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Actor Spencer Charters

Spencer Charters

  • Date of Birth:

    25 January 1875 Duncannon, Pennsylvania, USA

Biography:

Spencer Charters was a burly, moon faced man who got his start in the theater where he basically stayed until 1930. Thereafter, he quickly launched a career as a character actor in movies. His specialty was a lower-to-middle-class worker, and he portrayed many types, including judges, doctors, clerks, managers, jailers, etc. Charters was a busy man, with over 200 parts from 1930 to 1943. By the late 1930s, Charters was feeling the effects of advancing age, and was unable to play more than short bit parts. He ended his life in 1943 via sleeping pills and carbon monoxide poisoning.

Filmography

Aсtor (40)

Movie

Year

Movie The Pride of the Yankees The Pride of the Yankees

as Mr. Larsen

1942
Movie Yankee Doodle Dandy Yankee Doodle Dandy

as Colony Opera House Stage Manager (uncredited)

1942
Movie Moon Over Miami Moon Over Miami

as Joe, the Postman

1941
Movie Kitty Foyle Kitty Foyle

as Father (scenes deleted)

1941
Movie Santa Fe Trail Santa Fe Trail

as Cap (conductor)

1940
Movie Blondie Plays Cupid Blondie Plays Cupid

as Uncle Abner Henderson

1940
Movie The Doctor Takes a Wife The Doctor Takes a Wife

as Henry Quinn - Justice of the Peace (uncredited)

1940
Movie Virginia City Virginia City

as Sazerac Saloon bartender (uncredited)

1940
Movie Remember the Night Remember the Night

as Judge at Rummage Sale

1940
Movie Drums Along the Mohawk Drums Along the Mohawk

as Innkeeper

1939
Movie In Name Only In Name Only

as Fred, the Gardener

1939
Movie Young Mr. Lincoln Young Mr. Lincoln

as Judge Herbert A. Bell

1939
Movie Topper Takes a Trip Topper Takes a Trip

as Judge Wilson

1938
Movie In Old Chicago In Old Chicago

as Commissioner W.J. Beavers

1938
Movie Mr. Boggs Steps Out Mr. Boggs Steps Out

as Angus Tubbs

1938
Movie The Perfect Specimen The Perfect Specimen

as Stationmaster (uncredited)

1937
Movie The Prisoner of Zenda The Prisoner of Zenda

as Railroad Porter (uncredited)

1937
Movie Banjo on My Knee Banjo on My Knee

as Judge Tope

1936
Movie Libeled Lady Libeled Lady

as Magistrate

1936
Movie Mr. Deeds Goes to Town Mr. Deeds Goes to Town

as Mal - Station Agent (uncredited)

1936
Movie In Person In Person

as Parson Calverton Lunk

1935
Movie Star of Midnight Star of Midnight

as Hotel Doorman (uncredited)

1935
Movie Murder on a Honeymoon Murder on a Honeymoon

as Chief Britt

1935
Movie It's a Gift It's a Gift

as Gate Guard

1934
Movie Caravan Caravan

as Flunkey (uncredited)

1934
Movie Hips, Hips, Hooray! Hips, Hips, Hooray!

as Clark

1934
Movie Fashions of 1934 Fashions of 1934

as Man Removing Telephone

1934
Movie Lady Killer Lady Killer

as Los Angeles Cop (uncredited)

1933
Movie Female Female

as Tom, a Doorman

1933
Movie Gambling Ship Gambling Ship

as Detective

1933
Movie Gabriel Over the White House Gabriel Over the White House

as Vice President (uncredited)

1933
Movie Broadway Bad Broadway Bad

as Lew Gordon (uncredited)

1933
Movie Three on a Match Three on a Match

as Street Cleaner (uncredited)

1932
Movie The Tenderfoot The Tenderfoot

as Oscar

1932
Movie Whoopee! Whoopee!

as Jerome Underwood

1930