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Charles Meredith (I) (1894–1964)

Actor Charles Meredith had the requisite good looks to become a popular silent film leading man. Tall, dark and exceedingly good-looking with distinctive high-parted hair, he played opposite Blanche Sweet, Mary Miles Minter, Florence Vidor, Katherine MacDonald, and other top stars of the day in both romantic drama and comedies. In 1924, he ... See full bio »

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The Incredible Mr. Limpet
The Big Trees
The Big Trees Elder Bixby
A Foreign Affair
A Foreign Affair Congressman Yandell
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 1964 The Quick Gun
Rev. Staley
 1964 Dead Ringer
Defense Lawyer (uncredited)
 1964 Seven Days in May
Senate Committee Member (uncredited)
 1964 The Incredible Mr. Limpet
Fleet Admiral
 1963 Petticoat Junction (TV Series)
George Prentice
- Is There a Doctor in the Roundhouse? (1963) ... George Prentice
 1963 Lassie (TV Series)
Joe Clark
- Eagle's Lair (1963) ... Joe Clark
 1962 A Public Affair
Bit Role (uncredited)
 1961 The Joey Bishop Show (TV Series)
Judge Brandon
- Barney, the Bloodhound (1961) ... Judge Brandon
 1961 Mister Ed (TV Series)
The Mayor
- Ed the Voter (1961) ... The Mayor
 1961 Maverick (TV Series)
Seth Carter
- The Golden Fleecing (1961) ... Seth Carter
 1959-1961 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Judge / Reverend / Dr. Lacey
- Museum Piece (1961) ... Judge
- The Last Escape (1961) ... Reverend
- The Kind Waitress (1959) ... Dr. Lacey (as Charles H. Meredith)
 1961 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
- Texas John Slaughter: A Holster Full of Law (1961) ... Judge (uncredited)
 1961 Laramie (TV Series)
- The Passing of Kuba Smith (1961) ... Doctor
 1960 Ocean's 11
Mr. Cohen - Mortician (uncredited)
 1960 The Chevy Mystery Show (TV Series)
Judge Bascomb / Gentry
- Trial by Fury (1960) ... Judge Bascomb
- I Know What I'd Have Done (1960) ... Gentry
 1960 Noose for a Gunman
Minister (uncredited)
 1960 Twelve Hours to Kill
Herbst - the Druggist
 1960 Hennesey (TV Series)
- Hennesey and the Ancient Vehicle (1960) ... Admiral
 1959 Bonanza (TV Series)
Referee at Duel
- The Sisters (1959) ... Referee at Duel
 1959 21 Beacon Street (TV Series)
Ralph Brooks
- Safety Deposit (1959) ... Ralph Brooks
 1959 The Californians (TV Series)
Dr. Bender
- Cat's Paw (1959) ... Dr. Bender
 1959 Lawman (TV Series)
Territorial Governor
- The Chef (1959) ... Territorial Governor
 1959 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Doctor Barnes
- The Case of the Foot-Loose Doll (1959) ... Doctor Barnes
 1958 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series)
School Principal
- The Saints Come Marching In (1958) ... School Principal
 1958 Peter Gunn (TV Series)
Judge Lee
- Sisters of the Friendless (1958) ... Judge Lee
 1958 The Buccaneer
Senior Senator
 1958 The Texan (TV Series)
Eli Townsend
- The Hemp Tree (1958) ... Eli Townsend
 1958 U.S. Marshal (TV Series)
Judge / Curtis Dember
- Sentenced to Death (1958) ... Judge (uncredited)
- Highway Robbery ... Curtis Dember
 1957-1958 The Court of Last Resort (TV Series)
Dr. LeMoyne Snyder
- The Allen Cutler Case (1958) ... Dr. LeMoyne Snyder
- The Todd-Loomis Case (1958) ... Dr. LeMoyne Snyder
- The Joel Sheldon Case (1958) ... Dr. LeMoyne Snyder
- The Stephen Lowell Case (1958) ... Dr. LeMoyne Snyder
- The Joe Credo Case (1958) ... Dr. LeMoyne Snyder
 1958 The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (TV Series)
Walter Sinclair
- The Japanese Texan (1958) ... Walter Sinclair
 1957-1958 The Adventures of Jim Bowie (TV Series)
Father Manet
- The Close Shave (1958) ... Father Manet
- The Bridegroom (1957) ... Father Manet
 1958 The Veil (TV Mini-Series)
John Haney Sr.
- Genesis (1958) ... John Haney Sr.
 1957 Telephone Time (TV Series)
 1957 Father Knows Best (TV Series)
Prof. Brown
- Mother Goes to School (1957) ... Prof. Brown
 1955-1957 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Chris / Dr. Parsons / Judge / ...
- The Last Act (1957) ... Chris
- Dark Victory (1957) ... Dr. Parsons
- Because of You (1956) ... Judge
- A House of His Own (1956) ... Dr. Lederer
- The Star (1956) ... Joe
 1957 Chicago Confidential
Dr. Charing - Sound Expert (uncredited)
 1957 Beau James
Judge John Harrison (uncredited)
 1957 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Senator Elisha Corey
- Footnote on a Doll (1957) ... Senator Elisha Corey
 1957 The Guns of Fort Petticoat
Commanding Officer (uncredited)
 1957 Conflict (TV Series)
Kelvin Frome
- The Money (1957) ... Kelvin Frome
 1957 Top Secret Affair
Charlie (uncredited)
 1956 The Count of Monte Cristo (TV Series)
Von Humbolt
- An Affair of Honour (1956) ... Von Humbolt
 1956 Giant
Minister (uncredited)
 1956 The Adventures of Dr. Fu Manchu (TV Series)
- The Vengeance of Dr. Fu Manchu (1956) ... Baldwin
 1956 Climax! (TV Series)
- The Garsten Case (1956)
 1955-1956 You Are There (TV Series)
Charles Tiffany / Ambassador Walter Hines Page / Mr. Strauss
- The Great Diamond Fraud (November, 1872) (1956) ... Charles Tiffany
 1956 Back from Eternity
Dean Simmons (uncredited)
 1956 The Birds and the Bees
Passenger (uncredited)
 1956 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
- The Cardinal's Secret (1956) ... Bishop
 1956 The 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series)
Judge Blanton
- Gun in His Hand (1956) ... Judge Blanton
 1956 Miracle in the Rain
Mr. Baldwin's Associate (uncredited)
 1956 Ford Star Jubilee (TV Series)
Bigs Sr
- High Tor (1956) ... Bigs Sr
 1956 The Lone Ranger
 1955 Illegal
Judge (uncredited)
 1955 Science Fiction Theatre (TV Series)
Mr. Lyman
- One Hundred Years Young (1955) ... Mr. Lyman
 1955 The Road to Denver
Lawyer Krump (uncredited)
 1955 Edgar Allan Poe at West Point (TV Movie)
President of the Court
 1955 City of Shadows
Judge Fellows (uncredited)
 1953-1955 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
Richard Parks / Judge
- A Dream for Jimmy (1955) ... Richard Parks
- Mr. Onion (1955) ... Judge
- The Whole Truth (1954)
 1955 The Whistler (TV Series)
District Attorney Frank Keniston
- Dark Hour (1955) ... District Attorney Frank Keniston
 1955 The Eternal Sea
Vice Admiral (uncredited)
 1949-1955 The Lone Ranger (TV Series)
Doctor Gotwals / Dr. Scott / Doc Tate
- The Too-Perfect Signature (1955) ... Doctor Gotwals
- Message to Fort Apache (1954) ... Dr. Scott
- Cannonball McKay (1949) ... Doc Tate
 1955 New York Confidential
Congressman (uncredited)
 1955 The Man Behind the Badge (TV Series)
Police Chief
- The Case of the Dying Past (1955) ... Police Chief
 1954 Them!
Washington Official (uncredited)
 1954 Topper (TV Series)
- The Package (1954) ... Felton
 1953-1954 My Little Margie (TV Series)
- Careless Margie (1954) ... Carson
 1954 Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Judge Allen
- The Boy Who Hated Superman (1954) ... Judge Allen
 1954 Mayor of the Town (TV Series)
- The Law Student (1954)
 1953 Crown Theatre with Gloria Swanson (TV Series)
- Hemingway (1953) ... Seeley
 1953 A Lion Is in the Streets
Judge (uncredited)
 1953 So This Is Love
Arthur Bodansky (uncredited)
 1951-1953 Racket Squad (TV Series)
Mr. Xavier
- The Case of the Old Flame (1951) ... Mr. Xavier
 1953 Three Lives (Short)
 1952 Cattle Town
Texas Governor
 1952 Paula
Dr. Walter T. Farrell (uncredited)
 1952 Loan Shark
F.L. Rennick (uncredited)
 1952 The Big Trees
Elder Bixby
 1952 Room for One More
Mr. Thatcher (uncredited)
 1951 The Sea Hornet
Mr. Goodrich (uncredited)
 1951 Submarine Command
Adm. Tobias
 1951 Close to My Heart
Dr. George E. Williamson (uncredited)
 1951 Fort Worth
Sam, Railroad Backer (uncredited)
 1951 Strangers on a Train
Judge Donahue (uncredited)
 1951 Dear Brat
Speaker (uncredited)
 1951 Along the Great Divide
Judge Marlowe
 1951 Santa Fe
Official in Santa Fe (uncredited)
 1951 Family Theatre (TV Series)
 1951 The Great Missouri Raid
Member Bankers Association (uncredited)
 1951 Al Jennings of Oklahoma
Judge Evans
 1950 The Sun Sets at Dawn
Reporter, AP
 1950 Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye
Fred Golightly, Attorney (uncredited)
 1950 Bright Leaf
Pendleton (uncredited)
 1950 Caged
Parole Board Chairman (uncredited)
 1950 Perfect Strangers
Lyle Pettijohn
 1950 Francis
Banker Munroe
 1949 Malaya
Big Man (uncredited)
 1949 The Lady Takes a Sailor
Dr. Rufus McKewen (uncredited)
 1949 Always Leave Them Laughing
Dr. Finley (uncredited)
 1949 Tokyo Joe
Gen. Ireton
 1949 Streets of San Francisco
James T. Eckert - Chief of Police
 1949 Tulsa
Ned - Governor of Oklahoma (uncredited)
 1949 The Lucky Stiff
Jim Childers aka Big Jim
 1948 He Walked by Night
Hollywood Police Official (uncredited)
 1948 The Boy with Green Hair
Mr. Piper
 1948 For the Love of Mary
Justice Hastings
 1948 They Live by Night
Comm. Hubbell
 1948 A Foreign Affair
Congressman Yandell
 1948 Dream Girl
 1948 Homecoming
Major on Return Transport Ship (uncredited)
 1948 All My Sons
Ellsworth (uncredited)
 1948 The Miracle of the Bells
Father Spinsky
 1947 Daisy Kenyon
Judge (uncredited)
 1922 Woman, Wake Up
Henry Mortimer
 1922 The Cradle
Dr. Robeert Harveey
 1921 The Beautiful Liar
Bobby Bates
 1921 The Cave Girl
Diivvy Bates
 1921 Hail the Woman
Richard Stuart
 1921 The Foolish Matrons
Lafayette Wayne
 1920 The Little 'Fraid Lady
Saxton Graves
 1920 A Romantic Adventuress
Capt. Maxwell
 1920 The Ladder of Lies
John Blaine
 1920 The Perfect Woman
James Stanhope
 1920 Simple Souls
Duke of Wynninghame
 1920 That Something
Edwin Drake
 1920 The Family Honor
Merle Curran
 1920 Judy of Rogue's Harbor
Lt. Teddy Kingsland
 1920 The Thirteenth Commandment
Clay Wimborn
 1919 Luck in Pawn
Richard Standish Norton
 1919 Poor Relations
Monty Rhodes
 1919 The Other Half
Donald Trent
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Third wife Margaret Muse began her career in local stage productions in Dallas where the couple met. She appeared in many plays directed by him before they moved to California in the late 40s.

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