Matthew MacFadyen Biography

Born: October 17, 1974
Birthplace: Norfolk, England
Best Known as: Mr. Darcy in 2005's Pride and Prejudice

The son of an actress and drama teacher, MacFadyen is well known for his work in British theater productions and on British television, especially for his role as Tom Quinn the on BAFTA Award-winning series Spooks. He is best known to American audiences for his role opposite Keira Knightly in the 2005 adaptation of Jane Austin's Pride and Prejudice.