Matthew O'Brien

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Height: 6' 1"

Principal Age Range: 30 - 36

Build: Slim

Hair: Brown

Eyes: Blue

 


Matthew is currently in rehearsals to play ‘GASTON’ in the Mill Theatre’s Christmas Production of ‘BEAUTY AND THE BEAST". It will run daily from December 7th to Jan 6th inc.

Film and television credits include the lead male in Lachlainn McKenna's award winning short film "POCKETS" in which Matthew stars alongside Irish actress Mary McEvoy, the lead role of 'Ed Smith' in Kevin Henry's feature film "SOULSMITH", the role of 'Constable Renshaw' in the BBC television drama "RIPPER STREET 4", roles in Showtime's "PENNY DREADFUL 2", History's "VIKINGS 3", ZDF's "A DANGEROUS FORTUNE", the lead role of 'Ed Smith' in Whim Productions feature film ‘SOULSMITH’ (post-production), 'Trapped Loner' in Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos's feature film "THE LOBSTER", 'Willard' in TechnoWolf's IFB Signatures Short "BLIGHT" directed by Brian Deane who also directed Matthew in his award winning short "VOLKSWAGON JOE".

Theatre credits include "MACBETH" in The Mill Theatre directed by Geoff O'Keffee, the lead role of 'Mr. Fox' in Roald Dahl's "FANTASTIC MR.FOX" in Dundrum's Mill Theatre, 'Mercutio' in Mill Productions staging of Shakespeare's "ROMEO AND JULIET", 'Kent' in Shakespeare's "KING LEAR", 'Jack Worthing' in Oscar Wilde's "THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST", the roles of 'Miss Spiker' and 'Centipede' in Roald Dahl's "JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH" which also played in Dundrum's Mill Theatre.


Accents & Skills

Accents: Southern Irish (Native), Irish Regional, Northern Irish, English RP, UK Regional, Cockney, American

Skills: Full Driving Licence, Horse Riding, Swimmimg, Photography, Painting, Flying

Interests: Modern and Contemporary Art, IT, Sci-Fi

Music & Dance: Drums (Advanced) and Guitar (Advanced)

Qualifications: B.A. Degree in Performance Art from Swansea University

Other: Currently in training for a Private Pilots License (PPL) with prospective (CPL)


Screen Experience

Film/TV

Role

Director

Production Company

Ripper Street S4 (Television)

Constable Renshaw

Tiger Aspect Productions / BBC

Soulsmith (Feature Film)

Ed

Kevin Henry

Whim Productions

Blight (Short Film)

Willard

Brian Deane

TechnoWolfFilms

Volkswagen Joe (Short Film)

Fitch

Brian Deane

TW Films Ltd. / Belturbet Drama Society

Wilitons Way (Short Film)

Virgil

Alan Hopkins

IADT Graduation 2013

Time and Ecstasy (Short)

Drug Dealer

John Clarke

ShortKuts Prod

Marlo (Short)

Marlo

Natasha Kavanagh

Ember Prod

A Domestic Odyssey (Short)

Johnny

Martin O'Malley

Backhinge Prod

Inside (Short)

John

Andy Green

A Green Animation

Maggots and Men (Short)

Martin

Kit Keeling

New Horizon

The Wolfes Hand (Short Film)

Donleavy

Mike Lee

IADT

GreenGate (Short Film)

Dr Roach

Stewart Lambert

IADT

The Lobster (Feature Film)

Trapped Loner

Yorgos Lanthimos

Lisp Films Limited

Vikings III (Television)

Saxon Farmer

Jeff Woolnough

World 2000 Entertainment / Take 5 Productions

A Dangerous Fortune (TV Series)

Waiter

Christian Schwochow

Constantin TV

CTRL (RTE Storyland 2015)

Mr White

Brian Deane

Blacksheep Productions

Penny Dreadful S2 (Television)

Man Outside Opera

James Hawes

Showtime

Reasons to be Silent (Short)

Mark

Nicky Sand

Pebbles-throw Group


Theatre Experience

Play

Role

Theatre/Theatre Company

Director

Fantastic Mr. Fox

Mr. Fox

Mill Productions / Mill Theatre

Geoff O

Romeo & Juliet

Mercutio

Mill Productions / Mill Theatre

Geoff O'Keeffe

King Lear

Kent

Mill Productions / Mill Theatre

Geoff O'Keeffe

James and The Giant Peach

Miss Spiker & Centipede

Mill Productions / Mill Theatre

Geoff O'Keeffe

Hamlet

Laertes

The Mill Theatre / Mill Productions

Geoff O'Keeffe

The Misanthrope

Giovanna

New Theatre / AC Productions

Peter Reid

Good Evening, Mr. Collins

Eamonn de Valera

Mill Productions

Padraic McIntyre

A Date with Mercy

Fierce

Plastic Theatre

Andrew Deering

The Colleen Bawn

Hardress Cregan

Duked Productions

Ailish Leavy

The Goat / Or Who is Sylvia

Billy

Duked Productions

Ailish Leavy

LA Noir

Billy Vincent

Neon Fringe Prod

Chris Lynch

Laughter on the 23rd Floor

Ira Stone

Shift Theatre Co

Joyce Ward

Hamlet

Hamlet

Valerie Greene

Cause Celebre

George Wood

Moira Delaney

Ismene

Te

Tattletale T Co

Aislinn Ni Uallichain

The Dead Woman's Son

The Interviewer

Maylin Theatre Co

Michael McCabe

Broadening

Daniel

Glass Doll Prods

Ronan Phelan

The Art of Wedlock - The Proposal

Ivan Vassilevitch

Speckintime

Matthew Ralli

Deeds of Deceit

Lord Haddo

Chapel Royal Dublin Castle / Speckintime Theatre Company

Matthew Ralli

A Midsummers Night Dream

Lysander

Dublin Castle / Mouth on Fire

Cathal Quinn

Guerilla Days in Ireland

Multiple

Olympia Theatre Dublin / Everyman Theatre Cork

Neil Pearson

Temptress

Noel

The New Theatre

Matthew Ralli

Language of the Mute

Alan

Parthalonians Theatre Productions

Liam Halligan

Crave

B

Swansea University

Rachel Honan

Love in the tim...

Ashley

Neon Fringe Prod

Chris Lynch

Ismene

Te

Dream Theatre

Aislinn Ni Uallichain

Sive

Liam Scuab

Brian Murray

Avenue Theatre



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