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In the late 1960's, Charlie attended, and was enrolled in, Studio 7, an acting school operated by Chris Wilson at the Houston Music Theatre. He stayed with Chris when the school was moved to another location in Southwest Houston where mainly children's theatre was presented. Charlie was cast in a made for TV production and soon moved to the ... See full bio »

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 2016 The Adventures of Ronald and Edgar (TV Series) (pre-production)
Joe Williams
 2016 Underwater Upside Down (post-production)
Bill Merryweather
 2016 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series)
Leo Polson
- You're Gonna Need Someone on Your Side (2016) ... Leo Polson (as Charlie Robinson)
 2016 Pee-wee's Big Holiday
Police Captain (as Charlie Robinson)
 2015 Maybe Someday
 2015 Mom (TV Series)
Mr. Munson
- Mozzarella Sticks and a Gay Piano Bar (2015) ... Mr. Munson (as Charlie Robinson)
- Benito Poppins and a Warm Pumpkin (2015) ... Mr. Munson (as Charlie Robinson)
 2015 How Sarah Got Her Wings
Max (as Charlie Robinson)
 2015 Come Away With Me (Short)
Michael Blake
 2013-2015 Key and Peele (TV Series)
Dying father / Pawn Shop Owner
- The End (2015) ... Dying father
 2015 Sweet Kandy
Eddie Morehouse
 2012-2015 Hart of Dixie (TV Series)
Sergeant Jeffries
- End of Days (2015) ... Sergeant Jeffries (as Charlie Robinson)
- Kablang (2014) ... Sergeant Jeffries (as Charlie Robinson)
- Second Chance (2014) ... Sergeant Jeffries (as Charlie Robinson)
- Back in the Saddle Again (2014) ... Sergeant Jeffries (as Charlie Robinson)
- A Good Run of Bad Luck (2014) ... Sergeant Jeffries (as Charlie Robinson)
 2015 Russell Madness
Mike (as Charlie Robinson)
 2015 K.C. Undercover (TV Series)
- Off the Grid (2015) ... Pops (as Charlie Robinson)
 2015 Hoovey
Coach Wilson
 2007-2014 The Game (TV Series)
Thomas Pitts / Mr. Thomas Pitts
- The Jersey Episode: Part 1 (2014) ... Thomas Pitts (as Charlie Robinson)
- The Jersey Episode: Part 2 (2014) ... Thomas Pitts (as Charlie Robinson)
- Just the Three of Us (2008) ... Thomas Pitts (as Charlie Robinson)
- It's Hard Being Kelly Pitts (2007) ... Mr. Thomas Pitts
 2013 Film School Shorts (TV Series)
The Professor
- Strange Bedfellows (2013) ... The Professor
 2012 Rosita Lopez for President (Short)
Thomas Hamilton
 2012 Swerve (Video)
 2012 The Soul Man (TV Series)
- Lost in the Move (2012) ... Ike
 2012 Falling Away
Mr. King
 2011 Harry's Law (TV Series)
Judge Marvin Baum
- Bangers in the House (2011) ... Judge Marvin Baum (as Charlie Robinson)
 2010 The Secret Life of the American Teenager (TV Series)
- Ben There, Done That (2010) ... (as Charlie Robinson)
 2010 Krews
Mr. Davis
 2009 Alligator Point (TV Movie)
 2009 Hank (TV Series)
- Relax, Don't Do It (2009) ... Reuben (as Charlie Robinson)
 2009 Big Love (TV Series)
- Come, Ye Saints (2009) ... Baptist (as Charlie Robinson)
 2008 30 Rock (TV Series)
Charles Robinson
- The One with the Cast of 'Night Court' (2008) ... Charles Robinson
 2008 Jackson
 2008 The House Bunny
 2008 McBride: Requiem (TV Movie)
Judge Jeffries
 2008 Natural Disasters
 2007 Steam
Reverend Patterson
 2007 King Baby (Short)
 2007 My Name Is Earl (TV Series)
- Two Balls, Two Strikes (2007) ... Doctor (as Charlie Robinson)
 2007 The Riches (TV Series)
Dr. Dibadeaux
- The Big Floss (2007) ... Dr. Dibadeaux (as Charlie Robinson)
 2007 McBride: Dogged (TV Movie)
Judge Jeffries
 2006 Mercy Street
Mr. King
 2006 How I Met Your Mother (TV Series)
Bank President
- Aldrin Justice (2006) ... Bank President (as Charlie Robinson)
 2004-2006 Still Standing (TV Series)
- Still Deceitful (2006) ... Scully (as Charlie Robinson)
- Still Bill's Dad (2004) ... Scully
 2006/I Even Money
Coach Washington (as Charlie Robinson)
 2005 Triple Cross (Video)
Alex (as Charlie Robinson)
 2005 Cold Case (TV Series)
Anton - 2005
- Committed (2005) ... Anton - 2005 (as Charlie Robinson)
 2005 Taco! (Short)
Detective Furlong
 2005 House M.D. (TV Series)
- Humpty Dumpty (2005) ... Robert (as Charlie Robinson)
 2005 Break a Leg
Captain Stevens (as Charlie Robinson)
 2005 Charmed (TV Series)
- Show Ghouls (2005) ... Mike (as Charlie Robinson)
 2005 Committed (TV Series)
- The Mother Episode (2005) ... Marvin (as Charlie Robinson)
 2005 River's End
Deputy 'Fetch'
 2004 The Passage of Mrs. Calabash (Short)
The Professor (as Charlie Robinson)
 2004 The Bernie Mac Show (TV Series)
Earl Davis
- Hair Jordan (2004) ... Earl Davis (as Charlie Robinson)
 2003 Secret Santa (TV Movie)
Russell (as Charlie Robinson)
 2003 Carnivàle (TV Series)
- Tipton (2003) ... Walter (uncredited)
 2003 Andy Richter Controls the Universe (TV Series)
- Charity Begins in Cellblock D (2003) ... Warden
 2003 Abby (TV Series)
Hank Newton
- The Mama and the Papa (2003) ... Hank Newton
 2003 Yes, Dear (TV Series)
Goodwill Guy
- Space Jam (2003) ... Goodwill Guy
 2002 Miss Lettie and Me (TV Movie)
Isaiah Griffin
 2002 Santa, Jr. (TV Movie)
Judge Wheeler (as Charlie Robinson)
 2002 Antwone Fisher
Howard (as Charlie Robinson)
 2002 My Wife and Kids (TV Series)
Joe Kyle
- Failure to Communicate (2002) ... Joe Kyle (as Charlie Robinson)
 2001 Scam (Short)
Larry The Lawyer
 2001 DAG (TV Series)
Russell Daggett
- Mr. Daggett Goes to Washington (2001) ... Russell Daggett (as Charlie Robinson)
 2001 Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place (TV Series)
Officer Harris
- Should I Stay or Should I Go? (2001) ... Officer Harris (as Charlie Robinson)
 2001 First Years (TV Series)
- The First Thing You Do... (2001) ... Judge (as Charlie Robinson)
 2001 Soul Food (TV Series)
Rev. Pryor
- Take Me to the Water (2001) ... Rev. Pryor (as Charlie Robinson)
 2001 The Trouble with Normal (TV Series)
Mr. Lindquist
- Help Yourself (2001) ... Mr. Lindquist (as Charlie Robinson)
 1998-2000 Buddy Faro (TV Series)
El Jefe
- The Truth Is in the Trash (2000) ... El Jefe (as Charlie Robinson)
- The Match Game (2000) ... El Jefe (as Charlie Robinson)
- Charlotte's Tangled Web (2000) ... El Jefe (as Charlie Robinson)
- Who's the Muse (2000) ... El Jefe (as Charlie Robinson)
- Done Away in a Manger (2000) ... El Jefe (as Charlie Robinson)
 2000 The Playaz Court
 2000 The Last Dance (TV Movie)
Ned (as Charlie Robinson)
 1995-1999 Home Improvement (TV Series)
Bud Harper
- Dead Weight (1999) ... Bud Harper (as Charlie Robinson)
- Clash of the Taylors (1997) ... Bud Harper (as Charlie Robinson)
- Workshop 'Til You Drop (1996) ... Bud Harper (as Charlie Robinson)
- The Bud Bowl (1996) ... Bud Harper (as Charlie Robinson)
- Fear of Flying (1996) ... Bud Harper (as Charlie Robinson)
 1999 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
- Black Like Monica (1999) ... Cyrus (as Charlie Robinson)
 1999 Beowulf
Weaponsmaster (as Charlie Robinson)
 1999 Malevolence
Henry Wilson (as Charlie Robinson)
 1998 Land of the Free
Matt McCaster (as Charlie Robinson)
 1997-1998 Malcolm & Eddie (TV Series)
Marcus McGee
- Mixed Nuts (1998) ... Marcus McGee (as Charlie Robinson)
- The Courtship of Eddie's Mother (1997) ... Marcus McGee (as Charlie Robinson)
 1996-1997 Ink (TV Series)
Ernie Trainor
- Going to the Dogs (1997) ... Ernie Trainor (as Charlie Robinson)
- Murphy's Law (1997) ... Ernie Trainor (as Charlie Robinson)
- The Bodyguard Strikes Back (1997) ... Ernie Trainor (as Charlie Robinson)
- The Debutante (1997) ... Ernie Trainor (as Charlie Robinson)
- Logan's Run (1997) ... Ernie Trainor (as Charlie Robinson)
 1996 Set It Off
Nate Andrews (as Charlie Robinson)
 1996 The Crew (TV Series)
Reverend Edwards
- The Man We Love (1996) ... Reverend Edwards
 1996 In the House (TV Series)
- A Major Problem (1996) ... Major (as Charlie Robinson)
 1996 Project: ALF (TV Movie)
Dr. Stanley
 1996 The John Larroquette Show (TV Series)
Norm Jones
- John's Lucky Day (1996) ... Norm Jones (as Charlie Robinson)
 1995 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (TV Series)
- To Thine Own Self Be Blue... and Gold (1995) ... Ernest (as Charlie Robinson)
 1993 CBS Schoolbreak Special (TV Series)
Sam Raynor
- Other Mothers (1993) ... Sam Raynor
 1990 Murder C.O.D. (TV Movie)
Lt. Silk
 1988 Crash Course (TV Movie)
Larry Pearle
 1986 Hotel (TV Series)
Curtis Powell
- Hidden Talents (1986) ... Curtis Powell (as Charlie Robinson)
 1984 The River
 1983-1984 Buffalo Bill (TV Series)
- Church of the Poisoned Mind (1984) ... Newdell (as Charlie Robinson)
- Have Yourself a Very Degrading Christmas (1984) ... Newdell (as Charlie Robinson)
- The Tap Dancer (1984) ... Newdell (as Charlie Robinson)
- A Hero (1984) ... Newdell (as Charlie Robinson)
- Buffalo Bill Versus the Kremlin (1984) ... Newdell (as Charlie Robinson)
 1982 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
Bill Austin
- Tweety and Ralph (1982) ... Bill Austin (as Charlie Robinson)
 1982 Rehearsal for Murder (TV Movie)
The Second Officer (as Charlie Robinson)
 1982 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
- Pestolozzi's Revenge (1982) ... Roy (as Charlie Robinson)
 1981 Flamingo Road (TV Series)
- The Powers That Be (1981) ... Phil
- The Victim (1981) ... Phil (as Charlie Robinson)
- They Drive by Night (1981) ... Phil (as Charlie Robinson)
- Secrets (1981) ... Phil (as Charlie Robinson)
- Bad Girl (1981) ... Phil (as Charlie Robinson)
 1980 Haywire (TV Movie)
Male Nurse
 1979 Buffalo Soldiers (TV Movie)
Pvt. Wright
 1979 Apocalypse Now
Soldier with Colby (uncredited)
 1979 Roots: The Next Generations (TV Mini-Series)
Luke Bettiger
- Episode #1.4 (1979) ... Luke Bettiger
 1979 Lou Grant (TV Series)
- Vet (1979) ... Don (as Charlie Robinson)
 1978 The White Shadow (TV Series)
Jackie Solomon
- Bonus Baby (1978) ... Jackie Solomon (as Charlie Robinson)
 1978 Gray Lady Down
McAllister (as Charlie Robinson)
 1978 King (TV Mini-Series)
Detective Ed Redditt
- Episode #1.3 (1978) ... Detective Ed Redditt
 1977 The Trial of Lee Harvey Oswald (TV Movie)
Melvin Johnson
 1977 A Killing Affair (TV Movie)
Buck Fryman (as Charlie Robinson)
 1975 Cannon (TV Series)
Hank Colcutt
- To Still the Voice (1975) ... Hank Colcutt (as Charlie Robinson)
 1975 Caribe (TV Series)
- The Assassin (1975) ... Kishara (as Charlie Robinson)
 1975 The Black Gestapo
Col. Kojah (as Charles P. Robinson)
 1974 Sugar Hill
Fabulous (as Charles P. Robinson)
 1973 Set This Town on Fire (TV Movie)
Brad Wells
 1971 Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law (TV Series)
Cal Morgan
- The Forest and the Trees (1971) ... Cal Morgan
 1971 Drive, He Said
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Stars in the play "My Wandering Boy" at South Coast Repertory in Costa Mesa, California. See more »

Alternate Names:

Charles P. Robinson | Charlie Robinson


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Has been with the Actors Studio for over 30 years. More recently Charlie co-starred in the Actors Studio's Los Angeles workshop presentation of August Wilson's "Fences". See more »


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