Al Matthews, the former Marine NCO and Vietnam War veteran who played Gunnery Sergeant Al Apone, has passed away.
Al Matthews, the actor many of you will remember from his role as a senior NCO in the “Colonial Marines” in the 1986 film Aliens, was found dead today in his retirement home in Spain yesterday. Matthews, a former Marine who was awarded two Purple Hearts during his service, was a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was 75 years old.
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