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Matthew "Matt" Hooper is the tritagonist of the 1975 film Jaws, based on Peter Benchley's 1974 bestselling novel of the same name.

He was portrayed by Richard Dreyfuss, who also voiced Mr. Centipede in James and the Giant Peach and portrayed Matt Boyd in Pirahna 3D.

Biography

Jaws

As an oceanographer, he discovered with Martin Brody's help, that the beach of Amity was under threat because of a great white shark. After getting confirmation, he went with Brody and Quint to capture the shark.

During the following hunt, which lasted a long time and caused the death of Quint and in which he also admired the white shark's fighting abilities, Brody managed to kill it. The boat, however, sunk, but didn't stop Brody nor Hooper from what remained of it to paddle back to shore in the aftermath.

Jaws 2

Hooper doesn't appear in the sequel nor its other sequels, but he is mentioned in the second film.

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