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A.E. Matthews (Alfred Edward Matthews)

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Biography

Bridlington, East Riding of Yorkshire, England, UK
The venerable British stage and film actor A.E. Matthews was born Alfred Edward Matthews on November 22, 1869 in Bridlington, Yorkshire, England. The actor nicknamed "Matty" established himself on the British and American stage and in British films, taking up the craft after working as a clerk in a London bookstore. He said that after he learned that the great actor Sir Henry Irving (the first thespian to be knighted) had worked at the store, and used the very same desk he did, he decided to dedicate his life to the theater. Read more...

Actor

Character: Frederick Skeates

Men Are Not Gods 1936

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Character: Arthur Royd

Quiet Wedding 1941

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Character: President of Tribunal

The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp 1943

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Character: Col. Walmsley

The Way Ahead 1944

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Character: Col. Pitt Smith

Love Story 1944

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Character: Sir George Gedney

They Came to a City 1944

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Character: Colonel Linsey-Woolsey

Whisky Galore! 1949

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Character: Hillary Topham

Made in Heaven 1952

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Character: Himself

Meet Mr. Lucifer 1953

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Character: Duke of Frognal

The Million Pound Note 1954

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Character: General O'Leary

Happy Ever After 1954

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Character: Crabtree, 1st Old Gentleman

Three Men in a Boat 1956

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Character: Lord George Trelby

Edward, My Son 1949

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Character: Earl of Meadowbrook

'Pimpernel' Smith 1941

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Character: Duke of Skye and Lewes

Doctor at Large 1957

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