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Charles Sellon (I) (1870–1937)

Charles Sellon was born on August 24, 1870 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor, known for The Monster (1925), Make Me a Star (1932) and Bright Eyes (1934). He was married to Florence E. Willis. He died on June 26, 1937 in La Crescenta, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Monster The Constable
Make Me a Star Mr. Gashwiler
Bright Eyes Uncle Ned Smith
Lovers' Lane Uncle Bill


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 1935 In Old Kentucky
Ezra Martingale
 1935 The Gay Deception
Mr. McCaffrey (uncredited)
 1935 Diamond Jim
John Touchey
 1935 Welcome Home
Andrew Anstruther
 1935 It's a Small World
 1935 Life Begins at 40
Tom Cotton
 1935 The Casino Murder Case
Dr. Doremus
 1935 The Devil Is a Woman
Letter Writer (uncredited)
 1935 Helldorado
Editor of 'Bugle' (uncredited)
 1934 Bright Eyes
Uncle Ned Smith
 1934 One Hour Late
 1934 It's a Gift
Mr. Muckle
 1934 Ready for Love
Caleb Hooker
 1934 6 Day Bike Rider
Druggist (uncredited)
 1934 Elmer and Elsie
George Simpson
 1934 The Cat's-Paw
Rev. Junius P. Withers (uncredited)
 1934 Now I'll Tell
Justice of the Peace (scenes deleted)
 1934 Private Scandal
Mr. Terwilliger
 1934 She Made Her Bed
Mr. McGillicuddy (uncredited)
 1933 Hoopla
The Colonel - Billy's Father (uncredited)
 1933 The Chief
Fire Chief at Statue Unveiling (uncredited)
 1933 Golden Harvest
Jason Bowers
 1933 Bureau of Missing Persons
Funeral Director (uncredited)
 1933 Baby Face
Vanderlure - Bank Director (uncredited)
 1933 I Love That Man
Mortician (uncredited)
 1933 Hold Your Man
Minister at Reformatory (uncredited)
 1933 Midnight Mary
Night Watchman (uncredited)
 1933 Central Airport
Man in Wreck (scenes deleted)
 1933 Strictly Personal
Hewes (uncredited)
 1933 Employees' Entrance
 1933 The Billion Dollar Scandal
Newspaper Man (uncredited)
 1932 The Match King
Match Company Executive (uncredited)
 1932 As the Devil Commands
John Duncan
 1932 Central Park
Luke, the Lion Keeper (uncredited)
 1932 Renegades of the West
Man at Baby Contest (uncredited)
 1932 I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang
Hot Dog Stand Owner (uncredited)
 1932 Ride Him, Cowboy
Judge Bartlett (uncredited)
 1932 Speed Madness
Jim Stuart
 1932 The Washington Masquerade
Senator at Train Station (uncredited)
 1932 Make Me a Star
Mr. Gashwiler
 1932 The Dark Horse
Mr. Green
 1932 Carnival Boat
 1932 The Drifter
 1931 The Age for Love
Mr. Pearson
 1931 The Tip-Off
Pop Jackson
 1931 Penrod and Sam
Mr. Bitts
 1931 Arizona
Officer (uncredited)
 1931 Dude Ranch
Spruce Meadows
 1931 Laugh and Get Rich
 1931 Behind Office Doors
John Ritter
 1931 The Painted Desert
 1930 Man to Man
Judge (uncredited)
 1930 Sea Legs
Adm. O'Brien
 1930 Tom Sawyer
 1930/I Big Money
 1930 For the Love o' Lil
Mr. Walker
 1930 Borrowed Wives
Uncle Henry Foley
 1930 Let's Go Native
Wallace Wendell Sr.
 1930 Anybody's War
Bit Role (uncredited)
 1930 Love Among the Millionaires
Pop Whipple
 1930 The Social Lion
Jim Perkins
 1930 Under a Texas Moon
José Romero
 1930 Honey
Randolph Weeks
 1930 Men Are Like That
Pa Fisher
 1930 Burning Up
James R. Morgan
 1929 The Vagabond Lover
Chief of Police George C. Tuttle
 1929 The Mighty
The Mayor
 1929 Sweetie
Dr. Oglethorpe (uncredited)
 1929 The Saturday Night Kid
Lem Woodruff
 1929 Big News
J.W. Addison
 1929 The Man and the Moment
Joan's Guardian
 1929 The Gamblers
 1929 The Girl in the Glass Cage
Dan Jackson - Prosecutor
 1929 Hot Stuff
 1929 Bulldog Drummond
 1928 What a Night!
Editor Maadison
 1928 Happiness Ahead
Mr. Randall
 1928 Easy Come, Easy Go
Jim Bailey
 1928 Something Always Happens
 1928 The Count of Ten
Betty's Father
 1928 Feel My Pulse
Her Sanitarium's Caretaker
 1927 The Valley of the Giants
 1927 Painted Ponies
Mr. Blenning
 1927 The Prairie King
Pop Wingate
 1927 The King of Kings (uncredited)
 1927 The Mysterious Rider
Cliff Harkness
 1927 Easy Pickings
Dr. Naylor
 1926 Whispering Wires
Tracy Bennett
 1926 The Speeding Venus
Jed Morgan
 1926 Easy Payments (Short) (as Charles A. Sellon)
 1926 Racing Blood
'Doc' Morton (as Charles A. Sellon)
 1926 The Cow's Kimona (Short)
'Pa' - the Rancher
 1926 High Steppers
Grandpa Perryam
 1926 The Hug Bug (Short)
 1925 The Calgary Stampede
Andrew Regan
 1925 Tracked in the Snow Country
Silent Hardy
 1925 The Lucky Devil
 1925 Old Home Week
Uncle Henry
 1925 Private Affairs
Joe Hines
 1925 The Monster
The Constable (as Charles A. Sellon)
 1925 On the Threshold
Judge Stivers
 1925 The Night Ship
Jimson Weed (as Charles A. Sellon)
 1924 Sundown
 1924 The Roughneck
Sam Melden (as Charles A. Sellon)
 1924 Merton of the Movies
Pete Gashwiler
 1924 Lovers' Lane
Uncle Bill (as Charles A. Sellon)
 1924 The Girl in the Limousine
Undetermined Secondary Role
 1924 Flowing Gold
Tom Parker
 1923 South Sea Love
Captain (as Charles A. Sellon)
 1923 Woman-Proof
Uncle Joe Gloomer (as Charles A. Sellon)
 1923 The Bad Man
Uncle Henry (as Charles A. Sellon)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Charles A. Sellon


5' 11" (1.8 m)


Florence E. Willis  (his death)  (1 child)

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Cranky character actor from Broadway who got a lot of mileage out of playing curmudgeons opposite such little notables as Shirley Temple. See more »

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