Lester Matthews


Arthur Lester Matthews (6 June 1900 – 5 June 1975) was an English actor. In his career, the handsome Englishman made more than 180 appearances in film and on television. He was erroneously credited in later years as Les Matthews. Matthews played supporting roles in films like The Raven and Werewolf of London (both 1935), but his career deteriorated into bit parts. He died on 5 June 1975, the day before his 75th birthday, in Los Angeles. His ashes were scattered into the Pacific Ocean.

Lester Matthews
Werewolf Of London (1935) Trailer (cropped).jpg
Matthews in Werewolf of London (1935)
Arthur Lester Matthews

(1900-06-06)6 June 1900
Died5 June 1975(1975-06-05) (aged 74)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
OccupationFilm actor
Years active1931–1974
Spouse(s)Frances Walper
Anne Grey (1931–1938) (divorced)

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