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Actor Charley Grapewin

Charley Grapewin

  • Birth name:

    Charles Ellsworth Grapewin

  • Date of Birth:

    Xenia, Ohio, USA

  • Height:

    5' 7½" (1.71 m)

Biography:

This old codger film favorite, born in 1869 (some reports say 1875), got into the entertainment field at an early age, first as a circus performer (aerialist and trapeze artist). Acting having then sparked his interest, he worked in a series of stock companies while writing stage plays on the side that he himself could star in. He married actress Anna Chance around the turn of the century, and they remained a devoted couple until her death 47 years later. They had no children. Charley came into his own i... more

Charley Grapewin Filmography

Aсtor (23)

Movie

Year

Movie Follow the Boys Follow the Boys

as Nick West

1944
Movie Johnny Apollo Johnny Apollo

as Judge Emmett T. Brennan

1940
Movie The Grapes of Wrath The Grapes of Wrath

as Grandpa

1940
Movie The Wizard of Oz The Wizard of Oz

as Uncle Henry

1939
Movie The Shopworn Angel The Shopworn Angel

as Wilson (caretaker) (scenes deleted)

1938
Movie Three Comrades Three Comrades

as Local Doctor

1938
Movie Big City Big City

as Robert, the Mayor

1937
Movie Broadway Melody of 1938 Broadway Melody of 1938

as James K. Blakeley, Trainer

1937
Movie Captains Courageous Captains Courageous

as Uncle Salters

1937
Movie The Good Earth The Good Earth

as Old Father

1937
Movie Libeled Lady Libeled Lady

as Mr. Bane

1936
Movie The Petrified Forest The Petrified Forest

as Gramp Maple

1936
Movie Alice Adams Alice Adams

as J. A. Lamb

1935
Movie Female Female

as Drunk at Hamburger Stand (uncredited)

1933
Movie Don't Bet on Love Don't Bet on Love

as Pop McCaffery

1933
Movie Midnight Mary Midnight Mary

as Clerk (as Charles Grapewin)

1933
Movie No Man of Her Own No Man of Her Own

as George - the Clerk

1932