Charles Farrell (Irish actor)

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Charles Farrell
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Born 6 August 1900
Dublin, Ireland
Died 27 August 1988
London, United Kingdom
Occupation Actor
Years active 1927–1977 (film)

Charles Farrell (1900–1988) was an Irish film and television actor.[1]

Born 6 August 1900 in Dublin, Ireland, Farrell moved to America and appeared in a stock company in Detroit when a child. In 1921 he moved to England and made his first stage appearance at the Coliseum. His first film appearance was in John Bunny and Flora Finch comedies. Unlike his heroic American namesake, he was (later) cast in villainous film roles. This contrasted with his frequent broadcasts of fairy tales on BBC radio's Children's Hour.

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