Answering some FAQs about Black Junction
Al Matthews, best known for playing Apone in Aliens passes on at age 74..REST IN POWER.
Born in Brooklyn in 1942, Matthews had served as a Marine in the Vietnam War. His website states: "I hold thirteen combat awards and decorations, including two purple hearts. I was the first black Marine in the 1st Marine Division in Vietnam to be meritoriously promoted to the rank of sergeant".He went on to become a singer and actor who appeared in diverse roles from the sitcom Desmond's to action films such as Aliens Superman as well as Horror like Omen.