Matthew Lewis biography

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Matthew Lewis

Date of Birth: June 27, 1989

Born in Yorkshire, England, Matthew Lewis was an avid Harry Potter fan long before he landed the pivotal role of Neville Longbottom at age 11 in the first movie, Harry Potter the Philosopher's Stone.

Matt began acting when he was just five years old, making his television debut in the British TV movie Some Kind of Life (1995). Guest appearances on series such as Dalziel and Pascoe, Where the Heart Is, City Central and Heartbeat followed. He also played a role in the TV movie This is Person: The Hunt for the Yorkshire Ripper (2000) before auditioning for Harry Potter.

Matt has appeared in all eight Harry Potter films and in between films, played a reporter in the 2010 British movie The Sweet Shop. He can most recently be seen as Patrick in the 2016 romantic drama Me Before You.

In his spare time, Matt enjoys playing tennis, golf, soccer and watching movies.

Matthew Lewis Filmography


Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Genre:  Action/Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Running Time:  139 min.
Release Date: July 11, 2007
DVD: December 11, 2007
Netflix: February 1, 2019

Current rating: Rating: 3.40
based on 6480 votes and 269 reviews
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Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Robbie Coltrane, Ralph Fiennes, Michael Gambon, Brendan Gleeson, Richard Griffiths, Jason Isaacs, Gary Oldman, Alan Rickman, Maggie Smith, Emma Thompson, Julie Walters, Helena Bonham Carter, Imelda Staunton, Fiona Shaw, Warwick Davis, David Thewlis, Robert Hardy, David Bradley, Mark Williams, Tom Felton, Matthew Lewis, Evanna Lynch, Katie Leung, Harry Melling, Bonnie Wright

Inspiration: J.K. Rowling