Matt Aistrup appeared in Coronation Street in March 2015 as a Disgruntled Parent who couldn't get a front row seat at a recorder recital at Bessie Street School. He returned to the programme in February 2018 as a predatory man who tried to entice Summer Spellman into his car.

He trained at Darlington College, Northumbria University and the New York New York Film Academy and has also appeared in Lol, Cricket and Brother's Day.

His stage work includes roles in Macbeth, Much Ado About Nothing, The Pirate Queen, Of Mice and Men and New Men.