Cameron Mathison Bio

Cameron Mathison is host of Food Network’s six-episode series Clash of the Grandmas. The Emmy-nominated actor and television host is the co-anchor of the most-watched entertainment news program in the world, Entertainment Tonight. In addition to his work with ET, Mathison previously served as a feature correspondent for Good Morning America and Extra and co-hosted the 35th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards.

Mathison has appeared on screen in both film and television and is no stranger to television movies. In the last year he starred in multiple Hallmark Channel Originals, including Murder, She Baked: A Peach Cobbler Mystery, Murder, She Baked: A Plum Pudding Murder Mystery and Murder, She Baked: A Chocolate Chip Mystery. Additional television movie credits include Hallmark Channel’s Holidaze, The Christmas Ornament, Window Wonderland, My Gal Sunday and Along Came a Nanny, as well as Lifetime’s The Wife He Met Online and Any Mother’s Son and ABC Family’s See Jane Date.

In September 2007, Mathison joined the cast of ABC's hit competition series, Dancing with the Stars, advancing all the way to Week 9. He has had several pivotal guest-starring roles on top television shows, including Hot in Cleveland, The Drew Carey Show, CSI, JAG, What I Like About You, F/X: The Series, Castle, Desperate Housewives, Hope & Faith and The Exes.

Mathison made his feature film debut in the 1998 Miramax release 54, opposite Salma Hayek and Ryan Phillippe. He also starred in the Canadian independent film Washed Up, The Carpenter’s Miracle and The Surrogate, as well as the ABC Family feature film Home Again.

Best known for his fan-favorite role as Ryan Lavery in the daytime series All My Children, Mathison earned great acclaim through this role from the critics and fans alike, taking home a Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Male Newcomer in 1999 and a Daytime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in 2002 and 2004.

Additionally, his hosting duties have included the 33rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards broadcast as the show's Fan Zone host, ABC's live world premiere of Walt Disney's animated feature Tarzan, SOAPnet's 2001 Daytime Emmy red carpet special and various E! Wild On! specials. He served as the host of SOAPnet's original reality series, I Wanna Be a Soap Star.

Cameron Mathison resides in Los Angeles with his wife, Vanessa, and their children, Lucas and Leila.