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Charles Smith (I) (1920–1988)

Charles Smith was born on September 13, 1920 in Flint, Michigan, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for The Shop Around the Corner (1940), Everglades! (1961) and Target (1958). He died on December 26, 1988 in Burbank, California, USA. See full bio »

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Two Weeks with Love
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Known For

Everglades! Writer
Target Writer
The Deputy Writer


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 1981 Texas (TV Series)
Porky Doyle
- Episode #1.339 (1981) ... Porky Doyle (credit only)
- Episode #1.338 (1981) ... Porky Doyle
 1967 The Gnome-Mobile
Attendant at Airport (uncredited)
 1967 Good Times
 1967 The Phyllis Diller Show (TV Series)
Stock Boy
- Little Miss Fixit (1967) ... Stock Boy
 1966 A Fine Madness
Mr. Lookoff - Junior Executive (uncredited)
 1961-1966 The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series)
Counter Man / Counterman / Counter Help
- Goober's Replacement (1966) ... Counter Man
- A Warning from Warren (1965) ... Counterman
- Barney Gets His Man (1961) ... Counter Help (uncredited)
 1963-1964 The Bill Dana Show (TV Series)
Desk Clerk / Clerk
- The Suggestion Box (1964) ... Desk Clerk
- Jose's Inheritance (1964) ... Desk Clerk
- What Elephant? (1964) ... Clerk
- The Hiring of Jose (1964) ... Desk Clerk
- Jose the Stockholder (1963) ... Desk Clerk
 1964 A Tiger Walks
Bartender (uncredited)
 1963 The Gallant Men (TV Series)
Lt. Tuttle
- A Taste of Peace (1963) ... Lt. Tuttle
 1961 Holiday Lodge (TV Series)
- Hollywood, I'll Lick You Yet (1961) ... Woodrow
- Stanley's Problem (1961) ... Woodrow
- Johnny Goes Dramatic (1961) ... Woodrow
- Jewel Thieves Anonymous (1961) ... Woodrow
- Johnny's Other Face (1961) ... Woodrow
 1957 Johnny Tremain
Caleb (uncredited)
 1957 Code 3 (TV Series)
Joe Burton
- Road Block (1957) ... Joe Burton
 1957 Navy Log (TV Series)
- Ito of Attu (1957) ... Willie
 1957 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
Len Snyder
- Dan Marshall's Brat (1957) ... Len Snyder
 1956 The Forest Ranger (TV Movie)
Chet Wiley
 1956 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Letter (1956)
 1956 Science Fiction Theatre (TV Series)
Tommy Cooper
- Who Is This Man? (1956) ... Tommy Cooper
 1955 TV Reader's Digest (TV Series)
- The Making of a Submarine (1955) ... Chuck
 1955 The Halls of Ivy (TV Series)
- Pinkerton Day (1955)
 1954 Waterfront (TV Series)
Tom / Chet
- Anchors of the Past (1954) ... Tom
 1954 My Little Margie (TV Series)
- The New Neighbor (1954)
 1954 The Mickey Rooney Show (TV Series)
Stock Corey
- Tiger Mulligan (1954) ... Stock Corey
 1954 Suddenly
 1954 Topper (TV Series)
Stage Manager
- Theatricals (1954) ... Stage Manager
 1953 The French Line
Reporter (uncredited)
 1953 City of Bad Men
Henry (uncredited)
 1953 I Married Joan (TV Series)
George Burton
- Draft Board (1953) ... George Burton (uncredited)
 1952 Torpedo Alley
Patient (uncredited)
 1952 Boss Lady (TV Series)
Chester Allen
- Boss Vacations (1952) ... Chester Allen
- Blonde Trouble (1952) ... Chester Allen
- Millionairess (1952) ... Chester Allen
- Boss and Golf (1952) ... Chester Allen
- Too Much Boss (1952) ... Chester Allen
 1952 Carrie
Job Seeker (uncredited)
 1951 The Stooge
Soda Jerk (uncredited)
 1951 The Bigelow Theatre (TV Series)
 1951 Family Theatre (TV Series)
Pvt. Carson
 1951 You're in the Navy Now
Crew Member (uncredited)
 1951 Rhythm Inn
Eddie Thompson
 1950 Mrs. O'Malley and Mr. Malone
Telegram Boy (uncredited)
 1950 Two Weeks with Love
Eddie Gavin
 1950 Texas Tough Guy (Short)
 1950 Duchess of Idaho
Johnny (uncredited)
 1950 A Modern Marriage
Jimmy Watson
 1950 The Happy Years
Imbecile Latin Student (uncredited)
 1950 Love That Brute
Office Boy (uncredited)
 1950 Father of the Bride
Usher (uncredited)
 1950 The Yellow Cab Man
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1950 Nancy Goes to Rio
Summer Stock Guitarist (uncredited)
 1950 Key to the City
Mark Mont Hotel Bellboy (uncredited)
 1949 Battleground
Walking Wounded (uncredited)
 1949 That Midnight Kiss
Member of G.I. Quartette (uncredited)
 1949 In the Good Old Summertime
Member of Quartette (uncredited)
 1949 The Stratton Story
Usher in Movie Theater (uncredited)
 1949 Adventure in Baltimore
Fred Beehouse
 1948 Campus Honeymoon
Benjie Briggs
 1947 Two Blondes and a Redhead
Miles Bradbury
 1947 Joe Palooka in the Knockout (uncredited)
 1947 The Trouble with Women
Ulysses S. Jones
 1947 Out of the Blue
Elevator Boy (as Charlie Smith)
 1946 Wake Up and Dream
Carl, the Cook (uncredited)
 1946 Three Little Girls in Blue
Mike Bailey (uncredited)
 1945 Out of This World
Charlie Briggs
 1945 God Is My Co-Pilot
Pvt. Motley
 1944 San Fernando Valley
Oliver Griffith
 1944 Wing and a Prayer
Alfalfa (uncredited)
 1944 Henry Aldrich's Little Secret
Basil 'Dizzy' Stevens
 1944 Henry Aldrich Plays Cupid
Dizzy Stevens
 1944 Lady in the Dark
Barbara's Boyfriend
 1944 Henry Aldrich, Boy Scout
Basil 'Dizzy' Stevens
 1943 A Guy Named Joe
 1943 Henry Aldrich Haunts a House
Basil 'Dizzy' Stevens
 1943 Henry Aldrich Swings It
Dizzy Stevens
 1943 Henry Aldrich Gets Glamour
Dizzy Stevens
 1943 Salute for Three
Richard White
 1942 Star Spangled Rhythm
Finale Singer (uncredited)
 1942 Youth on Parade
Willie Webster
 1942 Henry Aldrich, Editor
Dizzy Stevens
 1942 The Major and the Minor
Cadet Korner
 1942 Henry and Dizzy
Dizzy Stevens
 1942 Yankee Doodle Dandy
Teenager (uncredited)
 1942 You're Telling Me
Bill, Mimograph Operator
 1942 Captains of the Clouds
Chateau Laurier Bellboy (uncredited)
 1941 Unholy Partners
Copyboy with Helmet (uncredited)
 1941 You Belong to Me
Young Man (uncredited)
 1941 Henry Aldrich for President
Dizzy Stevens
 1941 Down in San Diego
Crawford Cortland
 1941 Dive Bomber
Bellboy with Comic Rhyme (segment "Home Mechanics") (uncredited)
 1941 Adventure in Washington
 1941 Men of Boys Town
Slim (uncredited)
 1941 Las Vegas Nights
Bellboy (uncredited)
 1941 Double Date
Bud (as Charlie Smith)
 1941 A Girl, a Guy, and a Gob
 1941 Andy Hardy's Private Secretary
Bob (uncredited)
 1941 Cheers for Miss Bishop
'Buddy' Warner
 1941 Lucky Devils
Johnny - Copy Boy (uncredited)
 1940 Behind the News
John Grant (uncredited)
 1940 Love Thy Neighbor
Pageboy (uncredited)
 1940 Second Chorus
College Boy with Zinc Oxide on His Nose (uncredited)
 1940 Strike Up the Band
Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire' Boy (uncredited)
 1940 Hired Wife
Leo - Office Boy (uncredited)
 1940 Scatterbrain (uncredited)
 1940 Private Affairs
Walter (uncredited)
 1940 Tom Brown's School Days
Diggs (uncredited)
 1939 Babes in Arms
Shy Youth (uncredited)
 1939 The Spirit of Culver
Cadet (uncredited)
 1939 Cafe Society
Office Boy (uncredited)
 1939 Nancy Drew... Reporter
Charles (uncredited)
Show Show Writer (31 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (4 credits)
Show Show Self (3 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Charles B. Smith | Charlie Smith

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Played in two versions of the same story: "Rudy", the new messenger boy, in The Shop Around the Corner (1940), and a member of the barbershop quartet in the engagement party scene in the musical remake, In the Good Old Summertime (1949), nine years later. See more »

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