Matthew O'Brien


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

Matthew played the lead role of ‘DOG / later SHARIK / later MR. SHARIK’ in “HEART OF A DOG” by Éadaoin O’Donoghue a co-production between The Everyman, The Civic, DTF and John O’Brien. Produced by Naomi Daly (Everyman) and directed by John O’Brien (The Civic). It ran in Cork’s Everyman Theatre from Thursday, September 23rd to Sat 25th inc. and then in The Civic Theatre in Tallaght until Sunday 3rd October.

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. It’s currently in post-production as is Mopar & Subotica’s thriller “RED ELECTION” which wrapped filming in Dublin earlier this year.

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”.