Matthew MacFadyen

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Biography

  • Birth Name: David Matthew Macfadyen
  • Birth Place: Great Yarmouth, England
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 10/17/1974, Libra
  • Profession: Actor
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Matthew MacFadyen Fast Facts:
  • Hails from a family of Welsh and Scottish heritage; raised throughout the United Kingdom and Indonesia as the son of an oil worker.
  • Attended schools in England, Indonesia and Scotland.
  • Has graced the London stage since 1995, gaining acclaim for roles as Benedick in Much Ado About Nothing (in a rare departure from his taut, serious image) and as Prince Hal in Henry IV
  • Met his wife, actress Keeley Hawes, while starring in the BBC television series Spooks (which aired as MI-5 on A&E Network in the U.S.).
  • Nominated for a London Film Critics Circle Award for his role as Mr. Darcy in the 2005 film version of Pride & Prejudice.
  • Matthew MacFadyen Relationships:
  • Maggie Macfadyen - Daughter
  • Meinir Owen - Mother
  • Myles Hawes - Stepson
  • Martin Macfadyen - Father
  • Ralph Macfadyen - Son
  • Keeley Hawes - Wife
  • Matthew MacFadyen Awards:
  • 2008 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • College:
  • Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London, England

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