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Charles Reisner (Charles Francis Riesner)

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Biography

Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Charles Reisner (also frequently billed as 'Riesner') started his professional life as a prizefighter. He then performed in vaudeville for ten years and eventually wound up writing lyrics for musical comedy on Broadway. After a spell under the auspices of impresario Charles B. Dillingham, Reisner moved to California in 1915, finding a job as an actor in one-reel short comedies at Universal. He added further credentials to his resume at Vitagraph, before his arrival at Keystone, where he made the acquaintance of Charles Chaplin. Read more...

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