Matthew Betz
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1881
Birth Place:
St. Louis, MO

Biography

Towering character actor Matthew Betz toured in vaudeville and stock before making his film debut in 1921. Betz' best-remembered silent-screen assignment was as Schani Eberle in Von Stroheim's The Wedding March. He proved that sound would be no obstacle to his career by appearing in the first all-talkie horror film The Terror (1928). Most often cast as a menacing gangster, Betz was also seen in...