Giles Matthey
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General Information
Gender: Male
Birthday: November 11, 1987
Age: 29
Birthplace: Australia
Nationality: British
Other Information
Occupation(s): Actor
Education: Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute
Talents: Acting
Family & Friends
Family: Arabella (older sister)
Unnamed father
Unnamed mother
Series Information
Character: Gideon
First appearance: The Savior
Last appearance: Beauty

Giles Ingram Matthey 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.

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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 landed a recurring role in the sixth season of the fantasy-drama series Once Upon a Time, portraying the grown-up version of Belle and Rumplestiltskin's newborn son Gideon.


Year Title Type Role
2011 The Good Wife TV Series Dick Anders
2013 Jobs Jonathan Ive
2012 - 2013 True Blood TV Series Claude Crane
2013 Hunter Carter
2014 Boulevard Eddie
2014 24: Live Another Day TV Series Jordan Reed
2015 NCIS TV Series Daniel Budd
2016 Submerged Todd
2016 The Duel John
2016 - 2017 Once Upon a Time TV Series Gideon
2019 Strike Back TV Series Caleb Montgomery
2019 1BR Brian
2019 Ambition (post-production) Dave
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