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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), I Object (1965) and The Charlie Chester Music Hall (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)
I Object
I Object Writer
(1965)
The Charlie Chester Music Hall
(1961-1962)
Educated Evans
Educated Evans 'Educated' Evans
(1957-1958)

Filmography

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 1965 I Object (TV Series) (devised by - 10 episodes)
- Episode #1.10 (1965) ... (devised by)
- Episode #1.9 (1965) ... (devised by)
- Episode #1.8 (1965) ... (devised by)
- Episode #1.7 (1965) ... (devised by)
- Episode #1.6 (1965) ... (devised by)
 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) (1 episode)
 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 (10 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Music department (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Self (40 credits)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Cheerful Charlie Chester | Charlie Chester MBE
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Did You Know?

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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