Matt Rippy

Matt Rippy

  • Born on
    • January 26th, 1968
Matt Rippy, is an American actor, born in Houston, Texas. He is most known for his role as the 'real' Captain Jack Harkness in Torchwood in 2006. He also appears in the films Day of the Dead and Boogeyman 3. In 1994, Rippy moved to England and was a member of the theatre group the Reduced Shakespeare Company. In a recent television appearance, Rippy portrayed the namesake of Jack Harkness of Torchwood in the first series' twelfth episode Captain Jack Harkness. In the episode, Captain Jack (Rippy) was a young American volunteer serving as an RAF Group Captain stationed in Cardiff. He was in a heterosexual relationship, and was eventually revealed to be attracted to Torchwood's Jack, who after an unfortunate "temporal shift", landed in 1941 during the height of the Cardiff blitz. Matt Rippy also starred in the fourth series of Ultimate Force, in the final episode, "Slow Bomb". He appeared in an episode of the BBC's Bonekickers on 29 July 2008. He appeared in episode 4, "The Cradle of Civilisation" as an illegal looter of Babylonian artefacts. In 2008 Rippy appeared in The Dark Knight, as the first mate aboard a hostage ship of convicts, as a newscaster in Hellboy II: The Golden Army, and in a brief cameo role in Penelope starring Christina Ricci. In 2010, he appeared as a Punter named "Jesse", in the premiere of the third season of Secret Diary of a Call Girl. Description above from the Wikipedia article Matt Rippy, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Acting (13 Credits)

2017American Assassin as USS Flynn Captain
2016Rogue One: A Star Wars Story as Corporal Rostock
2015Roboshark as Rick
2015Eddie the Eagle as US Anchorman
2014Crystal Skulls as Terry
2014The Monuments Men as Colonel Gregg
2009Nativity! as Harrison
2008Boogeyman 3 as Kane
2008Day of the Dead as Doctor Logan
2008Hellboy II: The Golden Army as Newscaster
2008The Dark Knight as First Mate
2005The Poseidon Adventure as Lieutenant Mercer
2004Beyond the Sea as David Gershenson

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