Matthew Rush (born Gregory Grove on September 22, 1972) is an American gay pornographic actor who appears in gay pornographic films and magazines.
He is also a bodybuilder and personal trainer under his real name.
Rush has competed at the Gay Games in Amsterdam and Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
He has attained gay icon status like Jeff Stryker, not only in the adult industry but the gay community in general.
Rush was born in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania to an African American father and a white mother and grew up in the small town of Shirleysburg, Pennsylvania, in Huntingdon County.
He graduated from The Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor's degree in Exercise Physiology.
Following graduation, Rush worked in the cruise ship industry as a personal trainer, but soon moved to Columbus, Ohio, to work as a personal trainer.
As a porn star, Rush was under a lifetime exclusive contract with Falcon Studios.
He describes himself as versatile, engaging in both top and bottom roles.
While primarily a top in his porn film roles, he bottomed on screen for the first time with then boyfriend Rob Romoni in the video Taking Flight, Part 2.
In a Falcon TV appearance with his boyfriend, fellow porn star Ethan Kage, he performed both as top and bottom.
He has also bottomed for Erik Rhodes.
In 2009, Rush ended his contract with Falcon, ending his Lifetime Exclusivityto pursue other projects in the industry,
including his first post-Falcon project was a porn video and photo shoot with photographer Jon Royce on January 22, 2009.
His first post-Falcon porn shoot was with Pantheon Productions in San Francisco on January 23, 2009.
Rush currently resides in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida where he continues to work as a personal trainer.
Matthew Rush has made several forays into main stream acting while continuing to make porn films.
Most notably, he has appeared in the TV detective film Third Man Out, starring Chad Allen, and in the motion picture Another Gay Movie.
From 2002 to 2005, he acted in a traveling stage production of Ronnie Larsen's, Making Porn.
He also appeared in stage productions of Ronnie Larsen's play, 10 Naked Men, and in Psycho Beach Party and CellboQ at Arts on Real Theater in Austin, Texas.
Aside from Falcon, Rush works as head of "FabScout Live", a live entertainment division of gay adult agency "FabScout".