Matt Smith

United Kingdom

Matt Smith Bio

Who is Matt Smith

Matt Robert Smith is an English actor, born on October 28, 1982, in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England well known for his lead role in the popular BBC science fiction series Doctor Who.

Early Life (Childhood)

Smith is the son of David and Lynne Smith and spends his childhood days in Northampton. He studied at Northampton school for boys. He studied drama and creative writing at the university of East Anglia (UEA) in Norwich.

Interesting Facts

Smith was good at sports and was playing for youth football clubs. He dreamed of playing professional football, but serious back injury has shattered his dream.

Personal Life

Smith dated Daisy Lowe from 2010-2011, Mayana Moura in 2009, Billie Piper in 2006 and rumored to have hooked up with Karen Gillan in 2012. Currently he is dating actress Lily James.


Smith was the first lead actor to be nominated for the BAFTA best TV actor. He won Evening Standard Award for "Best Newcomer" and a National Television Award for most popular Male Drama Performance.