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Also Known As: Died: January 25, 1943
Born: Cause of Death: suicide
Birth Place: Duncannon, Pennsylvania, USA Profession: actor

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Spencer Charters was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Charters's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as "April Folly" (1920), "Little Old New York" (1923) and "The Bat Whispers" (1930). He also appeared in "Whoopee" (1930), the comedy "Palmy Days" (1931) with Eddie Cantor and "The Front Page" (1931) with Adolphe Menjou. He kept working in film throughout the thirties, starring in the western "Whispering Smith Speaks" (1935) with George O'Brien, the Boris Karloff horror feature "The Raven" (1935) and the Jean Harlow comedy "Libeled Lady" (1936). He also appeared in the Dick Powell musical "Colleen" (1936). In the latter part of his career, he tackled roles in the comedy adaptation "Three Blind Mice" (1938) with Martha Young, "Mr. Chump" (1938) and "One Wild Night" (1938). He also appeared in "In Name Only" (1939) and the comedy sequel "Topper Takes a Trip" (1939) with Constance Bennett. Charters more recently acted in "Affairs of Jimmy Valentine" (1942). Charters passed away in January 1943 at the age of 68.

Spencer Charters was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Charters's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as "April Folly" (1920), "Little Old New York" (1923) and "The Bat Whispers" (1930). He also appeared in "Whoopee" (1930), the comedy "Palmy Days" (1931) with Eddie Cantor and "The Front Page" (1931) with Adolphe Menjou. He kept working in film throughout the thirties, starring in the western "Whispering Smith Speaks" (1935) with George O'Brien, the Boris Karloff horror feature "The Raven" (1935) and the Jean Harlow comedy "Libeled Lady" (1936). He also appeared in the Dick Powell musical "Colleen" (1936). In the latter part of his career, he tackled roles in the comedy adaptation "Three Blind Mice" (1938) with Martha Young, "Mr. Chump" (1938) and "One Wild Night" (1938). He also appeared in "In Name Only" (1939) and the comedy sequel "Topper Takes a Trip" (1939) with Constance Bennett. Charters more recently acted in "Affairs of Jimmy Valentine" (1942). Charters passed away in January 1943 at the age of 68.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Arsenic and Old Lace (1944) Marriage license clerk
2.
 The Pride of the Yankees (1943) Mr. Larsen
3.
 Slightly Dangerous (1943) Claudius
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 They Died with Their Boots On (1942) Station master
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 Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) Stage manager
6.
 Right to the Heart (1942) Jonah
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 The Remarkable Andrew (1942) Dr. Clarence Upjohn
9.
 Pacific Blackout (1942)
10.
 Affairs of Jimmy Valentine (1942) Cheevers Snow
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