Matt Camden (potrayed by Barry Watson) is the firstborn son of Eric and Annie Camden. Matt lives in Glen Oak, California and his father is a minister and his mother is a stay-at-home mom. His younger siblings are Mary, Simon, Lucy and Ruthie. Matt is a junior in high school and his friends often come to him for advice. Often, he will turn to his parents for help when his friends are in trouble. A good student, Matt is also popular and ,like many boys his age, he likes to date. He is a very protective older brother, especially when it comes to his younger sisters and boys. He also is not the best at holding down a part-time job.