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Spencer Charters

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Biography

Duncannon, Pennsylvania, USA
Spencer Charters was a burly, moon faced man who got his start in the theater where he basically stayed until 1930. Thereafter, he quickly launched a career as a character actor in movies. His specialty was a lower-to-middle-class worker, and he portrayed many types, including judges, doctors, clerks, managers, jailers, etc. Charters was a busy man, with over 200 parts from 1930 to 1943. By the late 1930s, Charters was feeling the effects of advancing age, and was unable to play more than short bit parts. He ended his life in 1943 via sleeping pills and carbon monoxide poisoning. Read more...

Actor

Character: Jerome Underwood

Whoopee! 1930

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Character: Woodenshoes

The Front Page 1931

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Character: Andrews, the Butler

Lonely Wives 1931

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Character: J.L. O'Brien

Movie Crazy 1932

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Character: Police Officer Bert Brady

Union Depot 1932

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Character: Police Sergeant Riley

Central Park 1932

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Character: Tom

Female 1933

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Character: Man Removing Telephone

Fashions of 1934 1934

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Character: Pa Taylor

Blind Date 1934

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Character: Max Bauer, the Porter

The Firebird 1934

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Character: Messeldopp

The St. Louis Kid 1934

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Character: Crawford - Architect

Success at Any Price 1934

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Character: Earl Craft

Wake Up and Dream 1934

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Character: Geoffrey / Col. Bertram Grant

The Raven 1935

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Character: Dr. Bunting, Coroner

The Ex-Mrs. Bradford 1936

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Character: Judge Tope

Banjo on My Knee 1936

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Character: Marriage Bureau Justice of the Peace

The Bride Walks Out 1936

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Character: Commissioner W.J. Beavers

In Old Chicago 1937

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Character: Jethro - Old Confederate

Wells Fargo 1937

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Character: Mike - Monteray Tavern Porter

Ever Since Eve 1937

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Character: Rev. Matthew Brand

Five of a Kind 1938

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Character: Fireman #1

Valley of the Giants 1938

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Character: Judge Herbert A. Bell

Young Mr. Lincoln 1939

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Character: F.W. Jennson - Jailer

Dust Be My Destiny 1939

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Character: Joe Clayton

Second Fiddle 1939

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Character: Judge at Rummage Sale

Remember the Night 1940

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Character: Sazerac Saloon Bartender

Virginia City 1940

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Character: Henry Quinn - Justice of the Peace

The Doctor Takes a Wife 1940

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Character: Hank Woodcock

She Couldn't Say No 1940

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Character: Judge Henry Starrbottle

The Singing Hill 1941

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Character: Hillbilly Gas Station Attendant

Glamour Boy 1941

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Character: Colony Opera House Stage Manager

Yankee Doodle Dandy 1942

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Character: Claudius Swade - Owner of Motel

Slightly Dangerous 1943

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Character: Mr. Mercer - Banker

The Gay Deception 1935

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