Charles McGraw

Charles McGraw

  • Born on
    • May 10th, 1914
  • Died on
    • July 30th, 1980
Charles McGraw (born Charles Butters) was an American stage, screen, and television actor. He developed into a leading man, especially in film noir classics during the late 1940s and early 1950s. His gravelly voice and rugged looks enhanced his appeal in the noir stylistic genre and provided him many roles as cops, military officers, and the such.

Starring Charles McGraw on Plex


Acting (42 Credits)

1982Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid as (in "The Killers") (archive footage)
1977Twilight's Last Gleaming as Air Force Gen. Peter Crane
1975A Boy and His Dog as PreacherWatch Free
1972The Night Stalker as Police Chief Ed Masterson
1971Johnny Got His Gun as Mike Burkeman
1971Chandler as Bernie Oakman
1969Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here as Sheriff Frank Wilson
1968Hang 'Em High as Sheriff Ray Calhoun
1967In Cold Blood as Tex Smith
1963The Birds as Sebastian Sholes
1963It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World as Lt. Matthews
1960Cimarron as Bob Yountis
1960Spartacus as Marcellus
1959The Man in the Net as Sheriff Steve Ritter
1959The Wonderful Country as Dr. Stovall
1958The Defiant Ones as Capt. Frank Gibbons
1958Saddle the Wind as Larry Venables, Gunfighter
1956Toward the Unknown as Col. 'Mickey' McKee
1956Away All Boats as Lieut. Mike O'Bannion
1954The Bridges at Toko-Ri as Cmdr. Wayne Lee
1953Thunder Over the Plains as Ben Westman
1952The Narrow Margin as Det. Sgt. Walter Brown
1952One Minute to Zero as Sfc. Baker
1951Roadblock as Joe Peters
1951His Kind of Woman as Thompson / Narrator
1950Armored Car Robbery as Lt. Jim Cordell
1950Ma and Pa Kettle Go to Town as Shotgun Mike Munger
1950Side Street as Det. Stan Simon
1949The Threat as Arnold 'Red' Kluger
1949Reign of Terror as Sergeant
1949Border Incident as Jeff Amboy
1948Blood on the Moon as Milo Sweet
1948Berlin Express as Colonel Johns (uncredited)
1947T-Men as Moxie
1947On the Old Spanish Trail as Harry BlaisdellWatch Free
1947The Long Night as Policeman Stevens
1947The Gangster as Dugas
1947The Farmer's Daughter as Fisher - Finley's Henchman (uncredited)
1946The Killers as Al
1943The Mad Ghoul as Detective Garrity
1943Destroyer as Assistant Chief Engineer (uncredited)
1942The Undying Monster as Strud Strudwick (uncredited)


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