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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. ...

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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1.
 John Q (2002) Human Services Representative
2.
 She's So Lovely (1997) Black Dude
3.
 Star! (1968) Lord Chamberlain
4.
 Scorpio Letters (1967) Mr Harris
5.
 Assault on a Queen (1966) Doctor
6.
 Mary Poppins (1964) Mr. Tomes
7.
 Walk Like a Dragon (1960) Peter Mott
8.
 The Miracle (1959) Capt. John Bolting
9.
 Slander (1957) Frank Grover
10.
 Something of Value (1957) Game warden
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