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Date of Birth 22 October 1915New York City, New York, USA
Date of Death 28 December 1980San Bernardino, California, USA  (heart attack)
Birth NameCharles David Tannen

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Charles Tannen was born on October 22, 1915 in New York City, New York, USA as Charles David Tannen. He was an actor and producer, known for The Grapes of Wrath (1940), Drums Along the Mohawk (1939) and Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1961). He died on December 28, 1980 in San Bernardino, California, USA.

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Son of actor Julius Tannen.
Brother of actor William Tannen.
Son of a vaudevillian, Tanner was a general purpose actor who worked primarily at 20th Century Fox. He appeared in innumerable cameos and bit parts, often as reporters, photographers or stage managers.
Preston Sturges wrote in a trade paper advertisement, "If you have a middle-aged character part, either Gentile or Jewish, either comic or dramatic, I urge you to give it to Tannen, and I guarantee that you will be enchanted by his authority, his unction, his voice, his theatrical resource, and his profound ability.
Brother of actor William Tannen; son of actor Julius Tannen.

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