Lester Matthews

Lester Matthews was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Matthews kickstarted his acting career in various films such as the Henry Hull horror film "Werewolf of London" (1935), the Victor McLaglen drama ... Read more »
Born: 06/06/1900 in Nottingham, UK

Filmography

Actor (27)

She's So Lovely 1997 (Movie)

Black Dude (Actor)

The Red Skelton Show 1951 - 1970 (Tv Show)

Actor

Star! 1968 (Movie)

Lord Chamberlain (Actor)

Assault on a Queen 1966 (Movie)

Doctor (Actor)

Mary Poppins 1964 (Movie)

Mr Tomes (Actor)

The Miracle 1958 (Movie)

Captain John Bolting (Actor)

Something of Value 1957 (Movie)

Game Warden (Actor)

The Adventures of Dr. Fu Manchu 1955 - 1956 (TV Show)

Actor

Moonfleet 1955 (Movie)

Major Hennishaw (Actor)

The Far Horizons 1955 (Movie)

Mr John Hancock (Actor)

Desiree 1954 (Movie)

Caulaincourt (Actor)

King Richard and the Crusaders 1954 (Movie)

Archbishop of Tyre (Actor)

Bad For Each Other 1953 (Movie)

Dr Homer Gleeson (Actor)

Charge of the Lancers 1953 (Movie)

General Stanhope (Actor)

Jamaica Run 1953 (Movie)

Judge (Actor)

Man in the Attic 1953 (Movie)

Inspector Melville (Actor)

Niagara 1953 (Movie)

Docotr (Actor)

Trouble Along the Way 1953 (Movie)

Cardinal O'Shea (Actor)

The Brigand 1951 (Movie)

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The Paradine Case 1947 (Movie)

Police Inspector Ambrose (Actor)

Two O'Clock Courage 1945 (Movie)

Mark Evans (Actor)

Across the Pacific 1941 (Movie)

Canadian Major (Actor)

Desperate Journey 1941 (Movie)

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The Adventures of Robin Hood 1938 (Movie)

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If I Were King 1937 (Movie)

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Werewolf of London 1934 (Movie)

Paul Ames (Actor)

The Scorpio Letters (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Lester Matthews was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Matthews kickstarted his acting career in various films such as the Henry Hull horror film "Werewolf of London" (1935), the Victor McLaglen drama "Professional Soldier" (1935) and the Boris Karloff horror flick "The Raven" (1935). He also appeared in "Crack-Up" (1936) with Peter Lorre, the Bobby Mauch adventure "The Prince and the Pauper" (1937) and the spy thriller "The Lancer Spy" (1937) with Dolores Del Rio. His film career continued throughout the forties in productions like the drama "Son of Fury" (1942) with Tyrone Power, "Across the Pacific" (1942) and "The Pied Piper" (1942) with Monty Woolley. He also appeared in "Manila Calling" (1942). Nearing the end of his career, he continued to act in "Captain Pirate" (1952), the action film "Operation Secret" (1952) with Cornel Wilde and the Clifton Webb biopic "Stars and Stripes Forever" (1952). He also appeared in "Niagara" (1953) with Marilyn Monroe and the adventure "Savage Mutiny" (1953) with Johnny Weissmuller. Matthews was most recently credited in "She's So Lovely" (1997) with Sean Penn. Matthews passed away in June 1975 at the age of 75.

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