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Matt Rippy

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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In Houston, Texas, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Goodnight Sweetheart 1993-11-18
Latest Project:
Movie American Assassin 2017-09-14
Known For
Poster of Bonekickers
Poster of Torchwood
Poster of I Shouldn't Be Alive
Poster of Goodnight Sweetheart
Movie American Assassin USS Flynn Captain 2017-09-14
Movie Eddie the Eagle US Anchorman 2016-02-26
Movie Roboshark Rick 2015-07-23
Movie Crystal Skulls Terry 2014-08-12
Movie Nativity! 2009-11-27
Movie Boogeyman 3 Kane 2008-10-17
Movie El cavaller fosc First Mate 2008-07-16
Series Bonekickers Unknown 2008-07-08
Movie Day of the Dead Doctor Logan 2008-04-08
Series Torchwood Unknown 2006-10-22
Movie Nuremberg: Goering's Last Stand Lt. Jack 'Tex' Wheelis 2006-08-24
Movie The Poseidon Adventure Lieutenant Mercer 2005-11-20
Series I Shouldn't Be Alive Unknown 2005-10-28
Series Goodnight Sweetheart Unknown 1993-11-18