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Matthew Macfadyen


Matthew Macfadyen may have been born in Norfolk, but as the son of an oil worker he spent at least part of his childhood in Indonesia before finishing his education back in England and winning a place at RADA in 1992. He won critical acclaim in the UK with his work with the stage company Cheek By Jowl in the 1990s and was well established as a ... See full bio »
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 2015 The Enfield Haunting (TV Mini-Series) (filming)
Guy Lyon Playfair
- Episode #1.3 ... Guy Lyon Playfair
- Episode #1.2 ... Guy Lyon Playfair
- Episode #1.1 ... Guy Lyon Playfair
 2013 Ambassadors (TV Mini-Series)
POD
- The Tazbek Spring (2013) ... POD
- The Prince's Trousers (2013) ... POD
- The Rabbit Never Escapes (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
- The Work of Angels (2010) ... Philip
- New Beginnings (2010) ... Philip
- Witchcraft (2010) ... Philip
- Legacy (2010) ... Philip
- Battlefield (2010) ... Philip
 2009 Criminal Justice (TV Mini-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
 2007 Comic Relief 2007: The Big One (TV Movie)
Daniel
 2006 Nuremberg: Nazis on Trial (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- Rudolf Hess (2006) ... Narrator
- Hermann Goering (2006) ... Narrator
- Albert Speer (2006) ... Narrator
 2002 The Project (TV Movie)
Paul Tibbenham
 2001 Perfect Strangers (TV 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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Other Works:

(10-20 February 2010) Played Elyot in Noel Coward's "Private Lives" at the Theatre Royal, Bath. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Matthew MacFadyen | Matthew McFadyen

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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I sometimes wish I had an equivalent to "Sollocks" [the word Amanda and Elyot in "Private Lives" use to call a halt to their wrangling]. It's quite touching all that, the idea that there's a catchword to stop the conversation and calm things down. So much of what happens to Amanda and Elyot, and to couples, certainly to me and my wife, is that, whenever you have a row, you say things you don't ... See more »

Trivia:

Stepfather of Miles, son of his wife Keeley Hawes from her previous marriage. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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