Matthew Chambers

Matthew Guy Charles Chambers (born 20 August 1968) is an English actor, known for portraying the role of Daniel Granger in the BBC soap opera Doctors.

Matthew Chambers
Born
Matthew Guy Charles Chambers

(1968-08-20) 20 August 1968 (age 52)
London, England
EducationWebber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art
OccupationActor
Years active2000–present
Spouse(s)Aisha Chambers
Children2

Early and personal lifeEdit

Matthew Guy Charles Chambers was born in London on 20 August 1968, and has one brother.[1] Chambers and wife, Aisha, have two daughters, Maya and Ines.[2]

CareerEdit

Chambers began his television career in 2003 with a main role in the Sky One series Mile High.[3] Later that year, he appeared in the television film Final Demand and an episode of the BBC medical drama Holby City.[4] He then made appearances in television series such as As If, Family Affairs, and Doctor Who (in the episode "42").[5] He then had a role in an adaptation of Lady Godiva, which was released in 2008.[6] Since 9 July 2007, Chambers has portrayed the role of Daniel Granger in the BBC daytime soap opera Doctors.[7] Chambers has also directed 18 episodes of Doctors.[4]

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2003 Mile High John Bryson Main role; 13 episodes
2003 Final Demand Kieran Turner Television film
2003 Holby City Cameron Andrews Episode: "Going It Alone"
2004 As If Christian 2 episodes
2005 Doctors Peter Lawson Episode: "Brothers"
2005 The 4 Musketeers Duke of Buckingham 2 episodes
2005 Family Affairs PC Will Richards 2 episodes
2006 Holby City Robert Lucas Episode: "Brother's Keeper"
2007 Doctor Who Hal Korwin Episode: "42"
2007 The Time of Your Life Frank Episode: "1.2"
2007–present Doctors Daniel Granger Series regular
2008 Lady Godiva Michael Bartle Film
2011 Redemption, Inc Chauncy Short film
2011 Patient 17 James Short film
2014 This Morning Himself Guest
2016 Too Much TV Himself Guest
2018 Celebrity Eggheads Himself Contestant
2019 One Nine Three James Short film

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Result Ref.
2008 The British Soap Awards Sexiest Male Longlisted [8]
2009 The British Soap Awards Best Actor Longlisted [9]
2009 The British Soap Awards Sexiest Male Longlisted [9]
2009 RTS Midlands Awards Best Acting Performance Nominated [10][11]
2010 The British Soap Awards Sexiest Male Longlisted [12]
2010 Inside Soap Awards Best Daytime Star Nominated [13]
2011 The British Soap Awards Best Actor Longlisted [14]
2011 The British Soap Awards Sexiest Male Longlisted [14]
2011 Inside Soap Awards Best Daytime Star Nominated [15]
2012 The British Soap Awards Best Actor Longlisted [16]
2012 The British Soap Awards Best On-Screen Partnership[a] Nominated [17]
2012 The British Soap Awards Sexiest Male Longlisted [16]
2013 RTS Midlands Awards Best Acting Performance Nominated [18][19]
2013 The British Soap Awards Sexiest Male Longlisted [20]
2013 The British Soap Awards Best On-Screen Partnership[a] Nominated [21]
2013 Inside Soap Awards Best Daytime Star Longlisted [22][23]
2014 The British Soap Awards Sexiest Male Longlisted [24][25]
2014 Inside Soap Awards Best Daytime Star Longlisted [26][27]
2016 The British Soap Awards Best Actor Longlisted [28]
2017 The British Soap Awards Best On-Screen Partnership[a] Nominated [29]
2018 The British Soap Awards Best Actor Longlisted [30]
2018 The British Soap Awards Best On-Screen Partnership[a] Nominated [31]
2019 National Television Awards Serial Drama Performance Longlisted [32][33]
2019 The British Soap Awards Best Villain Nominated [34]
2019 Inside Soap Awards Best Daytime Star Nominated [35]
  1. ^ a b c d Walsh was nominated alongside Elisabeth Dermot Walsh.

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ OK Magazine 26 April 2011: "Interview: Matthew Chambers and Elisabeth Dermot Walsh" Archived 4 April 2012 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved 2012-05-11
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  5. ^ The episode prologue Archived 16 May 2007 at the Wayback Machine on the BBC website names this character Korwin McDonnell.
  6. ^ "Taken for a ride". Berkshire Live. Archived from the original on 13 January 2020. Retrieved 13 January 2020.
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  21. ^ Kilkelly, Daniel (22 April 2013). "'Coronation Street' leads British Soap Awards shortlist". Digital Spy. Archived from the original on 13 December 2013. Retrieved 22 April 2013.
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  24. ^ Kilkelly, Daniel (17 March 2014). "British Soap Awards 2014 voting opens, longlist announced". Digital Spy. Archived from the original on 17 March 2014. Retrieved 18 March 2014.
  25. ^ Kilkelly, Daniel (28 April 2014). "Hollyoaks tops British Soap Awards 2014 shortlist". Digital Spy. Archived from the original on 28 April 2014. Retrieved 28 April 2014.
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  28. ^ "British Soap Awards 2016 - longlist nominees announced". BBC Doctors. Archived from the original on 24 September 2019. Retrieved 24 September 2019.
  29. ^ "British Soap Awards 2017 – find out who's on the longlist". Radio Times. Archived from the original on 8 June 2020. Retrieved 1 January 2020.
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  31. ^ "British Soap Awards 2018 - full list of winners on triumphant night for Corrie". Manchester Evening News. 2 June 2018. Archived from the original on 8 June 2020. Retrieved 25 May 2020.
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