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Chris Drake (I) (1923–2006)


Chris Drake was born on December 11, 1923 in Richmond, Virginia, USA as James Christian Droste. He was an actor, known for Them! (1954), A Walk in the Sun (1945) and The Book of Acts Series (1957). He was married to Margaret Shobe. He died on July 9, 2006 in Williamsburg, Virginia. See full bio »

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Them! Trooper Ed Blackburn
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(1945)
(1957)

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 1954-1969 Lassie (TV Series)
Helicopter Pilot / Pete Barnum
- Tempest: Part 2 (1969) ... Helicopter Pilot (as Christian Drake)
- The Fighter (1954) ... Pete Barnum
 1961 Miami Undercover (TV Series)
Eddie
- The Assassin (1961) ... Eddie (as Christian Drake)
 1959 Man Without a Gun (TV Series)
Johnny Banjo
- The Shaving Mug (1959) ... Johnny Banjo (as Christian Drake)
 1959 Dragnet (TV Series)
- The Big Couple (1959) ... (as Christian Drake)
 1958 Flight (TV Series)
 1956-1958 The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (TV Series)
Clint Dunbar / Lance Morfit / Thad Milburn
- Caught by a Whisker (1958) ... Clint Dunbar (as Christian Drake)
- Bad Woman (1957) ... Lance Morfit (as Christian Drake)
- The Almost Dead Cowhand (1956) ... Thad Milburn (as Christian Drake)
 1957 The Book of Acts Series
Phillip
 1957 The Gray Ghost (TV Series)
Union Sgt.
- Jimmy (1957) ... Union Sgt. (as Christian Drake)
 1957 The Silent Service (TV Series)
Lt. B. R. Van Buskirk / Second Squailfish Captain
- The Loss of the Perch (1957) ... Lt. B. R. Van Buskirk (as Christian Drake)
- The Squailfish (1957) ... Second Squailfish Captain (as Christian Drake)
 1957 Bombers B-52
Control Tower Radioman (uncredited)
 1957 Code 3 (TV Series)
Sgt. Thomas Wesson / Dawson
- You Can't Kill a Marine (1957) ... Sgt. Thomas Wesson (as Christian Drake)
- Family on Trial (1957) ... Dawson
 1957 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series)
Dark Youth
- Three Bells to Perdido (1957) ... Dark Youth (as Christian Drake)
 1957 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Charlie Ford
- Jesse James (1957) ... Charlie Ford (as Christian Drake)
 1957 The Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna (TV Series)
Jim
- Singapore Fling (1957) ... Jim (as Christian Drake)
 1957 Navy Log (TV Series)
Lieutenant Ralph Rogers
- Operation Lend Lease Adti: Amscray (1957) ... Lieutenant Ralph Rogers (as Christian Drake)
 1955-1956 Sheena: Queen of the Jungle (TV Series)
Bob Rayburn
- The Lash (1956) ... Bob Rayburn (as Christian Drake)
- The Rival Queen (1956) ... Bob Rayburn (as Christian Drake)
- The Renegades (1956) ... Bob Rayburn (as Christian Drake)
- Touch of Death (1955) ... Bob Rayburn
- The Test (1955) ... Bob Rayburn (as Christian Drake)
 1950-1955 The Lone Ranger (TV Series)
James Houston / Jim Sage / Fred Bowen
- Showdown at Sand Creek (1955) ... James Houston (as Christian Drake)
- Outlaw's Trail (1954) ... Jim Sage (as Christian Drake)
- The Man with Two Faces (1950) ... Fred Bowen
 1955 TV Reader's Digest (TV Series)
 1954-1955 Public Defender (TV Series)
Alan Martin / Chris Holt / Tony Frazier / ...
- End of the Line (1955) ... Alan Martin (as Christian Drake)
- Destiny (1954) ... Chris Holt
- Road to Nowhere (1954) ... Tony Frazier (as Christian Drake)
- The Case of the Parolee (1954) ... Mark Collins
 1955 An Annapolis Story
First Classman (uncredited)
 1955 The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (TV Series)
 1955 City Detective (TV Series)
Addis
- Thirteen O'Clock (1955) ... Addis (as Christian Drake)
 1955 Stories of the Century (TV Series)
Deputy Burt Alvord
- Burt Alvord (1955) ... Deputy Burt Alvord
 1954 Private Secretary (TV Series)
- Good Neighbors (1954)
 1954 Them!
Trooper Ed Blackburn
 1954 Waterfront (TV Series)
Tony
- Tuna Bound ... Tony
 1951-1953 Racket Squad (TV Series)
Chuck Martin
- Romance Unlimited (1953) ... Chuck Martin (as Christian Drake)
 1952-1953 Chevron Theatre (TV Series)
- Shooting Star (1952)
 1953 My Little Margie (TV Series)
Lieut. Howard Allen
- The Two Lieutenants (1953) ... Lieut. Howard Allen
 1952 Feng ye qing
Pat Grant
 1952 Battles of Chief Pontiac
Sergeant (uncredited)
 1952 Gobs and Gals
Navy Driver (uncredited)
 1952 For Men Only
Jack (uncredited)
 1951 F.B.I. Girl
Television Host (uncredited)
 1951 All That I Have
Court Reporter (uncredited)
 1951 As You Were
 1951 Flying Leathernecks
Lieutenant (uncredited)
 1951 Pier 23
Mike Greeley
 1951 Operation Pacific
Sparks - Radioman (uncredited)
 1951 Halls of Montezuma
Frank (uncredited)
 1950 Three Secrets
Radio Technician (uncredited)
 1950 Father of the Bride
Usher (uncredited)
 1949 The Pilgrimage Play
John
 1949 Battleground
Medic Private (uncredited)
 1947 The Lost Moment
Young Man (uncredited)
 1947 This Time for Keeps
Soldier at Pool (uncredited)
 1947 Buffalo Bill Rides Again
Henchman (uncredited)
 1947 Fear in the Night
Elevator Operator (uncredited)
 1946 Tokyo Rose
Frank
 1946 Strangler of the Swamp
George (uncredited)
 1945 A Walk in the Sun
Rankin
 1945 Two O'Clock Courage
Assistant Editor (uncredited)
 1945 Having Wonderful Crime
Guest (uncredited)
 1945 Delightfully Dangerous
Jimmy Burns (uncredited)
 1944 The Falcon in Hollywood
Assistant Cameraman (uncredited)
 1944 Music in Manhattan
Bellboy (uncredited)
 1944 My Pal Wolf
Bit Part (uncredited)
 1944 Youth Runs Wild
Bud (uncredited)
 1944 Bride by Mistake
Flyer (uncredited)
 1944 Step Lively
Delivery Boy (uncredited)
 1944 Gildersleeve's Ghost
Newspaper Reporter (uncredited)
 1944 Marine Raiders
Orderly (uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Christian Drake
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He served in the US Marine Corps during World War II and fought, as a member of Carlson's Raiders, at Guadalcanal, where he was wounded. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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