Matthew Rhys’ passion, creativity and attitude have helped him solidify his place in the industry as a reputable and versatile actor. Matthew is best known for his role on ABC’s hit drama "Brothers & Sisters," where he plays Kevin Walker. He was recently seen in the BBC Film, "The Edge of Love," opposite Kiera Knightly and Sienna Miller. The film is about the legendary poet, Dylan Thomas (Rhys) and his love of two women. The film premiered at the Edinborough Film Festival and was released in the U.S. earlier this year.
Matthew recently wrapped production Marc Evan’s independent film "Patagonia" depicting two parallel groups who travel to Argentina and the Welsh settlements of Patagonia. He is currently producing a documentary for UK television, charting the volatile life of Griffith Jenkins Griffith - one of the founding fathers of Los Angeles. Matthew attended the prestigious Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. During his time at RADA, Matthew appeared in "House of America" and "Back-Up," the BBC police series about the operational support units Hooli Vans. Matthew then returned to Cardiff to act in his own language in the Welsh film, "Bydd yn Wrol (Be Brave)" for which he won Best Actor' at the Welsh BAFTAs.
Matthew was born and raised in the historic city of Cardiff, South Wales. He currently resides in Los Angeles.