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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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Known For

Inner Sanctum Harold Dunlap
(1948)
The Late George Apley Howard Boulder
(1947)
The Purple Heart Lt. Kenneth Bayforth
(1944)
The Crimebusters Producer
(1962)

Filmography

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 1967-1968 Judd for the Defense (TV Series) (producer - 26 episodes)
- You Remember Joe Maddox (1968) ... (producer)
- The Worst of Both Worlds (1968) ... (producer)
- Square House (1968) ... (producer)
- The Devil's Surrogate (1968) ... (producer)
- Kingdom of the Blind (1968) ... (producer)
 1963-1964 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series) (producer - 4 episodes)
- Body in the Barn (1964) ... (producer)
- How to Get Rid of Your Wife (1963) ... (producer)
- The Cadaver (1963) ... (producer)
- Terror at Northfield (1963) ... (producer)
 1964 Arrest and Trial (TV Series) (producer - 5 episodes)
- The Revenge of the Worm (1964) ... (producer)
- Modus Operandi (1964) ... (producer)
- A Circle of Strangers (1964) ... (producer)
- The Best There Is (1964) ... (producer)
- Somewhat Lower Than the Angels (1964) ... (producer)
 1962-1963 Naked City (TV Series) (producer - 35 episodes)
- Barefoot on a Bed of Coals (1963) ... (producer)
- Golden Lads and Girls (1963) ... (producer)
- One, Two, Three, Rita Rakahowski (1963) ... (producer)
- The S.S. American Dream (1963) ... (producer)
- Color Schemes Like Never Before (1963) ... (producer)
 1962 The Crimebusters (producer)
 1961-1962 Cain's Hundred (TV Series) (producer - 30 episodes)
- Quick Brown Fox (1962) ... (producer)
- The Left Side of Canada (1962) ... (producer)
- Women of Silure (1962) ... (producer)
- A Creature Lurks in Ambush (1962) ... (producer)
- Inside Track (1962) ... (producer)
 1961 The Murder Men (producer)
 1961 Adventures in Paradise (TV Series) (producer - 4 episodes)
- Wild Mangoes (1961) ... (producer)
- The Wonderful Nightingale (1961) ... (producer)
- Act of Piracy (1961) ... (producer)
- The Good Killing (1961) ... (producer)
 1959-1960 The Untouchables (TV Series) (producer - 7 episodes)
- Head of Fire: Feet of Clay (1960) ... (producer)
- Three Thousand Suspects (1960) ... (producer)
- The Noise of Death (1960) ... (producer)
- You Can't Pick the Number (1959) ... (producer)
- Mexican Stake-Out (1959) ... (producer)
 1958 Pursuit (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- The Silent Night (1958) ... (producer)
 1955-1956 Ford Star Jubilee (TV Series) (co-producer - 3 episodes)
- This Happy Breed (1956) ... (co-producer)
- Blithe Spirit (1956) ... (co-producer)
- Together with Music (1955) ... (co-producer)
 1956 Star Stage (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- The Shadowy Third (1956) ... (producer)
 1953-1955 You Are There (TV Series) (producer - 94 episodes)
- D-Day (June 6, 1944) (1955) ... (producer - as Charles W. Russell)
- The Liberation of Paris (August 25, 1944) (1955) ... (producer - as Charles W. Russell)
 1950-1953 Danger (TV Series) (producer - 21 episodes)
- Subpoena (1953) ... (producer)
- Death and the Family Jewels (1953) ... (producer)
- Car Pool (1953) ... (producer)
- A Shawl for Sylvia (1953) ... (producer)
- Murder Takes the 'A' Train (1952) ... (producer)
 1951 Crime Photographer (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- Model Alibi (1951) ... (producer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

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

Alternate Names:

Charles W. Russell | Charlie Russell

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Trivia:

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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