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Charles Carson (I) (1885–1977)

Charles Carson was born on August 16, 1885 in London, England. He was an actor, known for The Dam Busters (1955), Secret Agent (1936) and Cry, the Beloved Country (1951). He was married to Bertha Kathleen Elmes. He died on August 5, 1977 in London. See full bio »

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(age 91) in London, England, UK

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 1972 Lady Caroline Lamb
Potter
 1972 The Befrienders (TV Series)
William Searle
- Mister Marland's Revolt (1972) ... William Searle
 1971 A Family at War (TV Series)
Reverend Burdekin
- Spread a Little Happiness (1971) ... Reverend Burdekin
 1971 Doctor at Large (TV Series)
Dr. Bellinger
- A Little Help from My Friends (1971) ... Dr. Bellinger
 1970 Menace (TV Series)
Presume
- Good Morning, Yesterday! (1970) ... Presume
 1969 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Uncle
 1969 W. Somerset Maugham (TV Series)
Doctor
- A Man with a Conscience (1969) ... Doctor
 1965-1969 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
The Earl of Caversham / Gladstone / Stanpitz
- Luther (1965) ... Stanpitz
 1968 The Caesars (TV Series)
Silanus
- Caligula (1968) ... Silanus
 1968 Frontier (TV Series)
President of Court
- Dasturi (1968) ... President of Court
 1968 Point Counterpoint (TV Mini-Series)
General Knoyle
- Golden Lads and Girls (1968) ... General Knoyle
 1967 Boy Meets Girl (TV Series)
Dowdy
- Long After Summer (1967) ... Dowdy
 1967 Long After Summer (TV Movie)
Dowdy
 1967 Champion House (TV Series)
Herbert Clay
- Before a Fall (1967) ... Herbert Clay
 1967 Misleading Cases (TV Series)
Cartwright
- The Last Glass (1967) ... Cartwright
 1966 Gideon C.I.D. (TV Series)
Professor
- The Millionaire's Daughter (1966) ... Professor
 1966 King of the River (TV Series)
Brigham
- Sunset for a Sailorman (1966) ... Brigham
 1966 Thirteen Against Fate (TV Series)
Germain Moussu
- The Widower (1966) ... Germain Moussu
 1966 Court Martial (TV Series)
Ticket Man
- All Is a Dream to Me (1966) ... Ticket Man
 1964-1966 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Sorin / Tietjens' father / Stefan
- The Seagull (1966) ... Sorin
- The Seekers #1: The Heretics (1964) ... Stefan
 1965 Secret Agent (TV Series)
George
- A Very Dangerous Game (1965) ... George
 1956-1965 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Harper / Demoyte / Sir William Shanklin / ...
- Their Obedient Servants (1965) ... Harper
- The Sandcastle (1963) ... Demoyte
- The Watching Eye (1960) ... Sir William Shanklin
- For Services Rendered (1959) ... Leonard Ardsley
 1965 Six of the Best (TV Series)
Pop
 1965 Undermind (TV Series)
Lt. Col. Matherson
- Test for the Future (1965) ... Lt. Col. Matherson
 1964-1965 Cluff (TV Series)
Benjamin Stirk / Mr. Carson
- The Fireraiser (1965) ... Benjamin Stirk
- The Screeching Cat (1964) ... Mr. Carson
 1961-1964 Boyd Q.C. (TV Series)
Toby Bailey / Oswald Carpenter
- The Reluctant Prosecutor (1964) ... Toby Bailey
- Treasure Trove (1961) ... Oswald Carpenter
 1964 Hamlet at Elsinore (TV Movie)
Priest
 1963 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
George Ryder
- Episode #1.665 (1963) ... George Ryder
- Episode #1.638 (1963) ... George Ryder
- Episode #1.637 (1963) ... George Ryder
- Episode #1.631 (1963) ... George Ryder
 1958-1963 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Mr. Kent / Bill Jordan / Mr. Patridge / ...
- Thicker Than Water (1963) ... Mr. Kent
- The Old Couple (1963) ... Bill Jordan
- Want a Persian Rug, Lady? (1961) ... Mr. Patridge
- The Stargazer (1958) ... Jennings
 1963 Crane (TV Series)
Jean Collard
- Three Days to Die (1963) ... Jean Collard
 1963 Zero One (TV Series)
Hamish
- Downdraft (1963) ... Hamish
 1962 The Avengers (TV Series)
Brigadier Williamson
- Bullseye (1962) ... Brigadier Williamson
 1962 Z Cars (TV Series)
Alfie / Mr. Crawford
- Teamwork (1962) ... Alfie
- Invisible Enemy (1962) ... Mr. Crawford
 1962 Sir Francis Drake (TV Series)
Spanish Admiral
- Court Intrigue (1962) ... Spanish Admiral
 1961 Family Solicitor (TV Series)
George Anderson
- The Meeting (1961) ... George Anderson
 1960 Danger Man (TV Series)
Ambassador
- The Key (1960) ... Ambassador
 1960/III Macbeth (TV Movie)
Caithness
 1960 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
Mr. Jones
- A Subject of Scandal and Concern (1960) ... Mr. Jones
 1960 Who Pays the Piper? (TV Movie)
 1960 Sands of the Desert
Philpotts
 1960 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Capt. John Roberts
- After the Funeral (1960) ... Capt. John Roberts
 1960 The Voodoo Factor (TV Series)
Captain Ross
- Operation Lifeboat (1960) ... Captain Ross
- The Missing Factor (1960) ... Captain Ross
- The Elixir (1960) ... Captain Ross
 1959 A Touch of Larceny
Robert Holland
 1959 Bobbikins
Sir Jason Crandall
 1959 Glencannon (TV Series)
Captain Ball
- Where Early Fa's the Dew (1959) ... Captain Ball
- The Toothless Hag of Cadiz (1959) ... Captain Ball
- The Toadmen of Tumbaroo (1959) ... Captain Ball
- The Rolling Stone (1959) ... Captain Ball
- The Mean Man from Genoa (1959) ... Captain Ball
 1959 The Flying Doctor (TV Series)
Peter Jenner
- The Wrong Medicine (1959) ... Peter Jenner
 1958 The Veil (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. Hatherley
- Jack the Ripper (1958) ... Dr. Hatherley
 1957 Let's Be Happy
Mr. Ferguson, Lawyer
 1956 The Silken Affair
Judge
 1956 The Count of Monte Cristo (TV Series)
Maurice Ronda
- A Matter of Justice (1956) ... Maurice Ronda
 1955 An Alligator Named Daisy
Wilfred Smethers (uncredited)
 1955 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Colonel Harry Makepeace
- The Makepeace Story #3: Family Business (1955) ... Colonel Harry Makepeace
 1955 The Dam Busters
Doctor
 1954 Beau Brummell
Sir Geoffrey Baker
 1954 Duel in the Jungle
Undetermined Minor Role (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1953 The Master of Ballantrae
Col. Banks (uncredited)
 1946 Two Guys from Milwaukee
Bit Part (uncredited)
 1943 The Dummy Talks
Marvello
 1943 The Adventures of Tartu
Arthur Wakefield (uncredited)
 1942 Wings and the Woman
Lord Wakefield
 1942 Courageous Mr. Penn
Adm. Penn
 1941 The Common Touch
Haywood
 1941 Quiet Wedding
Mr. Johnson
 1940 Spare a Copper
Admiral
 1939 The Lion Has Wings
Antiaircraft Officer
 1939 The Saint in London
Mr. Morgan
 1939 The Amazing Mr. Forrest
Charles Cartwright
 1938 Nobody Home
Chief Commissioner
 1938 We're Going to Be Rich
Keeler
 1938 No Parking
Hardcastle
 1938 Oh Boy!
Governor
 1937 The Angelus
John Ware
 1937 Saturday Night Revue
Mr. Dorland
 1937 Old Mother Riley
Defense
 1937 Glamorous Night
Otto
 1937 I Married a Spy
Henri
 1937 Dreaming Lips
Impresario
 1937 Dark Journey
Head of Fifth Bureau
 1937 Fire Over England
Adm. Valdez
 1936 Talk of the Devil
Lord Dymchurch
 1936 Head Office
Armstrong
 1936 The Beloved Vagabond
Charles Rushworth
 1936 Le vagabond bien-aimé
Charles Rushworth
 1936 Secret Agent
'R'
 1936 Forever Yours
George Arnold
 1936 Things to Come
Great Grandfather
 1935 Weekend Millionaire
President
 1935 Scrooge
Middlemark
 1935 I Stand Condemned
Officer of Defense
 1935 Abdul the Damned
Gen. Hilmi-Pasha
 1935 Sanders of the River
Governor of the Territory
 1935 D'Ye Ken John Peel?
Francis Merrall
 1935 Invitation to the Waltz
Lombardi
 1934 Whispering Tongues
Roger Mayland
 1934 Hyde Park
Lord Lenbridge
 1934 Vagabond Violinist
Colonel Dubonnet
 1934 Father and Son
Colin Bolton
 1934 April Blossoms
Frederick Lafont
 1934 No Escape
Mr. Arnold
 1934 Blind Justice
Dr. Naylor
 1934 The Perfect Flaw
Henry Kearns
 1934 Trouble in Store (Short)
Sanderson
 1933 The Shadow
Sir Edward Hulme KC
 1933 The Blarney Kiss
Sir Arthur
 1932 Marry Me
Korten
 1932 There Goes the Bride
M. Marquand (uncredited)
 1932 Leap Year
Sir Archibald Mallard
 1932 Men of Tomorrow
Senior Proctor
 1932 Monsieur Albert
Mr. Robertson
 1932 The Chinese Puzzle
Armand de Rochecorbon
 1931 Many Waters
Henry Delauney
 1931 The Loves of Ariane
The Professor
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He acted in the Stratford Summer Festival at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Murray Carrington, Ethel Warwick, Phyllis Relph, Harvey Adams, Mark Stanley, Edmund Willard, Stanley Lathbury, George Cooke, and Gwen Richardson in the cast. W. Bridges-Adams was director. See more »

Alternate Names:

Charles G. Carson
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Balding, serious-looking British character actor, who forsook civil engineering for a career on the classical stage. He became a noted interpreter of Shakespearean roles during the 1920's, entering films in 1932. For the next four decades, he specialised in historical dramas, often as elder statesmen or powerful authority figures. During the course of World War II, he was involved as a director ... See more »

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