Down 37,954 this week

Charles Avery (I) (1873–1926)

Charles Avery was born on May 28, 1873 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Charles Avery Bradford. He was an actor and director, known for His Lying Heart (1916), The Taming of the Shrew (1908) and His Last Scent (1916). He died on July 23, 1926 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

Hollywood Stars in Their Early Roles

See throwback photos of celebrities like Jungle Cruise stars Emily Blunt and Dwayne Johnson and revisit their earliest onscreen roles.

See the entire gallery

Around The Web


Provided by Taboola

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 619 people
created 08 Oct 2016
a list of 538 people
created 09 Aug 2012
a list of 879 people
created 13 Jan 2011
a list of 15 people
created 17 Dec 2019
a list of 148 people
created 22 Oct 2015

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Charles Avery's work have you seen?

User Polls


Known For

His Lying Heart Director
The Taming of the Shrew Music Teacher
His Last Scent Director
Skirt Strategy Director


Hide Hide Show Show Actor (133 credits)
 1927 The Western Rover
Hinkey Hall
 1927 The Rambling Ranger
Seth Buxley
 1926 The Blackbird
Music Hall Patron (uncredited)
 1925 The Fighting Ranger
Miguel Cordero
 1922 The Whirlwind (Short)
 1916 The Other Man (Short)
 1914 The Sea Nymphs (Short)
Mabel's Father
 1914 Zip, the Dodger (Short)
Man on Bench (uncredited)
 1914 Hello, Mabel (Short)
Man in Phone Booth (uncredited)
 1914 Love and Bullets (Short)
 1914 Fatty's Finish (Short)
 1914 Mabel's Busy Day (Short)
Policeman (uncredited)
 1914 The Knockout (Short)
Cop (uncredited)
 1914 The Water Dog (Short)
Observer of Girl on Rocks (uncredited)
 1914 The Bowery Boys (Short)
The Husband
 1914 Mabel at the Wheel (Short)
Spectator in Grandstand (uncredited)
 1914 A Bathing Beauty (Short)
 1914 Chicken Chaser (Short)
The Sheriff
 1914 Tango Tangle (Short)
Guest in Straw Hat (uncredited)
 1914 Won in a Closet (Short)
Mabel's Sweetheart
 1914 Too Many Brides (Short)
Wedding Guest (uncredited)
 1914 The Mystery of the Milk (Short)
 1913 Zuzu, the Band Leader (Short) (uncredited)
 1913 His Sister's Kids (Short)
Man with Cane (uncredited)
 1913 The Gusher (Short)
Man at Oil Well (uncredited)
 1913 A Ride for a Bride (Short)
Man in Deerstalker Cap (uncredited)
 1913 Cohen Saves the Flag (Short)
Field Officer
 1913 Fatty Joins the Force (Short)
Arresting Cop (uncredited)
 1913 A Muddy Romance (Short)
Justice of the Peace
 1913 Love Sickness at Sea (Short)
Ship Passenger (uncredited)
 1913 Fatty at San Diego (Short)
Theatre Patron (uncredited)
 1913 The Janitor (Short)
The Janitor's Daughter's Admirer
 1913 A Quiet Little Wedding (Short)
The Minister
 1913 A Healthy Neighborhood (Short)
Second Victim
 1913 Their Husbands (Short)
First Husband
 1913 Across the Alley (Short)
Old Man
 1913 Billy Dodges Bills (Short)
The Sheriff
 1913/I When Dreams Come True (Short) (uncredited)
 1913 Mabel's Dramatic Career (Short)
Farmer / Movie Crewman
 1913 Fatty's Day Off (Short)
Mischievous Boy
 1913 Mabel's New Hero (Short)
Beachgoer / Cop
 1913 The Firebugs (Short)
The Fireman
 1913 The Work Habit (Short)
 1913/I The Riot (Short)
 1913 Cohen's Outing (Short)
 1913/I Just Kids (Short)
Police Chief
 1913 Get Rich Quick (Short)
Villager (uncredited)
 1913 A Noise from the Deep (Short) (uncredited)
 1913 Love and Rubbish (Short)
Mr. Tickle
 1913 The Telltale Light (Short)
Man whose face Mabel slaps (uncredited)
 1913 Safe in Jail (Short)
Neighbor Woman's Husband
 1913 Rastus and the Game Cock (Short)
Dice Player / Man in Derby (uncredited)
 1913 A Bandit (Short)
Villager (uncredited)
 1913 Peeping Pete (Short)
 1913 Passions, He Had Three (Short)
Si Black
 1913 The Gangsters (Short)
Cop (uncredited)
 1913 Toplitsky and Company (Short)
Bath House Customer (uncredited)
 1913 Twixt Love and Fire (Short)
The Man
 1913 Their First Execution (Short)
2nd Deputy
 1913 The Darktown Belle (Short)
 1913 Algy on the Force (Short)
 1913 That Ragtime Band (Short)
Sousaphone Player
 1913 Bangville Police (Short)
1st Deputy
 1913 Cupid in a Dental Parlor (Short)
The Dentist
 1913 Those Good Old Days (Short)
Gentleman of the Court (uncredited)
 1913 Hide and Seek (Short)
1st Fireman
 1913 On His Wedding Day (Short)
The Boy in the Park
 1913 The Chief's Predicament (Short)
Gang Member (uncredited)
 1913 The Man Next Door (Short)
Cop (uncredited)
 1913 A Strong Revenge (Short)
Party Guest
 1913 The Rural Third Degree (Short)
 1913 A Deaf Burglar (Short)
The Burglar's Accomplice
 1913 The Sleuth's Last Stand (Short)
Cavalry Officer
 1913 The Elite Ball (Short)
Man at Ball (uncredited)
 1913 A Double Wedding (Short)
The Groom
 1912 A Day's Outing (Short)
 1912 Hoffmeyer's Legacy (Short)
Keystone Kop (uncredited)
 1912 Stolen Glory (Short)
 1912 Tragedy of the Dress Suit (Short)
At Party
 1912 The Would-Be Shriner (Short)
 1912 One Round O'Brien (Short)
1st Contestant
 1912 Katchem Kate (Short)
Detective School Pupil
 1912 Neighbors (Short)
 1912 Home Folks (Short)
At Barn Dance
 1912 Algy the Watchman (Short)
In Bank
 1912/I A Close Call (Short)
Man Holding Mirror (uncredited)
 1912 The Brave Hunter (Short)
In Lodge
 1912 Won by a Fish (Short)
 1912 Their First Kidnapping Case (Short)
Man in Sheriff's Office
 1911 Josh's Suicide (Short)
 1910 The Usurer (Short)
 1910 A Ranchman's Simple Son (Short)
 1910 Perils of the Plains (Short)
 1910 The Man from Texas (Short)
 1910 Dooley Referees the Big Fight (Short)
 1910 Dooley's Holiday (Short)
 1910 A Romance of the Prairie (Short)
 1909 Dooley's Thanksgiving Turkey (Short)
 1909 The Little Darling (Short)
In Boarding House
 1909 The Seventh Day (Short)
The Judge's Butler
 1909 With Her Card (Short)
At Larkin's
 1909 A Strange Meeting (Short)
At Party
 1909 The Cardinal's Conspiracy (Short)
A Member of the Court
 1909 The Necklace (Short)
In Pawnshop
 1909 The Peachbasket Hat (Short)
On Street
 1909 Was Justice Served? (Short)
 1909 Her First Biscuits (Short)
Biscuit Victim
 1909 The Son's Return (Short)
 1909 The Lonely Villa (Short)
At the Inn
 1909 The Violin Maker of Cremona (Short)
Worker / In Crowd
 1909 Eradicating Aunty (Short)
 1909 What Drink Did (Short)
 1909 Two Memories (Short)
Party Guest
 1909 Resurrection (Short)
At Court / At Prison
 1909 The Jilt (Short)
At College
 1909 The French Duel (Short)
Alphonse de Signoles
 1909 One Busy Hour (Short)
In Store
 1909 The Suicide Club (Short)
Member of Suicide Club
 1909 Tis an Ill Wind That Blows No Good (Short)
At Factory
 1909 Twin Brothers (Short)
In Bar
 1909 Confidence (Short)
Dinner Guest
 1909 A Drunkard's Reformation (Short)
Man In the Play
 1909 Jones and His New Neighbors (Short)
In Crowd
 1909 The Salvation Army Lass (Short)
In First Bar / In Factory
 1909 The Curtain Pole (Short)
Mob Member
 1909 Tragic Love (Short)
In Factory
 1909 A Wreath in Time (Short)
At Stage Door
 1909 Love Finds a Way (Short)
 1908 The Helping Hand (Short)
At Brothel
 1908 The Valet's Wife (Short)
Mr. Tubbs
 1908 The Taming of the Shrew (Short)
Music Teacher
 1908 Father Gets in the Game (Short)
The Butler
Show Show Director (58 credits)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: David Harum. Comedy. Written by R. Hitchcock and M.W. Hitchcock, from the novel by Edward Noyes Wescott. Directed by Edward E. Rose. Garrick Theatre: 1 Oct 1900- Feb 1901 (closing date unknown/148 performances). Cast: Charles Avery, Frank Burbeck [Broadway debut], Lois Frances Clark, William H. Crane, George F. De Vere, Will ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Articles | See more »


5' 4" (1.63 m)

Did You Know?


One of the seven original members of the Keystone Kops. See more »

Star Sign:


Contribute to This Page

Recently Viewed