Matthew Richard Lucas is an English comedian, screenwriter, singer and actor. He was born on March 5th, 1974 in Paddington, London. His parents were Diana and John Stanley Lucas who ran a chauffeuring business. He is best known for his work with another British comedian and actor David Walliams on the sketch comedy television show "Little Britain". His is also known for his time on the comedy panel game Shooting Stars as the score keeping baby "George Dawes". He has since had featured roles in a few American films. In 2010 he played the dual role of "Tweedledee and Tweedledum" in Tim Burton's version of "Alice in Wonderland". In 2011, he appeared in the Krisen Wiig penned comedy "Bridesmaids" as 'Gil" her characters obnoxious English roommate.
On 14 June 2016, it was announced Lucas would be joining the BBC series Doctor Who for its tenth series, where he is set to reprise the character "Nardole", which he had played in the 2015 and 2016 Christmas specials, "The Husbands of River Song" and "The Return of Doctor Mysterio" respectively.
Lucas is gay and in 2006 he entered into a civil partnership with a television producer named Kevin Mcgee with a lavish ceremony. In 2008, their civil partnership was dissolved becoming one of Britain's most high profile dissolutions of a civil partnership.
At the San Diego Comic Con Community panel, new Community showrunners Moses Port and David Guarascio metioned that in Season Four of Community an upcoming episode would involve the study group attending an Inspector Spacetime convention. On August 7, 2012 TV Line reported that British comedian Matt Lucas had been cast as Toby, a new friend of Abed's who is also a Inspector Spacetime fan. The friendship is said will threaten Troy and Abed's bromance.