Charles Starrett (1903–1986)

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While on the Darmouth College football team, Charles Starrett was hired to play a football extra in The Quarterback (1926). Impressed by the job, Starrett got the acting bug and next went into vaudeville, then regional stage work and finally to Broadway. Spotted by a Paramount talent scout, Starrett was signed to play the romantic lead in Fast and... See full bio »

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Known For

The Mask of Fu Manchu Terrence Granville
The Fighting Frontiersman Steve Reynolds - The Durango Kid
The Desert Horseman Steve Godfrey / The Durango Kid
Trail of the Rustlers Steve Armitage / The Durango Kid


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 1952 The Kid from Broken Gun
Steve Reynolds / The Durango Kid
 1952 Junction City
Steve Rollins / Durango Kid
 1952 The Rough, Tough West
Steve Holden / The Durango Kid
 1952 Laramie Mountains
Steve Holden / The Durango Kid
 1952 The Hawk of Wild River
Steve Martin / The Durango Kid
 1952 Smoky Canyon
Steve Brent / The Durango Kid
 1951 Pecos River
Steve Baldwin / The Durango Kid
 1951 The Kid from Amarillo
Steve Ransom / The Durango Kid
 1951 Cyclone Fury
The Durango Kid / Steve Reynolds
 1951 Bonanza Town
Steve Ramsay / The Durango Kid
 1951 Snake River Desperadoes
Steve Reynolds / The Durango Kid
 1951 Fort Savage Raiders
Steve Drake / The Durango Kid
 1951 Ridin' the Outlaw Trail
Steve Forsythe / The Durango Kid
 1951 Faith Baldwin Romance Theatre (TV Series)
- Shot in the Dark (1951)
 1951 Prairie Roundup
Steve Carson / The Durango Kid
 1950 Lightning Guns
Steve Brandon / Durango Kid
 1950 Frontier Outpost
Steve Lawton / Durango Kid
 1950 Raiders of Tomahawk Creek
Steve Blake / Durango Kid
 1950 Across the Badlands
Steve Ransom / Durango Kid
 1950 Streets of Ghost Town
Steve Woods / The Durango Kid
 1950 Texas Dynamo
Steve Drake / Durango Kid
 1950 Outcast of Black Mesa
Steve Norman / Durango Kid
 1950 Trail of the Rustlers
Steve Armitage / The Durango Kid
 1949 Renegades of the Sage
Steve Duncan / Durango Kid
 1949 Horsemen of the Sierras
U. S. Marshal Steve Saunders / Durango Kid
 1949 Bandits of El Dorado
Texas Ranger Steve Carson / The Durango Kid
 1949 South of Death Valley
Steve Downey aka The Durango Kid
 1949 The Blazing Trail
Marshal Steve Allen, The Durango Kid
 1949 Laramie
Steve Holden / Durango Kid
 1949 Desert Vigilante
Steve Wood - The Durango Kid
 1949 Challenge of the Range
Steve Roper / The Durango Kid
 1948 Quick on the Trigger
Sheriff Steve Warren / Durango Kid
 1948 El Dorado Pass
Steve / The Durango Kid
 1948 Trail to Laredo
Steve Ellison aka The Durango Kid
 1948 Blazing Across the Pecos
Steve Blake aka The Durango Kid
 1948 Whirlwind Raiders
Steve Lanning / The Durango Kid
 1948 West of Sonora
Deputy Steve Rollins - The Durango Kid
 1948 Phantom Valley
Marshal Steve Collins -The Durango Kid
 1948 Six-Gun Law
Steve Norris / The Durango Kid
 1947 Last Days of Boot Hill
Steve Waring / The Durango Kid
 1947 Buckaroo from Powder River
Steve Lacey / The Durango Kid
 1947 Riders of the Lone Star
Steve Mason / The Durango Kid
 1947 The Stranger from Ponca City
Steve Larkin / The Durango Kid
 1947 Prairie Raiders
Steve Bolton / The Durango Kid
 1947 Law of the Canyon
Steve Langtry / The Durango Kid
 1947 West of Dodge City
Steve Ramsey / The Durango Kid
 1947 The Lone Hand Texan
Steve Driscoll / The Durango Kid
 1947 South of the Chisholm Trail
Steve Haley / The Durango Kid
 1946 The Fighting Frontiersman
Steve Reynolds - The Durango Kid
 1946 Terror Trail
Steve Haverley / The Durango Kid
 1946 Landrush
Steve Harmon / Durango Kid
 1946 Heading West
Steve Randall / The Durango Kid
 1946 The Desert Horseman
Steve Godfrey / The Durango Kid
 1946 Two-Fisted Stranger
Steve Gordon / The Durango Kid
 1946 Galloping Thunder
Steve Reynolds / The Durango Kid
 1946 Gunning for Vengeance
Marshal Steve Landry - The Durango Kid
 1946 Roaring Rangers
Steve Randall / The Durango Kid
 1946 Frontier Gunlaw
Jim Stewart / The Durango Kid
 1945 Texas Panhandle
Steve Buckner / The Durango Kid
 1945 Lawless Empire
Steve Ranson / The Durango Kid
 1945 Blazing the Western Trail
Jeff Waring / The Durango Kid
 1945 Outlaws of the Rockies
Steve Williams / The Durango Kid
 1945 Rustlers of the Badlands
Steve Lindsay / The Durango Kid
 1945 Both Barrels Blazing
Kip Allen / The Durango Kid
 1945 The Return of the Durango Kid
Bill Blayden / The Durango Kid
 1945 Rough Ridin' Justice
Steve Holden
 1945 Sagebrush Heroes
Steve Randall
 1944 Saddle Leather Law
Steve Carlisle
 1944 Cyclone Prairie Rangers
Steve Travis
 1944 Cowboy from Lonesome River
Steve Randall
 1944 Riding West
Steve Jordan
 1944 Sundown Valley
Steve Denton
 1944 Cowboy Canteen
Steve Bradley
 1943 Cowboy in the Clouds
Steve Kendall
 1943 Hail to the Rangers
Steve McKay
 1943 Robin Hood of the Range
Steve Marlowe
 1943 Frontier Fury
Steve Langdon
 1943 Law of the Northwest
Steve King
 1943 The Fighting Buckaroo
Steve Harrison
 1942 Pardon My Gun
Steve Randall
 1942 Riding Through Nevada
Steve Lowrey
 1942 Overland to Deadwood
Steve Prescott
 1942 Bad Men of the Hills
Steve Carlton
 1942 Riders of the Northland
Steve Bowie
 1942 Down Rio Grande Way
Steve Martin
 1942 Lawless Plainsmen
Steve Rideen
 1942 West of Tombstone
Marshal Steve Langdon
 1941 Riders of the Badlands
Steve Langdon / Mac Collins
 1941 The Royal Mounted Patrol
Tom Jeffries
 1941 Prairie Stranger
Steven Monroe
 1941 Thunder Over the Prairie
Dr. Steven Monroe / The Medico
 1941 The Medico of Painted Springs
Dr. Steven Monroe
 1941 Outlaws of the Panhandle
Jim Endicott
 1941 The Pinto Kid
Jud Calvert
 1940 Thundering Frontier
Jim Filmore
 1940 West of Abilene
Tom Garfield
 1940 The Durango Kid
Bill Lowry, The Durango Kid
 1940 Texas Stagecoach
Larry Kinkaid
 1940 Blazing Six Shooters
Jeff Douglas
 1940 Bullets for Rustlers
Steve Beaumont
 1939 Two-Fisted Rangers
Thad Lawson
 1939 The Stranger from Texas
Tom Murdock posing as Tom Morgan
 1939 Outpost of the Mounties
Sergeant Neal Crawford
 1939 Riders of Black River
Wade Patterson
 1939 The Man from Sundown
Larry Whalen
 1939 Western Caravans
Sheriff Jim Carson
 1939 Spoilers of the Range
Jeff Strong
 1939 North of the Yukon
RCMP Sgt. Jim Cameron
 1939 Texas Stampede
Tom Randall
 1939 The Thundering West
Jim Dale aka Laramie Kid
 1938 Rio Grande
Cliff Houston
 1938 West of the Santa Fe
Steve Lawlor
 1938 The Colorado Trail
Grant Bradley
 1938 South of Arizona
Clay Travers
 1938 West of Cheyenne
Brad Buckner
 1938 Law of the Plains
Chuck Saunders
 1938 Call of the Rockies
Clint Buckley
 1938 Start Cheering
Ted Crosley
 1938 Cattle Raiders
Tom Reynolds
 1937 Outlaws of the Prairie
Dart Collins
 1937 The Old Wyoming Trail
Bob Patterson
 1937 One Man Justice
Larry Clarke / Ted Crockett
 1937 Two-Fisted Sheriff
Dick Houston
 1937 Two Gun Law
Bob Larson
 1937 Trapped
Ted Haley
 1937 Westbound Mail
Jim 'Skinner' Bradley
 1936 Dodge City Trail
Steve Braddock
 1936 Stampede
Larry Carson
 1936 The Cowboy Star
Spencer Yorke
 1936 Along Came Love
John Patrick O'Ryan
 1936 Code of the Range
Lee Jamison
 1936 Secret Patrol
RCMP Cpl. Alan Craig
 1936 The Mysterious Avenger
Ranny Maitland / Ranny Morgan
 1935 Gallant Defender
Johnny Flagg
 1935 Make a Million
Professor Reginald Q. Jones
 1935 So Red the Rose
George McGehee
 1935 What Price Crime
Allen Grey
 1935 One in a Million
Donald Cabot, Jr.
 1935 One New York Night
George Sheridan
 1935 A Shot in the Dark
Kenneth 'Ken' Harris
 1934 Sons of Steel
Phillip Mason
 1934 The Silver Streak
Tom Caldwell
 1934 Undercover Men
Constable Robert Hunter
 1934 Gentlemen Are Born
Stephen Hornblow
 1934 Desirable
Russell Gray
 1934 Call It Luck
Stan Russell
 1934 Green Eyes
Michael Tracy
 1934 This Man Is Mine
Jud McCrae
 1934 Three on a Honeymoon
Dick Charlton
 1934 Stolen Sweets
Bill Smith
 1933 Mr. Skitch
Harvey Denby
 1933 Murder on the Campus
Bill Bartlett
 1933 The Return of Casey Jones
Jim Martin
 1933 Our Betters
Fleming Harvey
 1933 Jungle Bride
Gordon Wayne
 1932 The Mask of Fu Manchu
Terrence Granville
 1932 Lady and Gent
Ted Streaver
 1932 Sky Bride
Jim Carmichael
 1931 Touchdown!
Paul Gehring
 1931 The Age for Love
Dudley Crome
 1931/I Silence
Arthur Lawrence
 1931 The Viking
Luke Oarum (as Chas. Starrett)
 1931 Damaged Love
Jim Powell
 1930 Fast and Loose
Henry Morgan
 1926 The Quarterback
Football Player (uncredited)
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Stage: Appeared in "The Star of Bengal" on Broadway. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Chas. Starrett


6' 2" (1.88 m)


Mary McKinnon  (his death)  (2 children)

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In 1938 he returned to his college football and vaudeville roots to star with Jimmy Durante in the campus musical comedy feature Start Cheering (1938). See more »

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