Matthew Lewis

Active - 1986 - 2020  |   Born - Jun 27, 1989 in Horsforth, Leeds, West Yorkshire, England  |   Genres - Fantasy, Children's/Family

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Biography by Nathan Southern

Actor Matthew Lewis (not to be confused with the middle-aged character player of the same name) achieved fame as an adolescent star, with a recurring portrayal of Neville Longbottom in the Harry Potter films -- beginning with the first installment, 2001's Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.

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  • Began acting at aged 5 when he starred in Some Kind Of Life for the BBC in 1995.
  • Made his West End debut in the play Our Boys in 2012.
  • Became a vice president in 2013 for the Leeds Rugby Foundation, the Leeds Rhinos official charity that delivers projects in the community.