Peter Matić was born in Vienna in 1937. It was here that he finished his actor training and was employed from 1960 to 1968 at the Theater an der Josefstadt. Engagements in Basel and at the Munich Kammerspiele followed until he moved to the Schiller Theatre in Berlin, where he worked for 22 years. In 1993 he performed at the Burgtheater for the first time and since then, has played numerous roles, such as Hofrat Winkler in Professor Bernhardi, “A man” in the premiere of Die letzte Nacht im September, Mars in Orpheus in the Underworld, Men and Women in The Mountain Giants, King Peter in Leonce and Lena, First Gravedigger in Hamlet, Lysias in Die Tochter der Luft, Pandarus in Troilus and Cressida, General in Der Unbestechliche, Kardinal in Immanuel Kant, numerous roles in Der Narr und seine Frau heute Abend in Pancomedia, Uncle Gustav in Feuerwerk, Patriach von Jerusalem in Nathan der Weise, Mason/Phipps in The ideal Man. Peter Matic has played numerous roles at the Vienna Volksoper, namely Oberst Pickering in My Fair Lady. In 2001 he was awarded the Albin-Skoda-Ring. In 2006 he was made a Kammerschauspieler. He has played the role of “Steward” (Haushofmeister) at the Vienna State Opera. Peter Matić died on 20 June 2019.