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Folk singer and musical performer who worked professionally while living in England. He later turned to acting, but continues to write and sing. Matthews is noted for having made two significant historical firsts. While on combat duty during the Vietnam War, Matthews became the first black Marine to be meritoriously promoted to the rank of ... See full bio »
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Aliens Sergeant Apone
Tomorrow Never Dies
Tomorrow Never Dies Master Sergeant 3
Superman III
Superman III Fire Chief
The Fifth Element
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 2018 The Price of Death (post-production)
 2017 Jimmy Boy 'El Cartel' (Short)
Larry Jones
 2013 Aliens: Colonial Marines (Video Game)
Sgt. Al Apone (voice)
 2011 Operation Flashpoint: Red River (Video Game)
Col. Shannon J.Hardaway (voice)
 1998 Sipurim Kzarim Al Ahava (TV Mini-Series)
 1997 Tomorrow Never Dies
Master Sergeant 3
 1997 The Fifth Element
General Tudor
 1997 The Apocalypse Watch (TV Movie)
Wesley Sorenson
 1996 Ellington (TV Series)
J.P. Coates
 1995 Soul Survivors (TV Movie)
Grover Cleveland
 1994 Desmond's (TV Series)
Reverend Marvin Jones
 1989 Saracen (TV Series)
 1988 American Roulette
 1988 Stormy Monday
Radio DJ
 1987 Excuse Me But That's My Car (Short)
Winston Smith
 1987 Out of Order
 1987 London Embassy (TV Mini-Series)
Uwlie Cooper
 1987 Screen Two (TV Series)
Curtis Duchamps
 1986 Big Deal (TV Series)
American punter
 1986 Aliens
Sergeant Apone
 1986 The American Way
 1986 Defense of the Realm
First U.S. Controller
 1984 The Comic Strip Presents... (TV Series)
 1983 Funny Money
1st Hood
 1983 Superman III
Fire Chief
 1983 The Professionals (TV Series)
 1982 The Sender
Viet Nam Veteran
 1982 Shelley (TV Series)
 1982 Nancy Astor (TV Mini-Series)
 1981 Ragtime
Maitre D'
 1981 The Final Conflict
 1980 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
Oxford St. John
 1980 Rough Cut
 1979-1980 Grange Hill (TV Series)
Mr. Green
 1979 Yanks
Black G.I. at Dance
 1977 Bad Loser (Short)
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He acted in James Baldwin's play, "The Amen Corner", at the Lyric Theatre in London, England with Carmen Munroe, Clarke Peters, Claudette Williams, Sylvester Williams and Stacey Zuckerman in the cast.

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