Entertainment TV Matthew Macfadyen on Seeing Wife Keeley Hawes' Sex Scenes with Richard Madden: 'It's Just Weird' Succession actor Matthew Macfadyen said it strikes a nerves "a little bit" to see wife Keeley Hawes' sex scenes with Richard Madden in Netflix's Bodyguard By Glenn Garner Glenn Garner Instagram Twitter Glenn Garner is a Writer/Reporter who works heavily with PEOPLE's Movies and TV verticals. Since graduating from Northern Arizona University with a dual major in journalism and photography, he got his professional start at OUT Magazine, The Advocate and Teen Vogue, and he's since consistently kept his finger on the pulse of the LGBTQ community. His first book The Guncle Guide was released in 2020 and was featured on Katie Couric's list of 100 recommended books of the year. People Editorial Guidelines Published on November 26, 2021 06:45 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Jeff Spicer/Getty Matthew Macfadyen is sharing his honest feelings about wife Keeley Hawes' sex scenes in Netflix's Bodyguard. The Succession actor, 47, recently admitted that it strikes a nerve "a little bit" seeing Hawes, 45, be intimate with her costar Richard Madden in the series, which premiered on BBC One in 2018. "It's just weird," he told The Times. "You can get quite close to the actors you're working with and all that stuff. It's odd," added Macfadyen, who met Hawes on the set of their BBC One show Spooks in 2002. Succession Cast Members Speculate How the Roy Family Would Endure Quarantine Together: 'Death!' As a fellow actor, Macfadyen said he understands that filming a sex scene is "the least sexy thing you can possibly imagine." netflix Hawes starred in Bodyguard as home secretary, the Rt Hon Julia Montague MP, who develops a relationship with her war veteran bodyguard David Budd (Madden) despite their differing views. The show became known for its steamy sex scenes. Madden, 35, previously told PEOPLE that a potential second season of the show could be in the cards. "It's definitely a possibility," he said in December 2018. "I'm meeting Jed [Mercurio] the writer tomorrow, actually. I think we'll probably have a glass of champagne and do some talking." RELATED VIDEO: Succession Wins Peabody Award! Watch the Cast's Socially Distant Acceptance Speech Hawes tied the knot with Macfadyen in November 2004. The couple shares two children, daughter Maggie, 16, and son Ralph, 15, and Macfadyen is stepdad to Hawes' first son Myles, 21, from her previous marriage to Spencer McCallum. Macfadyen can currently be seen playing Tom Wambsgans in HBO's Succession, which was renewed for season 4 last month.