Matthew O'Brien


Matthew is an Irish actor based just outside Dublin, he’s 5′ 11″ (180cm) tall and holds a full driving licence.

He can currently be seen playing ‘James Raffety’ in RTE Television’s “FAIR CITY”.

In post-production is Treasure Entertainment’s feature film “KATHLEEN” (‘Ken’) directed by Eva Birthistle as is Story Films’ 4 x 60minute drama series “BLACK CAB” (‘Griffiths’) for Channel 5 directed by Irish director Diarmuid Goggins.

Screen credits also include ‘Philip Turner’ in Studio Atlantic’s Victorian-era thriller “THE GATES” (CIFF) directed by Stephen Hall, the BBC and Hulu TV series “CONVERSATIONS WITH FRIENDS”, Mopar & Subotica’s thriller “RED ELECTION” (Viaplay), Lochlainn McKenna’s award-winning short film “POCKETS”, the lead role of ‘Ed Smith’ in Kevin Henry’s feature film “SOULSMITH”, the BBC television drama “RIPPER STREET 4”, Oscar winning Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos’s feature film “THE LOBSTER”, Techno Wolf’s IFB Signatures Short “BLIGHT” directed by Brian Deane who also directed Matthew (‘Fitch’) in his award winning short “VOLKSWAGON JOE”.

Theatre credits also include multiple roles in Mill Productions staging of Shakespeare’s “HAMLET” and “MACBETH”, the lead role of ‘DOG / later SHARIK / later MR. SHARIK’ in “HEART OF A DOG” by Éadaoin O’Donoghue which ran in Cork’s Everyman Theatre and also in The Civic Theatre in Tallaght, and Mill Productions end of year productions “CINDERELLA” and “LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD” which ran in The Mill Theatre, Dundrum.

CV available on request.