Charles Drake

Charles Drake

  • Born on
    • October 2nd, 1917
  • Died on
    • September 10th, 1994
​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Charles Drake (October 2, 1917 – September 10, 1994) was an American actor.Drake was born as Charles Ruppert in New York City. He graduated from Nichols College and became a salesman. In 1939, he turned to acting and signed a contract with Warner Brothers. He wasn't immediately successful. World War II interrupted his career; soon after his military service was complete, Drake returned to Hollywood in 1945, his contract with Warner Brothers ended. In the 1940s, he did some freelance work, like A Night in Casablanca. In 1949 he moved to Universal Studios. In 1955, Drake turned to television as one of the stock-company players on Robert Montgomery Presents and three years later he became the host of the British TV espionage weekly Rendezvous. In 1959, he starred in the Western film, No Name on the Bullet, where he played a doctor dedicated to saving a small town from a dangerous assassin. In 1967 he played the part of Oliver Greer in The Fugitive episode The One That Got Away. He played in 83 films between 1939 and 1975, including Scream, Pretty Peggy. More than 50 were dramas, but he also acted in comedies, science fiction, horror and film noir. He died on September 10, 1994 in East Lyme, Connecticut, aged 76. Description above from the Wikipedia article  Charles Drake, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Acting (40 Credits)

1983My Brother's Wedding as Pastor #2
1973Scream, Pretty Peggy as George Thornton
1972The Screaming Woman as Ken Bronson
1969The Arrangement as Finnegan
1968The Swimmer as Howard GrahamWatch Free
1967Valley of the Dolls as Kevin Gillmore
1964Dear Heart as Frank Taylor
1963Showdown as Bert Pickett
1961Tammy Tell Me True as Buford Woodly
1961Back Street as Curt Stanton
1959No Name on the Bullet as Luke Canfield
1957Jeanne Eagels as John Donahue
1957Until They Sail as Capt. Richard Bates
1956Walk the Proud Land as Tom Sweeny
1955To Hell and Back as Brandon
1955Female on the Beach as Police Lieutenant Galley
1955All That Heaven Allows as Mick Anderson
1954Tobor the Great as Dr. Ralph Harrison
1954The Glenn Miller Story as Don Haynes
1953It Came from Outer Space as Sheriff Matt Warren
1953Gunsmoke as Johnny Lake
1953War Arrow as Sgt. Luke Schermerhorn
1952Red Ball Express as Partridge
1951You Never Can Tell as Perry Collins
1950Harvey as Dr. Sanderson
1950Comanche Territory as Stacey Howard
1950Winchester '73 as Steve Miller
1949Tarzan's Magic Fountain as Dodd
1946A Night in Casablanca as Lt. Pierre DelmarWatch Free
1946Whistle Stop as Ernie
1945Conflict as Norman Holsworth
1943Air Force as Navigator
1943The Hard Way as Trailer Narrator (Uncredited)
1942The Man Who Came to Dinner as Sandy
1942Now, Voyager as Leslie Trotter (uncredited)
1941The Maltese Falcon as Reporter (uncredited)
1941Out of the Fog
1941One Foot in Heaven as Second Bridegroom (uncredited)
1941Sergeant York as Scorer (uncredited)
1939The Hunchback of Notre Dame as Young Priest (uncredited)


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