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Francis Matthews

1 September 1927 to 13 June 2014

Through his title role as the gentleman sleuth in the BBC’s Paul Temple (1969-1971) and as the voice of Captain Scarlet in Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons (1967-1968), Francis Matthews quickly became known to television audiences of all ages. His first film appearance was in Bhowani Junction (1956) and he also appeared in a number of Hammer horrors.

- Read Francis Matthews' Guardian obituary here