Biography

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.

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.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 14

Birthday 1968-01-26

Place of Birth Houston, Texas, USA

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Also Known As

  • Matthew Damon Rippy
  • Matthew Rippy

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2017 American Assassin as USS Flynn Captain
2016 Eddie the Eagle as US Anchorman
2015 Roboshark as Rick
2014 Crystal Skulls as Terry
2009 Nativity!
2008 Boogeyman 3 as Kane
2008 The Dark Knight as First Mate
2008 Bonekickers (1 episode)
2008 Day of the Dead as Doctor Logan
2006 Torchwood (1 episode)
2006 Nuremberg: Goering's Last Stand as Lt. Jack 'Tex' Wheelis
2005 The Poseidon Adventure as Lieutenant Mercer
2005 I Shouldn't Be Alive (1 episode)
1993 Goodnight Sweetheart (1 episode)

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