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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

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

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 2017 Howards End (TV Mini-Series) (pre-production)
Henry Wilcox
- Episode #1.1 (2017) ... Henry Wilcox
- Episode #1.3 ... Henry Wilcox
- Episode #1.2 ... Henry Wilcox
  Succession (TV Movie) (pre-production)
Tom
 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
- 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
- Illumination (2010) ... Philip
- The Work of Angels (2010) ... Philip
- New Beginnings (2010) ... Philip
- Witchcraft (2010) ... Philip
- Legacy (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
 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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Other Works:

He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Much Ado About Nothing," at the Playhouse Theatre in London, England with Saskia Reeves, Stephen Mangan, Bohdan Poraj, Paul Goodwin, Justin Salinger, Raad Rawi, Sarita Choudhury, Derek Hutchinson, and Seam Bealey in the cast. Declan Donnellan was director. 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 the steadily rising age of the acting parts he is offered] John, 40s, grey hair. Slightly jowly, tired looking. 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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