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Date of Birth 28 November 1927Connecticut, USA
Date of Death 22 June 1992Hollywood, California, USA  (liver cirrhosis)
Height 6' 3½" (1.92 m)

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Chuck Mitchell was born on November 28, 1927, in Connecticut. A large, tubby and intimidating 6'3" hulk of a man with a deep voice and a scruffy demeanor, Mitchell was often cast as hostile and/or despicable characters. Mitchell was excellent as mean, sleazy and hateful brothel owner Porky in the uproariously raunchy hit comedy Porky's (1982) and its equally amusing sequel Porky's 3: Revenge (1985). He was likewise memorable as slimy smut peddler Sam Gluckman in the gloriously trashy psycho exploitation gem Don't Answer the Phone! (1980) and sloppy restaurant owner Rocko in the hilarious Better Off Dead... (1985). Mitchell had a recurring role as Big Ralph on the popular daytime soap opera General Hospital (1963). He did guest spots on such TV shows as Hill Street Blues (1981), Remington Steele (1982), The Fall Guy (1981), and Bret Maverick (1981). Besides acting, Chuck was also a singer and a stand-up comedian. Chuck Mitchell died of liver cirrhosis in Hollywood, California, on July 22, 1992.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: woodyanders

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