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Lewis Charles (1920–1979)

Lewis Charles was born on November 2, 1920 in New York City, New York, USA as Lewis Cholost. He was an actor, known for Topaz (1969), Al Capone (1959) and Party Girl (1958). He died on November 9, 1979 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1980 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Nick Arnold
- Deadline for Murder (1980) ... Nick Arnold
 1979 Nero Wolfe (TV Movie)
Saul Panzer
 1979 The Dukes of Hazzard (TV Series)
Steele
- The Meeting (1979) ... Steele
 1977-1978 Barney Miller (TV Series)
Nicolas Dellarosa / Leo Lujak
- Loan Shark (1978) ... Nicolas Dellarosa
- Blizzard (1977) ... Leo Lujak
 1978 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Sid Cane
- Small Potatoes (1978) ... Sid Cane
 1978 The Paper Chase (TV Series)
Pizza Shop Owner
- The Paper Chase (1978) ... Pizza Shop Owner
 1977 Switch (TV Series)
Bennie
- Thirty Thousand Witnesses (1977) ... Bennie
 1976-1977 The Feather and Father Gang (TV Series)
Lou
- The Big Frame (1977) ... Lou
- The Judas Bug (1977) ... Lou
- The Mayan Connection (1977) ... Lou
- Welcome Home, Vince (1977) ... Lou
- Murder at F-Stop II (1977) ... Lou
 1977 Never Con a Killer (TV Movie)
Lou
 1976 The Waltons (TV Series)
Eddie Stoker
- The Great Motorcycle Race (1976) ... Eddie Stoker
 1976 Delvecchio (TV Series)
Nick Peltz
- Thicker Than Water (1976) ... Nick Peltz
 1976 The Blue Knight (TV Series)
Juan Delgado
- The Pink Dragon (1976) ... Juan Delgado
 1976 Ellery Queen (TV Series)
Nick Kingston
- The Adventure of the Black Falcon (1976) ... Nick Kingston
 1972-1975 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Pinch / Mr. Dunn
- The Cat's Paw (1975) ... Pinch
- The Year of the Locusts (1972) ... Mr. Dunn
 1975 The 'Human' Factor
Mr. Gerardi
 1975 Mannix (TV Series)
Dondero
- Design for Dying (1975) ... Dondero
 1975 Cage Without a Key (TV Movie)
Liquor Customer
 1975 Queen of the Stardust Ballroom (TV Movie)
Johnny
 1974 Police Story (TV Series)
Jules Miller
- Explosion (1974) ... Jules Miller
 1974 Kolchak: The Night Stalker (TV Series)
George Levitt
- The Werewolf (1974) ... George Levitt
 1973 I Love a Mystery (TV Movie)
 1969-1973 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Les Condon / Hank
- Scion of Death (1973) ... Les Condon
- The Sunday Drivers (1969) ... Hank
 1972 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Sam Zercos
- The Puppet (1972) ... Sam Zercos
 1969-1972 Adam-12 (TV Series)
Gene Ellis / Joe Rawls / Herring / ...
- Harry Nobody (1972) ... Gene Ellis
- Million Dollar Bluff (1971) ... Joe Rawls
- Log 104: The Bomb (1970) ... Herring
- Log 93: Once a Junkie (1969) ... Hotel Clerk
 1972 The Sixth Sense (TV Series)
Lee
- Whisper of Evil (1972) ... Lee
 1970-1971 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Charles (segment 'Love and the Waitress') / Vince (segment "Love and the Gangster")
- Love and the Boss's Ex/Love and Mr. Nice Guy/Love and the Gangster (1970) ... Vince (segment "Love and the Gangster")
 1971 Sarge (TV Series)
Rudy
- Quicksilver (1971) ... Rudy
 1971 The Partners (TV Series)
Scaparelli
- Requiem for a Godfather (1971) ... Scaparelli
 1971 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Mr. Alister
- Center of Peril (1971) ... Mr. Alister
 1968-1970 Mayberry R.F.D. (TV Series)
Frank / Charley Wilson
- Millie, the Secretary (1970) ... Frank
- Help on the Farm (1968) ... Charley Wilson
 1970 The Name of the Game (TV Series)
Paulie Moore
- The Brass Ring (1970) ... Paulie Moore
 1969 My World and Welcome to It (TV Series)
Salesman
- Rally Round the Flag (1969) ... Salesman
 1969 That Girl (TV Series)
Mr. Elkins
- The Defiant One (1969) ... Mr. Elkins
 1969 Ironside (TV Series)
Phil Lewis
- A World of Jackals (1969) ... Phil Lewis
 1968-1969 Gomer Pyle: USMC (TV Series)
Charlie / Kaylor
- Dynamite Diner (1969) ... Charlie
- Gomer Goes Home (1968) ... Kaylor
 1967-1969 Get Smart (TV Series)
Valdez / Lopez the Spy
- Viva Smart (1967) ... Lopez the Spy
 1968 Now You See It, Now You Don't (TV Movie)
Herman
 1968 Green Acres (TV Series)
Clyde
- Arnold, Boy Hero (1968) ... Clyde
 1966-1967 Batman (TV Series)
Armband / Hawkeye
- A Horse of Another Color (1967) ... Armband
- The Sport of Penguins (1967) ... Armband
- The Penguin's a Jinx (1966) ... Hawkeye
- Fine Feathered Finks (1966) ... Hawkeye
 1967 The Lucy Show (TV Series)
Nick
- Lucy the Fight Manager (1967) ... Nick
 1967 T.H.E. Cat (TV Series)
Connie
- Matter Over Mind (1967) ... Connie
 1966 Penelope
Man Carrying Violin Case in Bank (uncredited)
 1966 Occasional Wife (TV Series)
Filcher
- He Who Burns the Bridges (1966) ... Filcher
 1966 The Big Valley (TV Series)
Cully Tedrow
- Into the Widow's Web (1966) ... Cully Tedrow
 1966 The Loner (TV Series)
Pete
- Pick Me Another Time to Die (1966) ... Pete
 1966 The Long, Hot Summer (TV Series)
Red
- Day of Thunder (1966) ... Red
 1966 Our Man Flint
Cabbie (uncredited)
 1964-1965 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Max / Cogen
- Set Fire to a Straw Man (1965) ... Max
- Search in a Windy City (1964) ... Cogen
 1963-1965 The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series)
Pete / Lenny's Partner / Escaped Convict
- Opie and the Carnival (1965) ... Pete
- A Deal Is a Deal (1964) ... Lenny's Partner
- The Big House (1963) ... Escaped Convict
 1965 The Cara Williams Show (TV Series)
Jack
- Cara, the Defiant One (1965) ... Jack
 1964 The Baileys of Balboa (TV Series)
Chief
- Mutiny (1964) ... Chief
 1964 A House Is Not a Home
Angelo
 1964 Bonanza (TV Series)
Wetzell
- The Dark Past (1964) ... Wetzell
 1964 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)
Lopez
- A Matter of Murder (1964) ... Lopez
 1964 Channing (TV Series)
The Bartender
- Christmas Day Is Breaking Wan (1964) ... The Bartender
 1964 Burke's Law (TV Series)
George Merwin
- Who Killed Avery Lord? (1964) ... George Merwin
 1963 The Farmer's Daughter (TV Series)
Beany
- I Am the Most Beautiful (1963) ... Beany
 1963 The Bill Dana Show (TV Series)
Ace
- The Poker Game (1963) ... Ace
 1963 Soldier in the Rain
Sgt. Tozzi
 1963 Island of Love
Louie
 1958-1963 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Bartender / Sidney Otis
- The Case of the Lover's Leap (1963) ... Bartender
- The Case of the Curious Bride (1958) ... Sidney Otis
 1960-1963 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Willie Malach / Rocky Craig / Nicky Nardo
- Flight 307 (1963) ... Willie Malach
- Penthouse on Skid Row (1962) ... Rocky Craig
- The Laurel Canyon Caper (1960) ... Nicky Nardo
 1963 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series)
 1962 Who's Got the Action?
Clutch
 1962 Sam Benedict (TV Series)
Charlie
- Hear the Mellow Wedding Bells (1962) ... Charlie
 1962 Birdman of Alcatraz
Chaplain Wentzel (uncredited)
 1962 Outlaws (TV Series)
Hatter
- Horse of a Similar Color (1962) ... Hatter
 1962 The Three Stooges Meet Hercules
Achilles The Heel
 1960-1962 Surfside 6 (TV Series)
Shoopy Jacobs / Hood
- Separate Checks (1962) ... Shoopy Jacobs
- Par-a-kee (1960) ... Hood (uncredited)
 1959-1962 The Rifleman (TV Series)
Pascal / Eber Tate / Slade
- Skull (1962) ... Pascal
- The Indian (1959) ... Slade
 1961 The Roaring 20's (TV Series)
Mapes / Candy Candell
- Asparagus Tips (1961) ... Mapes
- The Vamp (1961) ... Candy Candell
 1961 87th Precinct (TV Series)
Baduek
- Empty Hours (1961) ... Baduek
 1961 Hawaiian Eye (TV Series)
Gus
- Pill in the Box (1961) ... Gus
 1961 The Brothers Brannagan (TV Series)
 1961 The Aquanauts (TV Series)
Lou
- The Double Adventure (1961) ... Lou
 1961 Route 66 (TV Series)
Lew - Cab Driver
- An Absence of Tears (1961) ... Lew - Cab Driver
 1961 Dante (TV Series)
Man
- Not as a Canary (1961) ... Man
 1958-1961 Wanted: Dead or Alive (TV Series)
Hoyt Larson / Malcolm / Galt
- Epitaph (1961) ... Hoyt Larson
- One Mother Too Many (1960) ... Malcolm
- Passing of Shawnee Bill (1958) ... Galt
 1960-1961 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Joe Giambatista / Joe Donato
- The Big Train: Part 2 (1961) ... Joe Giambatista
- The Big Train: Part 1 (1961) ... Joe Giambatista
- Syndicate Sanctuary (1960) ... Joe Donato
 1960 The Detectives (TV Series)
Harman
- Big Poison (1960) ... Harman
 1960 Hong Kong (TV Series)
Franconi
- The Dragon Cup (1960) ... Franconi
 1960 The Jim Backus Show (TV Series)
Fingers Larkin
- Mike O'Toole, Angler (1960) ... Fingers Larkin
 1960 Bourbon Street Beat (TV Series)
Louie / Sid Lucas
- Reunion (1960) ... Louie
- Twice Betrayed (1960) ... Sid Lucas
 1959-1960 Peter Gunn (TV Series)
Eddie DeSantis / Mickey Quoit
- Letter of the Law (1960) ... Eddie DeSantis
- The Ugly Frame (1959) ... Mickey Quoit
 1960 Tightrope (TV Series)
Yosh / Jimmy Farrow
- The Shark (1960) ... Yosh
- Night of the Gun (1960) ... Jimmy Farrow
 1960 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series)
Jack's Cellmate
- Jack Arrested for Disturbing the Peace (1960) ... Jack's Cellmate
 1960 Johnny Staccato (TV Series)
Bart Bartolini
- The List of Death (1960) ... Bart Bartolini
 1960 Tales of the Vikings (TV Series)
Fodor
- The Dragon (1960) ... Fodor
 1957-1959 Richard Diamond, Private Detective (TV Series)
Joey Able / Vincent / Burke / ...
- The Caller (1959) ... Joey Able
- Design for Murder (1959) ... Vincent
- Marineland Mystery (1959) ... Burke
- The Mickey Farmer Case (1957) ... Weasel McHenry
 1959 Mr. Lucky (TV Series)
Joe Corson
- Little Miss Wow (1959) ... Joe Corson
 1959 Whirlybirds (TV Series)
Lenny Drake
- Man, You Kill Me (1959) ... Lenny Drake
 1959 48 Hours to Live
Tony Marino
 1959 The Lawless Years (TV Series)
Louis Ferruci
- Lucky Silva (1959) ... Louis Ferruci
 1957-1959 The Lineup (TV Series)
Happy Sherman
- The Happy Janitor Case (1957) ... Happy Sherman
 1959 Behind Closed Doors (TV Series)
Ling
- The Gamble (1959) ... Ling
 1959 Steve Canyon (TV Series)
Mile Away Jones
- The Fight (1959) ... Mile Away Jones
 1959 The D.A.'s Man (TV Series)
Murrell
- The Unlucky Dutchman (1959) ... Murrell
 1959 Beach Patrol (TV Movie)
Benjie Kane
 1959 Mike Hammer (TV Series)
Lloyd Barnum
- According to Luke (1959) ... Lloyd Barnum
 1958 Party Girl
Danny Rimett
 1955-1958 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Carson - Bookie / Tom Walters
- Millionaire Martin Scott (1958) ... Carson - Bookie
- The Cobb Marley Story (1955) ... Tom Walters
 1958 The Walter Winchell File (TV Series)
Alfie
- The Box Men: File #38 (1958) ... Alfie
 1958 Man Without a Gun (TV Series)
- Indian Fury (1958)
 1957 Undersea Girl
Phil Barry - Gang Member
 1957 The Adventures of McGraw (TV Series)
- The Torn Map (1957)
 1957 Code 3 (TV Series)
Harry Pine
- Suspect Number One (1957) ... Harry Pine
 1957 Sweet Smell of Success
Al Evans (uncredited)
 1957 Monkey on My Back
Lew Surati
 1957 Dragnet (TV Series)
 1957 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
Hood
- The Frightened Witness (1957) ... Hood
 1956-1957 The Adventures of Jim Bowie (TV Series)
Don Carlos Miro / Louis Lundi / Jacques
- Spanish Intrigue (1957) ... Don Carlos Miro
- The Ghost of Jean Battoo (1956) ... Louis Lundi
- Natchez Trace (1956) ... Jacques
 1957 Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
Trusty
- Portrait in Fear (1957) ... Trusty
 1956 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Henry
- The Big Payoff (1956) ... Henry
 1956 The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (TV Series)
Five Spot Finley
- The Hanging Judge (1956) ... Five Spot Finley
 1956 Telephone Time (TV Series)
Peddler
- Chico and the Archbishop (1956) ... Peddler
 1956 Man Against Crime (TV Series)
- Algiers Caper (1956)
 1956 Bigger Than Life
Dr. MacLennan (uncredited)
 1956 General Electric Summer Originals (TV Series)
- It's Sunny Again (1956) ... (as Louis Charles)
 1956 Steve Donovan, Western Marshal (TV Series)
- The Coward (1956)
 1956 Star Stage (TV Series)
 1955-1956 Sergeant Preston of the Yukon (TV Series)
Art Mapes / Pete
- Cinderella of the Yukon (1956) ... Art Mapes
- Incident at Gordon Landing (1955) ... Pete
 1956 Four Star Playhouse (TV Series)
Cal
- To Die at Midnight (1956) ... Cal
 1956 Front Row Center (TV Series)
Louis
- The Morals Squad (1956) ... Louis
 1955-1956 You Are There (TV Series)
Citizen Couthon / Governor Corsin
- Napoleon's Return from Elba (March 7, 1815) (1955) ... Governor Corsin
 1955 The Rose Tattoo
Taxi Driver (uncredited)
 1955 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Murdock
- The Web (1955) ... Murdock
 1955 TV Reader's Digest (TV Series)
Mr. Wallace
- If I Were Rich (1955) ... Mr. Wallace
 1955 Crusader (TV Series)
Jalnik
- Air Express to Freedom (1955) ... Jalnik
 1955 The Man Behind the Badge (TV Series)
Cherokee Kid / Jimmy Harris
- The Case of the Hunted Hobo (1955) ... Cherokee Kid (as Lew Charles)
- The Case of the Wholesale Burglaries (1955) ... Jimmy Harris
 1955 To Catch a Thief
Man with Milk in Kitchen (uncredited)
 1955 The Whistler (TV Series)
Mason
- Cancelled Flight (1955) ... Mason
 1955 Finger Man
Lefty Stern (uncredited)
 1955 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Pretty Boy
- The Policy of Joe Aladdin (1955) ... Pretty Boy
 1955 Climax! (TV Series)
Lou Hersch
- The Champion (1955) ... Lou Hersch (as Louis Charles)
 1952-1955 Treasury Men in Action (TV Series)
Kerry / Steve / Sam Leonard
- The Case of the Deadly Dilemma (1955) ... Kerry
- The Case of the Fatal Error (1955) ... Steve
- The Case of the Bad Bargain (1954) ... Sam Leonard
- The Case of the Frightened Foreman (1952) ... (as Louis Charles)
 1955 The Star and the Story (TV Series)
- Honolulu (1955)
 1954 Big Town (TV Series)
Johnny Eleven
- Boys Week (1954) ... Johnny Eleven
 1954 I Married Joan (TV Series)
Lefty Barker
- Big Louie's Parole (1954) ... Lefty Barker
 1954 The Lone Wolf (TV Series)
Singh
- The Karachi Story (1954) ... Singh (as Louis Charles)
 1954 Inner Sanctum (TV Series)
Greco
- Handle with Care (1954) ... Greco (as Lew Charles)
 1954 Martin Kane (TV Series)
Frankie West / Leo Dover
- The Milk Bottle Burglar (1954) ... Frankie West
- The Shoeshine Murder (1954) ... Leo Dover
 1954 Janet Dean, Registered Nurse (TV Series)
- The Gomez Case (1954)
 1954 Mayor of the Town (TV Series)
Mason
- Happy Birthday (1954) ... Mason
 1953 Man Against Crime (TV Series)
Dutch / Johnny Stack / Collins
- Cube Root of Evil (1953) ... Dutch (as Lew Charles)
- Hot Fur (1953) ... Johnny Stack
- Third Rail (1953) ... Collins (as Lew Charles)
 1953 Short Short Dramas (TV Series)
Frankie Ferris
- Backfire (1953) ... Frankie Ferris
 1952 Tales of Tomorrow (TV Series)
Tony
- All the Time in the World (1952) ... Tony
 1952 Anything Can Happen
The Fixer (uncredited)
 1951-1952 Suspense (TV Series)
Barney Moyer / Will
- Four Days to Kill (1952) ... Barney Moyer
- The Three of Silence (1951) ... Will
 1950 Panic in the Streets
Kochak - Murder Victim (uncredited)
 1950 The Tattooed Stranger
Billy Alcohol - Dipsomaniac (uncredited)
 1948 They Live by Night
Auto Lot Attendant (uncredited)
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Stage Play: Beggar's Holiday. Musical. Based on a book by John La Touche. Music by Duke Ellington. Directed by Nicholas Ray. Broadway Theatre: 26 Dec 1946- 29 Mar 1947 (111 performances). As "A Drunk." Cast included: Alfred Drake, Zero Mostel, Thomas Gomez, Herbert Ross, Royce Wallace. Produced by Perry Williams, Jr. and John R. Sheppard ... See more »

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Performed on Broadway from 1939-1947.

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