Who is Matthew Goode?

Matthew Goode is an English actor who has been involved in the entertainment industry since 2002. As a child, he had a stage of fear due to which he did not focus anything on acting. Moreover, he also decided to explore his career in sports. But later, his drama teacher suggested him to join acting, and he finally pursued his acting career. Likewise, he is well-known for his portrayal in the film ‘Chasing Liberty’ as Ben Calder. To date, he has enacted in several successful movies and TV shows. Additionally, he made a name for himself in the industry by receiving various nominations and awards.

Quick Info
Full NameMatthew William Goode
Birth DateApril 3, 1978
Birth PlaceExeter, Devon, England
ParentsAnthony Goode
Jennifer Goode
Siblings4 siblings
SpouseSophie Dymoke (2005-Present)
Children2 daughters and 1 son
Net Worth 2020$3 million
Height6 feet and 2 inches (188cm/1.88m)
Weight81 kg (178lbs)

Matthew Goode


Matthew William Goode was born on April 3, 1978, in Exeter, Devon, England. He was born to parents Anthony and Jennifer, who were a geologist and a nurse, respectively. Likewise, he grew alongside his four siblings, where he was the youngest child of the family. Additionally, he is currently 42 years old with an Aries star sign.

Nationality and Physical Stats

Matthew Goode holds British nationality. As per his ethnicity, he belongs to White. Besides this, he stands 6 feet and 2 inches (188cm/1.88m) tall and weighs around 81 kg (178lbs). He has a slim body type measuring 40-16-33 inches, respectively. Additionally, he has blue-colored eyes and dark brown hair color.


Matthew Goode studied geography, dramatics, and English for A-levels in the Exeter School. He then enrolled at the University of Birmingham, where he studied drama. Moreover, he also took acting classes from Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art in London.

Personal Life

Matthew Goode married his longtime girlfriend, Sophie Dymoke, in 2014, whom he started dating in 2005. This couple has three children together; two daughters and a son.

Matthew Goode


Matthew Goode does not have official social media accounts.


TV shows 

Matthew Goode started his television role in the 2002 TV film ‘Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister’ as Caspar. He then appeared in different series like ‘Bounty Hamster,’ ‘The Inspector Lynley Mysteries’ in 2003, ‘He Knew He Was Right’ in 2004, and ‘Agatha Christie’s Marple’ in 2005. After this, he appeared on television after six years in the 2012 series ‘Birdsong’ where he had the lead role of Captain Gray. The next year, he appeared in two different series called ‘Dancing on the Edge’ and ‘Death Comes to Pemberley.’ Likewise, in 2014 he appeared in the main role in the series ‘The Good Wife.’ He played as Finley “Finn” Polmar in 28 episodes, which ran till 2015.

Similarly, the same year, he appeared in a historical drama television series ‘Downtown Abbey’ as Henry Talbot. He had a guest role in season 5 and the main role in season 6. This series starred different stars like Hugh Bonneville, Jessica Brown Findlay, Maggie Smith, Allen Leech, Matt Milne, Ed Speleers, Lily James, Julian Ovenden, and many more. In 2016, he appeared as a host in the show ‘The Wine Show’ opposite his co-host Matthew Rhys. Likewise, in 2017 he portrayed the role of Antony Armstrong-Jones in the historical drama ‘The Crown.’ He then starred in three episodes of ‘Ordeal by Innocence’ and eight episodes of ‘A Discovery of Witches’ in 2018.

Movies of David Thewlis

Talking about Goode’s film, his debut film was a Spanish film ‘South of Granada’ in 2003. He then appeared in ‘Chasing Liberty’ in 2004, ‘Match Point’ in 2005, ‘Copying Beethoven’ in 2006, ‘The Lookout’ in 2007, and ‘Brideshead Revisited’ in 2008. Likewise, in 2009 he became one of the neo-noir super films ‘Watchmen’ as Adrian Veidt/Ozymandias. It collected a total of $185 million at the box office. Between 2010 to 2014, he starred in various genres of films. Some of his notable films are ‘Belle in 2013, where he played as Captain Sir John Lindsay, and ‘The Imitation Game’ as Hugh Alexander in 2014. Moreover, in 2015 he appeared in ‘Self/less’ as Dr. Jensen/Albright.

Furthermore, in 2017 he portrayed different roles in three different films like ‘The Sense of an Ending,’ ‘The Hatton Garden Job,’ and ‘The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales’ where he had a voice role. Similarly also played the historic, romantic drama film ‘The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society.’ This film is the adaption of the novel with the same name. In 2019, he appeared in two films, ‘Downton Abbey’ and ‘Official Secrets,’ where he shared the screen with actors and actresses like Hugh Bonneville, Jim Carter, Michelle Dockery, Elizabeth McGovern, Maggie Smith, Matt Smith, Rhys Ifans, and many others. His recently played film si ‘Four Kids, and It’s in 2020.

Matthew Goode

Achievements of Matthew Goode

Matthew Goode has received several nominations for his acting roles. He has won the Fangoria Chainsaw Awards under the category of Best Supporting Actor for his film ‘Stoker’ in 2014. Likewise, he has also won the Palm Springs International Film Festival Award in 2015 for his acting role in ‘The Imitation Game.’ Moreover, he has also received the Primetime Emmy Awards nomination in 2018 for his series ‘The Crown.’

Net Worth of Matthew Goode

Matthew Goode is an English actor who has gained a massive name, fame, and wealth. His estimated net worth is $3 million as of 2020.