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August 9, 1953
Haileybury, Ontario, Canada
|Died||January 31, 2018 (aged 64)|
Stratford, Ontario, Canada
|Other names||Alf Humphreys, Alfred E. Humphreys, Alfred Humphreys|
|Parent(s)||Leslie and Gabrielle Humphreys|
Alfred Humphreys (August 9, 1953 – January 31, 2018) was a Canadian actor.
Humphreys was a dramatic actor who first acted on stage with a troupe in North Bay, Canada. His breakthrough role was as the Deputy Lester in First Blood (1982), which starred Sylvester Stallone as Rambo. His other memorable roles include the character Howard Landers in My Bloody Valentine (1981) and William Drake in the blockbuster film X2 (2003). He also starred in two horror films directed by William Fruet: Funeral Home (1980) and Bedroom Eyes (1984). He also played supporting parts in such films as Act of Vengeance (1986), Ernest Rides Again (1993), Luna: Spirit of the Whale (2007) and Air Bud: Spikes Back (2003). In 2010, he appeared in Diary of a Wimpy Kid as Robert Jefferson, a role he would reprise in the films sequels Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (2011), Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (2012) and Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Class Clown (2012).
Humphreys played numerous small guest roles in television shows throughout the 1980s up to the present including the role of Dr. Pomerantz on the Sci-Fi show The X Files, as well as roles on The Twilight Zone (the 1985 and 2002 revivals), Smallville, Outer Limits and Da Vinci's Inquest.
Humphreys was married to Elizabeth Moss. They had one son.
Humphreys died of brain cancer on January 31, 2018, in Stratford, Ontario, Canada. He was 64.
- Virus (1980) - Sailor #2 - HMS Nereid
- Funeral Home (1980) - Joe Yates
- My Bloody Valentine (1981) - Howard
- Improper Channels (1981) - Orderly #2
- Gas (1981) - Lou Picard
- If You Could See What I Hear (1982) - Freddy
- First Blood (1982) - Lester
- Finders Keepers (1984) - Mulholland
- Bedroom Eyes (1984) - Cantrell
- Honeymoon (1985) - Sonny
- One Magic Christmas (1985)
- Flying (1986) - Joel
- Ernest Rides Again (1993) - Surgeon
- The Raffle (1994) - Randy Hickock
- Rumble in the Bronx (1995) - Police Officer
- Falling from the Sky: Flight 174 (1995, Television movie) - Cabbie
- Big Bully (1996) - Teacher #2
- Silence (1997)
- National Lampoon's Golf Punks (1998) - Jack
- The Stickup (2002) - Mike O'Grady
- Dead Heat (2002) - Dr. Marchesi
- Final Destination 2 (2003) - Mr. Gibbons
- X2 (2003) - William Drake
- Little Brother of War (2003) - Phil
- The Perfect Score (2004) - Tom Helton
- John Tucker Must Die (2006) - Detention Teacher
- The Suspect (2006) - Robert Owens
- Deck the Halls (2006) - Hardware Store Employee.
- The Uninvited (2009) - Priest
- Diary of a Wimpy Kid (2010) - Mr. Jefferson
- Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (2011) - Mr. Jefferson
- Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (2012) - Mr. Jefferson (final film role)
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