Charles Meredith (actor)

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Charles Meredith
Charles Meredith in The Big Trees (1955).jpg
Meredith in The Big Trees (1952)
Born(1894-08-27)August 27, 1894
DiedNovember 28, 1964(1964-11-28) (aged 70)
Years active1919–1964
Spouse(s)Melba Melsing
(m. 1920; div. 19??)
Margaret Muse
(m. 1932)

Charles Meredith (August 27, 1894 – November 28, 1964) was an American film and television actor.


With Anna Lehr in The Cradle (1922)

Meredith was born in Knoxville, Pennsylvania. He was a popular silent film leading man and played opposite such actresses as Blanche Sweet, Mary Miles Minter, Florence Vidor, and others in romantic drama and comedy films. In 1924, he left his film career for work on the stage. He returned to film in 1947 where he played a number of small character roles. Toward the end of his career, he turned to television as well, notably as Secretary Drake in the Rocky Jones, Space Ranger (1954) series. He also appeared in three episodes of The Lone Ranger, each time as a doctor, including the "Cannonball McKay" (1949) episode (1/16) as Doc Tate.

He died, aged 70 in 1964, in Los Angeles, California.

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