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Charles White (I) (1917–2005)

Charlie White was born and raised in Perth Amboy, New Jersey. He credits the town for shaping the career that he has had. In the 1920s, Perth Amboy was a town where plays that were bound for Broadway were tried out on audiences. They'd rehearse the play in New York and then bring actors and scenery to Perth Amboy and try it out for a week there. ... See full bio »


(age 87) in Sarasota, Florida, USA

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Airport 1975
Airport 1975 Fat Man
Spin City
Spin City Hank / Hank Dorsett
The Super Cops
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 1997-1999 Spin City (TV Series)
Hank / Hank Dorsett
- Dick Clark's Rockin' Make-Out Party '99 (1999) ... Hank Dorsett (as Charlie White)
- Family Affair: Part 2 (1997) ... Hank (as Charlie White)
- Family Affair (1997) ... Hank (as Charlie White)
 1998 Above Freezing
Carl (as Charlie White)
 1988 The Wizard of Loneliness
Sheriff Flood
 1980 The Day the Women Got Even (TV Movie)
Father O' Shea (as Charlie White)
 1980 Another World (TV Series)
- Episode dated 5 August 1980 (1980) ... Farley
 1980 The Edge of Night (TV Series)
Judge Herbert Newhouse / Judge Newhouse
- Episode #1.6235 (1980) ... Judge Herbert Newhouse (credit only)
- Episode #1.6234 (1980) ... Judge Newhouse (uncredited)
- Episode #1.6233 (1980) ... Judge Herbert Newhouse (uncredited)
- Episode #1.6231 (1980) ... Judge Herbert Newhouse (credit only)
 1976 Kojak (TV Series)
 1976 One Day at a Time (TV Series)
Mr. Corcoran
- The Upholstery Ripoff (1976) ... Mr. Corcoran
 1976 All's Fair (TV Series)
Rev. Stevenson
- Living Together (1976) ... Rev. Stevenson
 1976 The Tenth Level (TV Movie)
 1975 Hot L Baltimore (TV Series)
The Priest
- Suzy's Problem (1975) ... The Priest
 1975 The Wide World of Mystery (TV Series)
 1974 Maude (TV Series)
Uncle Henry
- Walter's Ex (1974) ... Uncle Henry
 1974 The Law (TV Movie)
Gordon Riefler (as Charlie White)
 1974 Airport 1975
Fat Man
 1974 The Super Cops
Old Sarge
 1973 Serpico
 1972 Child's Play
Father Griffin
 1972 Between Time and Timbuktu (TV Movie)
Lionel J. Howard
 1972 The Hot Rock
 1971 Cold Turkey
Senator Sildge (uncredited)
 1970 The Front Page (TV Movie)
Sheriff Hartman
 1968 The Doctors (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1508 (1968) ... Judge (credit only)
- Episode #1.1507 (1968) ... Judge (uncredited)
 1966 Hawk (TV Series)
Telephone Preacher
- Do Not Mutilate or Spindle (1966) ... Telephone Preacher
 1965 Inherit the Wind (TV Movie)
 1962-1965 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series)
Conductor / Calloway
- Sixteen Hours to Chicago (1965) ... Conductor
- A Private Room (1962) ... Calloway
 1962-1964 The Defenders (TV Series)
Dr. McDermott / Dr. Fallon / Mr. Grinding / ...
- Hero of the People (1964) ... Dr. McDermott
- Conspiracy of Silence (1963) ... Dr. Fallon
- Madman: Part 2 (1962) ... Mr. Grinding
- Madman: Part 1 (1962) ... Grinding
- The Empty Chute (1962) ... Colonel Hendricks
 1964 The Troublemaker
Building Inspector
 1964 The Patty Duke Show (TV Series)
Mr. Brewster
- The Little Dictator (1964) ... Mr. Brewster
- Chip Off the Old Block (1964) ... Mr. Brewster
 1963 Route 66 (TV Series)
George Evans
- Same Picture, Different Frame (1963) ... George Evans
 1963 The DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series)
Mayor Harper
- The Triumph of Gerald Q. Wert (1963) ... Mayor Harper
 1963 Car 54, Where Are You? (TV Series)
Mayor's Aide
- The Biggest Day of the Year (1963) ... Mayor's Aide (uncredited)
 1962 Naked City (TV Series)
- Let Me Die Before I Wake (1962) ... Priest
 1961 The Enchanted Nutcracker (TV Movie)
Mr. Perkins
 1961 The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series)
Mr. Speed
- The Night of the Storm (1961) ... Mr. Speed
 1960 Play of the Week (TV Series)
- The Iceman Cometh: Part 2 (1960) ... Pat
- The Iceman Cometh: Part 1 (1960) ... Pat
 1960 The Iceman Cometh (TV Movie)
 1957 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
- The Furlough (1957) ... Conductor
 1951 Love of Life (TV Series)
Alex Caldwell (1971-1980)

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Alternate Names:

Charlie White

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When he retired to Florida, he donated all of his books and acting memorabilia to the Perth Amboy Public Library. They have established the "Ruth White corner" in honor of his sister, also an actress. Among the items donated is the Emmy award Ruth White received in 1964 as Outstanding Performance in a Supporting Role by an Actress for her work in a Hallmark Hall of Fame (1951) production of "... See more »



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