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Charles Schaeffer (I) (1905–1981)

Charles Schaeffer was born on June 29, 1905 in Reading, Pennsylvania, USA. He is known for his work on Treasure of Monte Cristo (1949), Flight (1958) and The Adventures of Kit Carson (1951). He died on September 29, 1981. See full bio »


(age 76)

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Known For

Flight Actor
The Adventures of Kit Carson Henchman / Henchman Shorty Dawson / Henchman Smokey


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 1960 Spartacus
Soldier (uncredited)
 1958 Flight (TV Series)
- Sky Hook (1958) ... (as Rube Schaffer)
 1958 Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok (TV Series)
1st Henchman
- Monkeyshines (1958) ... 1st Henchman
 1956 Full of Life
Bit Role (uncredited)
 1956 Around the World in 80 Days
Extra (uncredited)
 1955 Seminole Uprising
Wood (uncredited)
 1954 Tennessee Champ
Pursuer (uncredited)
 1954 Hell and High Water
Sailor (uncredited)
 1951-1953 The Adventures of Kit Carson (TV Series)
Henchman / Henchman Shorty Dawson / Henchman Smokey
- Bad Men of Marysville (1953) ... Henchman (as Rube Schaffer)
- Trail to Old Sonora (1952) ... Henchman Shorty Dawson (as Rube Schaffer)
- Law of the Frontier (1951) ... Henchman Smokey (as Rube Schaffer)
 1952 Rainbow 'Round My Shoulder (uncredited)
 1951 Iron Man
Referee (uncredited)
 1950 No Sad Songs for Me
Bit (uncredited)
 1949 Treasure of Monte Cristo
Roberts (as Rube Schaeffer)
 1949 The Lost Tribe
Lerch (uncredited)
 1948 Superman
Thug Holding Lois (uncredited)
 1947 Swing the Western Way
Bodyguard (uncredited)
 1946 The Kid from Brooklyn
Tony Scarlotti (uncredited)
 1945 Over 21
Athletic Instructor (uncredited)
 1944 Frenchman's Creek
Pirate Crewman (uncredited)
 1944 The Hitler Gang
Gymnast (uncredited)
 1944 Lady in the Dark
Masseur Clown (uncredited)
 1943 Swing Fever
Man on Bar (uncredited)
 1943 The Man from Down Under
Fighter in Montage (uncredited)
 1943 The Avenging Rider
Dealer (uncredited)
 1943 Ladies' Day
Base Runner (uncredited)
 1942 Powder Town
Charlie the Bartender (uncredited)
 1941 Playmates
Masseur (uncredited)
 1940 Buck Benny Rides Again
Cowhand (uncredited)
 1939 The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1938 If I Were King
Third Watch (uncredited)
 1934 Cleopatra
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
Show Show Stunts (17 credits)

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Rube Schaeffer | Rube Schaffer | Charles Shafer

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