Walter Mathews (actor)
Walter Mathews (October 10, 1926 – April 28, 2012) was an American character actor whose credits included roles in television, film and theater.
|Born||October 10, 1926|
|Died||April 28, 2012 (aged 85)|
|Alma mater||Ohio University|
On television, Mathews appeared in a series of commercials for Fram Oil Filters as the original fictional Fram mechanic who promised consumers, "You can pay me now or pay me later." In 1962 Matthews appeared as Mr. Harper on the TV western The Virginian in the episode titled "The Brazen Bell." Mathews also had recurring roles in the Another World and General Hospital soap operas. His additional television credits included Ripcord, Emergency!, Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C., Murder, She Wrote, Perry Mason, Mannix, Charlie's Angels, Adam-12, Quincy, M.E., Mission: Impossible, Starsky & Hutch, Alice, Medical Center and The FBI.
Mathews made his last on-screen appearance in 1986.
|1959||Middle of the Night||Mickey Hilliard||Uncredited|
|1964||The Naked Kiss||Mike|
|1964||Where Love Has Gone||Reporter||Uncredited|
|1966||Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number!||Stagehand, Movie Set||Uncredited|
|1966||Not with My Wife, You Don't!||Television Producer||Uncredited|
|1967||A Covenant with Death||Appraiser||Uncredited|
|1970||The Lawyer||Mr. Andre|
|1984||Racing with the Moon||Sailor||Voice|
|1986||The Check Is in the Mail...||Water & Power man #1|
- Fulghum, Sherill (2012-05-06). "Actor Walter Matthews Dies". Allvoices.com. Archived from the original on 2012-05-13. Retrieved 2012-05-12.
- "Character actor Walter Mathews dies, Appeared on TV shows including 'Murder, She Wrote'". Variety. 2012-05-06. Retrieved 2012-05-12.