Matt Nable


Matt Nable is an actor and writer. He is the author of four critically acclaimed novels, three screenplays, and a four-time AACTA (Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts) nominated actor.

In 2007, Nable wrote and played the lead in Paramount Pictures’ first Australian acquisition – the critically acclaimed The Final Winter.  Following that success, he headed to the U.S. where he played the lead role in the television pilot SIS.  Nable went on to star in such feature films as The Killer Elite with Jason Statham, Clive Owen and Robert De Niro; 33 Postcards with Guy Pearce; K-11 and The Turning, a chronicle of short films based on stories by Australian writer Tim Winton, with cast Hugo Weaving, Cate Blanchett and Rose Byrne. 2013 saw the release of Riddick with Nable in a lead role alongside Vin Diesel and in 2014 the revenge and redemption drama Fell and Around the Block with Christina Ricci.  Also in 2014, he worked alongside Ewan McGregor in Son of a Gun. 2016 saw Nable in the Mel Gibson directed feature Hacksaw Ridge and Incarnate alongside Aaron Eckhart and in 2017 in Jasper Jones alongside Hugo Weaving and Toni Collette. Last year saw the Australian release of 1% in which he stars and also wrote and was screened at TIFF and acquired for North American rights by A24. He was nominated for an ACCTA award for best original screenplay. In 2021 he was seen in the Robert Conolly directed drama The Dry alongside Eric Bana. In June 2021 he wrote and directed the feature film Transfusion, starring Sam Worthington, Phoebe Tonkin and himself.

On the small screen, Nable starred as Travis in the third season of the international award-winning Australian drama, East West 101.  He also played Detective Sergeant Gary Jubelin in the fifth instalment of the critically-acclaimed Australian series Underbelly: Badness. Nable then starred as the lead, Jock Ross, in the gritty, six-part series about the war between two of Australia’s most notorious biker gangs, Bikie Wars: Brothers in Arms. 2015 saw Nable in the third season of US ratings success Arrow as Ra’s al Ghul, the Australian series Winter as Jack Harris and the television mini-series Gallipoli. In 2016 he was seen in the US television series Quarry, Arrow Season 4, Legends of Tomorrow and the Australian mini-series Barracuda, with his performance as swimming coach ‘Frank Torma’ garnering him an AACTA nomination, as well as the television drama Hyde & Seek with Nable as the lead.  He appeared the Seven Network mini-series Blue Murder: Killer Cop and received another AACTA nomination. He stars in the first drama series commissioned from FX Australia Mr Inbetween and has been nominated for an AACTA in 2021 for his role opposite Scott Ryan. His fourth novel, STILL was released in June 2021, and became a number one best seller in Australia. He will direct his second film in 2022, Crimson Trail in the US opposite Sam Worthington.


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