Charles Drake

Charles Drake

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.
    Known for
    Acting
    Place of birth
    New York City, New York, USA
    Birthday
    10/2/1917
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6.8
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7.3
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6.3
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6.6
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5.7
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5.3
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6.9
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6.7
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6.3
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6.6
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5.6
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5
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6.6
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6.2
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5.8
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5.7
Gunsmoke
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6.4
You Never Can Tell
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6.4
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5.9
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The Lively Set
0
The Counterfeit Killer
The Counterfeit Killer
0
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5.4
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6.2
The Lone Hand
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5.2
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5.9
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4.5
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5.7
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7
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5
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0
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Little Egypt
0
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5
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7.3
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Until They Sail
6.5
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4.8
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4.3
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4.7
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7.2
My Brother's Wedding
My Brother's Wedding
6.7
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7.2
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5.9
The Tender Years
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7
The Screaming Woman
The Screaming Woman
6.6
Hail, Hero!
Hail, Hero!
6
The Swimmer
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7.4
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James Stewart: A Wonderful Life
6
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Summer Pavilion
0
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The Lives of Jenny Dolan
0
The Hard Way
The Hard Way
6.6
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2
Out of the Fog
Out of the Fog
6.3
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6.6
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6.5
Louisa
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6.1
Harvey
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7.7
Cop on the Beat
Cop on the Beat
4.1
The Male Animal
The Male Animal
4.1
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Johnny Stool Pigeon
6.5
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