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Charles Russell (I) (1918–1985)

Charles Russell, who was born on March 31, 1918, in New York City, was a movie and radio actor who appeared in 17 films between 1943 and 1949. Russell made his debut in an uncredited part as a ball player in Ladies' Day (1943) at RKO and had his first credited role in his second film, RKO's Bombardier (1943), a World War II propaganda film. Signed... See full bio »

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Inner Sanctum
Inner Sanctum Harold Dunlap
The Late George Apley
The Late George Apley Howard Boulder
The Purple Heart
The Purple Heart Lt. Kenneth Bayforth
Canon City
Canon City Tolley


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 1950 Breakthrough
U.S. Soldier (uncredited)
 1949 Chinatown at Midnight
Fred Morgan
 1949 Mary Ryan, Detective
Detective Baker (uncredited)
 1949 Tucson
Gregg Johnson
 1948 Trouble Preferred
Lt. Rod Brooks
 1948 Inner Sanctum
Harold Dunlap
 1948 Night Wind
Ralph Benson
 1948 Canon City
 1948 Give My Regards to Broadway
Arthur Waldron Jr. (as Charlie Russell)
 1947 Beyond Our Own
Peter Rogers
 1947 The Late George Apley
Howard Boulder
 1946 Wake Up and Dream
Lieutenant Coles
 1946 Johnny Comes Flying Home
Miles Carey
 1946 Behind Green Lights
Arthur Templeton
 1945 Captain Eddie
Sgt. Jim Reynolds
 1944 The Purple Heart
Lt. Kenneth Bayforth
 1943 Bombardier
 1943 Ladies' Day
Ball Player (uncredited)

Personal Details

Other Works:

(1949-50) Radio: Starred in the CBS Radio series "Johnny Dollar".

Alternate Names:

Charlie Russell


6' 1" (1.85 m)

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He played Johnny Dollar on CBS Radio from 1949 to 1950 until Edmond O'Brien replaced him to become the second actor to portray the insurance investigator. See more »

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