Matt Ryan is a British actor from Swansea, Wales, best known as Edward Kenway in the Ubisoft video game Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag and John Constantine in the NBC series Constantine.
He attended Gorseinon College, where he completed a BTEC Performing Arts course. He graduated from the Bristol Old Vic in 2003 and joined the Royal Shakespeare Company in 2004.
As a child, Ryan appeared as Gavroche in the West End production of Les Misérables.
He played Mick Rawson on the CBS series Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior, a character that had been introduced in the Criminal Minds episode “The Fight”. He also had a recurring role on Showtime’s The Tudors.
He performed the voice and motion capture of Edward Kenway in Ubisoft Montreal’s video game Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag.
Ryan starred John Constantine in NBC’s Constantine. He reprised his role in a crossover episode of Arrow.
In the 2015 production of Thérèse Raquin at the Roundabout Theater at Studio 54, he played Laurent opposite Keira Knightley, Judith Light, and Gabriel Ebert.
He is currently filming The Halcyon, a period drama for ITV in the U.K.
At San Diego Comic Con 2016, it was announced that Ryan would once again be playing John Constatine, voicing him in the Justice League Dark animated film scheduled for release in 2017.