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Matthew Macfadyen


David Matthew Macfadyen was born in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, to Meinir (Owen), a drama teacher and actress, and Martin Macfadyen, an oil executive. He is of Scottish and Welsh descent. Because of his father's career, he spent at least part of his childhood in Indonesia, before finishing his education back in England and winning a place at RADA in ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Three Musketeers
(2011)
Anna Karenina
Anna Karenina Oblonsky
(2012)
Death at a Funeral
(2007)
Frost/Nixon
Frost/Nixon John Birt
(2008)

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 2017 Howards End (TV Mini-Series)
Henry Wilcox
- Episode #1.4 (2017) ... Henry Wilcox
- Episode #1.3 (2017) ... Henry Wilcox
- Episode #1.2 (2017) ... Henry Wilcox
- Episode #1.1 (2017) ... Henry Wilcox
 2015 The Last Kingdom (TV Series)
Lord Uhtred
- Episode #1.1 (2015) ... Lord Uhtred
 2015 The Enfield Haunting (TV Mini-Series)
Guy Playfair
- Episode #1.3 (2015) ... Guy Playfair
- Episode #1.2 (2015) ... Guy Playfair
- Episode #1.1 (2015) ... Guy Playfair
 2014 If I Don't Come Home: Letters from D-Day (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice)
 2013 Ambassadors (TV Mini-Series)
POD
- The Tazbek Spring (2013) ... POD
- The Prince's Trousers (2013) ... POD
 2002-2011 MI-5 (TV Series)
Tom Quinn
- Episode #10.6 (2011) ... Tom Quinn
- Episode #3.2 (2004) ... Tom Quinn (uncredited)
- Episode #3.1 (2004) ... Tom Quinn (uncredited)
- Episode #2.10 (2003) ... Tom Quinn (uncredited)
- Episode #2.9 (2003) ... Tom Quinn (uncredited)
 2010 The Pillars of the Earth (TV Mini-Series)
Philip
- Illumination (2010) ... Philip
- The Work of Angels (2010) ... Philip
- New Beginnings (2010) ... Philip
- Witchcraft (2010) ... Philip
- Legacy (2010) ... Philip
 2009 Criminal Justice (TV Series)
Joe Miller
- Episode #2.3 (2009) ... Joe Miller
- Episode #2.2 (2009) ... Joe Miller
- Episode #2.1 (2009) ... Joe Miller
 2009 Enid (TV Movie)
Hugh Pollock
 2008 Ashes to Ashes (TV Series)
Gil Hollis
- Episode #1.7 (2008) ... Gil Hollis
 2007 Secret Life (TV Movie)
Charlie
 2002 The Project (TV Movie)
Paul Tibbenham
 2001 Perfect Strangers (TV Mini-Series)
Daniel
- Episode #1.3 (2001) ... Daniel
- Episode #1.2 (2001) ... Daniel
- Episode #1.1 (2001) ... Daniel
 1999 Warriors (TV Movie)
Pte. Alan James
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(February 1999-July 1999; December 1999-April 2000) He acted in the Royal National Theatre Repertoire season at the Cottesloe Theatre, Lyttelton Theatre, and the Laurence Olivier Theatre in London, England in William Shakespeare's plays, "Two Gentlemen of Verona," "The Merchant of Venice," "Troilus and Cressida;" Leonard ... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Matthew MacFadyen | Matthew McFadyen

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on his role as Elyot in Noel Coward's "Private Lives"] I think Coward was incredibly perceptive about marriage and sex. That thing about sexual desire co-existing with the inability to get on happily is a universal experience. He shows how those petty frustrations can be overwhelming: you can lose sight of why you wanted to be together in the first place when you're busy bickering and fighting ... See more »

Trivia:

Became a father for the 2nd time at age 31 when his wife Keeley Hawes gave birth to their son Ralph Owen Macfadyen in September 2006. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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