Matthew Goode

Matthew Goode

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1978-04-03 (43 years old) · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: Exeter, Devon, England, UK

37 Movies · 17 TV shows

Also Known As: 매튜 구드

Biography

Matthew William Goode (born 3 April 1978) is an English actor. He made his screen debut in 2002 with ABC's TV film feature Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister. His breakthrough role was in the romantic comedy Chasing Liberty (2004), for which he received a nomination at Teen Choice Awards for Choice Breakout Movie Star – Male. He then appeared in a string of supporting roles in films like Woody Allen's Match Point (2005), the German-British romantic comedy Imagine Me and You (2006), and the period drama Copying Beethoven (2006). He won praise for his performance as Charles Ryder in Julian Jarrold's adaptation of Evelyn Waugh's Brideshead Revisited (2008), and as Ozymandias in the American neo-noir superhero film Watchmen (2009), based on DC Comics' limited series of the same name. He then starred in romantic comedy Leap Year (2010) and Australian drama Burning Man (2011), the latter earning him a nomination for Best Actor at the Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards.Other notable film roles include The Lookout (2007), A Single Man (2009), Cemetery Junction (2010), Stoker (2013), Belle (2013), The Imitation Game (2014) and Self/less (2015). As well as appearing in films, Goode has appeared in numerous television shows. His most notable television roles include Henry Talbot in the final season of historical drama Downton Abbey, and Finley "Finn" Polmar in the CBS legal drama The Good Wife. He also had a lead role in the critically acclaimed British mini-serial Dancing on the Edge, as music journalist Stanley Mitchell. In 2017, Goode portrayed Antony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon in the Netflix biographical drama series The Crown, for which he received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series. As of 2018, he stars in Sky One's fantasy-romance series, A Discovery of Witches, as Professor Matthew Clairmont.

Personal Life

Goode has been in a relationship with Sophie Dymoke since 2005. They married in 2014, and have two daughters and a son.

Early Life

Goode was born in Exeter, Devon. His father, Anthony, was a geologist and his mother, Jennifer, is a nurse and amateur theatre director. Goode is the youngest of five children with a brother, two half-brothers, and a half-sister, television presenter Sally Meen, from his mother's previous marriage. He grew up in the village of Clyst St. Mary, near Exeter. Goode was educated at Exeter School, an independent school in Exeter, Devon, followed by the University of Birmingham and London's Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art.

Movies & TV shows

2022.

1 Movie
Downton Abbey: A New Era

Downton Abbey: A New Era

2022
There is no known plot.

2021.

3 Movies
Silent Night

Silent Night

2021
A family is having a Christmas dinner in the country.
The Duke

The Duke

2021
Kempton Bunton, a taxi driver, stole Goya's portrait of the Duke of Wellington from the National Gallery in London in 1961. It is the only theft in the Gallery's history. Kempton demanded that the gov...
The King's Man

The King's Man

4
2021
A group of history's worst tyrants and criminal masterminds gather to plot a war to wipe out millions of people, and one man must race against time to stop them.

2020.

1 Movie
Four Kids and It

Four Kids and It

2020
A group of kids on a holiday in Cornwall meet a magical creature on the beach with the power to grant wishes.

2019.

2 Movies
Downton Abbey

Downton Abbey

4.75
2019
The beloved Crawleys and their staff prepare for the most important moment of their lives. There will be scandal, romance and intrigue when the King and Queen of England visit.
Official Secrets

Official Secrets

5.83
2019
The story of the British intelligence worker who leaked a top- secret memo exposing a joint US-UK illegal spy operation against members of the UN Security Council is the true one. blackmailing member ...

2018.

2 Movies · 2 TV shows
TV
Ordeal by Innocence

Ordeal by Innocence

6
2018
Jack Argyll, the black sheep of the family, was accused of murdering their matriarch a year ago, but now a man is claiming his innocence. The family must come to terms with the fact that the real kill...
Birthmarked

Birthmarked

2018
Two scientists raise three children.
TV
A Discovery of Witches

A Discovery of Witches

7.25
2018
A vampire and a closet witch are drawn into a deadly mystery and forbidden romance when a magical book shows up in an Oxford library.
The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society

The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society

9
2018
Juliet Ashton formed a life-changing bond with the delightful and eccentric Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society when she decided to write about their book club.

2017.

2 Movies
The Hatton Garden Job

The Hatton Garden Job

2017
In April 2015, the Hatton Garden Safe Deposit Company was burgled by 4 elderly men. The stolen property has a value of up to two hundred million dollars, making it the largest theft in English history...
The Sense of an Ending

The Sense of an Ending

2017
A man is haunted by his past and is presented with a mysterious legacy that causes him to re-think his current situation in life.

2016.

2 Movies · 3 TV shows
TV
The Crown

The Crown

6.71
2016
The inside story of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the Prime Ministers who shaped Britain's post-war destiny. The intrigues, love lives and machinations behind the great events that shaped the sec...
TV
The Wine Show

The Wine Show

2016
The Wine Show sees the series’ main presenters and enthusiastic wine novices, actors Matthew Goode & Matthew Rhys, take us on a fresh, informative and entertaining journey into wine, looking behind th...
TV
Roots

Roots

2016
Alex Haley's "Roots" tells the story of Kunta Kinte, an African slave who sold his soul to America.
Magik

Magik

2016
After the disappearance of his two young children, Lewis Clark stumbles upon a world of Magic. He wants to stop the evil that threatens to destroy both his old world and his new one.
Allied

Allied

4
2016
In 1942, an intelligence officer in North Africa encounters a female French Resistance fighter. Their relationship is tested when they are back in London.

2015.

3 Movies
Pressure

Pressure

2015
A group of people are underwater. Will they survive?
Self/less

Self/less

5.9
2015
An extremely wealthy elderly man dying from cancer undergoes a radical medical procedure that transfers his consciousness to the body of a healthy young man but everything may not be as good as it see...
Downton Abbey: Christmas Special 2015

Downton Abbey: Christmas Special 2015

2015
There is a two-hour Christmas special. Edith's secret continues to pose a threat as Mary tries to build bridges with her sister. Finding his place at Downton is more difficult as Henry settles into th...

2014.

1 Movie
The Imitation Game

The Imitation Game

7.11
2014
Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain's top-secret Govern...

2013.

2 Movies · 2 TV shows
TV
Death Comes to Pemberley

Death Comes to Pemberley

5.53
2013
The book is called Pride and Prejudice. Elizabeth and Darcy are getting ready for their annual ball when festivities are stopped.
TV
Dancing on the Edge

Dancing on the Edge

2013
There was a jazz band in London.
Belle

Belle

6
2013
The true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the illegitimate mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy admiral, inspired BELLE. Even though her heritage affords her certain privileges, the color of her skin pre...
Stoker

Stoker

7
2013
After India's father dies, her Uncle Charlie comes to live with her and her unstable mother. She starts to suspect that the charming man has ulterior motives.

2012.

2 TV shows
TV
The Poison Tree

The Poison Tree

10
2012
Karen Clarke was an ordinary girl thrown into an extraordinary world, as she first meets the glamorous Biba and her brother Rex in one long summer of love, but quickly becomes tangled up in their trag...
TV
Birdsong

Birdsong

2012
As an English soldier fights in the terrible trenches of northern France, he is haunted by the memories of his forbidden love affair with a French woman.

2011.

1 Movie
Burning Man

Burning Man

2011
An English chef with a chic restaurant on Bondi Beach trying to put his life and his relationship with his son back on track while surrounded by women.

2010.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
TV
Downton Abbey

Downton Abbey

4.65
2010
The lives of the Crawley family and their servants in the post-Edwardian era were chronicled in this book, with great events in history having an effect on their lives and on the British social hierar...
Leap Year

Leap Year

6
2010
Anna decided to take action after another anniversary without a marriage proposal from her boyfriend. Women can ask the question on Feb. She is going to ask her lover to marry her. Anna winds up on th...
Cemetery Junction

Cemetery Junction

6
2010
In 1970s England, three blue-collar friends spend their days joking, drinking, fighting and chasing girls. Freddie wants to leave the working class world but Bruce and Snork are happy in it. When Fred...

2009.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
A Single Man

A Single Man

6
2009
The life of George Falconer, a British college professor, is reeling with the recent and sudden loss of his long time partner. George had a traumatic event that made him challenge his will to live as ...
Watchmen

Watchmen

6.87
2009
After one of the masked veterans is brutally murdered, an investigation into the killer is initiated, despite the fact that the glory days of costumed vigilantes have been brought to a close. In order...
TV
The Good Wife

The Good Wife

6.01
2009
After her husband's sex and political corruption scandal lands him in jail, she assumes full responsibility for her family and re-enters the workforce.

2008.

1 Movie
Brideshead Revisited

Brideshead Revisited

2008
The story of forbidden love and the loss of innocence set in England prior to the Second World War is the basis of Brideshead Revisited.

2007.

1 Movie
The Lookout

The Lookout

2007
A tragic accident has turned the life of a once promising high school athlete upside down. As he tries to maintain a normal life, he takes a job as a janitor at a bank where he gets caught up in a pla...

2006.

1 Movie
Copying Beethoven

Copying Beethoven

2006
An exploration of Beethoven's life in his final days working on his ninth symphony. 1824 is the year that it is. Beethoven is working hard to finish his symphony. He has been plagued by deafness, lone...

2005.

4 Movies
Imagine Me & You

Imagine Me & You

6.5
2005
At her wedding, Rachel fell in love with her. Despite her happy marriage, Rachel is still in love with a lesbian. As she questions her sexual orientation, Rachel must make a decision between her relat...
My Family and Other Animals

My Family and Other Animals

2005
In the months before WWII, an English family relocates to sunny Greece.
Match Point

Match Point

5.83
2005
Match Point is Woody Allen's satire of the British High Society and the ambition of a young tennis instructor to enter into it. palms start to sweat and a dark psychological match begins when he has t...

2004.

1 Movie · 2 TV shows
TV
Agatha Christie's Marple

Agatha Christie's Marple

6.11
2004
Miss Jane Marple is an elderly spinster living in a quiet village. During her many visits to friends and relatives in other villages, Miss Marple often stumbles upon murders she helps solve. Although ...
TV
He Knew He Was Right

He Knew He Was Right

6.67
2004
The novel was turned into a TV show. A man directed it.
Chasing Liberty

Chasing Liberty

6
2004
The President's daughter, unable to experience life like a normal 18 year-old, escapes from her bodyguards while traveling in Europe. She falls in love with a British man who is also working for her f...

2003.

1 Movie
South from Granada

South from Granada

2003
The funeral was held for the daughter of the local cacique. The local cacique, Don Fernando, is leaving for Granada with his wife after he collapses from dysentery. Mara becomes friends with a local m...

2002.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
The Inspector Lynley Mysteries

The Inspector Lynley Mysteries

6
2002
Barbara Havers is assigned to work with DI Thomas Lynley to solve murders.
Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister

Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister

2002
From the perspective of one of her ugly stepsisters, a look at the classic "Cinderella" story.

1993.

1 TV show
TV
GMTV

GMTV

1993
The Channel 3 breakfast television contractor/licensee broadcasted in the United Kingdom from January 1, 1993 to September 3, 2010. In November of 2009, it became a wholly owned subsidiary of ITV. The...

1992.

1 TV show
TV
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno

5.75
1992
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno was hosted by Jay Leno from May 25, 1992 to May 29, 2009, and resumed production on March 1, 2010. Three days after Johnny Carson's retirement as host of the Tonight Sho...

Unknown Year.

3 Movies · 1 TV show
TV
The Offer

The Offer

Al Ruddy, an Oscar-winning producer, has never before revealed that he was involved in the making of The Godfather.
The Colour Room

The Colour Room

The ceramic artist who went to prominence in the 1920s was from Britain.
Medieval

Medieval

The story of Jan Zizka, the Czech hero who defeated armies of the Teutonic Order and the Holy Roman Empire.
Destroyer

Destroyer

At the end of the 1980s there was a conflict between the United Kingdom and the United States. The ship was sunk in Britain. They are in Argentina as well.
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