Matthew Marsden (born 3 March 1973) is an English actor, film producer, singer, and model. He has appeared in films such as Helen of Troy, Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid, Tamara, Resident Evil: Extinction, Straw Dogs, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, and Atlas Shrugged.
Marsden lives in Los Angeles, California with his wife, Nadine Micallef, a Maltese former ballerina and pilates instructor whom he married in 2005. He is father to six children: a son from a pre-marital relationship, and five children with Micallef.
Marsden is a practising Roman Catholic. He appeared in Rosary Stars Praying the Gospel (2009), alongside Ali Landry, Jeff Suppan, and others. He and his family are frequently involved in activities with Family Theater Productions, a division of Holy Cross Family Ministries, founded by Father Patrick Peyton.
Marsden is an active supporter of the military and has parachuted with the United States Army Parachute Team. He received the title of Kentucky Colonel, the highest award that is bestowed on individuals by the state of Kentucky, in recognition of his support of the U.S. military.
Marsden is a black belt in Taekwondo, a divemaster with the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI), and an avid fan of West Bromwich Albion FC.