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Charles Coburn (Charles Douville Coburn)

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Biography

Savannah, Georgia, USA
A cigar-smoking, monocled, swag-bellied character actor known for his Old South manners and charm. In 1918 he and his first wife formed the Coburn Players and appeared on Broadway in many plays. With her death in 1937, he accepted a Hollywood contract and began making films at the age of sixty. Read more...

Actor

Character: Dr. Charles Shingle

Of Human Hearts 1938

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Character: Judge Joseph M. Doolittle

Made for Each Other 1939

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Character: J. B. Merlin

Bachelor Mother 1939

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Character: Lord Tyce

Stanley and Livingstone 1939

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Character: Dr. Hugo Waldersee

Idiot's Delight 1939

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Character: Joshua Mallon IV

Road to Singapore 1940

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Character: General Powell

Edison, the Man 1940

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Character: Dr. Johannes Hofer

Florian 1940

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Character: 'Colonel' Harrington

The Lady Eve 1941

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Character: Mr. Pulham Sr.

H.M. Pulham, Esq. 1941

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Character: Seton Mansley aka Alfred Crane

Unexpected Uncle 1941

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Character: William Fitzroy

In This Our Life 1942

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Character: Uncle Stanley J. Menninger

George Washington Slept Here 1942

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Character: Hugo Van Cleve

Heaven Can Wait 1943

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Character: Charles Creighton

The Constant Nymph 1943

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Character: Benjamin Dingle

The More the Merrier 1943

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Character: Holman - Maria's Uncle

Princess O'Rourke 1943

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Character: Jonathan Crandall Sr

Together Again 1944

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Character: Max Dreyfus

Rhapsody in Blue 1945

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Character: Col. Will Seaborn Effingham

Colonel Effingham's Raid 1946

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Character: Inspector Harley Temple

Lured 1947

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Character: Lt. Tom Quincy

Impact 1949

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Character: Professor Jason Hartley

Yes Sir, That's My Baby 1949

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Character: Gen. Michael O'Hara

The Gal Who Took the West 1949

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Character: Mr. Oliver Oxley

Monkey Business 1952

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Character: Samuel Fulton / John Smith

Has Anybody Seen My Gal 1952

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Character: Sir Francis 'Piggy' Beekman

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes 1953

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Character: Dr. John Fenner

Town on Trial 1957

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Character: B.F. Fulton

B.F.'s Daughter 1948

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Character: Professor Henry Holmes

Wilson 1944

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Character: Himself - Actor

Texaco Star Theatre 1948

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Character: Sir Simon Flaquer

The Paradine Case 1947

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Character: John Malloy

Make Room for Daddy 1953

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Character: C.C. Cunningham

The Ford Television Theatre 1952

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Character: Alexander Gow

The Green Years 1946

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Character: Beaver Greenway

Green Grass of Wyoming 1948

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Character: Himself

The George Gobel Show 1954

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Character: Colonel Harrington

Fonda on Fonda 1992

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Character: Abel Burnside

Louisa 1950

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Character: Actor 'Monkey Business'

Hollywood: The Gift of Laughter 1982

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