"Doctor Who": This Is Matt Smith Today

Matt Smith Doctor Who today
October 28, 2020 - 12:13 / Cynthia Springer

Matt Smith from Doctor Who portrayed the eleventh doctor in the hit BBC series. Since his famed role as the doctor, Smith has been nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for his incredible acting in Netflix's The Crown. Find out what's next for Matt Smith, eleventh doctor of Doctor Who

Matt Smith in Doctor Who landed him multiple nominations and awards. Born on October 28th, 1982, Matt was raised in Northampton, England. Before his fame in English television, the actor was initially an aspiring soccer player, but suffered an injury which eventually led him into the field of acting. He graduated from the University of East Anglia in 2005 with a major in Drama and Creative Writing. 

Smith's first television breakthrough role was in BBC's Party Animals, and then the prominent, reprising role of the eleventh incarnated doctor in Doctor Who (2009). He also has appeared in films like Bert and Dickie (2012) and Lost River (2014).

Doctor Who: This is Matt Smith Today

After appearing in Doctor Who, Matt portrayed Prince Philip in the hit Netflix series The Crown, in which he was nominated for two SAG Awards and an Emmy Award. 

Matt Smith in 2018

After his many successful TV and film appearances, Smith has starred in a couple of biographical films, where he has portrayed serial killer Charles Manson in Charlie Says, as well as photographer Robert Mapplethorpe in 2018's Mapplethorpe. 

More recently, Smith has already starred in two films in 2020! Not only did he reunite with The Crown castmate Claire Foy for the movie Lungs, but he also reunited with Netflix for the upcoming horror movie His House.

Matt Smith and Claire Foy

Matt Smith already has a few films lined up for next year, including:

  • The Forgiven
  • Last Night in Soho
  • Morbius

We're excited for all of these upcoming drama-filled movies! Matt Smith's Doctor Who character may be over, but his acting career in Hollywood is just taking off!