Matthew Marsh is an English actor. Matthew Marsh is the older brother of Jon Marsh of English dance band The Beloved. He has appeared in the films Alambrado, Spy Game, An American Haunting, Hawking and Bad Company.
In 2005 Marsh starred as Simon Hewitt in the first series of The Thick of It.
He has co-starred with Amanda Burton in The Commander, and guest-starred in the sixth series of the spy drama Spooks in 2007 and the second series of Lewis in 2008. He has also appeared twice in Midsomer Murders. He has also appeared in the Red Dwarf episode "Holoship" and the fifth episode of series two of Game On, "Tangerine Candy Floss and Herne Bay Rock" as Brian Kennedy, Mandy's lecherous former university tutor in 1996, as well as portraying Elton John in John and Yoko: A Love Story the 1985 made-for-TV film.
His frequent theatre work includes Copenhagen and Blood and Gifts. He played Winston Churchill in Michael Dobbs's play Turning Point which aired as one of a series of TV plays broadcast live on Sky Arts channel.