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Lester Matthews (June 6, 1900 - June 5, 1975) was an English actor born in Nottingham, England, UK. In his career, he made more than 180 appearances in film and on television. He was on occasion erroneously credited as Lester Mathews and especially in later years was sometimes known as Les Matthews. He died on the 6 June 1975 in Los Angeles, California. He was cremated. His ashes were scattered into the Pacific Ocean. He appeared on television many times including an episode of The Alfred Hitchcock Hour entitled "Completely Foolproof" (original air date: March 29, 1965).

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​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Lester Matthews (June 6, 1900 - June 5, 1975) was an English actor born in Nottingham, England, UK. In his career, he made more than 180 appearances in film and on television. He was on occasion erroneously credited as Lester Mathews and especially in later years was sometimes known as Les Matthews. He died on the 6 June 1975 in Los Angeles, California. He was cremated. His ashes were scattered into the Pacific Ocean. He appeared on television many times including an episode of The Alfred Hitchcock Hour entitled "Completely Foolproof" (original air date: March 29, 1965).

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 100

Birthday 1900-06-06

Day of Death 1975-06-06

Place of Birth Nottingham, England, UK

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

1970 Savage Intruder as Ira Jaffee
1967 The Scorpio Letters as Mr. Harris
1966 Family Affair(1 episode)
1966 Assault on a Queen as Doctor
1964 Daniel Boone(1 episode)
1962 The Beverly Hillbillies(4 episodes)
1960 Surfside 6(1 episode)
1960 COronado 9(2 episodes)
1959 Philip Marlowe(1 episode)
1959 The Dennis O'Keefe Show(1 episode)
1959 One Step Beyond(1 episode)
1959 Rawhide(1 episode)
1958 77 Sunset Strip(3 episodes)
1958 Behind Closed Doors(1 episode)
1958 Yancy Derringer(1 episode)
1957 How to Marry a Millionaire(1 episode)
1957 Richard Diamond, Private Detective(1 episode)
1956 The Adventures of Dr. Fu Manchu(14 episodes) as Sir Denis Nayland Smith
1956 Flame of the Islands as Gus
1955 Moonfleet as Major Hennishaw
1955 Ten Wanted Men as Adam Stewart
1954 December Bride(2 episodes)
1954 King Richard And The Crusaders as Archbishop of Tyre / Narrator
1954 Jungle Man-Eaters as Comm. Kingston
1954 Public Defender(1 episode)
1953 Bad for Each Other as Dr. Homer Gleeson
1953 Man in the Attic as Chief Insp. Melville
1953 Trouble Along the Way as Cardinal William Patrick O'Shea
1953 Savage Mutiny as Maj. Walsh
1953 You Are There(1 episode)
1953 Niagara as Doctor (uncredited)
1952 Against All Flags as Sir Cloudsley
1952 Operation Secret as Robbins
1952 Lady In The Iron Mask as Prime Minister Rochard
1952 The Brigand as Dr. Lopez
1952 Jungle Jim in the Forbidden Land as Commissioner Kingston
1951 The Son of Dr. Jekyll as Sir John Utterson
1951 Racket Squad(1 episode)
1951 Lorna Doone as King Charles II
1950 The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show(1 episode)
1950 Rogues Of Sherwood Forest as Alan-A-Dale
1950 Tyrant of the Sea as Adm. Lord Horatio Nelson
1950 Montana as George Forsythe
1949 Free For All as Mr. Aberson
1948 Ford Theatre(2 episodes)
1947 Dark Delusion as Wyndham Grace
1947 Bulldog Drummond at Bay as Shannon Eskdale
1947 Monsieur Verdoux as Prosecutor (uncredited)
1945 Two O'Clock Courage as Mark Evans
1945 Salty O'Rourke as Salesman
1945 I Love a Mystery as Justin Reeves / Mr. G
1945 Jungle Queen as Commissioner Braham Chatterton
1944 Shadows in the Night as Stanley Carter
1944 The Invisible Man's Revenge as Sir Jasper Herrick
1944 Nine Girls as Horace Canfield
1943 The Mysterious Doctor as Dr. Frederick Holmes
1943 London Blackout Murders as Oliver Madison
1942 Across the Pacific as Canadian Major
1942 The Pied Piper as Mr. Cavanaugh
1942 Son of Fury: The Story of Benjamin Blake as Prosecutor
1941 A Yank in the R.A.F. as Group Captain
1940 The Lone Wolf Keeps a Date as Mr. Lee
1940 The Sea Hawk as Guard Officer
1940 The Biscuit Eater as Mr. Ames
1940 Gaucho Serenade as Frederick Willoughby
1940 Northwest Passage as Sam Livermore
1940 British Intelligence as Henry Thompson
1939 Rulers of the Sea as Lieut. Roberts
1939 Conspiracy as Gair - Henchman
1939 Susannah of the Mounties as Harlan Chambers
1939 Should a Girl Marry? as Dr. White
1939 The Three Musketeers as Duke of Buckingham
1938 I Am a Criminal as District Attorney George Lane
1938 Mysterious Mr. Moto as Sir Charles Murchison
1938 If I Were King as General Saliere
1938 Time Out for Murder as Phillip Gregory
1938 Three Loves Has Nancy as Dr. Alonzo Z. Stewart
1938 Think It Over as Ring Leader
1938 The Adventures of Robin Hood as Sir Ivor
1938 There's Always A Woman as Walter Fraser
1937 Lancer Spy as Capt. Neville
1937 The Prince and the Pauper as St. John
1936 15 Maiden Lane as Gilbert Lockhart
1936 Thank You, Jeeves! as Elliott Manville
1936 Too Many Parents as Mark Stewart
1936 Song And Dance Man as C. B. Nelson
1935 Professional Soldier as Prince Edric
1935 The Raven as Dr. Jerry Holden
1935 Werewolf of London as Paul Ames
1934 Blossom Time as Schwindt
1933 Facing The Music as Becker
1933 The Song You Gave Me as Max Winter
1932 Her Night Out as Gerald Vickery
1932 The Indiscretions of Eve as Ralph
1932 Fires of Fate as Lt. Col Egerton
1932 Gipsy Blood as Zuniga
1931 The Old Man as Keith Keller
1931 The Man at Six as Campbell Edwards
1931 The Wickham Mystery as Charles Wickham
1931 Creeping Shadows as Brian Nash

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