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George Matthews

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Since his father was a guitarist, George Matthews’s decision to take up trombone could possibly be interpreted as a kind of rebellion, dependant on one’s take on intonation. The ones that experience any lifestyle including a trombone will result in unemployment should have a glance at Matthew’s discography, not really that a glance is actually feasible with such an extended memorandum including many popular jazz titles. After completing formal research in NEW YORK, Matthews started gigging with a number of area rings, by 1934 creating something of the status through his participation with Small Bradshaw. Then spent many years dealing with Willie Bryant, accompanied by some durable freelancing concerning Louis Armstrong, Chick Webb and Ella Fitzgerald. Within the years following second World Battle, Matthews proved helpful almost regularly as an associate of the Count number Basie big music group. Stylistically he resulted in heat, if any such thing can be done, by moving to the Erskine Hawkins clothing because the ’50s started and popular flavor began to change toward rocking and moving. Within the ’60s the trombonist proved helpful in a music group led by Lucille Dixon and from that time appeared to be spending much less period on the highway. That impression can be formed by the quantity of period he spent executing on NY City’s active jazz scene, frequently within the brass portion of Clark Terry’s Big Music group. A fantastic musician, Matthews also offers some saving credits on tuba, also trumpet–although the last mentioned instrument in addition to mentions as both a clarinetist and saxophonist concievably may be the consequence of sweaty-palmed typesetters.

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Full Name George Mathews
Profession Actor
Nationality American
Spouse Mary Hayneworth Mathews
Movies Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, The Man with the Golden Arm, The Last Wagon, Pat and Mike, Yankee Buccaneer, Last of the Comanches, Heller in Pink Tights, The Proud Ones, The Great Diamond Robbery, The Great John L., The Hole, Wing and a Prayer, The Buccaneer, City Beneath the Sea, Sally and Saint Anne, X Marks The Spot
TV Shows Glynis


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Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Great John L. 1945 John Flood
The Corn Is Green 1945 Trap Driver (uncredited)
X Marks the Spot 1944 Short Guardian Angel
Wing and a Prayer 1944 Dooley
Wilson 1944 Army Sergeant (uncredited)
The Eve of St. Mark 1944 Sgt. Ruby
Up in Arms 1944 Blackie
Stage Door Canteen 1943 Marine Sergeant with Ray Bolger (uncredited)
Going Home 1971 Malloy
Androcles and the Lion 1967 TV Movie Centurion
Dark Shadows 1966 TV Series Amos Fitch
The Doctors and the Nurses 1965 TV Series Intern
Mr. Broadway 1964 TV Series Chester
East Side/West Side 1964 TV Series Hank Stone
Glynis 1963 TV Series Chick Rogers
Playdate 1963 TV Series Fogarty
Route 66 1963 TV Series Mr. McGinley
The Defenders 1963 TV Series Detective Al Marks
Car 54, Where Are You? 1962 TV Series Patsy Peru
Have Gun - Will Travel 1959-1962 TV Series Ahab Tyson / Ben Harvey
The Untouchables 1962 TV Series Charlie Grach / Matt Malloy
Perry Mason 1962 TV Series Mike Flint
The Hole 1962 Short voice
Gunsmoke 1962 TV Series Champ Larkin
Naked City 1962 TV Series Jim Mulroy
Dr. Kildare 1962 TV Series Dr. Willard Ryson
The DuPont Show of the Month 1960 TV Series Black Dog
Art Carney Special 1960 TV Series Constable
Adventures in Paradise 1960 TV Series Holt
Heller in Pink Tights 1960 Sam Pierce
Winterset 1959 TV Movie Shadow
The Rifleman 1959 TV Series Abel MacDonald
The Buccaneer 1958 Pyke
Armchair Theatre 1958 TV Series McCarthy
M Squad 1957 TV Series Bricker
Playhouse 90 1957 TV Series
Schlitz Playhouse 1957 TV Series Rubio
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral 1957 John Shanssey
Studio 57 1956 TV Series Devlin
Studio One in Hollywood 1952-1956 TV Series Sheriff Bolt / Samuelson / Jarnecke
Alfred Hitchcock Presents 1956 TV Series Mac McGurk / Sam Dunleavy
The Last Wagon 1956 Sheriff Bull Harper
Robert Montgomery Presents 1952-1956 TV Series Bill Meyers
The Honeymooners 1956 TV Series Harvey
The Proud Ones 1956 Dillon
The Phil Silvers Show 1956 TV Series Beast
Death Valley Days 1956 TV Series
Star Tonight 1955 TV Series
The Man with the Golden Arm 1955 Williams
The United States Steel Hour 1954 TV Series John Bigwell
The Great Diamond Robbery 1954 Duke Fargoh
Act of Love 1953 Henderson
The Web 1953 TV Series
City Beneath the Sea 1953 Capt. Meade aka Ralph Sorensen
Last of the Comanches 1953 Romany O'Rattigan
Suspense 1949-1952 TV Series Jug / Police Detective
Yankee Buccaneer 1952 Chief Petty Officer Link
Sally and Saint Anne 1952 Father Kennedy
Pat and Mike 1952 Sylvester 'Spec' Cauley
Seven Keys to Baldpate 1946 TV Movie
The Front Page 1945 TV Movie

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The Ed Sullivan Show 1961 TV Series Himself

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