Elderly British actor affectionately regarded by many as "Matty", he moved from leading men to distinguished character player on stage. A few silent roles came his way before coming into his own in WWII-era British films as a crusty but charming and...
[on warning audiences of Zeppelins approaching London during performances of the play Nothing but the Truth] Invariably when I made this announcement, the response would be 'Go on with the bloody play.' Not one person left the theater in those days....
Alfred Edward Matthews
Bridlington, East Riding of Yorkshire, England, UK
Bushey Heath, Hertfordshire, England, UK