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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 27 June 1989Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, UK
Birth NameMatthew David Lewis
Nickname Matt
Height 5' 11½" (1.82 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Matthew Lewis was born on June 27, 1989 in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England as Matthew David Lewis. He is an actor, known for Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011) and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002).

Trivia (7)

Brother of Anthony Lewis and Chris Lewis.
His favorite football team is Leeds United.
April 2004: In the break between filming the third and fourth installments of Harry Potter (Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004) & Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)), he appeared as the special Harry Potter guest at the Armageddon Sci-Fi and Comics Convention in Auckland, New Zealand.
After he read the first book of Harry Potter, he would dress up as Harry and run around his room. This was before he got the part of Neville.
Attended St Mary's School at Menston, a Catholic secondary school.
Filming Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005). [August 2004]
He is filming Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince (2008). [January 2008]

Personal Quotes (21)

The fame stuff, the kind words from websites and things, are very flattering and lovely, but I just wanna act.
The great thing as an actor is that I don't know what my agent is going to call me with next.
I get too excited about football and rugby.
I don't feel hunky at all.
A lot of people struggle in their younger years, and I think people can relate to that.
I wasn't attractive when I was growing up, and I don't think I am now.
I think as an actor you're always learning, you're always trying to experience more things.
I never went to drama school.
I mean, I must confess I don't own Harry Potter DVDs. My parents do. They have them all. And they like watching them.
I get recognized now and again, but the paparazzi aren't following me around.
It's always been my dream to be in a war film.
Leeds is quite laid-back.
Twitter is the limit of me putting myself out there.
You know, girls in general are scarier than Voldemort.
I'm very comfortable being at home and keeping my head down, really. It's nice being invited to night clubs and stuff, which is nice once in a while, but I prefer to kind of keep to myself.
I wasn't bullied or anything at school, but I was quite shy and didn't speak up too much in class.
I'm not a big fan of people knowing too much about me.
I'm very self-conscious as an actor, with performances and things, and I don't like watching my own stuff.
If someone wants to employ me, whoever wants to employ me, I'll go and do that. I just want to work.
I'm very professional.
The great thing about filming a film is that you all have your final day's shooting, but you always know that you're all going to be coming back for the premiere.

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