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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 »

Died:

(age 83) in Twickenham, England, UK

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Known For

The Charlie Chester Show
(1949-1960)
Educated Evans
Educated Evans 'Educated' Evans
(1957-1958)
These Are the Shows
(1957)

Filmography

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 1961 Charlie Chester on Laughter Service (TV Series) (script - 13 episodes)
- Episode #1.13 (1961) ... (script)
- Episode #1.12 (1961) ... (script)
- Episode #1.11 (1961) ... (script)
- Episode #1.10 (1961) ... (script)
- Episode #1.9 (1961) ... (script)
 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)
Show Show Actor (9 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Music department (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Self (35 credits)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Cheerful Charlie Chester | Charlie Chester MBE
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Trivia:

He was awarded the MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1990 Queen's Honours List for his services to drama. See more »

Nickname:

Cheerful Charlie

Star Sign:

Taurus

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