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Charles 'Tex' Watson

Charles "Tex" Watson was the tactical ringleader of some of the most brutal murders in the annals of American history. Though ultimate culpability for the murders was shifted by Los Angeles prosecutor Vincent Bugliosi and the media on Charles Manson, there is enough evidence to believe that Watson was equally responsible legally and morally for at... See full bio »

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 1972 Lash of Lust (helping hand - uncredited)
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 1974 Female Trouble (dedicatee - as Charles Watson)
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 1978 Good Morning America (TV Series)
- Episode dated 13 April 1978 (1978) ... Self (as Tex Watson)
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 2020 Helter Skelter: An American Myth (TV Mini Series documentary)
Self - Former Family Member
- The Legend of Helter Skelter (2020) ... Self - Former Family Member (as Charles Watson)
- Some Bad Mistakes (2020) ... Self - Former Family Member (as Charles Watson)
- Out of Eden (2020) ... Self - Former Family Member (as Charles Watson)
- Nobody Joins a Cult (2020) ... Self - Former Family Member (as Charles Watson)
 2019 Manson: The Women (TV Movie documentary)
Self (as Tex)
 2019 1969 (TV Series documentary)
- Manson Girls (2019) ... Self (as Tex Watson)
 2008 Will You Kill for Me? Charles Manson and His Followers (TV Movie documentary)
Self - Manson Family
 2008 Il falso bugiardo
Self (as Charles Watson)
 2007 Cease to Exist (Documentary)
Self - Fmr Family Member, Convicted Murderer (as Charlie 'Tex' Watson)
 1995 Biography (TV Series documentary)
 1992 American Justice (TV Series documentary)
- The Manson Family Murders (1992) ... Self (as Tex Watson)
 1992 Death Scenes 2 (Video documentary)
Self (uncredited)

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Alternate Names:

Tex | Charles Tex Watson | Charles Watson | Charlie 'Tex' Watson | Tex Watson


6' 2" (1.88 m)


Kristin Joan Svege  (divorced)  (4 children)

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Is serving a life sentence for his role in the Tate/LaBianca/Shea murders, and is currently housed in Mule Creek State Prison in Ione, CA, which is located in Northern California. See more »


College-boy looks and demeanor



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