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Charles Hawtrey (I) (1914–1988)

Coming from a theatrical family (although not related to the famous Edwardian actor Sir Charles Hawtrey, he did "borrow" his last name), Charles Hawtrey made his stage debut at age 11 after having spent several years in a prestigious acting school. A string of stage roles followed, and by 1929 his success led him to move into radio. His success in... See full bio »

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 1987 Super Gran (TV Series)
Clarence, Duke of Claridge
- Supergran and the State Visit (1987) ... Clarence, Duke of Claridge
 1979 The Plank (TV Short)
Co-Driver
 1971 Grasshopper Island (TV Series)
Elderly Boy
 1970 Carry on Again Christmas (TV Movie)
Old Blind Pew / Night Watchman / Nipper the Flipper
 1970 Stop Exchange
The Butler
 1969 Carry on Christmas (TV Movie)
Spirit of Christmas Past / Angel / Convent Girl / ...
 1967 The Terrornauts
Joshua Yellowlees
 1963 Carry on Cabby
Terry 'Pintpot' Tankard
 1963 Best of Friends (TV Series)
Charles
- This Is Your Wife (1963) ... Charles
- Desert Island Risks (1963) ... Charles
- All of a Zither (1963) ... Charles
- Jack in the Box (1963) ... Charles
- The Painting (1963) ... Charles
 1961 What a Whopper
Arnold
 1961 Carry on Regardless
Gabriel Dimple
 1960 Inn for Trouble
Silas Withering
 1959 Please Turn Over
Jeweler
 1959 Carry on Teacher
Michael Bean
 1959 Carry on Nurse
Humphrey Hinton
 1958 Carry on Sergeant
Peter Golightly
 1956 Tess and Jim (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1956)
 1956 Wolfe at the Door (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1956)
 1956 The March Hare
Fisher
 1956 Who Done It?
Disc Jockey
 1956 Jumping for Joy
Punter at Bar (uncredited)
 1956 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (TV Movie)
Caterpillar
 1955 Man of the Moment
Play Director (uncredited)
 1955 Simon and Laura
Railway Porter
 1955 The Atomic Man
Office Boy (uncredited)
 1955 Life with the Lyons (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1955)
 1955 As Long as They're Happy
Teddy boy
 1954 Cash on Delivery
Waiter at Pub (uncredited)
 1954 Paid to Kill
Bill (uncredited)
 1954 Emney Enterprises (TV Series)
- Pilot (1954)
 1953 Who Dotes Yet Doubts (TV Movie)
Dickie Dodson
 1953 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Arty, her son
- All on a Summer's Day (1953) ... Arty, her son
 1952 You're Only Young Twice
Adolphus Hayman
 1952 Hammer the Toff
Cashier
 1951 The Galloping Major
Lew Rimmel
 1951 The Smart Aleck
Farr
 1950 Room to Let
Mike Atkinson
 1949 Dark Secret
Arthur Figson
 1949 The Lost People
Prisoner (uncredited)
 1948 Chain Male (TV Movie)
Mr. Wellington
 1948 The Story of Shirley Yorke (uncredited)
 1948 Tell Her the Truth (TV Movie)
Bob Bennett
 1947 The End of the River
Raphael
 1947 New Faces (TV Movie)
 1947 Meet Me at Dawn
Reporter at the Fair (uncredited)
 1944 A Canterbury Tale
Thomas Duckett
 1944 Bell-Bottom George
BBC Man (uncredited)
 1942 Much Too Shy
Student of Modern Art (uncredited)
 1942 Let the People Sing
Young Orton
 1942 The Goose Steps Out
Max
 1941 The Ghost of St. Michael's
Percy Thorne
 1940 Jailbirds
Nick
 1940 Where's That Fire?
Woodley
 1937 Melody and Romance
Reciting Shakespeare at Audition (uncredited)
 1937 Good Morning, Boys
Septimus
 1936 Sabotage
Studious Youth at the Aquarium (uncredited)
 1936 The Brown Wallet
Bit Part (uncredited)
 1936 Cheer Up
Dancing Boy Scout (uncredited)
 1936 Well Done, Henry
Rupert McNab
 1935 Man of the Moment
Tom (uncredited)
 1935 Windfall
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1934 Hyde Park
Secondary Supporting Role (uncredited)
 1934 The Office Wife (Short)
 1934 Trouble in Store (Short)
 1933 High Finance
 1933 Smithy
 1933 Mayfair Girl
 1933 The Melody-Maker
Torn
 1932 Marry Me
Billy Hart
 1923 This Freedom (uncredited)
 1922 Tell Your Children
Minor Role (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "Old Chelsea" in London's West End. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 2 Portrayals | See more »
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[in reference to the Carry On films] Those films haven't made me rich but they've given me a world wide identity. See more »

Trivia:

His name had, in fact been borrowed from the celebrated Edwardian actor-manager Sir Charles Hawtrey, who died in 1923, a couple of years before the young Hawtrey (nee Hartree) began his career as a boy soprano. See more »

Trademark:

Catchphrase - "Oh hello!" See more »

Nickname:

Charlie

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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