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Kerwin Mathews (1926–2007)

Before there was a George Lucas and Harrison Ford running around creating special-effects excitement, there was a virile, boyishly handsome actor named Kerwin Mathews who was entertaining audiences battling a variety of creatures courtesy of pioneer special effects guru Ray Harryhausen. Harryhausen's legendary monsters of the late 50s and early ... See full bio »

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 1977 Nightmare in Blood
Prince Zaroff
 1973 The Boy Who Cried Werewolf
Robert Bridgestone
 1972 Ironside (TV Series)
Eric Oates / Paul Arnstein
- Buddy, Can You Spare a Life? (1972) ... Eric Oates
- Achilles' Heel (1972) ... Paul Arnstein
 1972 General Hospital (TV Series)
Dr. Duncan Stewart
- Episode dated 28 September 1972 (1972) ... Dr. Duncan Stewart
 1971 Octaman
Dr. Rick Torres
 1971 Death Takes a Holiday (TV Movie)
Senator Earl Chapman, Jr.
 1970 Barquero
 1969 Dead of Night: A Darkness at Blaisedon (TV Movie)
Jonathan Fletcher
 1969 A Boy... a Girl
Mr. Christian
 1967 Battle Beneath the Earth
Cmdr. Jonathan Shaw
 1967 Ghostbreakers (TV Movie)
Dr. Barnaby Cross
 1967 The Viscount
Clint de la Roche, le Vicomte
 1963 Maniac
Jeff Farrell
 1962 Jack the Giant Killer
 1962 The Pirates of Blood River
Jonathon Standing
 1961 The Devil at 4 O'Clock
Father Joseph Perreau
 1960 The Warrior Empress
 1960 Man on a String
Bob Avery
 1959 Goodyear Theatre (TV Series)
Lieutenant James Obenauf
- The Obenauf Story (1959) ... Lieutenant James Obenauf
 1959 The Last Blitzkrieg
 1958 Tarawa Beachhead
Sgt. Thomas A. 'Tom' Sloan
 1957-1958 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
- The Suicide Club (1958)
- Show of Strength (1957)
 1957 The Garment Jungle
Alan Mitchell
 1956 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Clay Farrell
- The Country Husband (1956) ... Clay Farrell
 1954-1956 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Fred Karns / Ivor / Lieutenant Norton
- Catch at Straws (1956) ... Fred Karns
- The Lady in the Wind (1955) ... Ivor
- Charlie C Company (1954) ... Lieutenant Norton
 1955 5 Against the House
 1955 Cell 2455, Death Row
Reporter (uncredited)
 1954 Space Patrol (TV Series)
Major Caldwell
- The Escape of Mr. Proteus (1954) ... Major Caldwell
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Tom Jones' musical, "I Do! I Do!," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with Patrice Munsel in the cast.

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6' 1" (1.85 m)

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[in a 1997 interview] I have absolutely no regrets about my acting career. Sometimes I have doubts, but in balance I think it was certainly worthwhile for me to have temporarily left the real world and become an actor. I'm very proud of my work, because I did the best I could possibly do at the time. I always wanted to make one movie with a good acting role for me, but I never did. When I see ... See more »


Was a teacher before getting into the acting field. See more »

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