February 12, 1982 |
Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England
|Other names||Matthew Kennard|
Kennard was born in Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, and has had 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 Kennard'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 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.
In 2015, Kennard and his brother Sam Kennard, playing twin brothers David and Gabriel Meyer in the BBC TV series WPC 56 series 3. He appeared in CBBC's The Dumping Ground in 2016.