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Charles Tannen

Highest Rated: 100% You're in the Navy Now (1951)

Lowest Rated: 76% Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1961)

Birthday: Oct 22, 1915

Birthplace: New York, New York, USA

Charles Tannen was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Early on in his acting career, Tannen landed roles in various films, including "Educating Father" (1936), "Blazing Justice" (1936) and the Richard Greene action flick "Submarine Patrol" (1938). He also appeared in the Sonja Henie musical comedy "My Lucky Star" (1938), the Henry Fonda western "Drums Along the Mohawk" (1939) and the musical drama "Swanee River" (1939) with Don Ameche. His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like the romance "Crash Dive" (1943) with Tyrone Power, the mystery adaptation "The Spider" (1945) with Richard Conte and "Doll Face" (1946). He also appeared in "Behind Green Lights" (1946). Toward the end of his career, he tackled roles in "Angel Face" (1953), "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" (1953) with Jane Russell and the crime picture "Gorilla at Large" (1954) with Cameron Mitchell. He also appeared in the dramatic adaptation "The Country Girl" (1954) with Bing Crosby and the William Holden dramatic adaptation "The Bridges at Toko-Ri" (1955). Tannen more recently acted in "Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea" (1961) with Walter Pidgeon. Tannen passed away in December 1980 at the age of 65.

Highest rated movies

You're in the Navy Now
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
The Fly
The Return of Frank James
The Bridges at Toko-Ri
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet 14% Terror Out of the Sky Unknown (Character) - 1978
76% 39% Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea CPO Gleason (Character) - 1961
95% 71% The Fly Doctor (uncredited) (Character) - 1958
No Score Yet 44% The Proud Ones 2nd Foreman (Character) - 1956
No Score Yet 25% Gorilla at Large Unknown (Character) - 1954
80% 61% The Bridges at Toko-Ri Military Police Major (uncredited) (Character) - 1954
98% 83% Gentlemen Prefer Blondes Malone's Contact Man at Wharf (Character) - 1953
100% 40% You're in the Navy Now Houlihan (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet No Score Yet Green Grass of Wyoming Dr. Kimgrough (Character) - 1948
No Score Yet 25% Doll Face Flo's Aide (Character) - 1945
No Score Yet No Score Yet Don't You Believe It Narrator - 1943
No Score Yet No Score Yet Manila Calling Fillmore (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet No Score Yet Little Tokyo, U.S.A. Marsten (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet No Score Yet Sundown Jim Dan Barr (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet 60% The Great American Broadcast Usher (Character) - 1941
83% 48% The Return of Frank James Charlie Ford (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet No Score Yet Love and Hisses Hotel Desk Clerk (Character) - 1937

TV

Credit
90% 74% Gilligan's Island Writer 1964-1966
No Score Yet No Score Yet Petticoat Junction Unknown (Guest Star),
Writer
1965
No Score Yet No Score Yet Grindl Unknown (Guest Star),
Writer
1963-1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet 77 Sunset Strip Howie (Guest Star) 1959 1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet Timmy & Lassie Unknown (Guest Star) 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lassie Mr. Shulman (Guest Star) 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cheyenne Unknown (Guest Star) 1957 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Laramie Bartender (Guest Star) 1959 1961
No Score Yet 100% Bonanza Unknown (Guest Star) 1960-1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bronco Unknown (Guest Star) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Rifleman Unknown (Guest Star) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mr. Lucky Unknown (Guest Star) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Death Valley Days Mokey Hoag (Character) 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Thin Man Tom Roberts (Guest Star) 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet Perry Mason Jasper Horn (Guest Star) 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet Wagon Train Unknown (Guest Star) 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Restless Gun Unknown (Guest Star) 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet Have Gun -- Will Travel Unknown (Guest Star) 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Silent Service Rev. MacFarland (Character) 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp Al de Graff (Guest Star) 1958
No Score Yet 100% Gunsmoke Cashier (Guest Star) 1958
No Score Yet 100% Father Knows Best Unknown (Guest Star) 1955 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet The 20th Century-Fox Hour Unknown (Character) 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Roy Rogers Show Unknown (Guest Star) 1954