Matt Ryan

Welsh actor Matt Ryan, born April 11, 1981. Matt was born in Swansea, Wales to parents Steve Evans, postman turned record producer, and Maria Evans, dance teacher. He attended Penyrheol Primary and Comprehensive schools in Gorseinon before moving on to the nearby Gorseinon College where he completed a BTEC Performing Arts course. As a child, he appeared in the West End production of Les Misã†rables, in the role of Gavroche. He graduated from the Bristol Old Vic in 2003 and joined the Royal Shakespeare Company in 2004. He had a lead role as Mick Rawson on CBS’ “Criminal Minds” spinoff series, Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior, and was introduced in Criminal Minds Season 5, Episode “The Fight”. He performed the voice and motion capture of Edward Kenway in Ubisoft Montreal’s upcoming Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag.

Year Title Role
 2002  Pocket Money  Johnny
 2004  Layer Cake  Junkie 2
 2007  Consenting Adults  Charley Bullard
 2007  Blood Monkey  Seth
 2008  Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day    Gerry
 2009  Wild Decembers  Bugler
 2011 Flypaper  Gates
 2012 Armistice  Edward Sterling
 2013 500 Miles North  John Hogg


Year Title Role
 2001  Nuts and Bolts  Gilly
 2004  Mine All Mine  Tonker
 2007  The Tudors  Richard Pace
 2008  Holby Blue  Frankie
 2008  Torchwood  Dale
 2010  Criminal Minds  Mick Rawson
 2011  Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior    Mick Rawson
 2014  Constantine  John Constantine

Video games

Year Title Role Notes
 2013  Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag   Edward Kenway  Voice and motion capture