Charlie Brill

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Charlie Brill
Born (1938-01-13) January 13, 1938 (age 76)
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Occupation Actor/Comedian and Voice artist
Years active 1958-present
Spouse(s) Mitzi McCall, 1960-present
Children Jennifer Brill (daughter)

Charlie Brill (born January 13, 1938, Brooklyn, New York) is an American actor, voice artist, and comedian.

Brill's first motion picture was in The Beast of Budapest. He also appeared in Blackbeard's Ghost, The Amazing Dobermans and Off the Wall.

Brill played Arne Darvin in the 1967 Star Trek episode "The Trouble with Tribbles" and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode "Trials and Tribble-ations" in 1996. He also played Capt. Harry Lipschitz on the long-running series Silk Stalkings.

Brill and his wife Mitzi McCall performed sketch comedy on The Ed Sullivan Show on the same episode as the Beatles first appearance, February 9, 1964. They were interviewed in 2005 for the "Big Break" episode of PRI radio program This American Life regarding their Beatles-Sullivan experience, including a dressing room encounter with John Lennon.

Brill was a frequent panelist on the 1970s revival of Match Game and, along with McCall, the celebrity-couples gameshow Tattletales. McCall played Mrs. Lipschitz on Silk Stalkings.

Voice acting[edit]

Brill has also been working as a voice actor in animation. On television, he supplied the voice of the main character Grimmy in the animated series of Mother Goose and Grimm (which also starred Mitz McCall) as well as in film, he did several voices in the two Flintstones feature films Hollyrock-a-Bye Baby and I Yabba-Dabba Do!.

He also voiced King Poppin' Lockin' and a tired artist in an episode of the hit Cartoon Network series Grim & Evil.

He has also voiced several other characters in three other shows by Hanna-Barbera including The Tom & Jerry Kids Show, Droopy, Master Detective and Yo Yogi!.

Brill met his wife, actress Mitzi McCall, when they both appeared at the Jerry Lewis Comedy Workshop at Paramount Studios in 1959. The couple have one daughter, Jennifer Brill.

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