Legends of Action

September 12, 2013
 

Legends of Action: Matthias Hues

Matthias Hues has been working in the action genre for over 20 years and frankly he’s barely aged a day. Instantly recognizable for his long blonde hair and huge frame, he is always an imposing figure on screen and his fight scenes are always authentic looking.

He was born on Valentine’s Day in Waltrop, Germany, to the late Dr. Josef Hues and Maria Humperdinck Hues. Hues started out wanting to be a hotel manager but would eventually get the entertainment bug and moved to Los Angeles.

He trained at the legendary Gold’s Gym and due to his massive physique, he quickly made a name for himself in low budget action movies.

Hues is best known for his role as the vicious alien serial killer from the Dolph Lundgren classic I Come in Peace AKA Dark Angel. He’s mostly played villains and his movies usually end with an awesome fight scene, resulting in a violent death for Mr. Hues. My personal favourite roles of his are in Mission of Justice with Jeff Wincott, I Come in Peace and TC2000 with Billy Blanks and Bolo Young.

He holds a black belt in Tae Kwon Do and he is also skilled in kickboxing, making him the perfect fit for the action genre.

I was lucky enough to interview him a few months back and although he would love a part in The Expendables series, he think it would be unlikely because of how similar he looks to Dolph Lundgren. I don’t think he’s THAT similar and would personally love to see him in the series… as a good guy.

Matthias has several upcoming movies including The Rogue, 1066 and Angel of Death, so he’s showing no signs of retiring any time soon.

In fact, just check out his filmography below:

 

2014 The Rogue (pre-production)

Petrov

 

2014 1066 (pre-production)

Hugh De Montfort

 

2014 Angel of Death (filming)

Simon

 

2011 Goy

Martin Teinmann

 

2010 The Grove (short)

Tomas/Tareq

 

2009 At World’s End

Aribert

 

2009 Art of Submission

Matt

 

2009 Wanted: Weapons of Fate (Video Game)

Bearded Assassin (voice)

 

2009 Green Street Hooligans 2 (video)

Taras (uncredited)

 

2009 Charlie Valentine

Victor

 

2009 Immortally Yours

Marshall Pope

 

2008 Chinaman’s Chance: America’s Other Slaves

Carl

 

2007 D-War

Bounty Hunter #1

 

2003 The Librarians

Ciro

 

2003 Beyond the Limits

Big Blond knight (uncredited)

 

2001 The Silent Force (uncredited)

 

2001 Legion of the Dead

Togaio – Blond Man

 

2000 The King’s Guard

Angus

 

2000 Hostile Environment

Mike Erikson

 

1999 Power Rangers Lost Galaxy (TV series)

Guardian

– Enter the Lost Galaxy (1999) … Guardian

 

1998 The Company Man (video)

Van Guilder

 

1998/I The Protector

Gunther

 

1997 Conan (TV series)

Savann

– A Friend in Need (1997) … Savann

 

1997 Cyber Vengeance

Thor

 

1997 Executive Target

Vic

 

1997 Boogeyman Vampire Club 4

Reporter

 

1996 Lone Tiger

Dark Tiger

 

1996 Starcrypt

Galleon

 

1996 Safety Zone

Marcos (as Matthius Hues)

 

1996 Alone in the Woods

Kurt

 

1995 Droid Gunner

Hawks

 

1995 Digital Man

Digital Man

 

1995 Fists of Iron

Victor ‘The Destroyer’ Bragg

 

1994 Death Match

Mark Vanik

 

1994 Finding Interest

The Hitman

 

1993 TC 2000

Bigalow

 

1993 Bounty Tracker (video)

Erik Gauss

 

1993 Fist Fighter 2

C.J.Thunderbird

 

1993 Age of Treason (TV movie)

Justus

 

1992 Mission of Justice

Titus Larkin

 

1992 Talons of the Eagle

Khan

 

1992 Blackbelt

John Sweet

 

1992 I Don’t Buy Kisses Anymore

Eric, Personal Trainer

 

1992 Tequila and Bonetti (TV series)

Arnie

– Runt of the Litter (1992) … Arnie

 

1991 Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country

Second Klingon General

 

1991/I Diplomatic Immunity

Gephardt

 

1991 Kickboxer 2: The Road Back

Neil Vargas

 

1990 Aftershock

Cassidy

 

1990 Dark Angel

Bad Alien – Talec

 

1989 Cage

Italian Fighter

 

1989 Fist Fighter

Rhino

 

1988 Big Top Pee-wee

Oscar the Liontamer

 

1987 Brothers (TV series)

Thor

– There’s a Lid for Every Pot (1987) … Thor

 

1987 No Retreat, No Surrender 2: Raging Thunder

Yuri

 

 

Source: IMDB



About the Author

Eoin Friel
Eoin Friel
I grew up watching JCVD, Sly and Arnold destroy bad guys, blow things up and spew one-liners like it's a fashion statement. Action is everything I go to the movies for and the reason I came up with this site is to share my love for the genre with everyone.



 
 

 

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