Matthew O'Brien


Matthew is an Irish actor based just outside Dublin and is 5′ 11″ (180cm) tall.

In post-production is Treasure Entertainment’s feature film “KATHLEEN” which was directed by Eva Birthistle. Also in post-production is “BLACK CAB” a 4 x 60 dark drama for Channel 5 which although set in Liverpool was filmed in Dublin. Directed by Irish director Diarmuid Goggins the series is produced by Story Films.

Screen credits also include RTE’s “FAIR CITY” (‘James Rafferty’), ‘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 “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” (The Mill Theatre, Dundrum).

CV available on request.