Charles King

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Charles King

Hillsboro, Hill County, Texas, USA
Death 7 May 1957 (aged 62)
Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Whitesboro, Grayson County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 9982911 View Source
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Actor. He began his career playing a variety of roles in silent films, for a series of comedy shorts for Universal and made his big screen debut as a teenager in "Birth of a Nation" (1915). It was during the 1930s to 1940s where he achieved his greatest success appearing as a villain in scores of B westerns movies. His more then 400 credits include "The Roaring West" (1935), "The Idaho Kid" (1936), "Death Rides the Range" (1939), "Arizona Stage Coach" (1942), "Ambush Trail" (1946) and "Oklahoma Blues" (1948). He also appeared as a regular on the original "Gunsmoke' television series. He died at age 62 in Hollywood, California.

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  • Added: 29 Nov 2004
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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Charles King (21 Feb 1895–7 May 1957), Find a Grave Memorial ID 9982911, citing Oak Wood Cemetery, Whitesboro, Grayson County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .