Matt Smith

Matt Smith biography
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Interesting Biography Facts

Real name

Matthew Robert Smith


English actor

Birth Date

October 28, 1982


40 years

Zodiac Sign



Northampton, United Kingdom


National Youth Theatre and studied Drama and Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia



Matt Smith family members

Father's Name

David Smith

Mother's Name

Lynne Smith

Siblings names

Laura Jayne Smith

Is Matt Smith a gay/bisexual?


What is Matt Smith marital status?

In relation

Matt Smith wife

The actor had a few love affairs. His first girlfriend was Mayana Moura, a model-turned-actress, whom he dated from 2008 to 2009. Their relationship didn’t last long, and they broke up quite quickly. Around that time, Matt met a British model, Daisy Lowe. The two fell in love and were together for more than four years. The actor always described her as a “pretty lady” and “someone with a good heart.” Unfortunately, their relationships finished with a nude photo hacking scandal, which significantly influenced their public image. An actress Lily James, known for her role in “Cinderella” and “Pam & Tommy,” was Smith`s girlfriend from 2014 to 2019. They could be seen in public quite often and stayed good friends even after the breakup. In 2021, media sources reported that the actor dated an investment banker Caroline Brady. They met each other through Caroline`s sister, Millie Brady, who is an actress. The couple is still together in 2022.

Matt Smith kids

According to official information, Matt Smith doesn’t have children. However, he had repeatedly mentioned that children could change him for the better, so he would be happy to become a father soon.

Who are Matt Smith parents?

David Smith (father) 

father photo

Date of birth: 1948
Date of death: 2021

David Smith worked as an engineer but was also a perfect husband and father to his family. He always supported his children and tried his best to provide them with anything they needed. With his wife Lynne, David encouraged his son during the hard times and attended public events with him. The actor said that his father was “the greatest influence” in his life and a “legend.” His death in 2021 was a very painful moment, which left a mark on the star`s soul.

Lynne Smith (mother) 

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Date of birth: 1956

Although Lynne appears with her son in public from time to time, there is not much information about her online. But Matt had always said that he liked spending time with his mother, as she was very supportive throughout his career.

Matt Smith siblings

Laura Jayne Smith (sister)

Laura-Jayne-Smith photo

Date of birth: 1979

Laura Jayne Smith is the older sister of the actor, a talented dancer, and the owner of her own dance show agency. She was one of the backup dancers in the well-known music video for Eric Prydz’s song “Call on Me” and performed with such artists as Craig David, Kayne West, Kylie Minogue, and others. In 2007, Laura decided to retire from dancing and start organizing dance shows for luxury events. Now, she is the director of “The Girly Show.”


Matthew Robert Smith is an English actor famous for his roles as the Doctor in “Doctor Who,” Prince Phillip in “The Crown” and Daemon Targaryen in “House of the Dragon.” He entered the entertainment industry in 2003 when he started working as a stage actor. Three years later, he made his TV debut in “The Ruby in the Smoke” and was recognized as a promising actor. Matt later appeared in “Party Animals,” where he played the leading role. Even though the number of his TV projects increased, the star continued to play in the theatre. His outstanding acting skills and hard work helped him win multiple awards and global recognition.

Interesting and fun facts

  • He wanted to become a professional footballer but quit the sports industry after a back injury.
  • His sister Laura was the only person who could persuade him to pursue an acting career.
  • The actor auditioned for the role of John Watson in BBC’s Sherlock but wasn’t chosen.
  • He can play the guitar and has a record collection at home.
  • It is known that Matt Smith is very clumsy, as he breaks props all the time.
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