Matthew Goode, also known as Matthew William Goode is a well-known actor known for his appearance in films in the British film industry. He is recognized for his roles in popular hit flicks like ‘Watchmen’ in which he appeared as ‘Adrian Veidt’ or ‘Ozymandias’, and as ‘Henry Talbot’ in the famous British television show, ‘Downtown Abbey.' He was born as Matthew William Goode on the 3rd of April in the year 1978 in the city of Exeter in Devon in England. He was born to Jennifer Goode, who was a nurse by profession and a small-scale theater director as well, and to Mr. Goode, who was a geologist by profession.
Matthew did his higher secondary education from Exeter School located in Victoria Park Road and later joined the University of Birmingham where he did his graduation. After this, he joined The Webster Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art located in London. Matthew was seen on screen for the first time in the year 2002 in the television movie ‘Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister’ where he appeared as ‘Caspar.' In the year 2003, he appeared in ‘The Inspector Lynley Mysteries’ as ‘Peter Lynley’.
Goode has appeared in a lot of well-received films and television series in his career and also in a William Shakespeare play called ‘The Tempest.' Some of his well-known works in films include ‘Match Point’ by filmmaker
Woody Allen in 2005, where he played the role of ‘Tom Hewett’ alongside actors like
Scarlett Johansson and
Jonathan Rhys Meyers. in the year 2014, he appeared in the Academy Award-winning film, ‘
The Imitation Game’ in which he played the role of ‘Hugh Alexander’ alongside actors like
Benedict Cumberbatch and Kiera Knightley.
Matthew has appeared in the lead role in well-known television series like ‘Birdsong’ in 2012, as ‘Captain Gray’, in ‘The Poison Tree’ in 2012, as Rex Clarke, in ‘Dancing on the Edge’ in 2013 as ‘Stanley Mitchell’, in ‘Death Comes to Pemberly’ as ‘George Wikcham’ in 2013. He got involved with Sophie Dymok in 2007, and the couple has three children together named, Matilda, Teddie, and Ralph.