|A.K.A.||Giles Ingram Matthey|
|Type||Film, TV, Stage & Radio|
|Birth||11 November 1987, Australia|
|Residence||Australia, London, New York City|
Giles Ingram Matthey (born 11 November 1987) is a British-Australian actor best known for his role as Claude Crane on the HBO original series True Blood, and Jordan Reed on FOX series 24: Live Another Day.
Early life and education
Giles Matthey was born in Australia to a British father and an Australian mother. He moved to London with his family at the age of 2. He has one sibling, an older sister, Arabella, who is a Security Consultant. He became interested in acting during his teenage years and eventually moved to New York City. In the US, he completed a two-year conservatory program at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.
Matthey’s first acting job was an appearance in The Good Wife in 2011. In 2012, he was cast as Claude Crane in the HBO series True Blood. Matthey appeared in nine episodes from 2012 to 2013. He also had a supporting role as Apple design chief Jonathan Ive in Jobs, and a lead role on the 2014 independent film Boulevard with Robin Williams. In 2014, he was cast as CIA intelligence analyst Jordan Reed in FOX limited event television series 24: Live Another Day.
He also appeared in the CBS drama series NCIS playing Daniel Budd, a young man who is the leader of the terrorist group, the Calling. Matthey’s role on NCIS ended when his character died in the NCIS Season 13 premiere episode as Budd was shot dead by NCIS Special Agent Anthony DiNozzo, played by Michael Weatherly. He is currently recurring on ABC show Once Upon a Time.
|2011||The Good Wife||Dick Anders||Episode: “Affairs of State”|
|2012-2013||True Blood||Claude Crane||9 episodes|
|2014||24: Live Another Day||Jordan Reed||9 episodes|
|2015||NCIS||Daniel Budd||Recurring role|
|2016-present||Once Upon a Time||Gideon / “Morpheus”||3 episodes|