Charles Coburn

Charles Coburn

Highest Rated: 100% In Name Only (1939)

Lowest Rated: 20% Rhapsody in Blue (1945)

Birthday: Jun 19, 1877

Birthplace: Savannah, Georgia, USA

A stage star before entering films in his sixties with the title role in "Boss Tweed" (1933). Coburn subsequently became one of Hollywood's most beloved character actors, most typically playing sharp, crusty patriarchal figures, usually sympathetic, very occasionally not. He won a 1943 Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his role in "The More the Merrier."

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet 53% Pepe Himself (Character) - 1961
No Score Yet 31% John Paul Jones Benjamin Franklin (Character) - 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Remarkable Mr. Pennypacker Grampa Pennypacker (Character) - 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet Stranger in My Arms Vance Beasley (Character) - 1959
No Score Yet 30% Town on Trial Dr. John Fenner (Character) - 1957
No Score Yet 12% The Story of Mankind Hippocrates (Character) - 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet How to Murder a Rich Uncle Uncle George (Character) - 1957
No Score Yet 50% The Power and the Prize Guy Eliot (Character) - 1956
69% 57% Around the World in 80 Days Steamship Company Clerk (Character) - 1956
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Long Wait Gardiner (Character) - 1954
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Rocket Man Mayor Ed Johnson (Character) - 1954
No Score Yet 63% Trouble Along the Way Fatber Matthew William Burke (Character) - 1953
98% 83% Gentlemen Prefer Blondes Sir Francis "Piggy" Beekman (Character) - 1953
88% 68% Monkey Business Mr. Oliver Oxley (Character) - 1952
No Score Yet 89% Has Anybody Seen My Gal? Samuel Fulton/John Smith (Character) - 1952
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Highwayman Lord Walters (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet No Score Yet Peggy Professor "Brooks" Brookfield (Character) - 1950
No Score Yet No Score Yet Louisa Abel Burnside (Character) - 1950
No Score Yet 80% The Doctor and the Girl Dr. John Corday (Character) - 1950
No Score Yet 43% Mr. Music Alex Conway (Character) - 1950
No Score Yet 60% Yes Sir, That's My Baby Professor Jason Hartley (Character) - 1949
No Score Yet 33% The Gal Who Took the West Gen. Michael O'Hara (Character) - 1949
60% 55% Impact Lt. Quincy (Character) - 1949
No Score Yet No Score Yet Everybody Does It Major Blair (Character) - 1949
No Score Yet No Score Yet Green Grass of Wyoming Beaver Greenway (Character) - 1948
No Score Yet 33% B.F.'s Daughter Burton F. `'B.F.'` Fulton (Character) - 1948
83% 48% The Paradine Case Sir Simon Flaquer (Character) - 1947
100% 69% Lured Inspector Harley Temple (Character) - 1947
No Score Yet 46% The Green Years Alexander Gow (Character) - 1946
20% 60% Rhapsody in Blue Max Dreyfus (Character) - 1945
No Score Yet 20% Colonel Effingham's Raid Col. Will Seaborn Effingham (Character) - 1945
No Score Yet No Score Yet Over 21 Robert Drexel Gow (Character) - 1945
No Score Yet No Score Yet Shady Lady Col. John Appleby (Character) - 1945
33% 29% A Royal Scandal Chancellor Nicolai Iiyitch (Character) - 1945
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Impatient Years William Smith (Character) - 1944
No Score Yet No Score Yet Together Again Jonathan Crandall Sr. (Character) - 1944
No Score Yet No Score Yet Knickerbocker Holiday Peter Stuyvesant (Character) - 1944
89% 42% Wilson Professor Henry Holmes (Character) - 1944
No Score Yet 47% Princess O'Rourke Holman (Character) - 1943
No Score Yet No Score Yet My Kingdom for a Cook Rudyard Morley (Character) - 1943
94% 82% The More the Merrier Benjamin Dingle (Character) - 1943
85% 75% Heaven Can Wait Hugo Van Cleve (Character) - 1943
No Score Yet 72% The Constant Nymph Charles Creighton (Character) - 1943
No Score Yet 76% In This Our Life William Fitzroy (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet 71% George Washington Slept Here Stanley J. Menninger (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet No Score Yet Unexpected Uncle Seton Mansley/Alfred Crane (Character) - 1941
100% 81% The Devil and Miss Jones John P. Merrick (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet 71% H.M. Pulham, Esq. John Pulham (Character) - 1941
100% 87% The Lady Eve "Colonel" Harrington (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet Florian Dr. Johannes Hofer (Character) - 1940
80% 63% Edison, the Man General Powell (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Refugee Dr. Karl Braun (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Captain Is a Lady Captain Abe Peabody (Character) - 1940
100% 68% Road to Singapore Joshua Mallon IV (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet 33% Three Faces West Dr. Karl Braun (Character) - 1940
100% 73% In Name Only Richard Walker (Character) - 1939
No Score Yet 57% Made for Each Other Judge Joseph M. Doolittle (Character) - 1939
40% 45% Idiot's Delight Dr. Hugo Waldersee (Character) - 1939
No Score Yet 50% Stanley and Livingstone Lord Tyce (Character) - 1939
No Score Yet 58% The Story of Alexander Graham Bell Gardner Hubbard (Character) - 1939
100% 88% Bachelor Mother J. B. Merlin (Character) - 1939
100% 80% Vivacious Lady Peter Morgan Sr. (Character) - 1938
No Score Yet 55% Of Human Hearts Dr. Charles Shingle (Character) - 1938
No Score Yet No Score Yet Yellow Jack Dr. Finlay (Character) - 1938
No Score Yet 43% Lord Jeff Captain Briggs (Character) - 1938
No Score Yet No Score Yet The People's Enemy Judge Hays (Character) - 1935

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Startime Unknown (Character) 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet I've Got a Secret Guest 1959 1953-1954
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Star and the Story Unknown (Character) 1955-1956
No Score Yet No Score Yet The United States Steel Hour Judge Purdy (Character) 1954
No Score Yet No Score Yet What's My Line? Guest 1953

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