Charles Trowbridge

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Charles Trowbridge
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Trowbridge c. 1920
Charles Silas Richard Trowbridge

(1882-01-10)January 10, 1882
Veracruz, Mexico
DiedApril 30, 1967(1967-04-30) (aged 85)
Resting placeForest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills)
Years active1915–1958
RelativesJohn Townsend Trowbridge

Charles Silas Richard Trowbridge (January 10, 1882 – October 30, 1967) was an American film actor. He appeared in 233 films between 1915 and 1958.


Trowbridge was born in Veracruz, Mexico, where his father served in the diplomatic corps of the United States and his grandfather was the American consul-general.[1] He ran a coffee plantation in Hawaii[2] and worked in architecture before venturing into acting.[3] He was a cousin of author John Townsend Trowbridge.[1]

Trowbridge's Broadway credits include Dinner at Eight (1932), Ladies of Creation (1931), Congai (1928), The Behavior of Mrs. Crane (1927), We Never Learn (1927), Craig's Wife (1925), It All Depends (1925), The Backslapper (1924), The Locked Door (1924), Sweet Seventeen (1923), The Lullaby (1923), The Last Warning (1922), The Night Call (1921), Just Because (1921), The Broken Wing (1920),[4] Why Worry? (1918), This Way Out (1917), Come Out of the Kitchen (1916) and Daddy Long Legs (1914).[5]

On October 30, 1967, Trowbridge died at age 85[3] in Los Angeles, California.



  1. ^ a b Nunan, Thomas (September 3, 1916). "How a young architect with stage ambitions has achieved success". The San Francisco Examiner. California, San Francisco. p. 44. Retrieved January 26, 2020 – via
  2. ^ "It Seems He's Seen Life, as They Say". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. New York, Brooklyn. May 6, 1934. p. 54. Retrieved January 23, 2017 – via open access
  3. ^ a b Feramisco, Thomas M. (2007). The Mummy Unwrapped: Scenes Left on Universal's Cutting Room Floor. McFarland. pp. 181–182. ISBN 978-0-7864-3734-4. Retrieved January 26, 2020.
  4. ^ "("Charles Trowbridge" search results)". Playbill Vault. Playbill. Retrieved January 24, 2017.
  5. ^ "("Charles Trowbridge" search results continued)". Playbill Vault. Playbill. Retrieved January 24, 2017.

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