|Full Name||Matthew Macfadyen|
|Birth Name||David Matthew Macfadyen|
|Birth Country||United Kingdom|
|Father Name||Martin Macfadyen|
|Father Profession||oil executive|
|Mother Name||Meinir Owen|
|No Of Children||Two|
|Education||Royal Academy of Dramatic Art|
|Date of Birth||October 17,1974|
|Married Date||October 8,2004|
The famed actor Matthew Macfadyen gained widespread popularity after playing Mr. Darcy in Pride & Prejudice. He gained further acclaim when the actor snagged the role Frank Oz in Deat at a Funeral and Detective Inspector Edmund Reid in the BBC series Ripper Street. He currently appears in the huge hit TV series Succession.
Macfadyen shares two children with his wife Keeley Hawes.
Matthew Macfadyen was born on 17 October 1974, in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. He is the son of Martin Macfadyen, an oil executive and Meinir Owen, a drama teacher, and former actress.
As a result of his father's job, Macfadyen spent his childhood in many places, including Jakarta, Indonesia, and more. He attended several schools in Scotland, United Kingdom, and Indonesia before getting enrolled at Oakham School in Rutland.
Matthew finally graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in 1995.
Matthew currently portrays Tom Wambsgans in the mega-hit HBO series Succession along with Sarah Snook, Danny Huston, Fisher Steven, Dagmara Domińczyk, Jeremy Strong, Natalie Gold, Hiam Abbass, and Nicholas Braun. He joined the series in 2018
Besides, Macfadyen also worked in a number of movies and TV shows such as Death at a Funeral, The Three Musketeers, The von Trapp Family: A Life of Music, Criminal Justice, and more.
From 2012-16, the actor played in Ripper Street. He would appear as Charles Cholmondeley in the upcoming movie Operation Mincemeat.
Matthew Macfadyen won the British Academy Television and Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards for her work in Criminal Justice and Succession respectively.
Macfadyen also got British Independent Film, London Critics Circle Film, and Screen Actors Guild Awards nomination.
Matthew Macfadyen, 45, tied the knot with Keeley Hawes on 8th October 2004, in a stunning wedding ceremony in front of their families and closest friends. His wife Hawes is also an actress better known for her work in the BBC espionage drama series Spooks.
The couple also first met during the shooting of Spooks in 2002. The two dated for a few years before walking down the aisle. Keeley was also seven months pregnant with their first child at the time of their marriage.
The celebrity couple welcomed their daughter Maggie Liberty Macfadyen in December 2004. Matthew's wife Keeley gave birth to their second child, a son, Ralph Owen Macfadyen in September 2006.
Keeley Hawes previously also married to Spencer McCallum in December 2001. They divorced in 2004. The former couple also has a son Myles McCallum, born in 2000.
Matthew Macfadyen has an estimated net worth of $3 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth in 2020. He has collected the majority of his aforementioned figure from his work in movies and TV shows.
In 2005, the actor played in a romantic drama Pride & Prejudice which became the tremendous hit at the box office grossing over $121.6 million worldwide.