After his breakthrough performance in the romantic comedy, Chasing Liberty, there is barely anyone who doesn’t know who, Matthew Goode is.
Not only is he a talented actor but also a composer in his 40s. Some of his best movies include Watchmen, Match Point, The Good Wife, and more.
Likewise, Matthew also received positive feedback for his performance as Charles Ryder in Brideshead Ozymandias. Because of his stellar performances, Goode has received numerous nominations including Primetime Emmy.
But do we know how he got into acting in the first place? Of course not. Hence here we will talk more about his early career and path he chose. Not to mention, other further details like his personal life will also be included here.
Matthew Goode: Quick Facts
|Full Name||Matthew William Goode|
|Birth Date||April 3, 1978|
|Age||43 years old|
|Birth Place||Exeter, Devon, England|
|Education||University of Birmingham|
|Father’s Name||Anthony Goode|
|Mother’s Name||Jennifer Goode|
|Height||6 feet 2 inches (188 cm)|
|Weight||81 kgs (178 lbs)|
|Net Worth||$3 million|
|Last update||January, 2022|
Who is Matthew Goode from The Crown?
Matthew Goode is a British actor and composer who is lauded for his performance both on and off-screen. He has been in this entertainment industry for almost two decades now.
You may know him from movies like The Lookout, A Single Man, The Imitation Game, The Good Wife, and few others.
As for the season 2, Goode appeared as Antony Armstrong-Jones in the Netflix series, The Crown.
How tall is Matthew Goode?
Dashing with impeccable style, Matthew Goode scream British aristocrats. Born on April 3, 1978, the actor is 42 years old at the moment.
Also, his sign is Aries, and as suggested they are fierce and competitive in their respective works.
Not only his acting but Matthew is also famous among his fans for his looks. With his stunning blue eye color and fair complexion, Goode gives an edgy and cold vibe.
But from what we know, he is a total charmer and humble person.
Likewise, Matthew Goode stands at 6 feet 2 inches(188 cm) and weighs around 81 kgs (178 lbs).
Even in his 40s, Goode exudes vibrant and youthful appeal. He has well-built physique, thanks to his diet and workouts.
What nationality is Matthew Goode?- Family and Education
Matthew William Goode who is best known as Matthew Goode was born in Exeter, Devon, England. He is the son of Anthony, a geologist, and Jennifer, a nurse and amateur theatre director. Likewise, Goode is the youngest of five children in the family.
Goode has a brother, two half-brothers, and a half-sister. Not to mention, he is related to Sally Meen from his mother’s former marriage. It is unknown whether the siblings are close even now or not.
As for his education, Matthew went to Exeter School, an independent school in his hometown. Then the British actor enrolled at the University of Birminghan followed by London’s Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art.
Matthew Goode and his wife, Sophie Dymoke
Like it or not, Matthew Goode is a charming man in his 40s, who has numerous fans smitten for him. Well, it seems they are not the only one as his spouse, Sophie Dymoke is head-over-heels for him too.
Yes, folks, the British actor is married to his gorgeous wife, Sophie Dymoke. With his devilish charm and cool personality, Goode has always been in the list of many fan girls.
But at the moment, Matthew is totally devoted to his lovely wife and family. Likewise, Goode and his wife, Dymoke tied the knot in 2014 but the exact dates and venue are unknown. Since Sophie is not an actress or celebrity, there is not information on her either.
Nonetheless, the couple are living a blissful life at the moment in their home in Surrey. The two now are proud parents to their children; daughters, Matilda, and Teddie, and son, Ralph.
How did Matthew Goode start his acting career?- Movies and TV Shows
Right after his graduation from the acting school, Matthew started working in the entertainment industry.
Goode makes his acting debut from the 2002 television show, Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister followed by Bounty Hamster, and The Inspector Lynley Mysteries.
Not to mention, that same year, he made his silver screen debut from the movie, Al sure de Granada.
Likewise, in 2004, Matthew starred alongside Mandy Moore in the romantic comedy, Chasing Liberty, marking his American movie debut.
For his role, Goode also received a nomination at Teen Choice Awards for Choice Breakout Movie Star. After that Goode appeared in other productions like Match Point, Imagine Me & You, My Family and Other Animals, and few others.
Then for the crime drama, The Lookout, the British actor starred opposite Joseph Gordon-Levitt.
Similarly, Matthew takes on a whimsical take on Brooke Burgess in the BBC miniseries, He Knew He Was Right; which was based on Anthony Trollope‘s novel of the same name.
Now, in 2010, Matthew appeared in numerous critically acclaimed movies including The Imitation Game. In this historical thriller, the actor portrayed as Hugh Alexander, a British Second World War cryptanalyst and chess champion.
Similarly, Matthew began getting much buzz for his work in the CBS legal drama, The Good Wife as Finely “Finn” Polmar, a state prosecutor. He left the show after the sixth season’s finale.
Along with this, Matthew has appeared in dozens of movies and TV shows including Watchmen, Leap Year, Burning Man, Downton Abbey, The King’s Man, Silent Night, Roots, The Crown, Ordeal by Innocence, A Discovery of Witches, and many more.
Moreover, in early 2019, Matthew was announced to be a part of Matthew Vaughn‘s Kingsman series prequel, The King’s Man.
In the series, he will be taking on the role of Tristan in this 20th century period. Similarly, the movie will likely be released this year.
More on his career
During the filming of A Discover of Witches, Matthew and Teresa rode actual horses for the stunt which made it to the news. Fans were praising them for not using a stunt double and actually horse riding.
But those type of stunt do not always go as planned, he has broken a couple of bones during stunt filming, including a leg injury where he tore his meniscus and one where he broke his ankle.
Throughout his journey as a professional actor, he has made quiet some friends, Teresa Palmer, Benedict Cumberbatch, Graham Norton, James Purefoy, Julianna Margulies, Keira Knightley.
He met most of those people during the shooting of one of his movies or TV shows, excluding Graham Norton who he met in Norton’s show.
Moving on; many people were positive that Matthew Goode could be the next James Bond, he could be the one to replace Daniel Craig but he completely blew his chances of becoming the next Bond.
In 2016, he criticized the modern Bond movies, saying that they were not working out that good and that the film did not get him.
Furthermore, he also talked about how Quentin Tarantino wanted to do the modern Bond movie in a 60’s setting in black and white, he praised the idea and spoke in favor of it.
How much is Matthew Goode’s net worth?
Since his first appearance in 2002, actor Matthew Goode has appeared in a lot of movies, television shows, and theatre works.
Some of his acclaimed works include The Imitation Game, The Good Wife, and Leap Year to name few.
Since his acting gig started, Matthew has not only received critical acclaim but numerous awards as well.
He has won Fangoria Chainsaw Awards for Best Supporting Actor for the movie Stoker. Other than that Matthew Goode has been nominated for many awards.
From his successful career as an actor, Goode has acquired a lot of fame and wealth as it come. As of now, Matthew Goode has an estimated net worth of $3 million.
Not to mention, Goode also makes additional income from his work as a composer.
Since he is a public personality, many are interested in his income as well. But Goode at the moment has not revealed anything related to his earnings and work.
This means his assets are also unknown as of now.
Social Media Presence
Seems like Matthew Goode is like one of those older actors in their 50s who have little interest and understanding of social media. We doubt that he is does not understand social media but seems like he lacks interest.
There are a couple of fan accounts on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.