Matthew Buchanan
Eddie Alderson
Eddie Alderson as Matthew Buchanan
One Life to Live
Portrayed by: Nicholas & Steven Towler (1999-2000)
Ian Chandler Sheaffer (2000-2001)
Eddie Alderson (2001-2012)
Robert Gorrie (2013)
Duration: 1999-2012 & 2013
First appearance: February 22, 1999
Last appearance: August 19, 2013
Cause/reason: Series finale
Created by: Jill Farren Phelps
Family: Buchanan family
Hanen family
Full name: Matthew Hanen Buchanan
Other names: Matthew Rappaport [1]
Gender: Male
Born: February 22, 1994
(originally February 22, 1999)
Occupation: Student
Residence: Llanview, Pennsylvania
Parents: Beaufort "Bo" Buchanan
Nora Hanen
Siblings: David Vickers-Buchanan
(paternal half-brother)
Rachel Gannon
(maternal half-sister)
Drew Buchanan I
(paternal half-brother, deceased)
Marital status: Destiny Evans <br (dated/engaged) [??/20??-]
Children: Drew Buchanan II
(son, with Destiny)
Grandparents: Asa Buchanan
(paternal, deceased)
Olympia Buchanan
(paternal, deceased)
Lenny Hanen
Selma Hanen
Aunts & uncles: Clinton "Clint" Buchanan
Ben Davidson
(paternal, deceased)
Susannah Hanen
Nieces & nephews: Unnamed child
(nephew or niece)
Cousins: Cordero "Cord" Roberts
Kevin Buchanan Sr.
(paternal; adoptive)
Joseph "Joey" Buchanan
(paternal; adoptive)
Jessica Buchanan
Natalie Buchanan
Rex Balsom
Other relatives: Clinton "C.J." Roberts
Sarah Roberts
Demerest "Duke" Buchanan
(paternal; adoptive, deceased)
Kevin Buchanan Jr.
(paternal; adoptive, deceased)
Megan Rappaport
(paternal, deceased)
Bree Brennan
Chloe Brennan
(paternal, deceased)
Ryder Ford
Liam McBain
Shane Balsom
Zane Buchanan
(paternal; adoptive)
Romances: Danielle "Dani" Manning
(dated; 2009-2010)
Destiny Evans
(one night stand; 2011)
Michelle McCall
(dated; 2013-20??)
Destiny Evans
(dated/engaged; 20??-)
Matthew Buchanan is a fictional character on the ABC daytime soap opera One Life to Live.

Actor History:Edit

  • Nicholas & Steven Towler (02/1999-06/2000; recurring)
  • Ian Chandler Sheaffer (07/2000-05/2001; recurring)
  • Eddie Alderson (05/2001-12/2008; recurring & 12/2008-01/2012; contract)
  • Robert Gorrie (04/2013-08/2013)

Character History:Edit


  1. Name when believed to be Samuel "Sam" Rappaport's child.
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