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Also Known As: Charles Robinson Died:
Born: November 9, 1945 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Houston, Texas, USA Profession: actor, singer, acting teacher, toolmaker

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Affable, amiable actor best known as the laid-back court clerk on NBC's long-running sitcom "Night Court" (1984-1992). A native of Houston TX, Robinson was working as a toolmaker when the inspiration to act struck him while watching Bill Cosby in an episode of "I Spy". Robinson decided he could do that, enrolled in acting classes at Houston's Studio 7 and the University of Houston and before long was making a name for himself as an acting teacher as well as making appearances in the Houston theater scene. After moving to LA during the 1970s, Robinson won his first TV acting job in the miniseries "The Trial of Lee Harvey Oswald" (1977), and made his feature film debut the following year in the forgettable "Uncle Joe Shannon" (1978) about a down-and-out trumpet player.

Affable, amiable actor best known as the laid-back court clerk on NBC's long-running sitcom "Night Court" (1984-1992). A native of Houston TX, Robinson was working as a toolmaker when the inspiration to act struck him while watching Bill Cosby in an episode of "I Spy". Robinson decided he could do that, enrolled in acting classes at Houston's Studio 7 and the University of Houston and before long was making a name for himself as an acting teacher as well as making appearances in the Houston theater scene. After moving to LA during the 1970s, Robinson won his first TV acting job in the miniseries "The Trial of Lee Harvey Oswald" (1977), and made his feature film debut the following year in the forgettable "Uncle Joe Shannon" (1978) about a down-and-out trumpet player.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Falling Away (2012)
2.
 House Bunny, The (2008)
3.
 Even Money (2006)
4.
 Secret Santa (2003) Russell
5.
 Antwone Fisher (2002) Howard [Davenport]
6.
 Miss Lettie and Me (2002) Isaiah Griffin
7.
 Last Dance, The (2000) Ned
8.
 Beowulf (1999)
9.
 Land of the Free, The (1998) Mccuster
10.
 Project: ALF (1996) Dr Stanley
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Milestones close milestones

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Formed singing group "The Drells" in seventh grade; performed professionally until he was 21
1977:
TV debut in a miniseries, "The Trial of Lee Harvey Oswald"
1977:
Debut in a TV-movie, "A Killing Affair"
1978:
Feature film debut, "Uncle Joe Shannon"
1984:
TV series debut in regular role, "Night Court"; played Mac Robinson
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Played regular role of Abe Johnson on the CBS sitcom, "Love & War"
:
Returned to series TV as co-star of "Ink"
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Education

University of Houston: Houston , Texas -

Family close complete family listing

father:
Planey Virgil Robinson.
mother:
Libby Novella Robinson.
daughter:
Cheryl Robinson.
son:
Charlie Robinson Jr.
son:
Christian Robinson.
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