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Charles Drake


Star from the 1959 european film, Zero Name for the Bullet, who have appeared in 83 movies between 1939 and 1975, often together with Jimmy Stewart. He starred in the Jimmy Stewart movies Harvey, The Glenn Miller Tale, and Winchester ’73. He worked well like a salesman after graduating from Nichols University in Massachusetts. He made an appearance in tv series like the Fugitive, Daniel Boone, and the initial Celebrity Trek series. He was created in NEW YORK and passed away in East Lyme, Connecticut. He made an appearance with Bette Davis in the 1973 Television film, Scream, Pretty Peggy.

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Full Name Charles Drake
Date Of Birth October 2, 1917
Place Of Birth New York City, NY
Profession Movie Actor
Education Nichols College
Nationality American
Children Christopher Drake
Awards Order of Canada, Order of Ontario
Movies Harvey, It Came from Outer Space, The Glenn Miller Story, To Hell and Back, Winchester '73, No Name on the Bullet, All That Heaven Allows, Valley of the Dolls, War Arrow, The Swimmer, The Arrangement, A Night in Casablanca, Tammy Tell Me True, Walk the Proud Land, Tobor the Great, Until They Sail, Jeanne Eagels, Red Ball Express, Bonzo Goes to College, Step Down to Terror, Scream, Pretty Peggy, Back Street, Four Guns to the Border, The Price of Fear, Hail, Hero!, The Counterfeit Killer, Comanche Territory, Dear Heart, The Lives of Jenny Dolan, Showdown, Lone Hand, Gunsmoke, I Was a Shoplifter, The Tender Years, The Screaming Woman, You Never Can Tell, Tarzan's Magic Fountain, The Treasure of Lost Canyon, The Pretender, Nine Lives Are Not Enough, The Third Day, Air Cadet, The Money Jungle, Winter Wonderland, Busses Roar, Whistle Stop, You Came Along, Conflict, Million Dollar Baby, The Body Disappears, Air Force One
Star Sign Libra

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1Was chosen by Audie Murphy to play the role of Brandon in "To Hell and Back" because according to Murphy and other army buddies, he reminded Murphy of a friend in his army unit.



The Fugitive1967TV SeriesOliver Greer
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre1966TV SeriesDolan
The Third Day1965Lawrence Conway
Slattery's People1965TV SeriesDavid Bryant
Dear Heart1964Frank Taylor
The Lively Set1964Paul Manning
The Lucy Show1964TV SeriesWalter Kendricks
Destry1964TV SeriesSheriff Connel
Wagon Train1958-1964TV SeriesLink Cheney / Marshal Vern Rothman / Hollister John Garrison / ...
Showdown1963Bert Pickett
The Eleventh Hour1963TV SeriesPhil Hall
Alcoa Premiere1963TV SeriesWalter Mitchell
The Dick Powell Theatre1962TV SeriesLarry Kester
Checkmate1961TV SeriesMark Weston
Rendezvous1957-1961TV SeriesJohn Burden / Host / The Lieutenant / ...
Laramie1960-1961TV SeriesAllen Winter / Matt Jessup
Back Street1961Curt Stanton
Tammy Tell Me True1961Buford Woodly
The Barbara Stanwyck Show1961TV SeriesBen Stockton
The Law and Mr. Jones1960TV SeriesCharles Preston
No Name on the Bullet1959Luke Canfield
Step Down to Terror1958Johnny Williams Walters
Playhouse 901957-1958TV SeriesGuy Schmitt / George Rutherford
Until They Sail1957Capt. Richard Bates
Jeanne Eagels1957John Donahue
Lux Video Theatre1956TV SeriesPres
Robert Montgomery Presents1955-1956TV SeriesCarl Phillips / Paul Doniger / Lew / ...
Walk the Proud Land1956Tom Sweeny
Climax!1956TV SeriesMickey Wayne
The 20th Century-Fox Hour1956TV SeriesMacauley
Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre1956TV Series
The Price of Fear1956Police Sgt. Pete Carroll
Studio One in Hollywood1955TV SeriesNed Welch
Appointment with Adventure1955TV Series
All That Heaven Allows1955Mick Anderson
Female on the Beach1955Police Lieutenant Galley
To Hell and Back1955Brandon
The Best of Broadway1955TV SeriesKeith Burgess
The Loretta Young Show1954-1955TV SeriesTom / Jeff Bertch
Four Guns to the Border1954Jim Flannery
Fireside Theatre1954TV SeriesDavid
Tobor the Great1954Dr. Ralph Harrison
Kraft Theatre1954TV Series
Private Secretary1954TV Series
The Glenn Miller Story1954Don Haynes
War Arrow1953Sgt. Luke Schermerhorn
It Came from Outer Space1953Sheriff Matt Warren
The Lone Hand1953George Hadley
Gunsmoke1953Johnny Lake
Bonzo Goes to College1952Malcolm Drew
Red Ball Express1952Pvt. Ronald Partridge / Narrator
The Treasure of Lost Canyon1952Jim Anderson
You Never Can Tell1951Perry Collins
Little Egypt1951Oliver Doane
The Fat Man1951Radio Broadcaster at Racetrack (voice, uncredited)
Air Cadet1951Captain Sullivan
Mystery Submarine1950Commodore (voice, uncredited)
Harvey1950Dr. Lyman Sanderson
Deported1950Voice of Customs Official (uncredited)
Peggy1950Tom Fielding
Winchester '731950Steve Miller
Louisa1950Voice of Radio Broadcaster (uncredited)
I Was a Shoplifter1950Herb Klaxon
Comanche Territory1950Stacey Howard
Johnny Stool Pigeon1949Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
Tarzan's Magic Fountain1949Mr. Dodd
The Babe Ruth Story1948Reporter (uncredited)
The Tender Years1948Bob Wilson
The Pretender1947Dr. Leonard G. Koster
A Night in Casablanca1946Pierre
Winter Wonderland1946Steve Kirk
Whistle Stop1946Ernie
You Came Along1945Lt. R. Janoschek
Conflict1945Prof. Norman Holsworth
It Happened in Springfield1945Short
Air Force1943Navigator
The Hard Way1943Trailer Narrator (uncredited)
Now, Voyager1942Leslie Trotter (uncredited)
Across the Pacific1942Officer (uncredited)
Busses Roar1942Eddie Sloan
The Gay Sisters1942Man Entering Courtroom (uncredited)
Wings for the Eagle1942Customer (uncredited)
Yankee Doodle Dandy1942Actor (uncredited)
Winning Your Wings1942ShortState College Student (uncredited)
Larceny, Inc.1942R.V. Boyce - Driver in Accident (uncredited)
Shoot Yourself Some Golf1942ShortGolfer playing through (uncredited)
The Male Animal1942Student (uncredited)
Bullet Scars1942Harry a Reporter (uncredited)
The Man Who Came to Dinner1942Sandy
You're in the Army Now1941Private (uncredited)
Dangerously They Live1941Joe, Hospital Orderly with Dr. Murdock (uncredited)
The Body Disappears1941Arthur (scenes deleted)
The Maltese Falcon1941Reporter (uncredited)
One Foot in Heaven1941Second Bridegroom (uncredited)
Nine Lives Are Not Enough1941'Snappy' Lucas
Navy Blues1941Seabag Inspectioon Officer (uncredited)
Dive Bomber1941Pilot (uncredited)
Sergeant York1941Scorer (uncredited)
Out of the Fog1941Reporter (uncredited)
Million Dollar Baby1941Pamela's First Dance Partner (uncredited)
Affectionately Yours1941Hospital Intern (uncredited)
I Wanted Wings1941Cadet (uncredited)
The Hunchback of Notre Dame1939Young Priest (uncredited)
Conspiracy1939Police Guard (uncredited)
Career1939Rex Chaney
My Brother's Wedding1983Pastor #2
McMillan & Wife1976TV SeriesWeb Hilliard
Matt Helm1976TV SeriesMr. Simmons, Ellen's dad
Switch1975TV SeriesCharles Estabrook
Cannon1975TV SeriesDr. Martin Larkin
The Lives of Jenny Dolan1975TV MovieAlan Hardesty
Cop on the Beat1975TV MovieDeputy Chief Berliner
Caribe1975TV Series
The Rookies1975TV SeriesBailey
Police Story1975TV SeriesCmdr. Roscoe
Harry O1974TV SeriesMarty Scofield
Scream, Pretty Peggy1973TV MovieGeorge Thornton
Partners in Crime1973TV MovieLieutenant Fred Harnett
Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law1973TV Series
Marcus Welby, M.D.1970-1973TV SeriesTom Eades
Mission: Impossible1972TV SeriesMitchell Connally
The Screaming Woman1972TV MovieKen Bronson
The Man and the City1971TV SeriesHess
The Seven Minutes1971Sgt. Kellogg
Ironside1971TV SeriesMr. Thomas
Bracken's World1970TV SeriesCasey Smith
The Virginian1969-1970TV SeriesRandolf / Milo Cantrell
The Name of the Game1969-1970TV SeriesJonathan Galley / Tom Laraby
Land of the Giants1970TV SeriesMr. Erdap
The Arrangement1969Finnegan
Hail, Hero!1969Senator Murchiston
The Bold Ones: The Protectors1969TV SeriesJack Sheehan
The Smugglers1968TV MovieHarry Miller
Daniel Boone1968TV SeriesAndy Wharton / Simon Jarvis
The Swimmer1968Howard Graham
The Counterfeit Killer1968Dolan
Judd for the Defense1967TV SeriesHarlan Gray
Valley of the Dolls1967Kevin Gillmore
Star Trek1967TV SeriesCommodore Stocker
The Money Jungle1967Harvey Sheppard
The Man from U.N.C.L.E.1967TV SeriesTaggart Coleman
Mannix1967TV SeriesAdam Pierson
The Invaders1967TV SeriesRobert Morrison
F Troop1967TV SeriesMajor Terence McConnell



The Ed Sullivan Show1964TV SeriesHimself - Actor
Here's Hollywood1962TV SeriesHimself
Rendezvous1958TV SeriesHimself - Host / John Burden

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