Matthew James Thomas (Occasionally credited as Matthew Thomas) is a British Actor, Writer and Director Best known for Summer of Rockets (2019) Shelter (2016) The Devil You Know (2015) Believe (2014) Britannia High (2008) Billy Elliot, About a Boy. Matthew relocated from the UK To the USA in 2009 to play the title character in Julie Taymor’s Broadway Production of Spiderman: Turn Off The Dark. (2009) He later Originated the title character in the Tony award winning Broadway revival of Pippin (2013) directed by Diane Paulus.