Matthew Macfadyen Bio, Mr. Darcy, Age, Wife, Kids, Net Worth, Movies, TV Shows

Matthew Macfadyen Biography

Matthew Macfadyen born in England as David Matthew Macfadyen is a well-known film, theatre, and TV actor.


His roles in the 2005 film Joe Wright’s Pride & Prejudice and in the Frank Oz comedy Death at a Funeral made him known worldwide.

How old is Matthew Macfadyen? – Age

Macfadyen was born on 17 October 1974 in Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom. He is 46 years old as of 17 October 2020.

Matthew Macfadyen Family

His father Martin Macfadyen is an oil executive and Meinir (née Owen), his mother was a drama teacher and an actress. His father was born to Scottish parents while his mother to Welsh parents. This is why his father’s profession, was brought up in a variety of locations, including Jakarta, Indonesia.

Matthew Macfadyen Wife

He is married to Keeley Hawes, an actress who stared together with him in Spooks. The couple met in 2002 and married in November 2004. They together have two children. They together patron a small, independent amateur theatre called the Lace Market Theatre in Nottingham.

Matthew Macfadyen Career

For his work with Cheek by Jowl on the stage, Macfadyen first became popular. His television breakthrough arrived when he appeared in Wuthering Heights in 1998. He received praise in 2001 for his starring role in Perfect Strangers, the BBC Two drama series. He appeared in The Project in 2002, a BBC drama plotting the rise to power of New Labour. He starred in 2007 in Hidden Life, the one-off Channel 4 drama dealing with the controversial topic of pedophilia.

He appeared in films like Enigma and In My Father’s Den. In an adaptation of Pride and Prejudice in 2005, he played Fitzwilliam Darcy. In 2008, in the BBC adaptation of Charles Dickens’ Little Dorrit, he played the male character, Arthur Clennam. He received a British Academy Television Award in 2010 for his Criminal Justice reporting. In 2012, he played Oblonsky in Anna Karenina, a film by Joe Wright. He started portraying Detective Inspector Edmund Reid in December 2012 on BBC One’s Ripper Street. He’s currently starring as Tom Wambsgans in Succession, an HBO series.

Matthew Macfadyen Net Worth

Macfadyen has an estimated net worth of $3 million. He has made his fortune from his career as an actor.

Matthew Macfadyen Joe Wright’s Pride & Prejudice

In the 2005 romantic drama film Pride & Prejudice, Macfadyen was cast as Mr. Darcy. Darcy is an archetype of a romantic hero who is aloof. He is Elizabeth Bennet’s love interest, the heroine of the film. The story’s narrative is almost entirely from the viewpoint of Elizabeth.

Matthew Macfadyen Death at a Funeral

He was among the cast members in the 2007 British black comedy film Death at a Funeral. He appeared as the main protagonist Daniel, the husband of Jane. In the comedy, the couple lives with Daniel’s parents, while Daniel’s brother Robert is a well-known novel writer in New York City. On the day of their father’s funeral, the tale begins. Robert arrives but fails to help fund the funeral, leaving Daniel to pay all the costs, having flown first class. Daniel fails to complete a eulogy as guests begin to arrive, even though everyone expects Robert to be the one to deliver it.

Matthew Macfadyen Movies

♦ 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

Matthew Macfadyen TV Shows

♦ 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