Matthew Jure is a Canadian-British actor.
He has starred in UK and US feature films alongside 'Desperate Housewives' Tim Brennen and 'Bridesmaids' Wendi McLendon-Covey, played Macbeth on the London stage, appeared on BBC Radio and is best known for his television roles as Soho gangster George Barlow in BBC1’s 'Waking The Dead' and Detective Sergeant Stanley Davies in BBC1’s 'The Great Train Robbery' opposite Oscar-winner Jim Broadbent.
He appeared in series five of 'Downton Abbey' (which won the Screen Actors Guild award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series) and he also features in season two of Sky & Canal+ Anglo-French crime drama 'The Tunnel' with 'The Bourne Ultimatum's Clémence Poésy, as well as in Brighton-based BBC1 police drama 'Cuffs' playing seedy fortune teller Seb alongside 'Top Boy's Ashley Walters and 'Sherlock's Amanda Abbington.
Recent work includes hard-drinking Eddie Jones in the second series of ITV's Cambridgeshire period drama 'Grantchester' opposite 'Wire In The Blood's Robson Green, pirate John in video game 'Star Citizen' with Gary Oldman and troubled protagonist Malcolm Taylor in Raindance-nominated 'God's Acre' (Best British Feature Film).
For his next feature he plays obsessive estate agent Bryan Mitchell opposite '28 Days Later's Luke Mably, 'Mister Selfridge's Andrea Deck and 'The King's Speech's Robert Portal in 'The Ghost Writer', a psychological horror set in the sleepy Cotswolds.
Matthew has been nominated for seven awards and has won three.