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Charles Robinson (III) (1932–2006)

Charles Robinson graduated Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude from Princeton in 1958. His theatrical family opened his acting career, at age three, on Broadway. After college, his first film was Splendor in the Grass (1961), to be followed by The Singing Nun (1966), Shenandoah (1965) and Take Her, She's Mine (1963). After "Tall Story", "The ... See full bio »

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The Sand Pebbles
The Sand Pebbles Ensign Bordelles
The Cable Guy
The Cable Guy Steven's Lawyer
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 1996 The Cable Guy
Steven's Lawyer (as Charles Knox Robinson III)
 1987 Death Wish 4: The Crackdown
Editor (as Charles Knox Robinson)
 1986 Comedy Factory (TV Series)
2nd Reporter
- Moscow Bureau (1986) ... 2nd Reporter
 1986 The Equalizer (TV Series)
- Torn (1986) ... Brian (as Charles Knox Robinson)
 1985 Scarecrow and Mrs. King (TV Series)
James McNeil
- Sour Grapes (1985) ... James McNeil
 1985 Wildside (TV Series)
- Delinquency of a Miner (1985) ... Bennett
 1985 Finder of Lost Loves (TV Series)
- Last Wish (1985) ... Salesman
 1984 Airwolf (TV Series)
Carl Zimmer
- Daddy's Gone a Hunt'n (1984) ... Carl Zimmer (as Charles Knox Robinson)
 1983 The Paper Chase (TV Series)
- Plague of Locusts (1983) ... (as Charles Knox Robinson)
 1983 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Peter Lassiter
- A Loss for Words (1983) ... Peter Lassiter (as Charles Knox Robinson)
 1982 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
Anthony Ross
- Ashes to Ashes, and None Too Soon (1982) ... Anthony Ross (as Charles Knox Robinson)
 1980 Nick and the Dobermans (TV Movie)
Tom Randall (as Charles Knox Robinson)
 1979 Flying High (TV Series)
- It Was Just One of Those Days (1979) ... Anatoli (as Charles Knox Robinson)
 1977 Switch (TV Series)
Tom Harris
- Go for Broke (1977) ... Tom Harris
 1977 The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (TV Series)
- Nancy Drew's Love Match (1977) ... Roper
 1977 Nowhere to Hide (TV Movie)
Deputy Ted Willoughby (as Charles Knox Robinson)
 1976 Francis Gary Powers: The True Story of the U-2 Spy Incident (TV Movie)
Wheatley (as Charles Knox Robinson)
 1976 Cannon (TV Series)
Ernie Buckingham
- Snapshot (1976) ... Ernie Buckingham (as Charles Knox Robinson)
 1974-1976 Emergency! (TV Series)
Alan Benedict / Mike Larson / Jack Michaels
- The Girl on the Balance Beam (1976) ... Alan Benedict (as Charles Knox Robinson)
- One of Those Days (1975) ... Mike Larson
- The Firehouse Four (1974) ... Jack Michaels (as Charles Knox Robinson)
 1975 Mobile One (TV Series)
- Californium 252 (1975) ... (as Charles Knox Robinson)
 1975 Ellery Queen (TV Series)
Lewis Halliday
- The Adventure of Auld Lang Syne (1975) ... Lewis Halliday (as Charles Knox Robinson)
 1975 Man on the Outside (TV Movie)
Mr. Arnold (as Charles Knox Robinson)
 1975 The Wide World of Mystery (TV Series)
- The Deadly Volley (1975) ... Ted (as Charles Knox Robinson)
 1974 The Manhunter (TV Series)
- The Truck Murders (1974) ... (as Charles Knox Robinson)
 1974 Fer-de-Lance (TV Movie)
Lieutenant Nicholson (as Charles Knox Robinson)
 1974 So Evil, My Sister
Jerry (as Charles Knox Robinson)
 1973 Griff (TV Series)
Neil Davis
- The Last Ballad (1973) ... Neil Davis
 1973 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Gene Merrick
- Catch Me If You Can (1973) ... Gene Merrick (as Charles Knox Robinson)
 1965-1973 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Bartlett / Keith McKay / Frank Taylor / ...
- The Big Job (1973) ... Bartlett (as Charles Knox Robinson)
- The Watch Dog (1971) ... Keith McKay
- Deadly Reunion (1970) ... Henry Robinson
- Conspiracy of Silence (1969) ... Troy Harris
 1973 The Daring Dobermans
Steve Crandall (as Charles Knox Robinson)
 1973 The Six Million Dollar Man (TV Movie)
Prisoner (as Charles Knox Robinson)
 1973 Set This Town on Fire (TV Movie)
Brad Wells (as Charles Robinson Knox)
 1972 The Sixth Sense (TV Series)
Mike Martin
- Through a Flame Darkly (1972) ... Mike Martin (as Charles Knox Robinson)
 1972 Banacek (TV Series)
Arthur Patrick McKinney
- Detour to Nowhere (1972) ... Arthur Patrick McKinney (as Charles Knox Robinson)
 1972 The Screaming Woman (TV Movie)
Howard Wynant (as Charles Knox Robinson)
 1972 O'Hara, U.S. Treasury (TV Series)
 1971 Ironside (TV Series)
Bernie Simmons
- Class of '57 (1971) ... Bernie Simmons
 1971 Cade's County (TV Series)
Dick Haskell
- Requiem for Miss Madrid (1971) ... Dick Haskell
 1971 Adam-12 (TV Series)
Mark Donin / Albert Cook
- Assassination (1971) ... Mark Donin
- Log 125: A Safe Job (1971) ... Albert Cook
 1971 The Brotherhood of Satan
 1970 Triangle
Todd Pearson (as Charles Robinson Knox)
 1970 The Virginian (TV Series)
John Wood aka Sitkonga
- No War for the Warrior (1970) ... John Wood aka Sitkonga
 1968 Mannix (TV Series)
Harvey Roanhorse
- Who Will Dig the Graves? (1968) ... Harvey Roanhorse
 1968 My Three Sons (TV Series)
Mr. Muller / Craig Benson
- My Three Grandsons (1968) ... Mr. Muller
- Green-Eyed Robbie (1968) ... Craig Benson
 1968 The High Chaparral (TV Series)
Warren Bates
- Tornado Frances (1968) ... Warren Bates
 1968 A Time to Sing
Shifty Barker (uncredited)
 1968 For Singles Only
Jim Allen
 1967 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Amos Cole
- The Prodigal (1967) ... Amos Cole
 1966 The Sand Pebbles
Ensign Bordelles
 1966 The Singing Nun
 1965 Shenandoah
 1965 The Munsters (TV Series)
Alan Benson
- Love Comes to Mockingbird Heights (1965) ... Alan Benson
 1965 Dear Brigitte
 1964 Ben Casey (TV Series)
Edward Bullard
- Heap Logs and Let the Blaze Laugh Out (1964) ... Edward Bullard
 1964 Breaking Point (TV Series)
Dr. Kenneth Watkins
- Shadow of a Starless Night (1964) ... Dr. Kenneth Watkins
 1964 The Greatest Show on Earth (TV Series)
Ollie Forest IV
- The Show Must Go on - To Orange City (1964) ... Ollie Forest IV
 1963 Take Her, She's Mine
 1963 The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters (TV Series)
Lt. Reid Beecher
- The Day of the Last Bugle (1963) ... Lt. Reid Beecher
 1963 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Antone Rose
- The Antone Rose Story (1963) ... Antone Rose
 1963 Stoney Burke (TV Series)
Dennis Mitchner
- Color Him Lucky (1963) ... Dennis Mitchner
 1963 Going My Way (TV Series)
Jeff Winters
- Don't Forget to Say Goodbye (1963) ... Jeff Winters
 1963 Ripcord (TV Series)
Gregor Korvich
- Jump to Freedom (1963) ... Gregor Korvich
 1962 Wide Country (TV Series)
Chris Xeno
- Tears on a Painted Face (1962) ... Chris Xeno
 1961-1962 Laramie (TV Series)
Sam Moore / Bud Williams
- Double Eagles (1962) ... Sam Moore
- Deadly Is the Night (1961) ... Bud Williams
 1962 The New Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
- Second Look (1962) ... Neal
 1962 The Interns
Dr. Dave Simon (as Charles Robinson Knox)
 1962 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Gregg Foster
- Shadow of a Hero (1962) ... Gregg Foster
 1962 87th Precinct (TV Series)
Jerry Curtis
- Out of Order (1962) ... Jerry Curtis
 1962 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Jerry Lane
- Bad Actor (1962) ... Jerry Lane
 1961 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Drake Evans
- The Chrome Coffin (1961) ... Drake Evans
 1961 Bachelor Father (TV Series)
- Kelly and the Freethinker (1961) ... Steve
 1961 Splendor in the Grass
Johnny Masterson (uncredited)
 1958 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
- Time of Your Life (1958) ... Sailor
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The Good Soup (1960). Written by Félicien Marceau. Book adapted by Garson Kanin. Based on the original Paris production by André Barsacq. Directed by Garson Kanin and André Barsacq. Plymouth Theatre: 2 Mar 1960 - 19 Mar 1960 (21 performances). Cast: Lou Antonio, Bill Becker, Hilda Brawner, Diane Cilento, Ruth Gordon (as "... See more »

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Charles Robinson Knox | Charles Knox Robinson III | Charles Knox Robinson

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Reliable, darkly handsome film and TV actor of the 60s and 70s, he later performed on the local stage in Palm Springs. See more »

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