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Charlie Callas (1927–2011)


Born Charles Callias in Brooklyn, NY on December 20, 1927, he served in the US Army in Germany during World War 2. Originally a drummer, he played with Tommy Dorsey, Claude Thornhill and Buddy Rich. He was always clowning around and would drive the band members crazy on the bus as they traveled. So much so, they suggested he should be a comedian. "... See full bio »

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 2007 Larry the Cable Guy's Christmas Spectacular (TV Movie)
Rabbi Schultz
 2002 Crooks
Sol solzberg
 1999 Beggars and Choosers (TV Series)
 1995 Vampire Vixens from Venus
Bartender
 1995 Dracula: Dead and Loving It
Man in Straitjacket
 1995 Cybill (TV Series)
Man in Nursing Home
- See Jeff Jump, Jump, Jeff, Jump! (1995) ... Man in Nursing Home (uncredited)
 1993 The Ren & Stimpy Show (TV Series)
 1993 Silk Stalkings (TV Series)
El Cid
- Meat Market (1993) ... El Cid
 1989 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Emcee
 1987 The Dom DeLuise Show (TV Series)
Charlie (1987-1988)
 1984 Gallavants
Azor (voice)
 1984 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
Cookie The Bookie
- Lady Luck (1984) ... Cookie The Bookie
 1983 It Takes Two (TV Series)
 1982 Rooster (TV Movie)
Francis A. Melville
 1982 The Fall Guy (TV Series)
Murph
- Ready, Aim... Die! (1982) ... Murph
 1981 Christmas at Sea World (TV Movie)
 1981 History of the World: Part I
Soothsayer - The Roman Empire
 1981 Bungle Abbey (TV Short)
 1981 Hart to Hart (TV Series)
Juan Tizol
- Murder Is a Drag (1981) ... Juan Tizol
 1979 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Vinnie De Risi
 1979 Legends of the Superheroes (TV Series)
Sinestro
- The Roast (1979) ... Sinestro
- The Challenge (1979) ... Sinestro
 1978 Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Betty White (TV Movie)
Vidal Baboon
 1977 High Anxiety
Cocker Spaniel
 1977 Pete's Dragon
Elliott (voice)
 1977 The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Frank Sinatra (TV Movie)
Carlo Capochino
 1976 Silent Movie
Blindman
 1976 The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Muhammad Ali (TV Movie)
Billy 'Boom Boom' Berkowitz
 1974 Hamburgers (TV Movie)
 1972 The Snoop Sisters (TV Series)
Charlie
- The Female Instinct (1972) ... Charlie
 1972 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Fred (segment "Love and the Bathtub")
 1972 The ABC Comedy Hour (TV Series)
- The Kopykats #1 (1972)
 1970 The Klowns (TV Movie)
 1970 Kraft Music Hall Presents: The Des O'Connor Show (TV Series)
Regular (1971)
 1968 Its Vikki Carr (TV Series)
Comedian
- Vikki Carr & Her Boyfriends (1968) ... Comedian
 1967 The Big Mouth
Rex
 1966 The Monkees (TV Series)
Ice Cream Man
- Success Story (1966) ... Ice Cream Man (as Charles Callas)
 1966 The Munsters (TV Series)
Lefty
- Herman Picks a Winner (1966) ... Lefty
 1964 Jackie Gleason: American Scene Magazine (TV Series)
Guest Comedian / Safari Monolog
- Episode #3.13 (1964) ... Guest Comedian / Safari Monolog
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Served in the U.S. Army during World War II and later worked as a drummer before turning to stand-up comedy. See more »

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Nervous chattering

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