Who is Matthew Goode?

Matthew William Goode is one of the well-known and popular English actors who actively worked as an actor from 2002 to now.

Quick Info
Full NameMatthew William Goode
Date of Birth3 April 1978
Birth PlaceExeter, Devon, England
Parent(s) Anthony and Jennifer
Spouse(s)Sophie Dymoke ​(m. 2014)
Net worthUS $3 million

Personal Life and Relationship

Matthew was born on 3 April 1978 in Exeter, Devon, England, Anthony as a father, and mother, Jennifer. Goode was the youngest among his siblings, where he had a brother, two half-brothers, and a half-sister.

Goode and Sophie Dymoke dated from 2005, where they got married in 2014, and they had had two beautiful daughters and one son. 

Matthew Goode

Nationality and Physical Stats

Matthew Goode holds an American nationality, and he belongs from White ethnicity. He is currently 42 years old, with a height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.88) and 81 kg. He had got Brown, dark hair with blue eyes. He was born on April 3, so his zodiac sign is Aries.

Early Life and Education

Goode spent his childhood in Clyst St. Mary, near Exeter, and he joined the “Exeter School.” Later, he attended the “University of Birmingham” and London’s “Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art.


Matthew Goode started his career after he had been cast in the movie “Inspector Lynley Mysteries: A Suitable Vengeance” from BBC production and also got the chance to play in the film “Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister” where it was made based on the novel of the same name by Gregory Maguire. The also played in William Shakespeare’s play “The Tempest.” After that, he was seen in the romantic movie “Chasing Liberty.”

Matthew Goode

Matthew Goode played in the psychological thriller movie “Matchpoint,” which was written and directed by Woody Allen. Further, he was seen in a romantic comedy movie, “Imagine Me & You” and after that, he had been seen in the TV movie, “My Family and Other Animals. “Also, he was seen in the biographical musical drama called “Copying Beethoven” and also in Scott Franks’s crime drama named “The Lookout.” Later, Goode appeared in the miniseries “He Knew He Was Right,” which was released in 2004 on the BBC TV, where the adoption was made from the same name of the novel by Anthony Trope. 

In the year of 2008, Matthew Goode was seen playing a role in the drama movie “Brideshead Revisited” in the role of Charles Ryder, where it was made based on the novel of the same name by Evelyn Waugh. Later, he was seen in the superhero movie “Watchmen” as Ozymandias, the fictional character. After that, he was seen in the drama film “A Single Man,” which was also adopting the novel of the same name by Christopher Isherwood, which was released in 2009. In 2010, he played in another romantic comedy, “Leap year,” directed by Anand Tucker.

Further, he played the lead role in the drama “Dancing on the Edge,” which was broadcasted by BBC Two in the year 2013. In the same year, he was also cast for the psychological thriller movie “Stoker.”

Also, he had played a role in the miniseries “Death Comes to Pemberley,” where it was also an adoption from the novel of the same name, and it was released in 2013. Furthermore, in 2014, he was seen in the historical thriller movie called “The Imitation Game,” about the Second World War cryptanalyst and chess champion.

Later, Matthew Goode played the role of Finley ”Finn” Polmar in a drama series “The Good Wife,” which was broadcasted by CBS I the year 2014. He replaced Gardner’s role at the time of the fifth season, where he had been cast from the 15th episode “Dramatics, Your Honor.” After the sixth season’s finale, he decided to leave the “The Good Wife” and left in May 2015.

In 2014, he was also cast in the drama “Downton Abbey,” a historical drama television series. In October 2015, he again returned to the theater “Downton Abbey,” where he showed in the fourth episode of the sixth season. Further, he was seen in for a short time in the 2019 “Downton Abbey.”

In 2016, Matthew Goode had seen in the movie “Allied,” He also started to work with the WGN production on the series “Roadside Picnic,” but later, it was canceled. Goode has also presented the show called “The Wine Show” of ITV’s.

Matthew Goode

Later, in 2017, Matthew Goode started working in the production where he had made the adoption of Deborah Harkness’s trilogy, and he titled the show as “A Discovery of Witches.” The title was taken from the series’ first book, where he was seen in the lead role as a Professor Mathew Clairmont, who is known as Oxford molecular biologist and vampire. On 14 September 2018, they broadcasted the show where a renewal of the series was done because it became the most-watched show.

Later, in 2019, Matthew Goode was cast for the prequel “The King’s Man,” which was the upcoming spy action movie directed by Matthew Vaughn, where no one knows what role he had been cast. It was decided that the film released date was scheduled for 18 September 2020.

Net Worth

The estimated net worth of the popular actor Matthew Goode is $3 million.