Studied drama at the University of Birmingham before continuing his training at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Arts in London.
Is great friends with Laurence Fox
Trained at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Arts in London, whose alumni include Terence Stamp, Julia Ormond, Rupert Friend, Angela Lansbury, Hugh Bonneville, Sue Johnston, Minnie Driver and Julian Fellowes.
Youngest of five (one brother, 2 half brothers and one half sister, who is ex TV Weather girl Sally Meen).
Good friends with Ben Whishaw and Benedict Cumberbatch.
Hailed by The Sunday Times Magazine as one of Britain's finest Rising Stars along with Romola Garai, Hugh Dancy, Eddie Redmayne, Gemma Arterton, Hayley Atwell, Andrea Riseborough, Richard Coyle, Tom Sturridge, Rachel Hurd Wood, Eliza Bennet Daniel Mays and Kaya Scodelario (2009).
Has a daughter Matilda Eve Goode (born on March 1, 2009).
Went to Exeter School in Exeter, Devon.
Father of daughter, Teddie Eleanor Rose Goode, with Sophie Dymoke, born in September 2013.
His favorite band is Coldplay. Chris Martin is one of his brother's old friends. Matthew and Chris were both born in Exeter, Devon.