Matthew Jacobs

Last updated 09 January 2020

Matthew Jacobs
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Matthew Jacobs

Born: Sunday 1st July 1956 (age: 67)


Matthew Jacobs is a British writer, director and producer. 

He is known best for his extensive career writing for television. He wrothe the 1996 Doctor Who TV Movie.

Jacobs worked as one of the many writers for George Lucas's The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles. 

Aside from his work in television and film, Jacobs has worked on other projects in the entertainment industry. He has written for the video games Outlaws and Star Wars: Starfighter.

Jacobs' father, the actor Anthony Jacobs, had appeared in the Doctor Who serial The Gunfighters in 1966, and took his son to visit the set one day during production.