Matthew Chambers

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Matthew Chambers
Born (1968-08-20) 20 August 1968 (age 48)
London, England
Residence Oxford
Other names Matt Chambers
Occupation Actor, Director
Years active 2000 - present

Matthew Guy Charles Chambers (born 20 August 1968 in London) is an English actor and director. He is most popularly known for his role as Dr. Daniel Granger in the successful BBC daytime soap opera Doctors.

Early life[edit]

Son of Tony( born 1940) & Sheena Thompson, his father Tony ran a series of International Language schools, Matthew Guy Charles Chambers was born in London in 1968 and has one brother.[1] Following a successful career modelling, Chambers later attended the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art from 1998-2000.

Acting career[edit]

Chambers began his television career in 2001 with a role in the BBC2 version of the comedy People Like Us opposite David Tennant. From 2003 he had a recurring role in the Sky One series Mile High. The same year he also appeared in the TV film Final Demand and an episode of the BBC1 drama series Holby City (Chambers would appear in a second episode in 2006).

Over the next couple of years he went on to appear in popular series such as As If, Family Affairs, and Doctor Who (in the episode "42"). He also had a role in a modern-day adaptation of Lady Godiva, which was released in 2008.

Since 9 July 2007, Chambers has played Dr. Daniel Granger in the BBC daytime soap opera Doctors.[2] He has also directed a number of episodes, and is developing his career as a director. Chambers has collaborated with Doctors alumni David Sturzaker on a number of shorts.

In October 2009, Chambers appeared on the BBC's game show, Hole in the Wall.

Personal life[edit]

Resident in Oxford, Matthew and his partner Aisha have two daughters, Maya and Ines. Chambers is a supporter of Liverpool F.C.[1]