Charles Rogers

Actor, Producer
Born: 01/14/1887

Filmography

Writer (11)

Brewster's Millions 1945 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Flying Deuces 1938 (Movie)

(From Story)

The Flying Deuces 1938 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Block-Heads 1937 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Way Out West 1936 (Movie)

(From Story)

Way Out West 1936 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

A Chump at Oxford (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Air Raid Wardens (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Our Relations (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Saps at Sea (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Swiss Miss (Movie)

(Screenwriter)
Director (2)

Tit For Tat 1934 (Movie)

(Director)

Babes in Toyland (Movie)

(Director)
Actor (1)

The Devil's Brother (Movie)

(Actor)
Producer (1)

The Billion Dollar Scandal (Movie)

(Producer)

EDUCATION

University of Kansas

Lawrence , Kansas

Milestones

1957

Final screen appearance, "The Parson and the Outlaw"; also produced

1948

Produced Douglas Sirk's "Sleep, My Love"; Pickford also produced after 12 years away from films

1948

Returned to screen after six year absence, "An Innocent Affair/Don't Trust Your Husband"

1947

Produced Cy Enfield's "Stork Bites Man"

1946

First producing credits, two movies directed by Reginald LeBorg, "Little Iodine" and "Susie Steps Out" (also produced LeBorg's "Adventures of Don Coyote" 1947)

1940

Replaced Donald Woods as Lupe Velez's husband in the "Mexican Spitfire" movies, acting in "Mexican Spitfire's Baby"; also acted in "Mexican Spitfire at Sea" and "Mexican Spitfire Sees a Ghost" (both 1942)

1935

Played playboy son of George Barbier in Edward Ludwig's fluffy musical, "Old Man Rhythm"

1933

Acted in movie musical, "Take a Chance"

1931

Asked to be released from Paramount contract; formed first in a series of orchestras with musicians Johnny Green and Gene Krupa and singers Mary Martin and Marilyn Maxwell; reportedly Pickford provided some of the financing for the band

1930

Reteamed with Wellman for "Young Eagles", once again playing a WWI American pilot

1928

First time headlining a movie, "Varsity"; also his first talkie, it contained 13 minutes of dialogue, mostly in the last 10 minutes of the film

1927

Acted opposite future wife Mary Pickford in "My Best Girl" (Pickford's last silent movie)

1927

Starred in the first Oscar-winning Best Picture, the silent "Wings"; second feature directed by William Wellman; also starred Clara Bow

1926

Film debut, "Fascinating Youth"; alongside other winners of the talent search

1925

Chosen by Paramount to take a six-month training course for actors

1925

Father submitted photograph to Famous Players-Lasky nationwide talent search; one of 20 selected for a screen test

Bonus Trivia

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Rogers and Pickford were two of the early donors to the Motion Picture and Television Home.

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He has an award named after him that is presented by the Hollywood Women's Press Club.

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