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Charlie Chester (I) (1914–1997)

Charlie Chester was born on April 26, 1914 in Eastbourne, England as Cecil Victor Manser. He was a writer and actor, known for The Charlie Chester Show (1949), Educated Evans (1957) and Charlie Chester on Laughter Service (1961). He was married to Jarvis, Joan and Langley, Dorita. He died on June 26, 1997 in Twickenham, England. See full bio »


(age 83) in Twickenham, England, UK

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 1949-1960 The Charlie Chester Show (TV Series) (writer - 47 episodes)
- Episode #7.10 (1960) ... (writer)
- Episode #7.9 (1960) ... (writer)
- Episode #7.8 (1960) ... (writer)
- Episode #7.7 (1960) ... (writer)
- Episode #7.6 (1960) ... (writer)
 1959 Musical Playhouse (TV Series) (original book - 1 episode)
- A Sparrow in Fleet Street (1959) ... (original book)
 1958 A Christmas Night with the Stars (TV Series) (script - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 25 December 1958 (1958) ... (script)
 1957 The Grand Order of Water Rats presents (TV Series) (script - 1 episode)
- The Water Rat Rag (1957) ... (script)
 1957 Alan Melville Takes You from A-Z (TV Series) (script - 1 episode)
- Q (1957) ... (script)
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Show Show Self (32 credits)

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Alternate Names:

Cheerful Charlie Chester | Charlie Chester MBE

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Started out at age 13 as a boy singer-yodeller, before becoming a comedian in his teens See more »


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