Matthew Vaughn

Active - 1995 - Present  |   Born - Mar 7, 1971   |   Genres - Fantasy, Action, Crime, Thriller

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  • Grew up believing that his father was actor Robert Vaughn until a paternity test proved otherwise; he later legally changed his name to Matthew Allard de Vere Drummond to reflect his parentage.
  • Godfather is Peter Morton, movie producer and cofounder of the Hard Rock Café.
  • In 2004, made his directorial debut with Layer Cake, a thriller about a retiring drug dealer who's forced to take another assignment.
  • Was set to direct X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) but left the project due to script concerns; eventually directed the prequel X-Men: First Class (2011).
  • Is color blind.