Matthew Cuthbert is the brother of Michael and Marilla Cuthbert, and the adoptive father of Anne Shirley.



Physical appearanceEdit


Marilla CuthbertEdit

Anne ShirleyEdit


Behind the scenesEdit


  • R.H. Thomson portrays Matthew in the Canadian TV series Anne (2017–2018). Thomson had previously played Jasper Dale and Jeremiah Dale in Road to Avonlea (1990–1996).
  • Gabriel Grennan played young Matthew in the flashback scenes.


  • The CBC website describes him as, A pathologically shy man with a tender heart, Matthew’s broken spirit and zest for life is reinvigorated by his love for Anne.[1]
  • According to the Cuthbert family Bible, Matthew was born on June 15, 1841.


Anne of Green Gables Wiki has 176 images of Matthew Cuthbert (view gallery).


Season 1 (Anne)


See alsoEdit

Major characters
Billy Andrews · Jane Andrews · Prissy Andrews · Diana Barry · Eliza Barry · Minnie May Barry · William Barry
Jerry Baynard · Gilbert Blythe · Tillie Boulter · Marilla Cuthbert · Matthew Cuthbert · Ruby Gillis · Rachel Lynde
Mr. Phillips · Josie Pye · Anne Shirley · Charlie Sloane · Moody Spurgeon
Minor characters
Mr. Andrews · Mrs. Andrews · Mr. Avery · Bank Manager · Josephine Barry · Mrs. Blewett · John Blythe · Doctor
Mr. Dunlop · Mr. Gillis · Mrs. Gillis · Mr. Hammond · Mrs. Hammond · Jeannie · Mary Joe · Mrs. Kincannon · Thomas Lynde
Matron · Minister · Nathaniel · Pawnbroker · Miss Rogerson · Mrs. Spencer · Stablemaster · Stationmaster

Start a Discussion Discussions about Matthew Cuthbert (CBC)

  • Cuthbert family in CBC universe

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    • I agree with it being Virginia as well :)
    • Thank you all for your replies! I agree that it looks like Virginia! Feel free to write any ideas about Constance and the whole 1812/1...

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