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Murray Matheson (1912–1985)

Urbane, grey-eyed, silver-haired Australian-born character actor, notable for his smooth manner and clipped upper-class English diction. A grazier's son, Matheson first worked as a clerk in a bank in Geelong, Victoria. However, his overriding ambition to become an actor caused him to abscond to Melbourne, where he eventually joined the Little ... See full bio »

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 1983 Newhart (TV Series)
Carl
- Animal Attractions (1983) ... Carl
 1982 The Facts of Life (TV Series)
Prof. Henry Clayton
- September Song (1982) ... Prof. Henry Clayton
 1982 Tucker's Witch (TV Series)
- Big Mouth (1982)
 1981 Three's Company (TV Series)
Roger
- Two Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1981) ... Roger
 1981 The Million Dollar Face (TV Movie)
Sir Douglas Devereaux
 1980 Angel on My Shoulder (TV Movie)
The Stranger
 1979 Hart to Hart (TV Series)
Martin Hyde-Jones
- Death in the Slow Lane (1979) ... Martin Hyde-Jones
 1978-1979 Battlestar Galactica (TV Series)
Statesman Geller / Specter
- The Young Lords (1978) ... Specter (voice, uncredited)
 1979 Vega$ (TV Series)
Phillip Grayson
- Ghost of the Ripper (1979) ... Phillip Grayson
 1978 Rabbit Test
Dr. Mario Lowell
 1978 Charlie's Angels (TV Series)
Leland Swinnerton
- Mother Goose Is Running for His Life (1978) ... Leland Swinnerton
 1977 Sugar Time! (TV Series)
DeForest
- Witty, Urbane and Erudite (1977) ... DeForest
 1977 ABC Weekend Specials (TV Series)
Clifford
- The Haunted Trailer (1977) ... Clifford
 1977 Tail Gunner Joe (TV Movie)
Publisher
 1977 Family (TV Series)
Sandor Pratt
- An Eye to the Future (1977) ... Sandor Pratt
 1976 The Tony Randall Show (TV Series)
Burnside
- Case: Mario Strikes Again (1976) ... Burnside
 1976 Phyllis (TV Series)
Charles Plunkett
- Leo's Suicide (1976) ... Charles Plunkett
 1975 S.W.A.T. (TV Series)
Armand / Cyrus Porter
- Murder by Fire (1975) ... Armand
- The Bravo Enigma (1975) ... Cyrus Porter
 1973-1975 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Lord Charles Danby / Talbot
- Termination with Extreme Prejudice (1975) ... Lord Charles Danby
- Why Wait Till Uncle Kevin Dies? (1973) ... Talbot
 1971-1975 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Edward Liddell / Dr. Stoddard
- A Necessary End (1973) ... Edward Liddell
- Cross-Match (1971) ... Dr. Stoddard
 1975 The Manhunter (TV Series)
Major Markley
- The Seventh Man (1975) ... Major Markley
 1973-1975 McMillan & Wife (TV Series)
Eric Hilder / Angus McFee
- Night Train to L.A. (1975) ... Eric Hilder
- Two Dollars on Trouble to Win (1973) ... Angus McFee
 1974 Kolchak: The Night Stalker (TV Series)
Mr. Lane-Marriot
- Horror in the Heights (1974) ... Mr. Lane-Marriot
 1974 The Magician (TV Series)
Walter Moran
- The Illusion of the Fatal Arrow (1974) ... Walter Moran
 1973 Arnold
Lord Arnold Dwellyn (voice, uncredited)
 1973 Night Gallery (TV Series)
Dr. Strang
- The Doll of Death (1973) ... Dr. Strang
 1973 Circle of Fear (TV Series)
Mathews
- The Phantom of Herald Square (1973) ... Mathews
 1973 Here's Lucy (TV Series)
Professor Dietrich
- Lucy and the Professor (1973) ... Professor Dietrich
 1972 Banyon (TV Series)
Charles Troy
- Just Once (1972) ... Charles Troy
 1972 Mannix (TV Series)
Snowy Bartlett
- Light and Shadow (1972) ... Snowy Bartlett
 1972 Hec Ramsey (TV Series)
Lionel Harlock
- Hangman's Wages (1972) ... Lionel Harlock
 1972 Lieutenant Schuster's Wife (TV Movie)
Abbott
 1972 The Woman I Love (TV Movie)
Walter Monckton
 1972 Miss Stewart, Sir (TV Movie)
Principal Prentis
 1970-1971 McCloud (TV Series)
George Lincoln / Grantley
- The Disposal Man (1971) ... George Lincoln
- The Stage Is All the World (1970) ... Grantley
 1970 The Silent Force (TV Series)
- The Hero (1970)
 1970 It Takes a Thief (TV Series)
Harry Fulham
- The Suzie Simone Caper (1970) ... Harry Fulham
 1967-1970 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Murray Elders / Henry Dodd
- The Diamond Millstone (1970) ... Murray Elders
- Flight Plan (1967) ... Henry Dodd
 1969 Explosion
Owner of Jaguar
 1969 Bewitched (TV Series)
John Van Millwood
- Samantha's Good News (1969) ... John Van Millwood
 1969 The Name of the Game (TV Series)
Dave Rogers
- An Agent of the Plaintiff (1969) ... Dave Rogers
 1968 In Enemy Country (uncredited)
 1968 Star!
Bankruptcy Judge (uncredited)
 1967 Tarzan (TV Series)
Judge James Lawrence
- The Voice of the Elephant (1967) ... Judge James Lawrence
 1967 The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
Dr. Merek
- The High and the Deadly Affair (1967) ... Dr. Merek
 1967 The Invaders (TV Series)
Dr. Reynard
- The Ivy Curtain (1967) ... Dr. Reynard
 1966 Assault on a Queen
Captain
 1966 Get Smart (TV Series)
Devonshire
- Smart the Assassin (1966) ... Devonshire
 1965 My Favorite Martian (TV Series)
Filbert
- Avenue C Mob (1965) ... Filbert
 1965 Profiles in Courage (TV Series)
- John Marshall (1965)
 1965 The Defenders (TV Series)
Sir Tony Beardsley
- Youths and Maidens on an Evening Walk (1965) ... Sir Tony Beardsley
 1965 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
The Maharajah
- The Yellow Scarf Affair (1965) ... The Maharajah
 1964 12 O'Clock High (TV Series)
Nicholas Redgrave
- Soldiers Sometimes Kill (1964) ... Nicholas Redgrave
 1964 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Howard Hopkins / B. K. Doran
- The Case of the Wooden Nickels (1964) ... Howard Hopkins
- The Case of the Accosted Accountant (1964) ... B. K. Doran
 1964 Signpost to Murder
Dr. Graham
 1964 Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series)
Douglas Henderson
- Knight's Gambit (1964) ... Douglas Henderson
 1964 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)
Charles Justin
- Murder Case (1964) ... Charles Justin
 1963 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Earl Morehead
- Ticket to Alaska (1963) ... Earl Morehead
 1963 Wall of Noise
Jack Matlock
 1961-1963 Naked City (TV Series)
Martin Hilliard / Harold Lowenson / Colley
- Golden Lads and Girls (1963) ... Martin Hilliard
- Torment Him Much and Hold Him Long (1962) ... Harold Lowenson
- A Wednesday Night Story (1961) ... Colley
 1963 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
Dr. Ellsworth Dill
- The Health Fraud (1963) ... Dr. Ellsworth Dill
 1961-1962 Route 66 (TV Series)
John Bridenbaugh / Leigh Adams
- Give the Old Cat a Tender Mouse (1962) ... John Bridenbaugh
- Once to Every Man (1961) ... Leigh Adams
 1962 Sam Benedict (TV Series)
Larry Wallencott
- So Various, So Beautiful (1962) ... Larry Wallencott
 1962 The DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series)
Commissioner Thompson
- The Interrogator (1962) ... Commissioner Thompson
 1962 The Notorious Landlady
Neighbour (uncredited)
 1961 Twilight Zone (TV Series)
The Clown
- Five Characters in Search of an Exit (1961) ... The Clown
 1961 Thriller (TV Series)
Andrew Lawrence / Thomas Edward Griffith
- Letter to a Lover (1961) ... Andrew Lawrence
- The Poisoner (1961) ... Thomas Edward Griffith
 1961 The Islanders (TV Series)
Charlie Munday
- A Rope for Charlie Munday (1961) ... Charlie Munday
 1958-1961 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Cyril Hardeen / Oliver Teleton / James St. George Bernard Bowlby
- The Throwback (1961) ... Cyril Hardeen
- Tea Time (1958) ... Oliver Teleton
- The Canary Sedan (1958) ... James St. George Bernard Bowlby
 1961 The Tall Man (TV Series)
John Tundall
- The Reversed Blade (1961) ... John Tundall
 1960-1961 Adventures in Paradise (TV Series)
High Priest / Geoffrey Carey
- The Perils of Penrose (1961) ... High Priest
- The Archer's Ring (1960) ... Geoffrey Carey
 1960 Laramie (TV Series)
Alexander
- Duel at Parkison Town (1960) ... Alexander
 1960 Checkmate (TV Series)
Belner
- Runaway (1960) ... Belner
 1960 Diagnosis: Unknown (TV Series)
Lester Farnum
- The Case of the Radiant Wine (1960) ... Lester Farnum
 1960 Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond (TV Series)
Bentley
- Delia (1960) ... Bentley
 1960 Encounter (TV Series)
 1959 The Moon and Sixpence (TV Movie)
 1959 The Phil Silvers Show (TV Series)
Rudy Coral
- Bilko's Casino (1959) ... Rudy Coral
 1959 Peter Gunn (TV Series)
Phillip J. Lasdown
- The Missing Night Watchman (1959) ... Phillip J. Lasdown
 1958 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
- The Phony Venus (1958)
 1958 Harbormaster (TV Series)
Professor Wheeler
- The Biggest Fight (1958) ... Professor Wheeler
 1951-1957 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Dr. Parant / Waldo / Craig / ...
- Escape Route (1957) ... Dr. Parant
- Babe in the Woods (1957) ... Waldo
- The Cliff (1954) ... Craig
- The Trial of John Peter Zenger (1953) ... James De Lancey
 1954-1957 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
Gordon
- Triumph (1957)
- The Man on Roller Skates (1956) ... Gordon
- Short Story (1954)
 1957 The Kaiser Aluminum Hour (TV Series)
Stover
- Mother (1957) ... Stover
 1956 Appointment with Adventure (TV Series)
- High Stakes (1956)
 1955 The Alcoa Hour (TV Series)
Padgett
- The Small Servant (1955) ... Padgett
 1955 Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing
Dr. John Keith
 1954-1955 Ponds Theater (TV Series)
- Erricka (1955)
- Cynara (1955)
 1954 The Bamboo Prison
Comrade Clayton
 1954 On Camera (TV Series)
- Double Exit (1954)
 1954 Danger (TV Series)
 1954 Love Story (TV Series)
- The Matchmaker (1954)
 1953 King of the Khyber Rifles
Maj. Ian MacAllister
 1953 Flight to Tangier
Franz Kovac, Money Courier
 1953 Jamaica Run
Inspector Mole
 1953 Broadway Television Theatre (TV Series)
Phillip Lord
- Meet the Wife (1953) ... Phillip Lord
 1953 Botany Bay
Rev. Mortimer Thynne
 1953 The Doctor (TV Series)
 1953 Tales of Tomorrow (TV Series)
Lee Morton
- Ghost Writer (1953) ... Lee Morton
 1953 Suspense (TV Series)
Harry Spencer
- Career (1953) ... Harry Spencer
 1952 Biff Baker, U.S.A. (TV Series)
Inspector Hunt
- London Incident (1952) ... Inspector Hunt
 1952 Chevron Theatre (TV Series)
 1952 Hurricane Smith
Dr. Whitmore
 1951 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Old Waiter / Dr. Southford
- Forever Walking Free (1951) ... Old Waiter
- The Promise (1951) ... Dr. Southford
 1951 Somerset Maugham TV Theatre (TV Series)
- The Geat Man (1951)
 1949 The Big Story (TV Series)
Henderson
- Desperate Murder ... Henderson
 1948 The Fool and the Princess
Graham Ballard
 1947 The Secret Tunnel
Mr. Henderson
 1946 Secret Flight
Wing Cdr. Allen
 1945 Journey Together
Lancaster Crew
 1945 Johnny in the Clouds
Joe Lawson

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Other Works:

He acted in Peter Barnes' play, "The Ruling Class," at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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He once served in the RAF. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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