Charles Stanton Ogle

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Charles Stanton Ogle
Charles Ogle.jpg
Born (1865-06-05)June 5, 1865
Steubenville, Ohio, U.S.
Died October 11, 1940(1940-10-11) (aged 75)
Long Beach, California, U.S.
Resting place
Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale
Occupation Actor
Years active 1905–1926
Spouse(s) Ethel Pauline Green

Charles Stanton Ogle (June 5, 1865 – October 11, 1940) was an American silent film actor.

Charles Ogle in the 1910 film version of Frankenstein

Biography[edit]

Born in Steubenville, Ohio, Ogle first performed in live theatre, making his first appearance on Broadway in 1905. He embarked on a career in film with Edison Studios in The Bronx, New York in 1908, appearing in The Boston Tea Party directed by Edwin S. Porter. He went on to portray the monster in the first film version of Frankenstein (1910), and starred in the first ever serial film, What Happened to Mary? (1912). Ogle portrayed Long John Silver in the 1920 screen version of Treasure Island, which also featured Lon Chaney. He went on to become a prolific character actor, making the last of his more than 300 film appearances in 1926.

Ogle died in Long Beach, California of arteriosclerosis.

Selected filmography[edit]

Charles Ogle back row, behind May McAvoy, and their fellow cast members from Kick In (1922).

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