Charles Tannen


Biography

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" ...

Biography

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.

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

Stagecoach to Dancers' Rock (1962)
Sheriff
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1961)
Gleason
Ma Barker's Killer Brood (1960)
Sheriff #1
Beloved Infidel (1959)
Radio director
Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys! (1959)
TV director
The Rookie (1959)
Bartender
But Not for Me (1959)
Mr. Caldwell
The Wild and the Innocent (1959)
A Nice Little Bank That Should Be Robbed (1958)
Walkie talkie man
The Fly (1958)
Doctor
I Married a Woman (1958)
Young policeman
The Monster that Challenged the World (1957)
Wyatt
Four Girls in Town (1957)
Hotel manager
The Benny Goodman Story (1956)
Stewart
The Proud Ones (1956)
Foreman
The Harder They Fall (1956)
Reporter
The Rack (1956)
Attendant
These Wilder Years (1956)
Loafer
The First Traveling Saleslady (1956)
Buyer
Trial (1955)
Bailiff
The Bridges at Toko-Ri (1955)
M.P. major
The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing (1955)
Court clerk
The Country Girl (1955)
Photographer
I'll Cry Tomorrow (1955)
Stage manager
The Steel Cage (1954)
Patient
Gorilla at Large (1954)
Owens
The Kid from Left Field (1953)
Fan
Call Me Madam (1953)
Newsreel man
A Blueprint for Murder (1953)
Detective
City of Bad Men (1953)
Cashier
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
Editor
Dangerous Crossing (1953)
Steward
Down Among the Sheltering Palms (1953)
Radio operator
Deadline--U.S.A. (1952)
Sports reporter
Red Skies of Montana (1952)
Pilot
Night Without Sleep (1952)
Steve Brooks
The Pride of St. Louis (1952)
Larry
Bloodhounds of Broadway (1952)
Without Warning! (1952)
Wolf
Call Me Mister (1951)
The Frogmen (1951)
You're in the Navy Now (1951)
Houlihan
Dancing in the Dark (1950)
Jack
The Jackpot (1950)
Al Vogel
I'll Get By (1950)
Director
Mother Didn't Tell Me (1950)
Anaesthetist
You're My Everything (1949)
Director
That Wonderful Urge (1949)
Reporter
The Street with No Name (1948)
Cab driver
Sitting Pretty (1948)
Director
Green Grass of Wyoming (1948)
Veterinarian, Hickson
You Were Meant for Me (1948)
Harry Jarvis
Unfaithfully Yours (1948)
Information man
Cry of the City (1948)
Intern
When My Baby Smiles at Me (1948)
Intern
Give My Regards to Broadway (1948)
Insurance agent
The Dark Corner (1946)
Cabbie
It Shouldn't Happen to a Dog (1946)
Glass
Behind Green Lights (1946)
Ames
Johnny Comes Flying Home (1946)
Harry
If I'm Lucky (1946)
Secretary
Leave Her to Heaven (1946)
The Spider (1945)
Lt. Tonti
Doll Face (1945)
Aide
Quiet Please Murder (1943)
Hollis
Crash Dive (1943)
Hammond
They Came to Blow Up America (1943)
Smith
Tales of Manhattan (1942)
Pilot
Remember the Day (1942)
Slicker
My Gal Sal (1942)
Hotel clerk
Thunder Birds (1942)
Recording
Just Off Broadway (1942)
Blue, White and Perfect (1942)
Ticket agent
Footlight Serenade (1942)
Stage manager
Sundown Jim (1942)
Dan Barr
Little Tokyo, U.S.A. (1942)
Marsten
Manila Calling (1942)
Fillmore
Careful Soft Shoulder (1942)
Joe
Young America (1942)
G-man
The Magnificent Dope (1942)
Elevator man
To the Shores of Tripoli (1942)
Swifty
Moon Over Miami (1941)
The Perfect Snob (1941)
Chauffeur
Cadet Girl (1941)
Jimmy
The Cowboy and the Blonde (1941)
Assistant director
Great Guns (1941)
Lieutenant
Marry the Bo$$'$ Daughter (1941)
Benton
Dead Men Tell (1941)
Sailor
Dance Hall (1941)
Clerk
The Great American Broadcast (1941)
Usher
Sleepers West (1941)
Tall, Dark and Handsome (1941)
Reporter
Lillian Russell (1940)
Reporter
The Man Who Wouldn't Talk (1940)
Reporter
Elsa Maxwell's Public Deb No. 1 (1940)
Reporter
The Return of Frank James (1940)
Charlie Ford
Sailor's Lady (1940)
Sailor
Jennie (1940)
Swanee River (1940)
Morrison [Foster]
Star Dust (1940)
Clerk
The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
Joe
Young People (1940)
Assistant manager
Lucky Cisco Kid (1940)
Johnny Apollo (1940)
Reporter
The Story of Alexander Graham Bell (1939)
Clerk of court
Barricade (1939)
Narrator
Jesse James (1939)
Charles Ford
Young Mr. Lincoln (1939)
Ninian Edwards
Drums Along the Mohawk (1939)
Dr. Robert Johnson
The Return of the Cisco Kid (1939)
Teller
The Honeymoon's Over (1939)
Newsreel man
The Jones Family in Hollywood (1939)
I'll Give a Million (1938)
Radio operator
Happy Landing (1938)
Reporter
Walking Down Broadway (1938)
Hotel clerk
Alexander's Ragtime Band (1938)
Dillingham's secretary
My Lucky Star (1938)
Saier
Submarine Patrol (1938)
Kelly
Always Goodbye (1938)
Interne
Five of a Kind (1938)
Reporter
Kentucky Moonshine (1938)
Engineer
Up the River (1938)
Trusty
Gateway (1938)
Reporter
Love and Hisses (1937)
Desk clerk
Big Town Girl (1937)
Radio station attendant
Fair Warning (1937)
Bellhop
Second Honeymoon (1937)
Reporter
Love Is News (1937)
Reporter
The Lady Escapes (1937)
Usher
Think Fast, Mr. Moto (1937)
Sing and Be Happy (1937)
Clerk
Love Before Breakfast (1936)
Clerk
Dimples (1936)
Box office man
Educating Father (1936)
Jim Courtney
Sing, Baby, Sing (1936)
Sins of Man (1936)
Steamship clerk
The Dark Angel (1935)
Men in dormitory
Fighting Youth (1935)
Radical student

Cast (Short)

The Case Against the 20% Federal Admissions Tax on Motion Picture Theatres (1953)
Narrator

Life Events

Bibliography