Joe Absolom


STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 599 this week
Trailer
0:54 | Trailer
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 »

Hollywood Romances: Our Favorite LGBTQIA+ Couples

Check out some of our favorite LGBTQIA+ couples in Hollywood.

See the gallery

Fall TV Guide: The Best Shows Coming This Year

IMDb's guide to the most anticipated new and returning TV shows coming this fall.

See the full list

Double Take: Celebrity Twins

Take a look at some of the famous twins of Hollywood, including Cole and Dylan Sprouse, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, and more.

See the full list

On Prime Video

Watch on TV

Doc Martin
Born with a Shotgun (S5, Ep3)
Thu, Aug 11 8:00 PM PDT on KCET (003)
Doc Martin
Born with a Shotgun (S5, Ep3)
Thu, Aug 11 8:00 PM PDT on KCETDT (1233)

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 32 people
created 10 Nov 2020
 
a list of 38 people
created 21 May 2018
 
a list of 31 people
created 18 Jan 2012
 
a list of 99 people
created 5 months ago
 
a list of 400 people
created 11 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDb page

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Joe Absolom's work have you seen?

User Polls

3 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Known For

(2013)
Doc Martin Al Large
(2004-2019)
EastEnders Matthew / Matthew Rose
(1997-2000)
(2002)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actor (48 credits)
 2021/IV Grave (Short)
Dad
 2021 The Bay (TV Series)
Andy Warren
- Episode #2.6 (2021) ... Andy Warren
- Episode #2.5 (2021) ... Andy Warren
- Episode #2.4 (2021) ... Andy Warren
- Episode #2.3 (2021) ... Andy Warren
- Episode #2.2 (2021) ... Andy Warren
 2020 A Dieu (Short)
King Arthur
 2004-2019 Doc Martin (TV Series)
Al Large
- Licence to Practice (2019) ... Al Large
- Single White Bevy (2019) ... Al Large
- Equilibrium (2019) ... Al Large
- Wild West Country (2019) ... Al Large
- Paint It Black (2019) ... Al Large
 2019 The Mermaid of Mevagissey (Short)
Pete
 2019 A Confession (TV Mini Series)
Christopher Halliwell
- Episode 6 (2019) ... Christopher Halliwell
- Episode 5 (2019) ... Christopher Halliwell
- Episode 4 (2019) ... Christopher Halliwell
- Episode 3 (2019) ... Christopher Halliwell
- Episode 2 (2019) ... Christopher Halliwell
 2018/III Neon (Short)
Elias
 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
 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 Mini 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)
Young Man
 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 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 / Matthew Rose
- 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
 1999 Pudding Lane (TV Movie)
Matthew Rose
 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
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Self (17 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

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:

3 Interviews | See more »

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)

Spouse:

Brown, Liz  (3 children)

Parents:

Absolom, Joe
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

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

Trivia:

Ranked #66 in The 100 Greatest EastEnders (1985) Characters of All Time for his performance as Matthew Rose (2015). See more »

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed