Matthew Betz


Biography

Matthew Betz was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Betz started his acting career landing roles in such films as "Boomerang Bill" (1922), "White Fang" (1925) and "The Patent Leather Kid" (1927). He also appeared in "Broadway After Midnight" (1927), the May McAvoy mystery adaptation "The Terror" (1928) and "The Wedding March" (1928) with Erich von Stroheim. He continue...

Biography

Matthew Betz was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Betz started his acting career landing roles in such films as "Boomerang Bill" (1922), "White Fang" (1925) and "The Patent Leather Kid" (1927). He also appeared in "Broadway After Midnight" (1927), the May McAvoy mystery adaptation "The Terror" (1928) and "The Wedding March" (1928) with Erich von Stroheim. He continued to work steadily in film throughout the twenties and the thirties, appearing in "The Big House" (1930), the western "The Fighting Marshal" (1931) with Tim McCoy and "Gold" (1932). In the latter half of his career, he tackled roles in "Via Pony Express" (1933), the Buster Crabbe adventure "Tarzan the Fearless" (1933) and "The Big Chance" (1933). He also appeared in "The Countess of Monte Cristo" (1934) and "On Probation" (1935). Betz more recently acted in "Fury Below" (1938). Betz passed away in January 1938 at the age of 57.

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

Fury Below (1938)
Dorsky
The Soldier and the Lady (1937)
Chieftain
Outcast (1937)
The Law Commands (1937)
Frago
Souls at Sea (1937)
Slaver
Jungle Menace (1937)
Just My Luck (1936)
The Little Red Schoolhouse (1936)
Bill
Racing Blood (1936)
Tex O'Donnell
Florida Special (1936)
Herman Weil
The Black Coin (1936)
Let 'Em Have It (1935)
Thompson
Mutiny Ahead (1935)
Dixon
The Girl Who Came Back (1935)
Smoky
On Probation (1935)
Dan
Trails of the Wild (1935)
Hunt
Reckless Roads (1935)
Mississippi (1935)
Man at bar
Princess O'Hara (1935)
Delicatessan man
Fighting Coward (1935)
Krane
The Fighting Rookie (1934)
Louis Cantor
Men of the Night (1934)
Schmidt
The Captain Hates the Sea (1934)
Gus
The Countess of Monte Cristo (1934)
Rumowski's valet
The House of Rothschild (1934)
Prussian guard
Mystery of the Wax Museum (1933)
Hugo
Via Pony Express (1933)
State Trooper (1933)
Jarvis
The Whirlwind (1933)
Sheriff Tate Hurley
Silent Men (1933)
Carl Lawler
I Have Lived (1933)
Blackie
Tarzan the Fearless (1933)
Nick
Under Secret Orders (1933)
SeƱor Cavallos
On Your Guard (1933)
Curtain at Eight (1933)
The Big Chance (1933)
Flash McQuaid
The Woman Who Dared (1933)
Racketeers
Gold (1932)
From Broadway to Cheyenne (1932)
Joe Carter
Dynamite Denny (1932)
Labor agitator
Speed Madness (1932)
Jessin
Alias Mary Smith (1932)
Snowy Hoagland
The Western Code (1932)
Warden
Hurricane Express (1932)
Side Show (1931)
Whalen
Salvation Nell (1931)
Mooney
The Single Sin (1931)
Frank Bowman
The Fighting Marshal (1931)
Red Larkin
The Big House (1930)
Gopher
Her Man (1930)
Red
The Squealer (1930)
Red Majors
Shooting Straight (1930)
Martin
See America Thirst (1930)
Insect McGann
Fugitives (1929)
Earl Rand
Girls Gone Wild (1929)
Augie Sten
The Girl in the Glass Cage (1929)
"Doc" Striker
The Shepherd of the Hills (1928)
Wash Gibbs
The Crimson City (1928)
"Dagger" Foo
The Terror (1928)
Joe Connors
The Big City (1928)
Red
Sins of the Fathers (1928)
Gus
Telling the World (1928)
The killer
The Wedding March (1928)
Schani Eberle
The Patent Leather Kid (1927)
Jake Stuke
Broadway After Midnight (1927)
Quill Burke
Oh, What a Nurse (1926)
Capt. Ladye Kirby
The Flame of the Yukon (1926)
Black Jack Hovey
Shipwrecked (1926)
Captain Klodel
The Little Irish Girl (1926)
Jerry Crawford
The Exquisite Sinner (1926)
The Gypsy Chief, Secchi
White Fang (1925)
Frank Wilde
My Lady's Lips (1925)
Eddie Gault
The White Desert (1925)
Buck Carson
Lights of Old Broadway (1925)
Baby Blue
The Way of a Girl (1925)
Matt
Those Who Dance (1924)
"Red" Carney
The Lighthouse by the Sea (1924)
Joe Dagget
The Only Woman (1924)
Ole Hanson
The Siren of Seville (1924)
Pedro
Those Who Dance (1924)
Joe the Greek
Love's Whirlpool (1924)
"Pinky" Sellers
The Heart Bandit (1924)
Monk Hinman
Sawdust (1923)
Runner Bayne
Let's Go (1923)
"Dip" McGurk
The Self-Made Wife (1923)
Bob
Luck (1923)
Fighting miner
My Old Kentucky Home (1922)
Steven McKenna
Boomerang Bill (1922)
Tony the Wop
Salvation Nell (1921)
Al McGovern
Burn 'Em Up Barnes (1921)
Editor Scott
The Single Track (1921)
Mallison
The Stealers (1920)
Bert Robinson
High Speed (1920)
Kelly
Good References (1920)
Kid Whaley
Checkers (1919)
Putting One over (1919)
Giles

Cast (Short)

The Tin Man (1935)
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer 1925 Studio Tour (1925)
Himself

Life Events

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