Matthew Marsden is an English actor whose career began in the early 1990s. During his initial years, he starred in the television shows Emmerdale and Island. He also starred as Chris Collins in Coronation Street. In the 2000s, he had performances in the films Shiner, Black Hawk Down, Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid, Tamara, DOA: Dead or Alive, Resident Evil: Extinction, and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. He also starred as Paris in the miniseries Helen of Troy. He later played James Taggart in the 2011 film Atlas Shrugged: Part I. He next had roles in the movies Bounty Killer, Savage Dog, and S.W.A.T.: Under Siege.