Jan. 31st, 1968
Watford, England, UK
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Matt King (born 31 January 1968) is an English actor and comedian. He is known for his role as self absorbed musician Super Hans in the Bafta-winning British sitcom Peep Show.
He has played many characters, including Elton John and Terry Venables, in the Bafta nominated comedy series Star Stories, and starred in his own self-penned sketch show Dogface, also on Channel 4. He has appeared in cult comedy series Look Around You. Matt King is starring in an upcoming drama called Spirited on W channel on Foxtel and Austar, where he plays alongside Claudia Karvan and Rodger Corser. He plays the role of Henry Mallet. Spirited airs on the 25 August 2010.
As a stand-up comedian he has appeared at the Edinburgh festival many times and at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. One of his shows was disrupted by the fact that he had a devastating car crash immediately before the show started, but the show went on.
He co-stars in the movie Inkheart with Paul Bettany, Helen Mirren, Brendan Fraser, Andy Serkis and Jim Broadbent, co-stars in the Guy Ritchie film Rocknrolla alongside Jeremy Piven and Gerard Butler, the British film Bronson with Tom Hardy, and has a lead role in fantasy thriller Malice in Wonderland alongside Danny Dyer. He has also appeared in the third series of Doctor Who as Peter Streete in The Shakespeare Code and was a regular character in the hit BBC production Jekyll playing computer expert Freeman. He also played a ticket-tout in the acclaimed independent short film "Brussels" by Misha Manson-Smith. Brussels can be viewed in its entirety here; Brussels
There is a picture of him on UK Indie band Good Shoes' 7" single "Photos On My Wall".
Matt is currently starring as a Dr. Frankenstein-style character in the Capital One credit card television advertisements in the United States and writing his own sitcom 'Whites' for BBC2 based on his own experiences as a chef working in Michelin starred restaurant kitchens. He is appearing on First Direct adverts in the UK.
He appears in the third series of Skins playing Cook's father.
He currently appears in the Australian dark comedy series "Spirited" showing on Foxtel. He plays the role of Henry Mallet, the ghost of a dead English rock star
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