February 12, 1982 |
Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England, UK
|Other names||Matthew Kennard|
Matthew "Matt" Kennard (born 12 February 1982 in Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, England, UK) is an English television actor, best known for starring in UK daytime drama Doctors, as nurse Archie Hallam.
Kennard has had several notable roles in British drama series, including Coronation Street, Hollyoaks and The Bill. He also starred as Manchester United footballer Duncan Edwards in a BBC dramatisation of the 1958 Munich Air Disaster. One of Matt's earlier roles was in the series 'Love in the 21st Century', broadcast on Channel 4 in 1999, created by Red Productions, who were previously responsible for the acclaimed Queer as Folk. Kennard's character is seduced by a school teacher who believes she is giving him experience, although it later transpires he had made a bet that he could sleep with her.