Matt Kennard

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Matt Kennard
Born (1982-02-12) February 12, 1982 (age 32)
Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England
Residence London
Other names Matthew Kennard
Occupation Television Actor

Matthew "Matt" Kennard (born 12 February 1982 in Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire[1]) is an English television actor, best known for starring in UK daytime drama Doctors, as nurse Archie Hallam.[2]


Kennard has had several notable roles in British drama series, including Coronation Street, Hollyoaks and The Bill.[3] He also starred as Manchester United footballer Duncan Edwards in a BBC dramatisation of the 1958 Munich Air Disaster.[1] 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.

Kennard left Doctors on 27 April 2009,[4] to concentrate on film work, including featuring in Born of Hope with his brother Sam.

Kennard starred in the seventh series of Waterloo Road as Craig O' Leary, he played a con-man who pretended to be interested in "Janeece Bryant" (Chelsee Healey).

Kennard will appear as Dave in the movie Bula Quo!, released in 2013. [5] Also in 2013, he had a short stint in Emmerdale as shady businessman, Kirk Stoker.

Personal life[edit]

Kennard lives on the same road as his twin brother Sam, who is also an actor,[3] in London.[1]


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