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Charles S. Dutton

Charles S. Dutton was born on January 30, 1951 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA as Charles Stanley Dutton. He is an actor and producer, known for Alien³ (1992), Gothika (2003) and Roc (1991). He was previously married to Debbi Morgan. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 10 wins & 26 nominations. See more awards »

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Alien³ Dillon
Gothika Dr. Douglas Grey
Roc Roc Emerson
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Secret Window Ken Karsch


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 2015 Bessie (TV Movie)
William 'Pa' Rainey
 2015 A Novel Romance (TV Movie)
 2014 The Following (TV Series)
FBI Director Tom Franklin
- The Messenger (2014) ... FBI Director Tom Franklin
 2013 Zero Hour (TV Series)
Father Mickle
- Spring (2013) ... Father Mickle
- Ratchet (2013) ... Father Mickle
- Suspension (2013) ... Father Mickle
- Pendulum (2013) ... Father Mickle
- Face (2013) ... Father Mickle
 2012 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Pastor Damon
- Blue Ribbon Panel (2012) ... Pastor Damon
 2012 40 Minutes of Hell (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice)
 2011 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Tony Cole
- The Bittersweet Science (2011) ... Tony Cole
 2010 Dark Blue (TV Series)
Walter Shell
- Shell Game (2010) ... Walter Shell (as Charles Dutton)
 2009 CSI: NY (TV Series)
Talmadge Neville
- Greater Good (2009) ... Talmadge Neville
 2008 Racing for Time (TV Movie)
Lt. Stack
 2007 Suspect (TV Movie)
Det. Joe Sampson
 2007 My Name Is Earl (TV Series)
- Get a Real Job (2007) ... Reggie (as Charles Dutton)
 2006-2007 House M.D. (TV Series)
Rodney Foreman
 2006 Sleeper Cell (TV Series)
- Home (2006)
 2005-2006 Threshold (TV Series)
J.T. Baylock
- Alienville (2006) ... J.T. Baylock
- Vigilante (2006) ... J.T. Baylock
- Outbreak (2006) ... J.T. Baylock
- The Crossing (2006) ... J.T. Baylock
- Progeny (2005) ... J.T. Baylock
 2005 Mayday (TV Movie)
Admiral Randolf Hennings
 2005 Clubhouse (TV Series)
Stuart Truman
- Player Rep (2005) ... Stuart Truman
- Between First and Home (2005) ... Stuart Truman
 2004 Something the Lord Made (TV Movie)
William Thomas (as Charles Dutton)
 2003 D.C. Sniper: 23 Days of Fear (TV Movie)
Chief Charles Moose
 2002-2003 Without a Trace (TV Series)
Chet Collins
- Hang on to Me (2003) ... Chet Collins
- Between the Cracks (2002) ... Chet Collins
 2003 Freedom: A History of Us (TV Series documentary)
Negro Student / Benjamin Arnett
- Democracy and Struggles (2003) ... Negro Student (voice)
- What Is Freedom? (2003) ... Benjamin Arnett (voice)
 2002 Conviction (TV Movie)
Carl's Father
 2002 10,000 Black Men Named George (TV Movie)
Milton Webster
 2001 The Practice (TV Series)
Leonard Marshall
- Killing Time (2001) ... Leonard Marshall
 2001 The Sopranos (TV Series)
Officer Wilmore
- Another Toothpick (2001) ... Officer Wilmore
 2001 Ed (TV Series)
Rev. Thomas Carver
- Valentine's Day (2001) ... Rev. Thomas Carver
 2000 Deadlocked (TV Movie)
Jacob Doyle
 1999 Aftershock: Earthquake in New York (TV Mini-Series)
Mayor Bruce Lincoln
- Episode #1.2 (1999) ... Mayor Bruce Lincoln
- Episode #1.1 (1999) ... Mayor Bruce Lincoln
 1999 The '60s (TV Movie)
Reverend Willie Taylor (as Charles Dutton)
 1998 Oz (TV Series)
Professor Alvah Case
- The Tip (1998) ... Professor Alvah Case
 1997 First Time Felon (TV Movie)
Inmate (uncredited)
 1997 True Women (TV Movie)
 1997 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series)
- Pinocchio (1997) ... (voice)
 1996 Jack Reed: Death and Vengeance (TV Movie)
Lieutenant Charles Silvera (as Charles Dutton)
 1996 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series)
Elijah Sanborn
- Prison Riot (1996) ... Elijah Sanborn
 1996 Night Visitors (TV Movie)
Dr. Eldon James
 1996 Jack Reed: A Killer Among Us (TV Movie)
Charles Silvera (as Charles Dutton)
 1995 Jack Reed: One of Our Own (TV Movie)
Lt. Charles Silvera
 1995 Zooman (TV Movie)
Emmett (as Charles Dutton)
 1995 The Piano Lesson (TV Movie)
Boy Willie (as Charles Dutton)
 1994 Jack Reed: A Search for Justice (TV Movie)
Charles Silvera
 1993 A Matter of Justice (TV Movie) (as Charles Dutton)
 1990 Traitor in My House (TV Movie)
Cyrus Quarles (as Charles Dutton)
 1990 Equal Justice (TV Series)
Mr. Walters
- Pilot (1990) ... Mr. Walters (as Charles Dutton)
 1989 A Man Called Hawk (TV Series)
Charles Hodges
- Choice of Chance (1989) ... Charles Hodges
- Hear No Evil (1989) ... Charles Hodges (as Charles Dutton)
 1989 Runaway (TV Movie)
Ralph Colby (as Charles Dutton)
 1988 The Murder of Mary Phagan (TV Mini-Series)
Jim Conley
- Episode #1.2 (1988) ... Jim Conley (as Charles Dutton)
- Episode #1.1 (1988) ... Jim Conley (as Charles Dutton)
 1986 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
Mr. Johnson
- The Marathon (1986) ... Mr. Johnson (as Charles Dutton)
 1985-1986 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Ed McCain / Lieutenant Pearson
- The Good Collar (1986) ... Ed McCain
- The Prodigal Son (1985) ... Lieutenant Pearson (as Charles Dutton)
 1986 Apology (TV Movie)
Asst. District Attorney (as Charles Dutton)
 1985 The Equalizer (TV Series)
- Bump and Run (1985) ... Abmennet (as Charles Dutton)
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(2/03) Stage: Appeared (as "Levee") in "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" by August Wilson (Royale Theater, New York City). NOTE: Dutton was nominated for a Tony award. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Charles Dutton


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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In a few years, I ended up going from jail to Yale. See more »


Was cast in Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998) as a detective, but as script changes rolled in, the role was cut. See more »



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