated film Orgazmo. In 2001, they created That’s My Bush!, a television series based on the fictional life of George W. Bush and his wife, Laura Bush. The show was canceled after one season for its reported cost of $700,000 per episode. In 2004, the film Team America: World Police was released to critical acclaim. Stone and Parker, who throughout this time were members of the band DVDA, collaborated with Avenue Q composer Robert Lopez on a musical about Mormons titled The Book of Mormon. The show premiered on March 24, 2011, at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre. The hilarious “missionary-in-training” Broadway musical was a huge success. In 2011, it was nominated for a total of 14 Tony Awards, winning nine, including best book of a musical, best original score, sound, lighting, direction, orchestration, set design and actress in a featured role.

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  • South Park - Matt Stone on Problems with the MPAA (Paley Center ...
  • Matt Stone and Trey Parker on Late Show - YouTube

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  • How to book Matt Stone?

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  • How much does it cost to book Matt Stone?

    Booking fees for Matt Stone, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Matt Stone, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Matt Stone?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Matt Stone for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Matt Stone for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Matt Stone or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Matt Stone or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Matt Stone is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Matt Stone for your event is available upon request. Matt Stone generally travels from and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Trey Parker, Bill Hader, Nikki Glaser, Hannibal Buress and Ben Schwartz. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Matt Stone for an upcoming event.

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    Matt Stone and Trey Parker on Late Show - YouTube

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