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Was Guy Ritchie's best man for his marriage to Madonna.

Son, Caspar Matthew De Vere Drummond, was born on January 30, 2003 in London weighting in at 7 pounds.

His biological father is George De Vere Drummond, an English aristocrat who is a godson of King George VI. Matthew Vaughn adopted his surname for business purposes. His professional name Vaughn derives from his mother's association with Robert Vaughn, who had been believed to be his biological father.

Daughter, Clementine De Vere Drummond, was born on November 11, 2004 in London. She weighed 7lbs 2oz.

Grew up in London.

Godfather is Peter Morton.

Worked with music video producer Simon Fields.

Dropped out of university after a few weeks.

He was set to direct X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) but dropped out due to family conflicts. Brett Ratner replaced him.

Mentions in the Audio commentary for Layer Cake (2004) that he is color blind.

Was set to direct Thor (2011) but dropped out.

In the DVD commentary for Stardust (2007) he mentions that he named Captain Shakespeare's flying boat Caspartine after his children Caspar and Clementine.

Second daughter, Cosima Violet De Vere Drummond. was born on May 14, 2010 in London.

Close friend of Mark Strong.

Mentions on the commentary for Kick-Ass (2010) that he has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

He was set to direct Casino Royale (2006) but dropped out. It would have been his second film working with Daniel Craig, the first being Layer Cake (2004).

Son of Kathy Ceaton.

In X-Men: First Class (2011), Sebastian Shaw's boat is named the Caspartina. Similar to the pirate ship in Stardust (2007), Caspartine, Vaughn used the names of his children Caspar and Clementine.

Apart from X-Men: First Class (2011), he has never shot his movies in the USA.

His favorite movies are Lawrence of arabia(1962), the good, the bad, and the ugly(1966), star wars episode IV a new hope(1977), the deer hunter(1978), being there(1979), raiders of the lost ark(1981), rocky III(1982), scarface(1983), back to the future(1985), and reservoir dogs(1992).

He has named his influences as Quentin Tarantino, guy ritchie, Edgar wright, Jon favreau, and Paul Thomas Anderson as well as every director who has directed a James bond movie.

He is color-blind. His Marv FIlms company had at one point a logo made of Ishihara plates, used for color-blind tests, as a joke.