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Matthew Boulton (I) (1893–1962)

Matthew Boulton was born on January 20, 1893 in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England, UK. He was an actor and writer, known for The Woman in Green (1945), Night Must Fall (1937) and Sabotage (1936). He was previously married to Ruth Dockray. He died on February 10, 1962 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Woman in Green Inspector Gregson
Night Must Fall Belsize
Sabotage Superintendent Talbot
The Firefly Wellington


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 1953 Loose in London
Ames (uncredited)
 1952 Last Train from Bombay
Col. Frederick Palmer
 1951 The Son of Dr. Jekyll
Insp. Grey (uncredited)
 1951 The Racket
Simpson (uncredited)
 1950 Rogues of Sherwood Forest
Abbot (uncredited)
 1949 Challenge to Lassie
Butcher (uncredited)
 1949 Barbary Pirate
Tobias Sharpe
 1949 The Secret Garden
Mr. Bromley (as Mathew Boulton)
 1948 Enchantment
Air Raid Warden
 1948 The Woman in White
Dr. Nevin
 1948 Tarzan and the Mermaids
British Inspector-General
 1947 Unconquered
Capt. Brooks (uncredited)
 1947 Bulldog Drummond Strikes Back
William Cosgrove
 1947 Ivy
Tom Lumford (uncredited)
 1947 Stallion Road
Joe Beasley
 1946 Of Human Bondage
Mr. Foreman (uncredited)
 1945 Kitty
Solicitor (uncredited)
 1945 Love Letters
Judge (uncredited)
 1945 Incendiary Blonde
Doctor Diagnosing Tex (uncredited)
 1945 The Woman in Green
Inspector Gregson
 1945 Molly and Me
Sergeant (uncredited)
 1945 The Brighton Strangler
Inspector Graham
 1945 The Man in Half Moon Street
Det. Insp. Ned Garth
 1944 National Velvet
Entry Official
 1944 Nothing But Trouble
Prince Prentiloff
 1944 None But the Lonely Heart
First Police Desk Sergeant (uncredited)
 1944 Our Hearts Were Young and Gay
Ship's Officer (uncredited)
 1944 Secrets of Scotland Yard
Col. Hedley
 1944 Ministry of Fear
Official, Ministry of Home Security (uncredited)
 1944 The White Cliffs of Dover
Immigration Officer (uncredited)
 1943 Holy Matrimony
Sergeant (uncredited)
 1943 Two Tickets to London
 1943 Above Suspicion
Constable Jones (uncredited)
 1942 Journey for Margaret
Air-Raid Warden #2 (uncredited)
 1942 Random Harvest
Policeman (uncredited)
 1942 The Undying Monster
Coroner (uncredited)
 1942 Counter-Espionage
Inspector J. Stephens
 1942 Tarzan's New York Adventure
Portmaster (scenes deleted)
 1942 My Favorite Blonde
Colonel Ashmont
 1942 A Yank on the Burma Road
Rangoon Aide de camp
 1942 Son of Fury: The Story of Benjamin Blake
Jury Foreman (uncredited)
 1941 Dangerously They Live
Capt. Hunter (scenes deleted)
 1941 They Met in Bombay
Inspector Cressney
 1941 Rage in Heaven
 1940 Comrade X
British World Press Attendee (uncredited)
 1940 Mystery Sea Raider
Captain Howard
 1940 Phantom Raiders
John Ramsell, Sr (as Mathew Boulton)
 1940 Adventure in Diamonds
 1940 The Invisible Man Returns
Policeman (uncredited)
 1940 The Earl of Chicago
Ickerton (uncredited)
 1939 Bulldog Drummond's Bride
Blake--Fingerprint Expert (uncredited)
 1939 Bridal Suite
Ship Captain (uncredited)
 1939 The Story of Dr. Jenner (Short)
Edward Jenner, M.D. (uncredited)
 1938 A Christmas Carol
Second Charity Solicitor (uncredited)
 1938 Vacation from Love
Captain Bering (uncredited)
 1938 Bulldog Drummond in Africa
Major Gray
 1938 Lord Jeff
Inspector Scott
 1938 Bulldog Drummond's Peril
Sir Raymond Blantyree
 1937 Bulldog Drummond's Revenge
Sir John Haxton (uncredited)
 1937 The Firefly
 1937 The Thirteenth Chair
Commissioner Grimshaw (uncredited)
 1937 Night Must Fall
 1937 Shall We Dance
Ship's Officer (uncredited)
 1936 Sabotage
Superintendent Talbot
 1935 Alias Bulldog Drummond
Police Constable (uncredited)
 1935 The 39 Steps
Fake Police Officer (uncredited)
 1931 Keepers of Youth (uncredited)
 1931 Potiphar's Wife (uncredited)
 1931 The Ghost Train
Unknown role
 1931 The Flying Fool
Minor role (uncredited)
 1931 The Limping Man
Inspector Potter
 1931 Third Time Lucky
 1930 Bed and Breakfast
Police Sergeant
 1930 To What Red Hell
Inspector Jackson
 1927 His Rest Day (Short)
Bill Gosling
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Alternate Names:

Mathew Boulton


Ruth Dockray

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