Matthew O'Brien


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

Matthew is cast to play one of the Ugly Dames in Mill Productions Christmas Panto “CINDERELLA” which will run daily in The Mill Theatre in Dundrum from 9th December to 9th January 2022. Booking on

He most recently played 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.

Screen acting wise Matthew is cast in the BBC and Hulu TV series “CONVERSATIONS WITH FRIENDS” the much-anticipated adaptation of Sally Rooney’s novel of the same name which is currently in post-production.

Screen credits also include Mopar & Subotica’s thriller “RED ELECTION” (Viaplay), 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”.