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Charles Drake

​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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Born:
Oct 2, 1917 In New York City, New York, U.S.
Movie/TV Credits:
80
First Appeared:
In the movie Career 1939-07-07
Latest Project:
Series Die Entstehung unserer Erde 2011-02-09
Known For
Poster of Der eiserne Kragen
Poster of Tammy Tell Me True
Poster of Gefahr aus dem Weltall
Poster of Eine Nacht in Casablanca
Filmography
Series Die Entstehung unserer Erde Sgt. Luke Schermerhorn 2011-02-09
Series Great Teacher Onizuka Curt Stanton 2003-11-03
Movie Plattfuß räumt auf Unknown 1975-06-26
Series Die Zwei mit dem Dreh Unknown 1975-09-09
Series Harry O Unknown 1974-09-12
Movie Scream, Pretty Peggy George Thornton 1973-11-24
Series Police Story Unknown 1973-09-25
Movie The Screaming Woman Ken Bronson 1972-01-29
Series The Rookies Unknown 1972-09-11
Series Cannon Unknown 1971-09-14
Movie Das Arrangement Finnegan 1969-11-18
Series Land of the Giants Unknown 1968-09-22
Movie The Counterfeit Killer Dolan 1968-05-01
Series Judd for the Defense Unknown 1967-09-08
Series Der Chef Unknown 1967-03-28
Series Mannix Unknown 1967-09-16
Movie The Money Jungle Harvey Sheppard 1967-12-15
Movie Das Tal der Puppen Kevin Gillmore 1967-12-27
Series Raumschiff Enterprise Unknown 1966-09-08
Series Kobra übernehmen Sie Unknown 1966-09-17
Movie Der dritte Tag Lawrence Conway 1965-08-04
Series F Troop Unknown 1965-09-14
Movie Die Frau seines Herzens Frank Taylor 1964-12-02
Movie Ein tollkühner Draufgänger Paul Manning 1964-10-24
Movie Der eiserne Kragen Bert Pickett 1963-05-03
Series Auf der Flucht Unknown 1963-09-17
Series Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre Unknown 1963-10-04
Series The Lucy Show Unknown 1962-10-01
Movie Tammy Tell Me True Buford Woodly 1961-07-26
Movie Auf der Kugel stand kein Name Luke Canfield 1959-02-01
Movie Land ohne Männer Capt. Richard Bates 1958-08-21
Movie Step Down to Terror Johnny Williams Walters 1958-09-01
Movie Jeanne Eagels John Donahue 1957-08-02
Movie Schonungslos Sgt. Pete Carroll 1956-03-13
Movie Ritt in den Tod Tom Sweeny 1956-08-31
Movie Das Haus am Strand Police Lieutenant Galley 1955-08-19
Movie Zur Hölle und zurück Brandon 1955-09-22
Movie Was der Himmel erlaubt Mick Anderson 1955-12-25
Series The 20th Century Fox Hour Unknown 1955-10-05
Movie Die Glenn Miller Story Don Haynes 1954-01-08
Movie Tobor the Great Dr. Ralph Harrison 1954-09-01
Movie Four Guns to the Border Sheriff Jim Flannery 1954-11-03
Series Climax! Unknown 1954-10-07
Movie Gefahr aus dem Weltall Sheriff Matt Warren 1953-05-26
Movie Mündungsfeuer Johnny Lake 1953-03-01
Movie Auf verlorenem Posten George Hadley 1953-06-26
Series Ihr Star: Loretta Young Unknown 1953-09-20
Movie The Treasure of Lost Canyon Jim Anderson 1952-03-01
Movie Unternehmen 'Rote Teufel' Partridge 1952-05-24
Movie Bonzo Goes to College Malcolm Drew 1952-09-01
Movie Winchester '73 Steve Miller 1951-02-09
Movie Air Cadet Capt. Sullivan 1951-03-14
Movie Little Egypt Oliver Doane 1951-10-01
Movie You Never Can Tell Perry Collins 1951-09-23
Movie Im Lande der Comanchen Stacey Howard 1950-05-01
Series Robert Montgomery Presents Unknown 1950-01-30
Movie Ich war eine Ladendiebin Herb Klaxon 1950-05-13
Movie Alter schützt vor Liebe nicht Radio Broadcaster (voice) 1950-05-31
Movie Mein Freund Harvey Dr. Sanderson 1950-10-13
Movie Peggy Tom Fielding 1950-07-01
Movie Tarzan und das blaue Tal Dodd 1949-02-05
Series Studio One Unknown 1948-11-07
Movie The Pretender Dr. Leonard Koster 1947-08-11
Movie Eine Nacht in Casablanca Lt. Pierre Delmar 1946-05-10
Movie Whistle Stop Ernie 1946-01-25
Movie Winter Wunderland Steve Kirk 1946-05-12
Movie Konflikt Prof. Norman Holsworth 1945-06-15
Movie You Came Along Lt. R. Janoschek 1945-07-04
Movie In die japanische Sonne Navigator 1943-03-20
Movie Bullet Scars Reporter 1942-03-07
Movie Der Mann, der zum Essen kam Sandy 1942-01-24
Movie Busses Roar Eddie Sloan 1942-08-18
Movie Winning Your Wings State College Student 1942-05-28
Movie Reise aus der Vergangenheit Leslie Trotter (uncredited) 1942-10-31
Movie Nine Lives Are Not Enough 'Snappy' Saunders (incorrectly listed as "Snappy Lucas" in end credits) 1941-09-20
Movie Sergeant York Scorer (uncredited) 1941-07-02
Movie Die Spur des Falken Reporter (uncredited) 1941-11-19
Movie Dangerously They Live Joe, Hospital Orderly with Dr. Murdock 1941-12-24
Movie Career Rex Chaney 1939-07-07
Movie Der Glöckner von Notre Dame Young Priest (uncredited) 1939-12-29