Matthew O'Brien


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

In post-production is Studio Atlantic’s Victorian-era thriller “The Gates” (post-production) in which Matthew is cast in the supporting role of ‘Philip Turner’. Directed by Stephen Hall and written by Tim Reynolds the film also stars John Rhys-Davies, Richard Brake, Elena Delia, Michael Yare, Brian Fortune and Tristan Heanue. The director of photography is Burschi Wojnar.

He is also cast in the BBC and Hulu TV series “CONVERSATIONS WITH FRIENDS” (post-production) the much-anticipated adaptation of Sally Rooney’s novel of the same name, and plays the supporting role of ‘Jonathan’ in Mopar & Subotica’s thriller “RED ELECTION” which filmed in Ireland and is currently available to stream on Viaplay.

Recent theatre credits include 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 production “CINDERELLA” (The Mill Theatre, Dundrum).            

Screen credits also include Lachlainn 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”.