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Lester Matthews Net Worth

Lester Matthews Net Worth is
$10 Million

Lester Matthews Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Lester Matthews (6 June 1900 - 5 June 1975) was an English actor born in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire. In his career, the handsome British actor 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. Matthews played supporting roles in films like The Raven and Werewolf of London, but his career deteriorated into bit parts. He died on 6 June 1975 in Los Angeles, California. His ashes were scattered into the Pacific Ocean.
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IMDB Wikipedia

Date Of BirthJune 6, 1900
Died1975-06-05
Place Of BirthNottingham, England, UK
Height6' (1.83 m)
ProfessionActor, Soundtrack
SpouseFrances Walper
Star SignGemini
TitleSalary
The Raven (1935)$1,153 .76
#Fact
1Matthews' role in "The Raven" was originally intended for Chester Morris.
2Tall, dark-haired British character actor, who tended to play dashing or temperamental leads in early British talkies from 1931. Specialised in adventure, crime and horror films. Went to Hollywood with his wife, the actress Anne Grey, and was first signed by Universal to appear in Werewolf of London (1935). Settled in the U.S. permanently, mostly playing character roles, for the next 39 years.

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Adventures of Robin Hood1938Sir Ivor
There's Always a Woman1938Walter Fraser
Lancer Spy1937Capt. Neville
The Prince and the Pauper1937St. John
Crack-Up1936Sidney Grant
Lloyd's of London1936Captain Hardy
Fifteen Maiden Lane1936Gilbert Lockhart
Tugboat Princess19361st Mate Bob
Thank You, Jeeves!1936Elliott Manville
Too Many Parents1936Mark Stewart
Song and Dance Man1936C. B. Nelson
Professional Soldier1935Prince Edric
The Raven1935Dr. Jerry Halden (Credits) / Dr. Jerry Holden
Werewolf of London1935Paul Ames
Boomerang1934David Kennedy
Norah O'Neale1934Dermot Fitzgerald
April Blossoms1934Schwindt
Song at Eventide1934Lord Belsize
Borrowed Clothes1934Sir Harry Torrent
Facing the Music1933Becker
House of Dreams1933
Out of the Past1933Captain Leslie Farebrother
The Poisoned Diamond1933John Reader
The Song You Gave Me1933Max Winter
The Stolen Necklace1933Clive Wingate
Spy 771933Coloneilo Romanelli
The Melody-Maker1933Tony Borrodaile
Called Back1933Gilbert Vaughan
She Was Only a Village Maiden1933Frampton
Her Night Out1932Gerald Vickery
Fires of Fate1932Lt. Col Egerton
The Indiscretions of Eve1932Ralph
The Wickham Mystery1932Charles Wickham
Carmen1932Zuniga
The Old Man1931Keith Keller
The Limping Man1931Brian Nash
The Gables Mystery1931Campbell Edwards
The Lame Duck1931ShortCaptain Dallas
Baby Needs a New Pair of Shoes1974Mr. McDonald (as Les Mathews)
Adam-121970TV SeriesGregory Benton
The Name of the Game1970TV SeriesPorter
Savage Intruder1970Ira Jaffee (as Lester Mathews)
Family Affair1969TV SeriesFarnsworth
Star!1968Lord Chamberlain (uncredited)
Daniel Boone1967TV SeriesMajor
The Scorpio Letters1967TV MovieMr. Harris
The Phyllis Diller Show1966TV SeriesButler
Assault on a Queen1966Doctor
The Beverly Hillbillies1963-1965TV SeriesMr. Fleming Pendleton
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour1965TV SeriesWalter Dunham
The Rogues1965TV SeriesBailiff
The Lucy Show1965TV SeriesLord Van Cleve
Mary Poppins1964Mr. Tomes (uncredited)
Hazel1964TV SeriesReginald Archibald
77 Sunset Strip1960-1964TV SeriesPillsbury / Mr. Craythorpe / Inspector Carnahan
A Global Affair1964British Delegate (uncredited)
The Prize1963BBC News Correspondent (uncredited)
Bonanza1963TV SeriesForrester
Ripcord1963TV SeriesHugh Olds
Rawhide1962TV SeriesLarkins
The Jack Benny Program1953-1962TV SeriesReferee / Sponsor
Pete and Gladys1962TV Series
King of Diamonds1961-1962TV SeriesInspector Andrews
The Red Skelton Hour1961TV SeriesSylvester
By Love Possessed1961Man at Club (uncredited)
The Young Savages1961Dr. Androtti (uncredited)
Coronado 91961TV SeriesMaj. Durham / Tony Wingate
Bachelor Father1960-1961TV SeriesMr. Harcourt / Philip Harcourt
Surfside 61961TV SeriesInspector Campbell
One Step Beyond1959-1960TV SeriesCivil Defense Man / Prison Governor
Song Without End1960Emissary of the Grand Duchess (uncredited)
Walk Like a Dragon1960Peter Mott
The Dennis O'Keefe Show1960TV SeriesSylverster Barnes
Philip Marlowe1960TV SeriesStephen Florea
Johnny Midnight1960TV Series
The Miracle1959Capt. John Boulting
This Man Dawson1959TV Series
21 Beacon Street1959TV SeriesAlfred Harrison
The Ann Sothern Show1959TV SeriesMr. Bartley
Yancy Derringer1958TV SeriesJerrison Ames
The Lineup1958TV SeriesWalter Smith
Behind Closed Doors1958TV SeriesColonel Brookston
Studio One in Hollywood1958TV Seriesthe Attorney
Climax!1954-1958TV SeriesDr. Fincannon
Richard Diamond, Private Detective1958TV SeriesFrank Grace
How to Marry a Millionaire1958TV SeriesConway
Something of Value1957Game Warden (uncredited)
Telephone Time1956-1957TV SeriesSupply Minister
Crossroads1956-1957TV SeriesDr. Ashley / Salmon P. Chase / Rev. John Schwan
Playhouse 901957TV SeriesColonel McKinley
Slander1957Frank Grover (uncredited)
The Adventures of Dr. Fu Manchu1956TV SeriesSir Dennis Nayland Smith
Soldiers of Fortune1956TV SeriesCarrigan
You Are There1956TV SeriesSir Joseph Banks / Ganzel
Casablanca1956TV SeriesCol. Masters
Flame of the Islands1956Gus
Celebrity Playhouse1955TV Series
The Ford Television Theatre1953-1955TV SeriesColonel Peter Tilletson / Carlton
Father Knows Best1955TV SeriesMajor Alden
The Star and the Story1955TV Series
Lux Video Theatre1955TV SeriesJohn Hillgrove
Cameo Theatre1955TV Series
Moonfleet1955Major Hennishaw
The Seven Little Foys1955Father O'Casey (uncredited)
The Far Horizons1955Mr. Hancock
The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse1955TV Series
Ten Wanted Men1955Adam Stewart
The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show1953-1955TV SeriesMr. Fortune / Mr. Buzby / Professor Hopkins / ...
Adventures of the Falcon1955TV SeriesPreston Andrews
Passport to Danger1955TV SeriesU.S. Consul Charlie Edmunds
My Little Margie1954TV SeriesMr. Burton / Mr. Patterson
Désirée1954Caulaincourt (uncredited)
Public Defender1954TV SeriesBen Pearce / Mr. Harrington
King Richard and the Crusaders1954Archbishop of Tyre / Narrator
Jungle Man-Eaters1954Comm. Kingston
Cavalcade of America1954TV Series
Charge of the Lancers1954Gen. Stanhope
Bad for Each Other1953Dr. Homer Gleeson
Man in the Attic1953Chief Insp. Melville (as Lester Mathews)
Omnibus1953TV SeriesThe Chief
Sangaree1953Gen. Victor Darby
Young Bess1953Sir William Paget
The Desert Rats1953Foreign Secretary (uncredited)
Fort Ti1953Lord Jeffrey Amherst (uncredited)
Jamaica Run1953Judge
Trouble Along the Way1953Cardinal William Patrick O'Shea
Rogue's March1953Brigadier General
Savage Mutiny1953Major Walsh
Niagara1953Doctor (uncredited)
Stars and Stripes Forever1952Mr. Pickering (uncredited)
Against All Flags1952Sir Cloudsley
Operation Secret1952Robbins
Captain Pirate1952Col. Ramsey
Les Miserables1952Mentou Sr. (uncredited)
Lady in the Iron Mask1952Prime Minister Rochard
The Brigand1952Dr. Lopez
Jungle Jim in the Forbidden Land1952Commissioner Kingston
5 Fingers1952Undersecretary (uncredited)
Fireside Theatre1950-1951TV SeriesBrandt / Immigration Judge
Racket Squad1951TV SeriesBen Milford
The Son of Dr. Jekyll1951Sir John Utterson
Anne of the Indies1951Wherryman (uncredited)
The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel1951British Officer (uncredited)
Corky of Gasoline Alley1951Ellis (uncredited)
The Lady and the Bandit1951Ridgely - Joyce's Interrogator (uncredited)
Lorna Doone1951King Charles II
Tales of Robin Hood1951Sir Hugh Fitzwalter
Rogues of Sherwood Forest1950Alan-A-Dale
Tyrant of the Sea1950Adm. Lord Horatio Nelson
Montana1950George Forsythe
Malaya1949Matisson (scenes deleted)
Free for All1949Mr. Aberson
The Woman on Pier 131949Dr. Dixon (uncredited)
Addio Mimí!1949Fouquet
Fighting Father Dunne1948Archbishop John Joseph Glennon
The Paradine Case1947Police Inspector Ambrose (uncredited)
The Exile1947Robbins
Dark Delusion1947Wyndham Grace
Banjo1947Gerald Warren (uncredited)
Bulldog Drummond at Bay1947Shannon Eskdale
Monsieur Verdoux1947Prosecutor (uncredited)
The Beautiful Cheat1945Farley
Son of Lassie1945Major Elliston (uncredited)
Two O'Clock Courage1945Mark Evans
Salty O'Rourke1945Salesman
Objective, Burma!1945British Maj. Fitzpatrick (uncredited)
I Love a Mystery1945Justin Reeves / Mr. G
Jungle Queen1945Commissioner Braham Chatterton
Ministry of Fear1944Dr. Norton at Lembridge Asylum (uncredited)
Shadows in the Night1944Stanley Carter
The Invisible Man's Revenge1944Sir Jasper Herrick
Between Two Worlds1944Steamship Dispatcher (uncredited)
The Story of Dr. Wassell1944Dr. Ralph Wayne (uncredited)
Four Jills in a Jeep1944Capt. Lloyd (uncredited)
Nine Girls1944Horace Canfield
Corvette K-2251943British Captain (uncredited)
Appointment in Berlin1943Air Marshal (uncredited)
Two Tickets to London1943Treathcote (uncredited)
Tonight We Raid Calais1943English Maj. West (uncredited)
The Mysterious Doctor1943Dr. Frederick Holmes
London Blackout Murders1943Oliver Madison
Now, Voyager1942Captain (uncredited)
Desperate Journey1942Wing Commander
Manila Calling1942Wayne Ralston
Across the Pacific1942Canadian Major
The Pied Piper1942Mr. Cavanaugh
Sunday Punch1942Smith - Judy's Date (uncredited)
Born to Sing1942Arthur Cartwright
Son of Fury: The Story of Benjamin Blake1942Prosecutor
A Yank in the R.A.F.1941Group Captain
Life Begins for Andy Hardy1941Mr. Eric J. Maddox (uncredited)
Man Hunt1941Major
Scotland Yard1941Dr. Gilbert (uncredited)
The Lone Wolf Keeps a Date1940Mr. Lee
Sing, Dance, Plenty Hot1940Scott
The Sea Hawk1940Guard Officer (uncredited)
Women in War1940Sir Humphrey, Prosecuting attorney
The Biscuit Eater1940Mr. Ames
Gaucho Serenade1940Frederick Willoughby
Northwest Passage1940Sam Livermore
British Intelligence1940Henry Thompson (uncredited)
Rulers of the Sea1939Lieut. Roberts
Conspiracy1939Gair - Henchman
Susannah of the Mounties1939Harlan Chambers
Should a Girl Marry?1939Dr. White
The Three Musketeers1939Duke of Buckingham
I Am a Criminal1938District Attorney George Lane
If I Were King1938General Saliere
Time Out for Murder1938Uncle Phillip Gregory
Mysterious Mr. Moto1938Sir Charles Murchison
Three Loves Has Nancy1938Dr. Alonzo Z. Stewart
Think It Over1938ShortRing Leader

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mary Poppins1964performer: "Fidelity Fiduciary Bank" - uncredited

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness2009TV Series documentaryDr. Jerry Halden (Credits) / Dr. Jerry Holden
Jungle Safari1956Branan Chatterton, Commissioner

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