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Also Known As: Charles David Farrell Died: May 6, 1990
Born: August 9, 1901 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: South Walpole, Massachusetts, USA Profession: actor, business manager, politician

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Enjoyed a successful screen partnership with Janet Gaynor in a series of popular romantic films of the late 1920s and early 30s. Later mayor of Palm Springs and played Gale Storm's dapper father on the popular TV series "My Little Margie" (1952-55).

Enjoyed a successful screen partnership with Janet Gaynor in a series of popular romantic films of the late 1920s and early 30s. Later mayor of Palm Springs and played Gale Storm's dapper father on the popular TV series "My Little Margie" (1952-55).

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971) Chauffeur
2.
 The Vampire Lovers (1970) Landlord
3.
 Countess Dracula (1970)
4.
 Oh! What a Lovely War (1969) Policeman
5.
 Sebastian (1968)
6.
 Falstaff (1967)
7.
 The Girl Hunters (1963) Joe Grissi
8.
 The Sheriff of Fractured Jaw (1959) Bartender
9.
 Strange Case of Dr Manning (1958) Karver
10.
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Worked as business manager of vaudeville comic, Little Billy
1923:
Film acting debut (extra) in "The Cheat"
1926:
Appeared in bit parts and as extra including Mack Sennett films until signed by Fox
1927:
First starring film role in "Seventh Heaven"
1939:
Appeared on Broadway in stage adaptation of "Seventh Heaven"
1941:
Retired from films; became manager and co-owner with Ralph Bellamy of Palm Springs' Racquet Club; sold share in 1959
1942:
Served in US Navy
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Starred on TV series, "My Little Margie"
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Education

Boston University: Boston , Massachusetts - 1918

Notes

Served as Mayor of Palm Springs for seven years (elected in 1947 and 1952).

Not to be confused with Irish actor Charles Farrell who died in 1988.

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wife:
Virginia Valli. Actor. Married 1932, died 1968.

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father:
David Farrell. Streetcar conductor.
mother:
Estelle Farrell.
sister:
Ruth Farrell. Older.

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