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Francis Matthews (I) (1927–2014)


Francis Matthews was born on September 2, 1927 in Holgate, York, Yorkshire, England as Francis Joseph Matthews. He was an actor, known for Paul Temple (1969), The Revenge of Frankenstein (1958) and Dracula: Prince of Darkness (1966). He was married to Angela Browne. He died on June 14, 2014 in England. See full bio »

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(age 86) in England, UK

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Known For

Paul Temple
Paul Temple Paul Temple
(1969-1971)
The Revenge of Frankenstein
The Revenge of Frankenstein Doctor Hans Kleve
(1958)
Dracula: Prince of Darkness
(1966)
Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons
(1967-1968)

Filmography

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 2009 Beautiful People (TV Series)
Mr. Bunions
- How I Got My Groom (2009) ... Mr. Bunions
 2005 All About George (TV Series)
Ted
- Episode #1.6 (2005) ... Ted
- Episode #1.5 (2005) ... Ted
- Episode #1.4 (2005) ... Ted
- Episode #1.3 (2005) ... Ted
 2004 Cary Comes Home (TV Movie)
Cary Grant (voice)
 2003 The Royal (TV Series)
Dr. James Alway
- Crash (2003) ... Dr. James Alway
 1999 Do Not Disturb
Manager
 1998 Jonathan Creek (TV Series)
Jerry Bellinitus
- Black Canary (1998) ... Jerry Bellinitus
 1995 The All New Alexei Sayle Show (TV Series)
- Episode #2.3 (1995)
 1995 The Detectives (TV Series)
Duke of Connemara
- Flash (1995) ... Duke of Connemara
 1993 Taggart (TV Series)
Dr. Gerald Napier
- Fatal Inheritance (1993) ... Dr. Gerald Napier
 1992 Bunch of Five (TV Series)
Mr. Strathclyde
- Shall We Gather at the River? (1992) ... Mr. Strathclyde
 1990 Moi, général de Gaulle (TV Movie)
Mac Millan
 1987 Roman Holiday (TV Movie)
Ambassador
 1986 May We Borrow Your Husband? (TV Movie)
Stephen
 1986 Brat Farrar (TV Mini-Series)
Alec Loding
- Episode #1.6 (1986) ... Alec Loding
- Episode #1.5 (1986) ... Alec Loding
- Episode #1.4 (1986) ... Alec Loding
- Episode #1.2 (1986) ... Alec Loding
- Episode #1.1 (1986) ... Alec Loding
 1986 Screen Two (TV Series)
Silver-Haired Gent
- The McGuffin (1986) ... Silver-Haired Gent
 1983 Tears Before Bedtime (TV Series)
Geoffrey Dickens
 1983 Crown Court (TV Series)
John Fortune
- Seconds Away: Part 1 (1983) ... John Fortune
 1980 The Crowther Collection (TV Series)
Various parts
 1977-1979 Don't Forget to Write! (TV Series)
Tom Lawrence
- We're Going to Maxim's (1979) ... Tom Lawrence
- Götterdämmerung (1979) ... Tom Lawrence
- The Greening of Gordon (1979) ... Tom Lawrence
- In Place of Our Advertised Programme (1979) ... Tom Lawrence
- Exit Goering (1979) ... Tom Lawrence
 1979 Ike: The War Years (TV Mini-Series)
Noel Coward
- Episode #1.2 (1979) ... Noel Coward
- Episode #1.1 (1979) ... Noel Coward
 1977 A Roof Over My Head (TV Series)
Jack Askew
- Home and Dried (1977) ... Jack Askew
- Another Fine Mess (1977) ... Jack Askew
- Not Cricket (1977) ... Jack Askew
- Learn to Dread One Day at a Time (1977) ... Jack Askew
- The Sitting Tenant (1977) ... Jack Askew
 1976-1977 The Dick Emery Show (TV Series)
- Episode #16.2 (1977)
- Episode #15.8 (1976)
 1977 Middlemen (TV Series)
Stanley Binns
- Fresh Fields and Slightly Used Pastures (1977) ... Stanley Binns
- Read Any Good Books Lately? (1977) ... Stanley Binns
- A Bag of Mixed Nuts (1977) ... Stanley Binns
- A Young Lady from Gloucester (1977) ... Stanley Binns
- A Little Bit of Heaven (1977) ... Stanley Binns
 1976 Spanish Fly
Juan (voice)
 1974 5 donne per l'assassino
Giorgio Pisani
 1969-1970 ITV Saturday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Maxwell Burden / Doctor St. Andre
- Fade Out (1970) ... Maxwell Burden
- Rogues Gallery: A Bed Full of Miracles (1969) ... Doctor St. Andre
 1969 Crossplot
Ruddock
 1969 Taste of Excitement
Mr. Breese
 1969 Rogues' Gallery (TV Series)
Dr. St. Andre
- A Bed-Full of Miracles (1969) ... Dr. St. Andre
 1969 Out of the Unknown (TV Series)
John Frame
- The Yellow Pill (1969) ... John Frame
 1964-1968 Detective (TV Series)
George Rattery / Charles Garnish
- Dishonoured Bones (1964) ... Charles Garnish
 1967-1968 Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons (TV Series)
Captain Scarlet
- The Inquisition (1968) ... Captain Scarlet (voice)
- Attack on Cloudbase (1968) ... Captain Scarlet (voice)
- Flight to Atlantica (1968) ... Captain Scarlet (voice)
- Traitor (1968) ... Captain Scarlet (voice)
- Inferno (1968) ... Captain Scarlet (voice)
 1967 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Peter Morgan
- The Confession (1967) ... Peter Morgan
 1966-1967 The Avengers (TV Series)
Chivers / Collins
- Mission... Highly Improbable (1967) ... Chivers
- The Thirteenth Hole (1966) ... Collins
 1961-1967 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Ray French / Michael / Captain Vining
- The Finambulists (1963) ... Michael
- Conflict in the Sun (1961) ... Captain Vining
 1967 My Man Joe (TV Series)
Lord Peregrine Hansford
- Episode dated 3 March 1967 (1967) ... Lord Peregrine Hansford
 1967 Just Like a Woman
Lewis McKenzie
 1964-1967 The Saint (TV Series)
Andre / Paul Farley
- To Kill a Saint (1967) ... Andre
- The Noble Sportsman (1964) ... Paul Farley
 1963-1966 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Mr. Dillington / Captain Hawkins
- Room at the Bottom (1966) ... Mr. Dillington
- The Plan (1963) ... Captain Hawkins
 1961-1966 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Philip Munro / Howard Petrie / Georgie Meredith / ...
- You Never Can Tell Till You Try (1966) ... Philip Munro
- The Smoke Boys (1963) ... Howard Petrie
- The Image of Frank Brown (1963) ... Georgie Meredith
- Payment in Kind (1961) ... Brian Trevelyan
 1966 That Riviera Touch
Hotel Manager
 1966 The Liars (TV Series)
Man at next table
- Episode #1.11 (1966) ... Man at next table
 1965 The Bruce Forsyth Show (TV Series)
- Pilot (1965)
 1965 The Intelligence Men
Thomas
 1964-1965 A Little Big Business (TV Series)
Simon Lieberman
- Mixed Feelings (1965) ... Simon Lieberman
- Funny Things: People (1965) ... Simon Lieberman
- Call Me Marcus (1965) ... Simon Lieberman
- Episode #1.1 (1964) ... Simon Lieberman
 1965 Z Cars (TV Series)
Rev. Corbett
- Brotherly Love (1965) ... Rev. Corbett
 1964 The Human Jungle (TV Series)
Dick Green
- Ring of Hate (1964) ... Dick Green
 1964 Murder Ahoy
Lt. Compton
 1964 The Graham Stark Show (TV Series)
Actor
- Episode #1.6 (1964) ... Actor
- Episode #1.5 (1964) ... Actor
 1964 Contest Girl
Advertising Agent
 1964 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Philip Langton
- Fish on the Hook (1964) ... Philip Langton
 1963 A Stitch in Time
Benson
 1963 Bitter Harvest
Mike
 1963 Moonstrike (TV Series)
- The Escape (1963)
 1962-1963 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series)
Jack / Mr. Gambier
- So Long Charlie (1963) ... Jack
- Six Men of Dorset (1962) ... Mr. Gambier
 1963 Hancock (TV Series)
Elmo Dent
- The Writer (1963) ... Elmo Dent
 1963 It Happened Like This (TV Series)
Tindal
 1963 Nine Hours to Rama
Rampure
 1962 The Battleaxe
Tony Evers
 1962 Harpers West One (TV Series)
Tony Mayfield
- Episode #2.13 (1962) ... Tony Mayfield
 1962 The Last Man Out (TV Series)
Captain Lord Tenborough
- The Way Out (1962) ... Captain Lord Tenborough
- The Turning Point (1962) ... Captain Lord Tenborough
- The Break Out (1962) ... Captain Lord Tenborough
- Father Pierre (1962) ... Captain Lord Tenborough
- Over the Water (1962) ... Captain Lord Tenborough
 1962 Richard the Lionheart (TV Series)
Sir Humphrey
- The Lord of Kerak (1962) ... Sir Humphrey
 1962 The Dark Island (TV Series)
Grant
- Episode #1.6 (1962) ... Grant
- Episode #1.5 (1962) ... Grant
- Episode #1.4 (1962) ... Grant
- Episode #1.3 (1962) ... Grant
- Episode #1.2 (1962) ... Grant
 1961 The Pursuers
David Nelson
 1961 You Can't Win (TV Series)
Selbrook
- A Matter of Habit (1961) ... Selbrook
 1961 Golden Girl (TV Series)
Billy Lowndes
- Held in Trust (1961) ... Billy Lowndes
 1961 The Secret of Monte Cristo
Louis Auclair
 1960-1961 International Detective (TV Series)
Aldo Forenza / Paul Medina
- The Somerset Case (1961) ... Aldo Forenza
- The Medina Case (1960) ... Paul Medina
 1961 The Hellfire Club
Sir Hugh Manning
 1961 The Cheaters (TV Series)
Jack
- The Legacy (1961) ... Jack
 1960 Sentenced for Life
Jim Richards
 1960 Man from Interpol (TV Series)
Richard Martin / Maharajah Of Den
- A Woman in Paris (1960) ... Richard Martin
- The Maharajah of Den (1960) ... Maharajah Of Den
 1960 Interpol Calling (TV Series)
Fawley
- White Blackmail (1960) ... Fawley
 1959 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Guy Stevens
- How Say You? (1959) ... Guy Stevens
 1958-1959 The Vise (TV Series)
Miles / Rex Varney / Jayo
- Switch to Murder (1959) ... Miles
- Death at His Fingertips (1959) ... Rex Varney
- It Wakes at Night (1958) ... Jayo
 1958 Corridors of Blood
Jonathan Bolton
 1958 I Only Arsked!
Mahmoud
 1958 A Woman Possessed
John
 1957-1958 The Adventures of Robin Hood (TV Series)
Roland / Ali ben Azra
- The Minstrel (1958) ... Roland
- The Infidel (1957) ... Ali ben Azra
 1957 The Mark of the Hawk
Overholt
 1954-1957 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Ken Wilson / Ensign Trefusis
- The Red-Headed Blonde (1957) ... Ken Wilson
- Prelude to Glory (1954) ... Ensign Trefusis
 1957 Small Hotel
Alan Pryor
 1957 O.S.S. (TV Series)
Peter Fox
- Operation Powder Puff (1957) ... Peter Fox
 1957 The New Adventures of Charlie Chan (TV Series)
Derek Robinson
- The Death of a Don (1957) ... Derek Robinson
 1957 Esmé Divided (TV Movie)
Esmé Vignoles
 1956 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Richard Hinton ('The Birdwatcher') / Paul
- Double Bill: Snowball/The Birdwatcher (1956) ... Richard Hinton ('The Birdwatcher')
- Ever Since Paradise (1956) ... Paul
 1956 Bhowani Junction
Ranjit Kasel
 1956 The Talking Cat (TV Movie)
Lancelot
 1956 My Friend Charles (TV Series)
Ken Palmer
- Episode #1.6 (1956) ... Ken Palmer
- Episode #1.5 (1956) ... Ken Palmer
- Episode #1.4 (1956) ... Ken Palmer
- Episode #1.3 (1956) ... Ken Palmer
- Episode #1.2 (1956) ... Ken Palmer
 1955 Truant in Park Lane (TV Movie)
Robert
 1951 At Your Service, Ltd. (TV Series)
Roger Buckett
- Diamonds in the Sky (1951) ... Roger Buckett
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Other Works:

He acted in Samuel A. Taylor's play, "A Touch of Spring", at the Comedy Theatre in London, England with Hayley Mills, Leigh Lawson and Julian Fellowes in the cast. Allan Davis was the director. See more »

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Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Trivia:

He began work in the theatre as an Assistant Stage Manager when he was 17, and got his first role as a school boy in Emlyn Williams' "The Corn is Green". See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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