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Charles Walters (I) (1911–1982)


Charles Walters was born on November 17, 1911 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Lili (1953), The Unsinkable Molly Brown (1964) and Ask Any Girl (1959). He died on August 13, 1982 in Malibu, California, USA. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Lili Director
(1953)
Ask Any Girl Director
(1959)
Two Loves Director
(1961)

Filmography

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 1976 What Now, Catherine Curtis? (TV Movie)
 1975 Three for Two (TV Movie)
 1971 Here's Lucy (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1970 The Governor & J.J. (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1961 Two Loves
 1961 Go Naked in the World (uncredited)
 1960 Cimarron (uncredited)
 1959 Ask Any Girl
 1956 High Society
 1953 Easy to Love
 1953 Torch Song
 1953 Lili
 1950 Summer Stock
 1948 Easter Parade
 1947 Good News
 1945 Spreadin' the Jam (Short)
 1945 Ziegfeld Follies (segment ": "A Great Lady Has an Interview", uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "I Married an Angel" on Broadway, 1938.

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Personal Quote:

[on Busby Berkeley] Buzz treated his actors like pieces of scenery or a piece of furniture. He'd shove them around, move 'em around. Time meant nothing, lines meant nothing. It was just where his camera was, and where you had to be when he wanted to swoop around and slide in for a close-up. "God dammit!", he'd say, "I told you to turn on that line so I could come in". And he'd push Judy [Garland]... See more »

Trivia:

He was under contract to M-G-M, first as a choreographer and then as a director, for over 20 years and all the films he directed were made for that company except his last one, "Walk Don't Run" (1966), which he made for Columbia. In the later days of his Metro contract, he was often called in to direct additional scenes for other people's movies - these tended to be very unlike his own films, and... See more »

Nickname:

Chuck

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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