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Overview (3)

Born in Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA
Birth NameCharles McClellan Talbert
Height 6' 0¾" (1.85 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Charlie Talbert, born Charles McClellan Talbert in Kenosha, WI. Was discovered by Director Patrick Read Johnson (5-25-77) while in line late one evening telling jokes to the workers in a Wendy's, landing him the starring role in the 1995 Turner Classic film "Angus". After a six year hiatus from acting Charlie has rebooted his career in early 2015 acting in such films as "I Saw The Light" (2015), "Hap and Leonard" (2015), "Camera Obscura" (2017) and the Oscar winning film "The Big Short" (2015). Having tried his hand at The Groundlings in Los Angeles and performing Stand-Up at The World Famous Comedy Store on Sunset Blvd. or at the HaHa Cafe Comedy Club on Lankershim Blvd. Charlie returned to the big screen to reach a larger audience. In his off time he is an ordained minister and has performed several weddings for friends and fans alike. Charlie lives by the mantras, "There is no small parts, only small actors" and "Every little bit helps".

- IMDb Mini Biography By: C. Talbert

Trivia (2)

Born in Kenosha Wisconsin.
Discovered while eating in a Wendy's located at the Lake Forest, Illinois, Oasis over the Tri-State Toll Road (I-94) when he was coming back after watching a bike race at the Northbrook Velodrome with a friend. Service was lousy and Charlie started making jokes at this guy waiting for his French fries. The guy happened to be Patrick Read Johnson, who would be the director of Angus (1995). He told Charlie that, if he thought he was so funny, he should audition for his movie. Charlie did, and won the part.

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