Matthew John "Matt" Hoverman is an American actor, voice actor, comedian, screenwriter, and playwright.

Hoverman is known for witty comedies for television (Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in an Animated Program), the theatre (FringeNYC Award for Outstanding Playwriting), and film. He is also a professional actor, voice-over artist, and teacher.

As a TV writer, Hoverman won the 2014 Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Writing in an Animated Program and the 2015 Humanitas Prize for Children's Animation for his work on the long-running PBS Kids TV show Arthur.

Moving to Disney, he works as a screenwriter and storyboard artist for the Disney Junior shows Sofia the First (in which he voiced the Giggling Goblin), Elena of Avalor, and Goldie & Bear.


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