Macfadyen, Matthew 1974-

views updated

Macfadyen, Matthew 1974-


Birth name, David Matthew MacFadyen; born October 17, 1974 in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England; son of Martin and Menir (a teacher) Macfadyen; married Keeley Hawes (an actress) October 8, 2004; children: (stepson) Myles, Maggie, Ralph. Education: Graduated from Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, 1995.


Agent—Evans and Reiss, 100 Fawe Park Rd., London, SW152EA, United Kingdom; Creative Artists Agency, 2000 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles, CA 90067.



Awards, Honors:

Television Award nomination, best actor, Royal Television Society, 2000, for Warriors; British Independent Film Award nomination, best actor, New Zealand Screen Award, performance by an actor in a leading role, 2005, both for In My Father's Den; ALFS Award nomination, British newcomer of the year, London Critics Circle Film Awards, 2006, for Pride & Prejudice; CAMIE Award (with others), Character and Morality in Entertainment Awards, 2006, for Pride & Prejudice.


Film Appearances:

Nigel, Maybe Baby, USA Films, 2000.

King's justice, Morality Play, 2001.

Cave, Enigma, Intermedia Films, 2001.

Paul Prior, In My Father's Den, Warner Bros., 2004.

Mr. Darcy, Pride & Prejudice (also known as Orgueil et prejuges), UI, 2005.

Gabriel Hunter, Middletown, Eclipse, 2006.

Daniel, Death at a Funeral, MGM, 2007.

Hatchet Victim, Grindhouse (also known as Quentin Tarantino's Death Proof and Robert Rodriguez's Planet Terror), A-Film, 2007.

Television Appearances; Series:

Tom Quinn, Spooks (also known as MI-5), BBC1 and Arts and Entertainment, 2002-2005.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Hareton Earnshaw, Wuthering Heights, TNT, 1998.

Alan James, Warriors (also known as Peacekeepers), 1999.

(As Matthew McFadyen), Happy Birthday BBC Two, BBC, 2004.

Narrator, The 9/11 Liars, Channel 4, 2006.

Narrator, Nuremberg: Nazis on Trial, BBC, 2006.

Daniel, Comic Relief 2007: The Big One, BBC, 2007.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Waller, The Dark Beginnings of Sherlock Holmes (also known as Murder Rooms: The Dark Origins of Sherlock Holmes), 1999.

Charley, Secret Life, Channel 4, 2007.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Waller, Dr. Bell & Mr. Doyle (series), 1999.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Daniel, Perfect Strangers (also known as Almost Strangers), BBC, 2001.

Sir Felix Carbury, The Way We Live Now, BBC and PBS, 2001.

Paul Tibbenham, The Project (also known as Les annees ton blair), BBC, 2002.

Stage Appearances:

Antonio, The Duchess of Malfi, Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York City, 1996.

Appeared in Battle Royal, Lyttelton Theatre, National Theatre, London.



The Politics of Dating, Universal Studios, 2006.

On Set Diaries, Universal Studios, 2006.

About this article

Macfadyen, Matthew 1974-

Updated About content Print Article