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Matthew Guinness

Matthew Guinness was born on June 6, 1940 in London, England. He is an actor, known for The Duellists (1977), S.O.S. Titanic (1979) and Lady Jane (1986). He has been married to Joanne Bristow since August 1996. They have one child. He was previously married to Helen M D Lynch and Andree M. Lefevre. See full bio »

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Known For

The Duellists
The Duellists Féraud's Combatant
S.O.S. Titanic
S.O.S. Titanic Catholic Priest: Father Byles
Lady Jane
Lady Jane Doctor Owen
The Bride
The Bride 1st Patron


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 1986 Lady Jane
Doctor Owen
 1985 Edge of Darkness (TV Mini-Series)
- Breakthrough (1985) ... Menzies
 1985 Plenty
2nd SOE Man
 1985 The Bride
1st Patron
 1985 Summer Season (TV Series)
- Time Trouble (1985) ... Stoller
 1985 Wetherby
Police Doctor
 1974-1981 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Willie / Insp. Martin / Harry
- Friends and Other Lovers (1981) ... Willie
- It's Only Rock 'n' Roll (1977) ... Insp. Martin
- Mr. Axelford's Angel (1974) ... Harry
 1980 Oppenheimer (TV Mini-Series)
Hans Bethe
- Episode #1.7 (1980) ... Hans Bethe
- Episode #1.5 (1980) ... Hans Bethe
- Episode #1.4 (1980) ... Hans Bethe
- Episode #1.3 (1980) ... Hans Bethe
- Episode #1.2 (1980) ... Hans Bethe
 1980 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
- Lifelike (1980) ... Martin
 1979 S.O.S. Titanic (TV Movie)
Catholic Priest: Father Byles
 1972-1977 Van der Valk (TV Series)
Finger-print Expert / Barman
- Wolf (1977) ... Finger-print Expert (as Mathew Guinness)
- Blue Notes (1972) ... Barman
 1977 The Duellists
Féraud's Combatant
 1976 Play for Today (TV Series)
- Nuts in May (1976) ... Farmer
 1975 Three Comedies of Marriage (TV Series)
 1974 Carrie's War (TV Series)
Mr. Johnny
- Episode #1.5 (1974) ... Mr. Johnny
- Episode #1.4 (1974) ... Mr. Johnny
- Episode #1.3 (1974) ... Mr. Johnny
- Episode #1.2 (1974) ... Mr. Johnny
 1974 Luther
 1973 Wessex Tales (TV Mini-Series)
- Barbara of the House of Grebe (1973) ... Tramp
 1973 Existence
 1973 Achilles Heel (TV Movie)
Pete Colwyn
 1972 The Main Chance (TV Series)
- Acting for Self (1972) ... Merton
 1970 Roads to Freedom (TV Series)
Sergeant Pierne
- The Defeated: Part 2 (1970) ... Sergeant Pierne
- The Defeated: Part 1 (1970) ... Sergeant Pierne
 1969 The Virgin Soldiers
Major Cusper (as Matthew Guiness)
 1968 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Bank clerk
- Hello, Good Evening and Welcome (1968) ... Bank clerk
 1952 The Promoter
Denry as a Boy (uncredited)
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He acted in Edward Bond's play, "Lear," at the Royal Court Theatre in London, England with Harry Andrews, Struan Rodger, Bob Hoskins, Rosemary McHale, George Howe, Gareth Hunt, Mark McManus, Oliver Cotton, Marjorie Yates, and Diana Quick in the cast. William Gaskill was director. See more »

Alternate Names:

Matthew Guiness | Mathew Guinness

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Daughter Sally born in 1972 during his first marriage. Daughter Bethany, with second wife Joanne, born in 1996. See more »

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