Matthew Goode Biography, Wiki, Age, Height, Net Worth, Wife, Instagram, Family, House & Cars. Matthew is an English actor who is working for 20 years now. You can find this actor in many popular series and films and they ate also available on OTT platforms. Likewise, he received awards and recognition for playing different roles on-screen from blockbusters to period costume dramas to cheeky romantic comedies. This 43-year-old handsome loves to try different genres and completed 40+ films and tv series till now. In this article, you will find everything about his career, choice, future planning about his professional life, etc.
Who is Matthew Goode?
Matthew Goode is a popular English actor who is best known for his works in highly rated and criticized movies and films of the 20s. He is working in this industry since 2002 with his debut in ABC’s TV film feature Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister. Here we have covered everything about Matthew Goode’s life and career.
Matthew Goode Biography / Wiki
|Full name||Matthew William Goode|
|Date of Birth||April 3, 1978|
|Birthplace||Exeter, Devon, England, United Kingdom|
|Profession||Actor, Show host|
|Net worth||$6 million (approx.)|
|Parents||Father Anthony Goode and mother Jennifer Goode|
|Siblings||4 brother, 1 sister Sally Meen|
|Spouse/Girlfriend||Margot Molinari (2003-2004)
Sophie Dymoke (m. 2014)
|Best known for||Matthew Clairmont in A Discovery of Witches|
Early Life, Parents, Family, Education
Matthew Goode was born on 3 April 1978 in Exeter, Devon. Devon is a country in southwest England. However, He grew up in the village of Clyst St. Mary, near Exeter. Matthew is the youngest of five children of his father Anthony and mother Jennifer. Anthony Goode was a geologist and his wife Jennifer is a nurse and amateur theatre director. So now, we can guess who was Matthew’s first inspiration behind acting. Anthony was Jennifer’s second husband. Consequently, Matthew has an older brother and two half-brothers, and a half-sister. His half-sister Sally Meen is an English television presenter.
Matthew Goode was a student in Exeter school. Then, he joined the University of Birmingham and then continued his training at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Arts in London. This is to say, famous artists are alumni of this Academy. It includes Terence Stamp, Julia Ormond, Rupert Friend, Angela Lansbury, Hugh Bonneville, and Julian Fellowes.
Matthew Goode Wife, Marriage, Children
Matthew Goode is married to his long-term girlfriend Sophie Dymoke since 2014. They met in 2005 in Clapham. Sophie was Matthew’s neighbor’s best friend and one day they met accidentally. They began dating immediately after the first meeting. By profession, Sophie Dymoke is quite successful. She is a marketing and sales strategist currently working with MiH Jeans. Firstly it was a secret but then they started living together. Interestingly, Matthew had another relationship with actress Margot Molinari for a year (2004-2005).
Meanwhile, Matthew and Sophie had their first child in 2009. It is a daughter and her name is Matilda Eve Goode. Likewise, in September 2013, their second daughter Teddie Eleanor Rose Goode was born. In 2014, this couple decided to get married. In August 2015, this celebrity couple had their third child Ralph Goode, who is a son. They live in Surrey, England.
In several interviews, Matthew faced questions about his successful marriage and family. He shared that he is lucky to manage his professional and personal life properly. Sophie and Matthew spend quality time with their personal choices as well like riding and fishing. You can find multiple photos over the internet where this couple is attending events together. In addition, sometimes Matthew refers to his better half as happily boring!
Matthew Goode Career, Film, TV show
Matthew Goode is a successful actor and he did absolute justice to the characters. He began his career at the age of 24. Here is a brief outline of his career from 2002 till 2022.
Matthew Goode TV show
Matthew debuted as an actor in ABC’s TV film feature Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister in 2002. His character’s name was Carper. Sooner, he received chances from both TV shows and films. He started 2003 with two television shows. Some of his well-known work includes Dancing on the Edge (2013), The Good Wife (2013-14), Downtown Abbey (2014-15), The Crown (2017), etc. All of these tv series have an average 8 out of 10 rating on IMDb. However, at the age of 6, he played a mouse in Wind in the Willows. In Birdsong (2012) Matthew Goode first played a lead role in any TV show. He played Captain Gray in 2 episodes of this mini-series.
His recent work is A Discovery of Witches (2018-22) is available on SonyLiv and is quite popular as well. In this show, he has the lead role of Matthew Clairmont in 25 episodes. During ‘The Good Wife’ and ‘Downton Abbey, Matthew became a father, which is overwhelming. You can find ‘The Crown’ and ‘Downtown Abbey’ on Netflix.
The Wine Show is one of the most popular food shows, started in 2016. Matthew Goode co-hosted this show with Matthew Rhys and Joe Fattorini. This show has an 8.9 stars rating on IMDb and there are three seasons made till now.
The Offer is his upcoming show where Matthew will be playing the role of Robert Evans. It will be available from April 2022. Miles Teller, Justin Chambers, Juno Temple will be in this show also. Dexter Fletcher is directing this.
Matthew Goode Films
Although Matthew started his acting career with a television show, he got his first breakthrough role in a movie. In 2003, his first film was Al Sur de Granada where he played the role of demobilized soldier, Gerald Brenan. In the next year, he played Ben Calder in Chasing Liberty (2004). This romantic comedy movie got mixed reviews but Matthew’s acting was praised. However, this movie got less rating than Al Sur de Granada.
With passing years, Matthew did better and better in films. He appeared in Imagine me and you (2005), The Lookout (2007), Leap Year (2010), Burning Man (2011), etc. Then for a year, he was not in any films. Then he came back on the silver screen with movies like Stoker (2013), The Imitation Game (2014), Allied (2016), Official Secrets (2019), etc. In 2021 he did three movies that have 6.4-star ratings on IMDb on average. Among these films, The Imitation Game is a special one as it was released in the year of Matthew’s marriage. Also, one of his good friends Benedict Cumberbatch was in the main cast.
Currently, he is appearing in the post-production events for Medieval. This historical drama, the action-based movie is directed by Petr Jákl. Matthew is present with Ben Foster, Sophie Lowe, and Micheal Caine. The release date is yet to announce.
Awards and Recognition
Matthew received several nominations and awards for his acting in movies and television shows. He got teen choice awards nomination in 2004 for his role as Ben Calder in Chasing Liberty. Secondly, he was nominated in the best actor category for playing Tom in Burning Man. It was from three different Australian film associations in 2012 and 2013.
In 2014, Matthew Goode won the best supporting actor award from Fangoria Chainsaw Awards for his performance in Stoker. Satellite awards selected him for Dancing in the Edge in the same year.
For The Imitation Game, Matthew got two nominations and won Ensemble Cast Award at Palm Springs Internation film festival. Also, Screen Actors Guild nominated him for Downtown Abbey after The Imitation Game in 2017. For playing Antony Armstrong-Jones, Gold Derby Awards and Primetime Emmy awards nominated him in 2018 and 2019.
In 2009, Sunday Time magazine selected Matthew Goode as one of Britain’s finest rising stars. Tom Sturridge, Rachel Hurd Wood, Hugh Dancy, Eddie Redmayne, Gemma Arterton, etc. was on that list too.
Matthew Goode Net Worth, House, Car, Pet
Matthew Goode has a net worth of $6 million. He lives in Exeter with his family. However, his house and car details are not available. Once he said, that if he had to live in L.A. he would be schizophrenic. Matthew has a brown boxer pet dog named Maggie.
- Matthew Goode is good friends with actor Benedict Cumberbatch, Laurence Fox, and Ben Wishaw.
- Mathew spoke Spanish in 58 scenes Al Sur de Granada and french in a scene from Stoker. However, he doesn’t know or speak these languages.
- He shared his dream about owning a country house on the shore in England, have gotten married, wiping some debt off, and getting a few more good films.
- Matthew Goode doesn’t use any official Instagram or Facebook account so far.
|Favorite Movie||The Last Waltz (1978)|
|Favorite Hobby||Fishing and Travelling|
|Favorite Sports||Golf, player St Andrews|
Figure Measurements, Size, Height & Weight
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Height||6 feet 2 inches|
|Chest and Waist||40 inches and 33 inches, Silm|