Alexander Basil "Al" Matthews (November 21, 1942 – September 22, 2018) was a United Kingdom-based American actor, singer and former U.S. Marine who played Sergeant Apone in the 1986 film Aliens. He later lent his voice and likeness to the Apone character in the 2013 video game Aliens: Colonial Marines. Other notable films Matthews appeared in include Ragtime (1981), Stormy Monday (1988), The Fifth Element (1997) and Tomorrow Never Dies (1997). Aside from his work in film, Matthews had an extensive career in television and stage.
On September 22, 2018, Matthews was found unresponsive in his home in Orihuela Costa, Spain. He was pronounced dead later that day, aged 75.
|1981||Ragtime||With Brad Dourif, Colette Hiller and Stuart Milligan|
|Omen III: The Final Conflict|
|1982||The Sender||With Barbara Coles|
|1983||Superman III||With Clive Curtis and Helen Horton|
|1986||Defence of the Realm||With Barbara Coles and Danny Webb|
|The American Way||With Bill Armstrong|
|1987||Out of Order|
|1997||The Fifth Element||With Christopher Fairbank, Ian Holm, Vladimir McCrary, Mac McDonald and Mark Anthony Newman|
|Tomorrow Never Dies||With Nick Gillard, Eoin McCarthy, Mark Anthony Newman, Colin Salmon, C. C. Smiff and Trevor Steedman|
- Al Matthews at the Internet Movie Database
- Al Matthews on Wikipedia
- Empire- Aliens: The Colonial Marines
- Al Matthews, Actor, Aliens
- Al Matthews Actor Singer Musician Broadcaster (archived)