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Joe Absolom


Born in 1978, Joe Absolom began acting in 1990 at age 11 in a peanut butter advertisement. After appearing in Screenplay: Antonia and Jane (1990) , he achieved fame as Matthew Rose in EastEnders (1985) in 1997 at age 18. After leaving EastEnders (1985) in 2000, he has appeared in Long Time Dead (2002), Extreme Ops (2002) and also popular ... See full bio »
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Known For

Doc Martin
Doc Martin Al Large
(2004-2017)
I Spit on Your Grave 2
(2013)
Long Time Dead
(2002)
EastEnders
EastEnders Matthew
(1997-2000)

Filmography

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 2004-2017 Doc Martin (TV Series)
Al Large
- All My Trials (2017) ... Al Large
- Blade on the Feather (2017) ... Al Large
- Accidental Hero (2017) ... Al Large
- From the Mouths of Babies (2017) ... Al Large
- Faith (2017) ... Al Large
 2016 The Level (TV Series)
Shay Nash
- Episode #1.6 (2016) ... Shay Nash
- Episode #1.5 (2016) ... Shay Nash
- Episode #1.4 (2016) ... Shay Nash
- Episode #1.3 (2016) ... Shay Nash
- Episode #1.2 (2016) ... Shay Nash
 2016 Neon (Short)
Elias
 2015 Suspects (TV Series)
Stan Clarke
- Revenge (2015) ... Stan Clarke
 2015 Death in Paradise (TV Series)
Aiden Parker
- The Perfect Murder (2015) ... Aiden Parker
 2015 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Luke Altman
- Murder by Magic (2015) ... Luke Altman
 2013 I Spit on Your Grave 2
Ivan Patov
 2012 Defining Fay (Short)
Higgins
 2012 Hatfields & McCoys (TV Mini-Series)
Selkirk McCoy
- Episode #1.3 (2012) ... Selkirk McCoy
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... Selkirk McCoy
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... Selkirk McCoy
 2010 Thorne: Scaredycat
Stuart Nicklin
 2010 The Story of F***
Baz
 2010 Ashes to Ashes (TV Series)
Andy Smith
- Episode #3.3 (2010) ... Andy Smith
 2009/II Bottle (Short)
Charlie
 2009 Personal Affairs (TV Series)
Bob Baxter
- Connectivity (2009) ... Bob Baxter
- Vital Statistix (2009) ... Bob Baxter
- Fool on the Hill (2009) ... Bob Baxter
- Between a Rock and a Hard Place (2009) ... Bob Baxter
- A Decent Proposal (2009) ... Bob Baxter
 2009 Girl Number 9 (TV Series)
Boylan
 2009 Jubilee (Short)
 2006-2009 New Tricks (TV Series)
Luke Hanson
- The Last Laugh (2009) ... Luke Hanson
- Congratulations (2006) ... Luke Hanson
 2008 Caught in a Trap (TV Movie)
Marcus Stewart
 1995-2008 Casualty (TV Series)
Benny Steele / Howard Jarrold
- Took a Long Time to Come (2008) ... Benny Steele
- This Will Be Our Year (2008) ... Benny Steele
- All's Fair (1995) ... Howard Jarrold
 2008 One of Those Days (Short)
Counter Clerk
 2008 Small Things (Short)
Boyd Hilton
 2008 Agatha Christie's Poirot (TV Series)
James Bentley
- Mrs McGinty's Dead (2008) ... James Bentley
 1992-2008 The Bill (TV Series)
Mark Lawrence / Tommy Benning / Justin Richards / ...
- We Are Family: Part 2 (2008) ... Mark Lawrence
- We Are Family: Part 1 (2008) ... Mark Lawrence
- Toe the Line (1996) ... Tommy Benning
- Honeypot (1995) ... Justin Richards
- King of the Hill (1994) ... Mick
 2008 Don't Leave Me This Way (Short)
Handyman
 2005-2006 Vincent (TV Series)
Robert / PI Robert
- Episode #2.4 (2006) ... Robert
- Episode #2.3 (2006) ... Robert
- Episode #2.2 (2006) ... Robert
- Episode #2.1 (2006) ... Robert
- Episode #1.4 (2005) ... PI Robert
 2004 The Long Firm (TV Mini-Series)
Tommy
- Ruby's Story (2004) ... Tommy
 2003 P.O.W. (TV Series)
Drew Pritchard
- Episode #1.6 (2003) ... Drew Pritchard
- Episode #1.5 (2003) ... Drew Pritchard
- Episode #1.4 (2003) ... Drew Pritchard
- Episode #1.3 (2003) ... Drew Pritchard
- Episode #1.2 (2003) ... Drew Pritchard
 2003 Trevor's World of Sport (TV Series)
Scott
- Episode #1.7 (2003) ... Scott
- Episode #1.6 (2003) ... Scott
- Episode #1.5 (2003) ... Scott
- Episode #1.4 (2003) ... Scott
 2003 Servants (TV Mini-Series)
George Cosmo
- Episode #1.6 (2003) ... George Cosmo
- Episode #1.5 (2003) ... George Cosmo
- Episode #1.4 (2003) ... George Cosmo
- Episode #1.3 (2003) ... George Cosmo
- Episode #1.2 (2003) ... George Cosmo
 2003 Unconditional Love (TV Movie)
Benjamin Cain
 2002 Stan the Man (TV Series)
Depp
- Episode #1.5 (2002) ... Depp
 2002 Extreme Ops
Silo
 2002 Long Time Dead
Rob
 2001 Now You See Her (TV Movie)
Lewis
 2001/I Dream
Tommy
 1997-2000 EastEnders (TV Series)
Matthew
- Episode dated 3 February 2000 (2000) ... Matthew
- Episode #1.935 (2000) ... Matthew
- Episode dated 3 January 2000 (2000) ... Matthew
- New Year's Eve 1999: Part 2 (1999) ... Matthew
- Episode dated 9 December 1999 (1999) ... Matthew
 1997 Dangerfield (TV Series)
Alex Dell
- Contact (1997) ... Alex Dell
 1997 Touching Evil (TV Series)
Craig Jones
- Deadly Web: Part 2 (1997) ... Craig Jones
- Deadly Web: Part 1 (1997) ... Craig Jones
 1997 Silent Witness (TV Series)
Kelvin Price
- Friends Like These: Part 2 (1997) ... Kelvin Price
- Friends Like These: Part 1 (1997) ... Kelvin Price
 1997 Frighteners (TV Series)
Errand Boy
- If You Meet a Fairy... (1997) ... Errand Boy
 1996 The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (TV Mini-Series)
Fergus Markham
- Episode #1.3 (1996) ... Fergus Markham
- Episode #1.2 (1996) ... Fergus Markham
- Episode #1.1 (1996) ... Fergus Markham
 1990 Screenplay (TV Series)
Daniel Nash
- Antonia and Jane (1990) ... Daniel Nash
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Other Works:

Performed in the UK tour of "The Full Monty" as Lomper, alongside Gary Lucy, Andrew Dunn, Chris Fountain, Louis Emerick and Kai Owen.

Publicity Listings:

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Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

On working with Ian McNeice on Doc Martin - "I'm constantly learning from Ian McNeice. See more »

Trivia:

Is one of 7 EastEnders (1985) actors to have won a Best Actor Award at the British Soap Awards; the others are Ross Kemp, Martin Kemp, Shane Richie, Robert Kazinsky, Scott Maslen and Adam Woodyatt. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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