Lester Matthews

Actor
IVA Star Rating : 63
Arthur Lester Matthews was an English actor born in Nottingham. In his career, the handsome Englishman made more than 180 appearances in film and on television. He was erroneously credited in later years as Les Matthews. Matthews played supporting roles in films like The Raven and Werewolf of London, but his career deteriorated into bit parts. read more

Arthur Lester Matthews was an English actor born in Nottingham. In his career, the handsome Englishman made more than 180 appearances in film and on television. He was erroneously credited in later years 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 5 June 1975, the day before his 75th birthday, in Los Angeles. His ashes were scattered into the Pacific Ocean.

Birth Name

Arthur Lester Matthews

Born

Wednesday, 06 June 1900

Died

Friday, 06 June 1975

Actor Filmography

Cinemassacre's Monster Madness Dr. Jerry Halden / Dr. Jerry Holden 2007
Baby Needs a New Pair of Shoes Mr. McDonald (as Les Mathews) 1974
Hollywood Horror House Ira Jaffee 1970
Adam-12 Gregory Benton 1968
The Name of the Game Porter, Sir Winston More 1968
Star! Lord Chamberlain 1968
The Scorpio Letters Mr. Harris 1967
Family Affair Farnsworth 1966
The Phyllis Diller Show Butler 1966
Assault on a Queen Doctor 1966
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Cinemassacre's Monster Madness Dr. Jerry Halden / Dr. Jerry Holden 2007
Baby Needs a New Pair of Shoes Mr. McDonald (as Les Mathews) 1974
Hollywood Horror House Ira Jaffee 1970
Adam-12 Gregory Benton 1968
The Name of the Game Porter, Sir Winston More 1968
Star! Lord Chamberlain 1968
The Scorpio Letters Mr. Harris 1967
Family Affair Farnsworth 1966
The Phyllis Diller Show Butler 1966
Assault on a Queen Doctor 1966
Daniel Boone Major 1964
The Rogues Bailiff 1964
Mary Poppins Mr. Tomes 1964
The Lucy Show Lord Van Cleve 1962
The Beverly Hillbillies Mr. Fleming Pendleton 1962
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour Walter Dunham 1962
Ripcord Hugh Olds 1961
Hazel Reginald Archibald 1961
King of Diamonds Inspector Andrews 1961
Angel 1960
Surfside 6 Inspector Campbell 1960
Pete and Gladys 1960
COronado 9 Maj. Durham, Tony Wingate 1960
Song Without End Emissary of the Grand Duchess 1960
Walk Like a Dragon Peter Mott 1960
Johnny Midnight Mark DeVinney 1960
The Miracle Capt. John Boulting 1959
This Man Dawson 1959
Philip Marlowe Stephen Florea 1959
The Dennis O'Keefe Show Sylverster Barnes 1959
Bonanza Forrester 1959
21 Beacon Street Alfred Harrison 1959
One Step Beyond Prison Governor, Civil Defense Man 1959
Rawhide Larkins 1959
77 Sunset Strip Inspector Carnahan, Mr. Craythorpe, Pillsbury 1958
The Ann Sothern Show Mr. Bartley 1958
Yancy Derringer Jerrison Ames 1958
Behind Closed Doors Colonel Brookston 1958
How to Marry a Millionaire Conway 1957
Bachelor Father Mr. Harcourt, Philip Harcourt 1957
Richard Diamond, Private Detective Frank Grace 1957
Playhouse 90 Colonel McKinley 1956
The Adventures of Dr. Fu Manchu Sir Dennis Nayland Smith 1956
Telephone Time Supply Minister 1956
Flame of the Islands Gus 1956
Jungle Safari Branan Chatterton, Commissioner 1956
Crossroads Rev. John Schwan, Dr. Ashley, Salmon P. Chase 1955
Casablanca Col. Masters 1955
Celebrity Playhouse 1955
Moonfleet Major Hennishaw 1955
The Far Horizons Mr. Hancock 1955
Ten Wanted Men Adam Stewart 1955
Soldiers of Fortune Carrigan (as Lester Mathews) 1955
The Star and the Story 1955
Climax! Dr. Fincannon 1954
Father Knows Best Major Alden 1954
The Lineup Walter Smith 1954
King Richard And The Crusaders Narrator 1954
Adventures of the Falcon Preston Andrews 1954
Jungle Man-Eaters Comm. Kingston 1954
Public Defender Mr. Harrington, Ben Pearce 1954
Charge of the Lancers Gen. Stanhope 1954
Bad for Each Other Dr. Homer Gleeson 1953
Man In The Attic Chief Insp. Melville (as Lester Mathews) 1953
The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (as Lester Mathews) 1953
Young Bess Sir William Paget 1953
Sangaree Gen. Victor Darby 1953
The Desert Rats Foreign Secretary 1953
Jamaica Run Judge 1953
Trouble Along The Way Cardinal William Patrick O'Shea 1953
Rogue's March Brigadier General 1953
Savage Mutiny Maj. Walsh 1953
You Are There Ganzel, Sir Joseph Banks 1953
Niagara Doctor (uncredited) 1953
Against All Flags Sir Cloudsley 1952
Omnibus The Chief 1952
Operation Secret Robbins 1952
The Ford Television Theatre Colonel Peter Tilletson, Carlton 1952
Cavalcade of America 1952
Captain Pirate Col. Ramsey 1952
Lady in the Iron Mask Prime Minister Rochard 1952
The Brigand Dr. Lopez 1952
My Little Margie Mr. Burton, Mr. Patterson 1952
Jungle Jim in the Forbidden Land Commissioner Kingston 1952
The Son of Dr. Jekyll Sir John Utterson 1951
The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel British Officer 1951
The Red Skelton Hour Sylvester (as Lester Mathews) 1951
Racket Squad Ben Milford 1951
Lorna Doone King Charles II 1951
Tales of Robin Hood Sir Hugh Fitzwalter 1951
The Jack Benny Program Referee (as Lester Mathews), Sponsor 1950
The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show Mr. Thomas Marshall, Professor Hopkins, Mr. Larkin, Mr. Buzby, Mr. Duffy, Mr. Fortune, Mr. Burke 1950
Lux Video Theatre John Hillgrove 1950
Rogues Of Sherwood Forest Alan-A-Dale 1950
Cameo Theatre 1950
Tyrant of the Sea Adm. Lord Horatio Nelson 1950
Montana George Forsythe 1950
Malaya Matisson (scenes deleted) 1949
Free For All Mr. Aberson 1949
The Paradine Case Police Inspector Ambrose 1949
Addio Mimí! Fouquet 1949
Fireside Theatre Brandt, Immigration Judge 1949
Studio One in Hollywood the Attorney 1948
Fighting Father Dunne Archbishop John Joseph Glennon 1948
The Exile Robbins 1947
Dark Delusion Wyndham Grace 1947
Bulldog Drummond at Bay Shannon Eskdale 1947
Monsieur Verdoux Prosecutor (uncredited) 1947
The Beautiful Cheat Farley 1945
Two O'Clock Courage Mark Evans 1945
Salty O'Rourke Salesman 1945
I Love a Mystery Mr. G 1945
Jungle Queen Commissioner Braham Chatterton 1945
Ministry Of Fear Dr. Norton at Lembridge Asylum 1944
Shadows in the Night Stanley Carter 1944
The Invisible Man's Revenge Sir Jasper Herrick 1944
Nine Girls Horace Canfield 1944
Corvette K-225 British Captain 1943
Tonight We Raid Calais English Maj. West 1943
The Mysterious Doctor Dr. Frederick Holmes 1943
London Blackout Murders Oliver Madison 1943
Manila Calling Wayne Ralston 1942
Desperate Journey Wing Commander 1942
Across The Pacific Canadian Major 1942
The Pied Piper Mr. Cavanaugh 1942
Born to Sing Arthur Cartwright 1942
Son of Fury: The Story of Benjamin Blake Prosecutor 1942
A Yank in the R.A.F. Group Captain 1941
Man Hunt Major 1941
The Lone Wolf Keeps a Date Mr. Lee 1940
Sing, Dance, Plenty Hot Scott 1940
The Sea Hawk Guard Officer 1940
Women in War Sir Humphrey, Prosecuting attorney 1940
The Biscuit Eater Mr. Ames 1940
Gaucho Serenade Frederick Willoughby 1940
Northwest Passage Sam Livermore 1940
British Intelligence Henry Thompson 1940
Rulers of the Sea Lieut. Roberts 1939
Conspiracy Gair - Henchman 1939
Susannah of the Mounties Harlan Chambers 1939
Should a Girl Marry? Dr. White 1939
The Three Musketeers Duke of Buckingham 1939
I Am a Criminal District Attorney George Lane 1938
If I Were King General Saliere 1938
Mysterious Mr. Moto Sir Charles Murchison 1938
Three Loves Has Nancy Dr. Alonzo Z. Stewart 1938
Think It Over Ring Leader 1938
The Adventures of Robin Hood Sir Ivor 1938
There's Always A Woman Walter Fraser 1938
Lancer Spy Capt. Neville 1937
The Prince And The Pauper St. John 1937
Crack-Up Sidney Grant 1936
Lloyds of London Capt. Hardy 1936
15 Maiden Lane Gilbert Lockhart 1936
Tugboat Princess 1st Mate Bob 1936
Too Many Parents Mark Stewart 1936
Song And Dance Man C. B. Nelson 1936
Professional Soldier Prince Edric 1935
The Raven Dr. Jerry Halden (Credits) 1935
Werewolf Of London Paul Ames 1935
Norah O'Neale Dermot Fitzgerald 1934
April Blossoms Schwindt 1934
Song at Eventide Lord Belsize 1934
Facing the Music Becker 1933
The Song You Gave Me Max Winter 1933
The Indiscretions of Eve Ralph 1932
Carmen Zuniga 1932
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