Alf Humphreys

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Alf Humphreys
Born Alfred Humphreys
(1953-08-09)August 9, 1953
Haileybury, Ontario, Canada
Died January 31, 2018(2018-01-31) (aged 64)
Stratford, Ontario, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Other names Alf Humphreys, Alfred E. Humphreys, Alfred Humphreys
Occupation Film actor
Television actor
Years active 1980–2012[1]
Spouse(s) Elizabeth Moss
Children 1 son
Parent(s) Leslie and Gabrielle Humphreys

Alfred Humphreys (August 9, 1953 – January 31, 2018)[2] was a Canadian actor.

Early life[edit]

Humphreys was born in Haileybury, Ontario, Canada.[1] He was the son of Leslie and Gabrielle Humphreys.[2]


Humphreys was a dramatic actor who first acted on stage with a troupe in North Bay, Canada.[1] 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).

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. In 2010, he appeared in Diary of a Wimpy Kid as Robert Jefferson. He appeared with the same role in 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).

Personal life[edit]

Humphreys was married to Elizabeth Moss. They had one son.[2]


Humphreys died of brain cancer on January 31, 2018, in Stratford, Ontario, Canada. He was 64.[1]

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d Lentz, Harris M. III (April 2018). "Alf Humphreys, 64". Classic Images (514): 43. 
  2. ^ a b c "Actor Alf Humphreys dead at 64". North Bay Nugget. January 31, 2018. Archived from the original on 25 May 2018. Retrieved 25 May 2018. 

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