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Al Matthews

Actor/singer

Born - 21 November 1942, New York City, USA
Died - 22 September 2018

Round-faced, heftily-built, cigar-chewing Afro-American folk singer and support actor. A much-decorated Vietnam veteran, he worked on British radio before drifting into both British and Hollywood films in his mid thirties: Yanks (1978), Rough Cut (1980), Omen III: The Final Conflict (1981), Ragtime (1981), The Sender (1982), Superman III (1983), Defence of the Realm (1985), Aliens (1986), Out of Order (1987), Stormy Monday (1988), Soul Survivors (1995), The Fifth Element (1997) and Tomorrow Never Dies (1997). He retired to Spain in 2005, where he had a leading role in his last film, The Price of Death (2018).