Matthew Horne is an actor, television presenter and comedian. Horne began his career as a comedian, becoming one half of the comedy duo Mat and MacKinnon, first performing at the Edinburgh Festival in 2000. It was here that fellow comedian Catherine Tate cast Horne to perform in The Catherine Tate Show. Horne went on to appear in comedy and drama productions for ITV, BBC and Channel 4. From 2007 to 2010 he starred in the double BAFTA winning series Gavin & Stacey as main character Gavin Shipman.