BiographyCharlotte, North Carolina, USA
Named for her birthplace (Charlotte, North Carolina), Charlotte Austin was the daughter of Gene Austin, a top crooner of the 1920s and 1930s and the composer of many popular songs. Dramatic training and a screen test led to a contract at 20th Century-Fox for Charlotte in the early 1950s, when she had parts in the studio's How to Marry a Millionaire (1953), Désirée (1954) and Daddy Long Legs (1955), and she co-starred (on loanout to Columbia) in the musical Castle in the Air (1952). Read more... role in the Edward D. Wood Jr.-scripted The Bride and the Beast (1958). She is now a dealer in antiques.