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Charles Williams (I) (1898–1958)

Charles Williams was born on September 27, 1898 in Albany, New York, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for It's a Wonderful Life (1946), Midnight Limited (1940) and Heroes in Blue (1939). He was married to Isabel and Virginia Josephine Evans. He died on January 3, 1958 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

It's a Wonderful Life
It's a Wonderful Life Cousin Eustace
Midnight Limited
Heroes in Blue
Moon Over Manhattan
Moon Over Manhattan Taxi driver


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 1956 Ethel Barrymore Theater (TV Series)
 1956 Fighting Trouble
Smoggy Smith (uncredited)
 1954-1956 Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Yo Yo / Tim
- Topsy Turvy (1956) ... Yo Yo
- The Clown Who Cried (1954) ... Tim
 1956 Our Miss Brooks (TV Series)
Mr Peterson
- The Great Land Purchase (1956) ... Mr Peterson
 1955 A Lawless Street
Mr. Willis (uncredited)
 1955 The Twinkle in God's Eye
Assayer (uncredited)
 1955 The Eddie Cantor Comedy Theater (TV Series)
- How Much for Van Such (1955) ... Biggie
 1955 Studio 57 (TV Series)
Gus - Newspaper Photographer
- Sam (1955) ... Gus - Newspaper Photographer
 1955 Annie Oakley (TV Series)
- Trigger Twins (1955) ... Fred
 1954 Willy (TV Series)
Eddie the Reporer
- Willy Waves the Flag (1954) ... Eddie the Reporer
 1954 The Gene Autry Show (TV Series)
Reporter Lewis
- Outlaw Warning (1954) ... Reporter Lewis (uncredited)
 1954 Public Defender (TV Series)
- The Big Race (1954) ... Sam
 1954 Topper (TV Series)
- Sweepstakes (1954) ... Harlon
 1953 Main Street to Broadway
Bartender (uncredited)
 1952-1953 Mr. & Mrs. North (TV Series)
Joe / Greeting-Card Man
- Pretty Baby (1953) ... Joe (uncredited)
- Comic-Strip Tease (1952) ... Greeting-Card Man
 1951-1953 The Cisco Kid (TV Series)
Fred Appleby / Hotel Manager
- The Photo Studio (1953) ... Fred Appleby
- Water Rights (1951) ... Hotel Manager (uncredited)
 1953 The Magnetic Monster
Cabbie (as Charlie Williams)
 1953 The Abbott and Costello Show (TV Series)
- Car Trouble (1953) ... Duncan
 1952 She's Working Her Way Through College
Waiter (uncredited)
 1952 Has Anybody Seen My Gal
Reporter (uncredited)
 1952 Rebound (TV Series)
 1951 Life with Buster Keaton (TV Series)
 1951 The Adventures of Kit Carson (TV Series)
- Badman of Brisco (1951) ... Will
 1951 Trouble In-Laws (Short)
Roscoe Fitch (Hughs's Brother-in-Law)
 1951 Corky of Gasoline Alley
Morty (uncredited)
 1951 A Millionaire for Christy
Reporter with Glasses (uncredited)
 1951 Painting the Clouds with Sunshine
Husband (uncredited)
 1951 Criminal Lawyer
Juror (uncredited)
 1951 According to Mrs. Hoyle
 1951 Kentucky Jubilee
Yes Man (as Charlie Williams)
 1951 Lullaby of Broadway
Reporter (uncredited)
 1951 Gasoline Alley
 1950 The Missourians
Walt - Postmaster
 1950 Counterspy Meets Scotland Yard
Taxi Driver (uncredited)
 1950 Paid in Full
Painter in Nursery (uncredited)
 1949 The Woman on Pier 13
Speaker in Park (uncredited)
 1949 Task Force
Luggage Salesman (uncredited)
 1949 Arson, Inc.
Bookie (uncredited)
 1949 Grand Canyon
Bert (as Charlie Williams)
 1949 The Judge
 1949 The Accused
Dorgan's Assistant (uncredited)
 1948 Parole, Inc.
Titus Jones
 1948 The Strange Mrs. Crane
McLean, Juror
 1948 Good Sam
Little Man (scenes deleted)
 1948 Texas, Brooklyn & Heaven
Reporter (uncredited)
 1948 Marshal of Amarillo
Hiram Short
 1948 Embraceable You
Albert Martin, Realtor (uncredited)
 1948 The Dude Goes West
Harris (uncredited)
 1948 Hazard
Little Man in his Car
 1948 April Showers
Stage Manager (uncredited)
 1948 Half Past Midnight
Little Man Outside Apartment (uncredited)
 1947 My Wild Irish Rose
Husband (uncredited)
 1947 Wedlock Deadlock (Short)
 1947 Heading for Heaven
Eddie Williams
 1947 Her Husband's Affairs
Cruise Line Clerk (uncredited)
 1947 The Spirit of West Point
Bill (uncredited)
 1947 The Trespasser
Doorkeeper (uncredited)
 1947 Saddle Pals
 1947 Yankee Fakir
Cad (uncredited)
 1947 The Scooper Dooper (Short)
Scoop Dixon - Reporter
 1946 It's a Wonderful Life
Cousin Eustace
 1946 Heldorado
Carnival Judge
 1946 Lady Chaser
Apartment House Manager (as Charlie Williams)
 1946 Society Mugs (Short)
Arthur Allen (uncredited)
 1946 Two Guys from Milwaukee
Soundman (uncredited)
 1946 Queen of Burlesque
Carr - Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
 1946 Red River Renegades
Clerk (uncredited)
 1946 Night and Day
Music Store Customer (uncredited)
 1946 A Boy, a Girl and a Dog
Mr. Stone
 1946 Deadline for Murder
Pat - Photographer (uncredited)
 1946 Our Hearts Were Growing Up
Cab Driver (uncredited)
 1946 Joe Palooka, Champ
Mr. Polonski (uncredited)
 1946 Do You Love Me
Bellhop with Box of Roses (uncredited)
 1946 Without Reservations
Louis Burt (uncredited)
 1946 Passkey to Danger
Mr. Williams (as Charles Williams)
 1946 Rainbow Over Texas
Telegrapher (uncredited)
 1946 The Postman Always Rings Twice
Doctor (uncredited)
 1946 A Guy Could Change
Husband (uncredited)
 1945 Doll Face
Orville, the Drug Store Clerk (uncredited)
 1945 Duffy's Tavern
Smith's Assistant (uncredited)
 1945 Love, Honor and Goodbye
Barker at 'Happy Land' (uncredited)
 1945 Guest Wife
Photographer (uncredited)
 1945 Hitchhike to Happiness
Park Magician (uncredited)
 1945 Out of This World
Joe Welch (uncredited)
 1945 Scared Stiff
Reporter (uncredited)
 1945 Honeymoon Ahead
Dinky (uncredited)
 1945 Hollywood and Vine
Chick Jones
 1945 Identity Unknown
 1945 Sham (TV Short)
 1944 Lake Placid Serenade
Reporter (uncredited)
 1944 Gentle Annie
Candy Butcher (uncredited)
 1944 End of the Road
 1944 Irish Eyes Are Smiling
Song Promoter (uncredited)
 1944 A Wave, a WAC and a Marine
Reporter (uncredited)
 1944 Greenwich Village
Drake - Author (uncredited)
 1944 Kansas City Kitty
George W. Pivet (uncredited)
 1944 Atlantic City
 1944 Call of the Rockies
Burton Witherspoon
 1944 Johnny Doesn't Live Here Anymore
Court Recorder (uncredited)
 1944 Goodnight, Sweetheart
Reporter (uncredited)
 1944 Song of the Open Road
Man Saying 'It's a Trick' (uncredited)
 1944 Since You Went Away
Man in Cocktail Lounge (uncredited)
 1944 Rosie the Riveter
Poker Player (uncredited)
 1944 Sweethearts of the U.S.A.
Mr. Pike
 1944 Career Girl
Louis Horton
 1943 Whispering Footsteps
2nd Bank Teller (uncredited)
 1943 Where Are Your Children?
Mack - Comical Sailor
 1943 The Girl from Monterrey
Harry Hollis
 1943 Always a Bridesmaid
 1943 Nobody's Darling
News Photographer (uncredited)
 1943 The West Side Kid
Reporter (uncredited)
 1943 Sarong Girl
Mr. Chase (as Charlie Williams)
 1943 I Escaped from the Gestapo
Secretary (uncredited)
 1943 Redhead from Manhattan
Box Office Attendant (uncredited)
 1943 Chatterbox
Agent (uncredited)
 1943 Salute for Three
Sailor (uncredited)
 1942 Ice-Capades Revue
Menkin (uncredited)
 1942 Time to Kill
The Dentist (uncredited)
 1942 Secrets of the Underground
Hypo-News Photographer (uncredited)
 1942 Isle of Missing Men
Jo-Jo (as Charley Williams)
 1942 Call of the Canyon
Agent (uncredited)
 1942 Tales of Manhattan
Orman's Bespectacled Agent (Boyer sequence) (uncredited)
 1942 Joan of Ozark
Representative (uncredited)
 1942 The Pride of the Yankees
Little Strength Machine Contestant (uncredited)
 1942 Night in New Orleans
Citizen (uncredited)
 1942 One Thrilling Night
Theatre Manager (uncredited)
 1942 My Favorite Spy
3rd Speaker in Park (uncredited)
 1942 Inside the Law
Auctioneer (uncredited)
 1942 The Great Man's Lady
Assayer (uncredited)
 1942 The Affairs of Jimmy Valentine
The Pitchman
 1942 Girls' Town
 1942 Roxie Hart
Photographer (uncredited)
 1942 The Fleet's In
Photographer (uncredited)
 1942 Blue, White and Perfect
Theodore H. Sherman Jr.- Printer
 1942 Don't Get Personal
Shell Game Spectator (uncredited)
 1941 Melody Lane
Thomas Assistant (uncredited)
 1941 Flying Cadets
Mr. Prim / Primmie, Bookkeeper
 1941 Down in San Diego
Cigar Salesman (uncredited)
 1941 Angels with Broken Wings (uncredited)
 1941 Reaching for the Sun
Truck Driver
 1941 The Lady from Cheyenne
 1941 Mr. District Attorney
Detective in Café (uncredited)
 1941 The Great Train Robbery
McCoy (uncredited)
 1941 You're the One
Soda Jerk
 1940 Marked Men
Charlie Sloane
 1940 Trifles of Importance (Short)
Joe Doakes - Window Shopper (uncredited)
 1940 Grand Ole Opry
Politician (uncredited)
 1940 Girl in 313
Henry - Husband
 1940 Enemy Agent
Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
 1940 Primrose Path
Man in Diner (uncredited)
 1940 Johnny Apollo
Photographer (uncredited)
 1940 Women Without Names
Hugh Gilman (uncredited)
 1939 Charlie McCarthy, Detective
Peters (uncredited)
 1939 Days of Jesse James
Northern Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
 1939 Sabotage
Undetermined Supporting Role (uncredited)
 1939 Static in the Attic (Short)
Chester, the brother-in-law
 1939 Those High Grey Walls
Stranger (uncredited)
 1939 Unexpected Father
Timid Man (uncredited)
 1939 Undercover Doctor
Pinky Valkus
 1939 My Wife's Relatives (uncredited)
 1939 The Flying Irishman
Repo Man (uncredited)
 1939 The Ice Follies of 1939
Max Morton (uncredited)
 1939 Wife, Husband and Friend
 1939 Ambush
Hardware Wholesaler (uncredited)
 1938 Trade Winds
Reporter Jones (uncredited)
 1938 Just Around the Corner
Candid Cameraman (uncredited)
 1938 Hold That Co-ed
McFinch (uncredited)
 1938 Gateway
Reporter (uncredited)
 1938 Little Miss Broadway
Mike Brody
 1938 Men with Wings
Telegraph Operator (uncredited)
 1938 The Magician's Daughter (Short)
Slugger Burke (uncredited)
 1938 The Marines Are Here
Bartender (uncredited)
 1938 Joy of Living
Pitchman at Recording Studio (uncredited)
 1938 Mr. Moto's Gamble
Gabby Marden
 1938 Born to Be Wild
Company Spotter
 1938 The Lone Ranger
Cub Reporter (uncredited)
 1938 The Canary Comes Across (Short)
Broadcaster (uncredited)
 1938 Man-Proof
Reporter (uncredited)
 1938 In Old Chicago
Secretary / Wedding Witness (uncredited)
 1937 Love and Hisses
Irving Skolsky
 1937 Amateur Crook
Drunk Witness
 1937 Blossoms on Broadway
Elevator Man (uncredited)
 1937 Merry-Go-Round of 1938
Dave Clark
 1937 Stand-In
Mr. Mack (uncredited)
 1937 Partners in Crime
Messenger (uncredited)
 1937 Sky Racket
Night Club Comedian (uncredited)
 1937 Behind the Mike
Crunchie-Munchie Effect Man (uncredited)
 1937 Charlie Chan on Broadway
 1937 It Happened in Hollywood
Hymie - Photographer (uncredited)
 1937 Vogues of 1938
Customs Man in Fall Show (uncredited)
 1937 Wake Up and Live
Charlie Alberts, Agent
 1937 The Lady Escapes
Florist (uncredited)
 1937 Flying Fists
Meggs, the Reporter
 1937 Sing and Be Happy
Small Man (uncredited)
 1937 Big Business
Florist Shop Customer (uncredited)
 1937 Turn Off the Moon
 1937 As Good as Married
Lecturer (uncredited)
 1937 A Star Is Born
Hanley (uncredited)
 1937 Jim Hanvey, Detective
 1937 Fair Warning
Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
 1937 History Is Made at Night
Room Service Waiter on Ship (uncredited)
 1937 Espionage
Simmons (uncredited)
 1937 Love Is News
Joe Brady
 1936 Sing Me a Love Song
Man Listening to Haines Sing (uncredited)
 1936 Sinner Take All
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1936 Crack-Up
Reporter (uncredited)
 1936 Arizona Mahoney
Short Cowhand (uncredited)
 1936 Four Days' Wonder
 1936 Rose Bowl
Football Player (uncredited)
 1936 Wedding Present
Reporter (uncredited)
 1936 Hollywood Boulevard
Reporter (uncredited)
 1936 Charlie Chan at the Race Track
Reporter (uncredited)
 1936 Rhythm on the Range
Gopher Mazda
 1936 Sleepless Hollow (Short)
Doctor (uncredited)
 1936 The Drag-Net
Reporter (uncredited)
 1935 Rodeo Day (Short)
Justice of the Peace (uncredited)
 1935 Radio Rascals (Short)
Gong Ringer (uncredited)
 1935 Moon Over Manhattan (Short)
Taxi driver (uncredited)
 1935 How Am I Doing (Short)
Rose's Music Teacher (uncredited)
 1934 Woman in the Dark
Hotel Desk Clerk
 1934 Dames
Dance Director (uncredited)
 1934 The Girl from Missouri
Photographer with Sullivan (uncredited)
 1934 The Cat's-Paw
Reporter (uncredited)
 1934 Friends of Mr. Sweeney
Vender (scenes deleted)
 1934 Now I'll Tell
One of Honey Smith's Boys (uncredited)
 1934 The Thin Man
Fighter Manager (uncredited)
 1934 Private Scandal
Reporter (uncredited)
 1934 Sadie McKee
Pest in Cafe (uncredited)
 1934 A Very Honorable Guy
Druggist (uncredited)
 1934/I The Lost Jungle
Cub Reporter
 1934 The Show-Off
Smith (uncredited)
 1934 The Crosby Case
Taxi Rider (uncredited)
 1934 This Side of Heaven
Jimmy - Reporter (uncredited)
 1934 The Big Shakedown
Man Buying Aspirin (uncredited)
 1933 Dancing Lady
Man Arrested in Burlesque Theater (uncredited)
 1933 Sitting Pretty
A Neighbor (uncredited)
 1933 Gambling Ship
Baby Face
 1933 The Gay Nighties (Short)
Timid Man
 1933 The Nuisance
Skating Rink Official (uncredited)
 1933 Made on Broadway
Photographer (uncredited)
 1933 Central Airport
El Paso Hotel Desk Clerk (uncredited)
 1933 Infernal Machine
First Mate (uncredited)
 1933 A Wrestler's Bride (Short)
Heckler (uncredited)
 1932 Frisco Jenny
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1932 The Devil Is Driving
Bill Jones (uncredited)
 1932 Flesh
Radio Sports Reporter (uncredited)
 1932 Madison Square Garden
Reporter at Ringside (uncredited)
 1932 Faithless
Reporter (uncredited)
 1932 70,000 Witnesses
Reporter (uncredited)
 1932 Blondie of the Follies
Mr. Kinskey - Lottie's Friend (uncredited)
 1932 Radio Patrol
Axe-Murderer Suspect (uncredited)
 1932 Strangers of the Evening
1st Passerby
 1932 Letty Lynton
Reporter (uncredited)
 1932 Strictly Unreliable (Short)
Billy Freeman - Theatrical Agent (uncredited)
 1932 Dance Team
Benny Weber
 1931 Delicious
Honeymooner (uncredited)
 1931 Forgotten Women
Jerry - Stagehand (uncredited)
 1931 The Mad Genius
Stagehand (uncredited)
 1930 Hot Bridge (Short) (as Charlie Williams)
 1925 Action Galore
Luke McLean
 1922 The Old Homestead
Gabe Waters
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Show Show Music department (1 credit)
Show Show Composer (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Self (2 credits)
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Alternate Names:

C.B. Williams | Charles B. Williams | Charley Williams | Charlie Williams

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