Matthew Macfadyen Wife, Bio, Age, Height, Net Worth, Family, Movies and TV Shows

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Last updated on June 10th, 2023 at 02:03 am

Matthew Macfadyen Biography

Matthew Macfadyen is a well-known English actor who has appeared in films, plays, and on television. His roles in Joe Wright’s Pride & Prejudice in 2005 and Frank Oz’s comedy Death at a Funeral made him famous all over the world.

Matthew Macfadyen Age

How old is Matthew? He is 49 years old as of 2023. He David Matthew Macfadyen was born on 17 October 1974 in Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom.

Matthew Macfadyen Nationality | Ethnicity

What ethnicity is Matthew? He belongs to the white ethnicity/heritage, he was born and raised in Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom and he holds British nationality. READ: Jon Fortt 

Matthew Macfadyen Family | Parents | Siblings

Matthew was born and raised in Great Yarmouth, the United Kingdom his father, Martin Macfadyen, is a businessman, and his mother, Meinir (née Owen), was a theater teacher and actor. His father was born in Scotland, while his mother was born in Wales. As a result, his father’s business required him to grow up in a variety of places, including Jakarta, Indonesia.

Matthew Macfadyen Wife | Married

Is Matthew married? Matthew is happily married to Keeley Hawes, an actress with whom he co-starred in the show Spooks. In November 2004, the couple married after meeting in 2002. They have two children together. They support the Lace Market Theatre in Nottingham, which is a tiny, autonomous amateur theatre. RELATED: Stylist Anthony Pazos

Matthew Macfadyen Net Worth

How much worth is Matthew? Matthew has an estimated net worth of $3 million.

Matthew Macfadyen Mr. Darcy

Macfadyen’s breakthrough came in 2002 when he was cast as Mr. Darcy in the critically acclaimed film adaptation of Jane Austen’s novel “Pride & Prejudice.” His portrayal of the brooding and enigmatic Mr. Darcy earned him widespread recognition and critical acclaim, establishing him as a rising star in the film industry.

Following the success of “Pride & Prejudice,” Macfadyen continued to showcase his talent in various film and television projects.

Matthew Macfadyen Career

After completing his training, Matthew began his professional acting career in the late 1990s, initially appearing in several stage productions, including William Shakespeare’s plays.

He appeared in films such as “Death at a Funeral” (2007), “Frost/Nixon” (2008), and “Anna Karenina” (2012). He also ventured into television, starring as Detective Inspector Edmund Reid in the popular crime drama series “Ripper Street” (2012-2016). RELATED: Huda Kattan

In addition to his film and television work, Macfadyen has made notable contributions to the theater. He has performed in numerous stage productions, including “The Pain and the Itch” (2007), “Private Lives” (2013), and “The Vote” (2015). His performances on stage have garnered critical acclaim and have further showcased his versatility as an actor.

Throughout his career, Macfadyen has received several awards and nominations for his outstanding performances. He won the British Academy Television Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in “Criminal Justice” (2009) and received a nomination for a Laurence Olivier Award for his performance in “Private Lives” (2014).

Macfadyen’s dedication to his craft and his ability to bring depth and authenticity to his characters have earned him the respect and admiration of both audiences and fellow actors alike. He continues to take on challenging roles and captivate audiences with his nuanced performances.

Off-screen, Macfadyen leads a private life and keeps details about his personal life away from the public eye. He is married to actress Keeley Hawes, and they have two children together.

Matthew Macfadyen Movies and TV Shows


  • 2008 Incendiary
  • 2008 Frost/Nixon
  • 2010 Robin Hood
  • 2011 The Three Musketeers
  • 2012 Anna Karenina
  • 2014 Lost in Karastan
  • 2015 The von Trapp Family: A Life of Music
  • 2017 The Current War
  • 2018 The Nutcracker and the Four Realms
  • 2019 The Assistant


  • 2009 Enid
  • 2009 Criminal Justice
  • 2010 The Pillars of the Earth
  • 2010 Any Human Heart
  • 2012–2016 Ripper Street
  • 2013 Ambassadors
  • 2015 The Enfield Haunting
  • 2015 The Last Kingdom
  • 2016 Churchill’s Secret
  • 2017 Howards End
  • 2018–present Succession
  • 2020 Quiz