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Charlie Drake (I) (1925–2006)


Charlie Drake was born on June 19, 1925 in Elephant and Castle, London, England as Charles Edward Springall. He was an actor and writer, known for The Cracksman (1963), Sinderella Live (1995) and The Worker (1965). He was married to Elaine Bird and Heather Barnes. He died on December 23, 2006 in Twickenham, Middlesex, England. See full bio »

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The Cracksman Ernest Wright
(1963)
Sinderella Live Baron Hardon
(1995)
The Worker The Worker
(1965-1970)

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 2004 Sinderella Comes Again (Video)
Baron Von Hard-on
 1995 Sinderella Live (Video)
Baron Hardon
 1995 99-1 (TV Series)
Freddie Windsor
- Dice (1995) ... Freddie Windsor
 1992 Burning Ash (Short)
Ethan Hawker
 1991 Screen One (TV Series)
Lionel
- Filipina Dreamgirls (1991) ... Lionel
 1989 Endgame by Samuel Beckett (TV Movie)
Nagg
 1988 Mr. H Is Late (TV Short)
Short delivery man
 1988 Ten Great Writers of the Modern World (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Marmeladov
 1985 Masterpiece Theatre: Bleak House (TV Mini-Series)
Smallweed
- Episode #1.7 (1985) ... Smallweed
- Episode #1.5 (1985) ... Smallweed
- Episode #1.4 (1985) ... Smallweed
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... Smallweed
 1980 Rhubarb Rhubarb (Short)
Golf Club Pro
 1979 The Plank (TV Short)
Delivery man with cake
 1976 Meet Peters & Lee (TV Series)
 1974 Professor Popper's Problem
Professor Popper
 1971 Slapstick and Old Lace (TV Series)
Various parts
 1965-1970 The Worker (TV Series)
The Worker
- Ma Chandelle, Est Morte (1970) ... The Worker
- The Saucerer's Apprentice (1970) ... The Worker
- Cough (1970) ... The Worker
 1967 Mister Ten Per Cent
Percy Pointer
 1967 Who Is Sylvia? (TV Series)
Charles Rameses Drake
- Our Lovers Meet (1967) ... Charles Rameses Drake
- The Man who Couldn't Hold his Peace (1967) ... Charles Rameses Drake
- The Man from C.L.U.N.K. (1967) ... Charles Rameses Drake
- I Am the Queen, All Bow Down (1967) ... Charles Rameses Drake
- The Three Dreaded Faces of Eve (1967) ... Charles Rameses Drake
 1966 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Joey
- The Battersea Miracle (1966) ... Joey
 1964 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
- Episode #18.8 (1964)
 1963 The Cracksman
Ernest Wright
 1961 Petticoat Pirates
Charlie
 1960-1961 The Charlie Drake Show (TV Series)
Charlie
- French with Tears (1961) ... Charlie
- Of Mouse and Man (1961) ... Charlie
- Bingo Madness (1961) ... Charlie
- A Thousand and One Frights (1961) ... Charlie
- Nine Little White Men (1961) ... Charlie
 1960 Sands of the Desert
Charlie Sands
 1958-1960 Charlie Drake (TV Series)
Charles O'Casey Drake
- March of the Movies (1960) ... Charles O'Casey Drake
- Quiet, Please (1960) ... Charles O'Casey Drake
- We Diet at Dawn (1960) ... Charles O'Casey Drake
- Suspension (1960) ... Charles O'Casey Drake
- It's Up to You (1960) ... Charles O'Casey Drake
 1957-1958 Drake's Progress (TV Series)
- Episode #2.6 (1958)
- Episode #2.5 (1958)
- Episode #2.4 (1958)
- Episode #2.3 (1958)
- Episode #2.2 (1958)
 1958 The World Our Stage (TV Series)
Actor (The Driving Test)
- Episode #1.3 (1958) ... Actor (The Driving Test)
 1957 Pantomania: Babes in the Wood (TV Movie)
Sheriff
 1956 Beauty and the Beast (TV Movie)
Wee Beastie (as Charles Drake)
 1956 Jim Whittington and His Sealion (TV Movie)
Idle Montmorency
 1956 Tess and Jim (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1956)
- Episode #1.2 (1956)
- Episode #1.1 (1956)
 1955 Fast and Loose (TV Series)
- Episode #2.4 (1955)
 1954 The Golden Link
Joe
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He performed in the pantomime, "The Man in the Moon", at the London Palladium in London, England with Anna Dawson, Eric Flynn, Barbara Evans, "The Baker Twins" (Jennifer Baker & Susan Baker), David Davenport and James Ottaway in the cast. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Charles Drake

Height:

5' 1" (1.55 m)
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Trivia:

His career in TV comedy came to an end because he was reportedly difficult to work with. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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