‘I AM A GOOD PERSON. I DO NOT TAKE JOY IN PLAYING THESE CHARACTERS’

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Matthew Modine is back as the manipulative and ruthless Dr. Martin Brenner in season four of Stranger Things. But arch villainy, he insists, is not as fun as it might appear.

  • fashion director Mimi Lombardo

  • by Tom Chamberlin

  • photography Victoria Stevens

Matthew wears cashmere crew-neck jumper, L.B.M. 1911; linen shirt, Theory; wool pleated trousers, Louis Vuitton; neckerchief and Cartier watch, Matthew’s own.

I am, and have always been, something of a second world war nut. My interest has become even more acute as the years have accumulated, with my attention shifting at any one point between the war’s various stories, battles, campaigns, services and national contributions. However, I can say for certain how it all started, and that was with Matthew Modine.

Published

June 2022

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