Lewis Charles

Lewis Charles was a prolific actor who created a name for himself largely on the big screen. In his early acting career, Charles appeared in such films as the Richard Widmark drama "Panic in the Streets" (1950), the ... Read more »
Born: 11/02/1920

Filmography

Actor (23)

Nero Wolfe 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

Actor

The Gift 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

Actor

The Human Factor 1974 (Movie)

Mr Gerardi (Actor)

I Love a Mystery 1972 - 1973 (TV Show)

Actor

Get Smart 1965 - 1970 (TV Show)

Actor

Now You See It, Now You Don't 1968 - 1969 (TV Show)

Actor

Topaz 1969 (Movie)

Mr Mendoza (Actor)

A House Is Not a Home 1963 (Movie)

Angelo (Actor)

Birdman of Alcatraz 1962 (Movie)

Chaplain Wentzel (Actor)

Island of Love 1962 (Movie)

Louie (Actor)

Soldier in the Rain 1962 (Movie)

Sgt Tozzi (Actor)

Who's Got the Action? 1962 (Movie)

Clutch (Actor)

The Three Stooges Meet Hercules 1961 (Movie)

Achilles (Actor)

Al Capone 1958 (Movie)

Hymie Weiss (Actor)

Party Girl 1958 (Movie)

Danny Rimett (Actor)

Monkey on My Back 1957 (Movie)

Lew Surati (Actor)

Sweet Smell of Success 1957 (Movie)

Al Evans (Actor)

Bigger Than Life 1956 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Rose Tattoo 1955 (Movie)

Taxi Driver (Actor)

To Catch a Thief 1955 (Movie)

Man with Milk in Kitchen (Actor)

Cage Without a Key (TV Show)

Actor

The Feather and Father Gang (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Lewis Charles was a prolific actor who created a name for himself largely on the big screen. In his early acting career, Charles appeared in such films as the Richard Widmark drama "Panic in the Streets" (1950), the Cary Grant mystery adaptation "To Catch a Thief" (1955) and the Anna Magnani dramatic adaptation "The Rose Tattoo" (1955). He also appeared in "Bigger Than Life" (1956), "Monkey on My Back" (1957) and the drama "Sweet Smell of Success" (1957) with Burt Lancaster. He kept working in film throughout the sixties, starring in the comedy "The Three Stooges Meet Hercules" (1962) with Moe Howard, the comedy adaptation "Who's Got the Action?" (1962) with Dean Martin and "Birdman of Alcatraz" (1962) with Burt Lancaster. He also appeared in the Jackie Gleason dramatic adaptation "Soldier in the Rain" (1963). He held additional roles in television including a part on "Kolchak: The Night Stalker" (ABC, 1974-75). He also was featured in the TV movies "I Love a Mystery" (1972-73), "Queen of the Stardust Ballroom" (CBS, 1974-75) and "Cage Without a Key" (CBS, 1974-75). Charles more recently appeared in "The Gift" (CBS, 1979-1980).

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