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Charles Farrell (II) (1900–1988)

Charles Farrell was born on August 6, 1900 in Dublin, Ireland. He was an actor, known for Night and the City (1950), The Crimson Pirate (1952) and The Madame Gambles (1951). He was married to Babbie McManus. He died on August 27, 1988 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 88) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Night and the City Mickey Beer
The Crimson Pirate Poison Paul
The Avengers Straker


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 1977 Valentino
Drunk (uncredited)
 1974 Special Branch (TV Series)
- Stand and Deliver (1974) ... Harry
 1973 Between the Wars (TV Series)
Mr. Edwards
- The Silver Mask (1973) ... Mr. Edwards
 1973 Barlow (TV Series)
Solly Rose
- Informant (1973) ... Solly Rose
 1972 Scoop (TV Series)
- Stones £20 (1972) ... Pappenhacker
 1971 Play for Today (TV Series)
- Edna, the Inebriate Woman (1971) ... Tramp
 1971 From a Bird's Eye View (TV Series)
Man at Meeting
- Home Is Where the Heart Is (1971) ... Man at Meeting
 1971 The Abominable Dr. Phibes
 1971 Countess Dracula
The Seller
 1970 The Vampire Lovers
 1969 Oh! What a Lovely War
Policeman (uncredited)
 1968 Sebastian
Taxi Driver
 1964-1967 Z Cars (TV Series)
Snuffy Smith / Sammy McKenna
- It's Easy Once You Know How: Part 2 (1967) ... Snuffy Smith
- It's Easy Once You Know How: Part 1 (1967) ... Snuffy Smith
- What a Main Event! (1964) ... Sammy McKenna
 1966 Redcap (TV Series)
- The Proper Charlie (1966) ... Flint
 1964 The Saint (TV Series)
Elmer Quire
- The Unkind Philanthropist (1964) ... Elmer Quire
 1963 The Sentimental Agent (TV Series)
- A Little Sweetness and Light (1963) ... Isigonnis
 1963 The Girl Hunters
Joe Grissi
 1963 Drama 61-67 (TV Series)
Fred Mudgway
- Drama '63: Night of the Leopard (1963) ... Fred Mudgway
 1963 Zero One (TV Series)
 1962 Ghost Squad (TV Series)
- The Golden Silence (1962) ... Foreman
 1960-1962 Maigret (TV Series)
Oscar / Marcellin
- The Crooked Castle (1962) ... Oscar
- My Friend the Inspector (1960) ... Marcellin
 1961 The Dickie Henderson Show (TV Series)
- The Race Horse (1961)
 1961 Probation Officer (TV Series)
Spark Fletcher
- Episode #3.8 (1961) ... Spark Fletcher
 1961 Echo Four Two (TV Series)
Ted Brown
- First Day Out (1961) ... Ted Brown
 1961 The Avengers (TV Series)
- The Springers (1961) ... Straker
 1960-1961 Danger Man (TV Series)
Stefan Krug / Anders
- The Girl Who Liked G.I.'s (1961) ... Stefan Krug
- The Sanctuary (1960) ... Anders
 1960 Police Surgeon (TV Series)
- A Home of Her Own (1960) ... Porter
 1960 Surprise Package
Nick Jamieson (uncredited)
 1960 Operation Cupid
Charlie Stevens
 1960 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Joe Bullevant
- Mr. Pettigrew's Bowler (1960) ... Joe Bullevant
 1960 Too Young to Love
Waiting Room Man
 1960 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
- A Man of Straw (1960) ... Leeman
 1959 A Farthing Damages (TV Movie)
Franklyn P. Hartnell (voice)
 1958-1959 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Bully / Sheriff
- Before the Sun Goes Down (1959) ... Bully
- The Ponyman (1958)
- Cry Silence (1958) ... Sheriff
 1959 Hidden Homicide
Mungo Peddy
 1958 Death Over My Shoulder
Shiv Maitland
 1958 The Invisible Man (TV Series)
- Jailbreak (1958) ... Taylor
 1958 The Sheriff of Fractured Jaw
 1958 Television Playwright (TV Series)
Man in the Bar
- Call Me a Liar (1958) ... Man in the Bar
 1958 The Diplomatic Corpse
Percy Simpson
 1957 The Strange Case of Dr. Manning
John Karver
 1957 Educated Evans (TV Series)
'Dopey' Walker
- The Particular Beauty (1957) ... 'Dopey' Walker
 1957 White Hunter (TV Series)
Amos Briggs
- Brute Man (1957) ... Amos Briggs
 1957 The Gay Cavalier (TV Series)
- The Little Cavalier (1957) ... Deacon
- Angel Unawares (1957) ... Deacon
 1957 Shadow Squad (TV Series)
Gus Gore
- First Blood: Part 2 (1957) ... Gus Gore
- First Blood: Part 1 (1957) ... Gus Gore
 1951-1957 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Lieutenant Rooney / Patsy / Seth Beckwith / ...
- Arsenic and Old Lace (1957) ... Lieutenant Rooney
- Three Men on a Horse (1954) ... Patsy
- Mourning Becomes Elektra (1952) ... Seth Beckwith
- The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1951) ... Pal Green
 1957 The Adventures of Robin Hood (TV Series)
- The Bandit of Brittany (1957) ... Warden
 1957 The Errol Flynn Theatre (TV Series)
 1956 The Count of Monte Cristo (TV Series)
- Burgundy (1956) ... Cadeaux
 1956 The Adventures of the Big Man (TV Series)
- The Bomb (1956) ... McCall
 1955 As I Was Saying (TV Series)
- For Art's Sake (1955) ... Shostavitch
 1955 Stolen Assignment
Percy Simpson
 1955 See How They Run
 1955 The Hornet's Nest
Posh Peterson
 1955 Out of the Clouds
Perce (Scarface) (uncredited)
 1954 The Last Appointment
 1954 My Uncle Rollo (TV Movie)
 1954 Tales of Hans Anderson (TV Series)
- The Tinderbox (1954)
 1954 Sorry, Wrong Number (TV Short)
 1953 There Was a Young Lady
 1952 Miss Robin Hood
Police Constable (uncredited)
 1952 The Crimson Pirate
Poison Paul
 1951 The Madame Gambles
 1951 Wall of Death
 1951 Kaleidoscope (TV Series)
Harry in Fools Rush In segment
- Episode #5.16 (1951) ... Harry in Fools Rush In segment
 1950 Night and the City
Mickey Beer
 1949 Boys in Brown
Mr. Sykes (uncredited)
 1949 The Squeaker (TV Movie)
 1949 Crime Passionel (TV Movie)
 1947 The Likes of 'Er (TV Movie)
Jim Sears
 1947 The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (TV Movie)
'Pal' Green
 1947 I Became a Criminal
 1947 The Bad Man (TV Movie)
Red Giddings
 1947 Mr. Mergenthwirker's Lobblies (TV Movie)
 1947 Mourning Becomes Electra (TV Mini-Series)
Seth Beckwith
- Part 2 (1947) ... Seth Beckwith
- Part 1 (1947) ... Seth Beckwith
 1946 This Man Is Mine
Canadian Sergeant (uncredited)
 1945 Don Chicago
Don Dooley
 1945 Johnny in the Clouds
American Orderly
 1945 Meet Sexton Blake!
 1944 Bell-Bottom George
Jim Bennett
 1943 It Started at Midnight
Czech nazi
 1941 Suicide Squadron
First Cab Driver
 1940 Convoy
 1940 Jail Birds
Spike Nelson
 1939 The Tempest/II (TV Movie)
 1939 The Tempest (TV Movie)
 1938 Night Journey
 1938 The Rebel Son
 1938 Telecrime (TV Series)
Curtis, a detective
- Poetic Justice (1938) ... Curtis, a detective
 1938 Who Killed Cock Robin? (TV Movie)
George McAuliffe
 1938 Meet Mr. Penny
 1938 Ah, Wilderness! (TV Movie)
Uncle Sid
 1938 The Crooked Billet (TV Movie)
'Slick' Palzer
 1937 Once in a Lifetime (TV Movie)
George Lewis
 1937 Dark Sands
Sergeant on Guard (uncredited)
 1936 Scotland Yard Commands
 1936 The Amazing Adventure
 1936 Under Proof
 1935 Two Hearts in Harmony
Charles Farrell
 1935 Boys Will Be Boys
Louis Brown
 1935 My Heart Is Calling
Prisoner (uncredited)
 1934 Wild Boy
Gang Member (uncredited)
 1933 The Stolen Necklace
 1933 Red Wagon
 1932 Looking on the Bright Side
Tough Man In Street (uncredited)
 1932 Lucky Ladies
 1932 Night and Day
 1932 The Sign of Four: Sherlock Holmes' Greatest Case
Funfair Patron (uncredited)
 1932 The House Opposite
 1932 The Spare Room (Short)
 1932 Why Saps Leave Home
 1932 Money for Nothing
 1931 The Limping Man
Chicago Joe
 1931 The Flying Fool
 1931 The Gables Mystery
George Wollmer
 1930 Song of Soho
 1927/I The Ring
Second (uncredited)

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He acted in James Bridie and Claud Gurney's play, "Mary Read-Dragoon and Pirate", at His Majesty's Theatre in London, England with Robert Donat, Flora Robson, Iris Hoey, Claud Allister, Beatrice Wilson, Betty Hardy, Wilfred Walter, Marie Dainton, John Turnbull, Evan Thomas and George Benson in the cast. Tyrone Guthrie was the ... See more »

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Irish actor, on stage in America as a child. Worked in Britain from 1921, often in villainous roles on stage and (from 1927) on screen. Also regularly voiced fairy tales for the B.B.C. Radio Children's Hour.

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