Charles Coburn

Actor
IVA Star Rating : 71
Charles Douville Coburn was an American actor. He was nominated for a Best Supporting Actor Academy Award three times – in The Devil and Miss Jones (1941), The More the Merrier (1943), and The Green Years (1946) – winning for his performance in The More the Merrier. He was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1960 for his contribution to the film industry.

Charles Douville Coburn was an American actor. He was nominated for a Best Supporting Actor Academy Award three times – in The Devil and Miss Jones (1941), The More the Merrier (1943), and The Green Years (1946) – winning for his performance in The More the Merrier. He was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1960 for his contribution to the film industry.

Birth Name

Charles Douville Coburn

Born

Tuesday, 19 June 1877

Died

Wednesday, 30 August 1961

Actor Filmography

Inside the Marx Brothers Alex Conway 2003
Biography 'Colonel' Harrington, Hugo Van Cleve 1987
Marilyn Monroe: Beyond the Legend Sir Francis 'Piggy' Beekman 1986
George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey Self 1985
It's Showtime 1976
Arena (archive footage) 1975
Marilyn Sir Francis 'Piggy' Beekman 1963
Pepe Charles Coburn 1960
The Best of the Post John Conant 1960
Here's Hollywood Self 1960
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Inside the Marx Brothers Alex Conway 2003
Biography 'Colonel' Harrington, Hugo Van Cleve 1987
Marilyn Monroe: Beyond the Legend Sir Francis 'Piggy' Beekman 1986
George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey Self 1985
It's Showtime 1976
Arena (archive footage) 1975
Marilyn Sir Francis 'Piggy' Beekman 1963
Pepe Charles Coburn 1960
The Best of the Post John Conant 1960
Here's Hollywood Self 1960
Startime Colonel Sykes 1959
John Paul Jones Benjamin Franklin 1959
About Faces Self 1959
A Stranger in My Arms Vance Beasley 1959
The Remarkable Mr. Pennypacker Grampa Pennypacker 1959
The Betty White Show Self 1958
The Story of Mankind Hippocrates 1957
The Jack Paar Tonight Show Himself 1957
Town on Trial Dr. John Fenner 1957
Around the World in 80 Days Steamship Company Hong Kong Clerk / Steamship Company Clerk 1956
The Power and the Prize Guy Eliot 1956
The Rosemary Clooney Show Self - Guest 1956
Strange Stories 1956
Jane Wyman Presents the Fireside Theatre Dr. Cutler 1955
How to Be Very, Very Popular Dr. Tweed 1955
Damon Runyon Theater Harvard 1955
The Star and the Story Daddles, Tom Carey 1955
The Bob Cummings Show Charles Coburn 1955
The George Gobel Show Himself 1954
Studio 57 Theodore J. Gulch 1954
The Best of Broadway Oscar Wolfe 1954
The Long Wait Gardiner 1954
The Rocket Man Mayor Ed Johnson 1954
The Martha Raye Show Self 1954
The United States Steel Hour Judge Purdy 1953
The Danny Thomas Show John Malloy 1953
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes Sir Francis 'Piggy' Beekman / Sir Francis Beekman 1953
Trouble Along the Way Father Burke / le Père Matthew William Burke 1953
The Ford Television Theatre Christopher Kagle, C.C. Cunningham / Louie Spencer, Uncle Henry 1952
Monkey Business Mr. Oliver Oxley / Oliver Oxley 1952
Has Anybody Seen My Gal John Smith / Samuel Fulton 1952
I've Got a Secret Self - Guest 1952
The Name's the Same Self - Guest Contestant, Self 1951
The Red Skelton Hour Self 1951
The Highwayman Lord Walters 1951
Mr. Music Alex Conway 1950
Showtime, U.S.A. Self 1950
Pulitzer Prize Playhouse Grandpa Vanderhof 1950
Lux Video Theatre Pa Harrington 1950
The Colgate Comedy Hour Self 1950
The Arthur Murray Party Self - Actor, Self 1950
Peggy Professor 'Brooks' Brookfield / Professor Brookfield 1950
Louisa Abel Burnside / Mr. Burnside 1950
The Alan Young Show Self 1950
The Saturday Night Revue with Jack Carter Self 1950
Your Show of Shows Self - Guest Performer 1950
What's My Line? Himself - Mystery Guest 1950
The Ken Murray Show Self 1950
20 Questions Self 1949
Everybody Does It Major Blair 1949
The Doctor and the Girl Dr. John Corday 1949
The Gal Who Took the West Gen. Michael O'Hara 1949
Yes Sir, That's My Baby Professor Jason Hartley 1949
Impact Lt. Tom Quincy / Lieutenant Quincy 1949
Studio One Louis Hurst 1948
The Ed Sullivan Show Self 1948
The Milton Berle Show Self - Actor 1948
Green Grass of Wyoming Beaver Greenway 1948
B.F.'s Daughter B.F. Fulton / Burton F. 'B.F.' Fulton 1948
The Paradine Case Sir Simon Flaquer 1948
Lured Inspector Harley Temple 1947
The Green Years Alexander Gow 1946
Colonel Effingham's Raid Colonel Will Seaborn Effingham 1946
Shady Lady Col. John Appleby 1945
Over 21 Robert Drexel Gow 1945
Rhapsody in Blue Max Dreyfus 1945
A Royal Scandal Chancellor Nicolai Iiyitch / Nicolai Iiyitch 1945
Together Again Jonathan Crandall Sr 1944
The Impatient Years William Smith 1944
Wilson Professor Henry Holmes 1944
Knickerbocker Holiday Peter Stuyvesant 1944
My Kingdom for a Cook Rudyard Morley 1943
Princess O'Rourke Holman / Uncle Holman 1943
Heaven Can Wait Hugo Van Cleve 1943
The Constant Nymph Charles Creighton 1943
The More the Merrier Benjamin Dingle 1943
Forever and a Day Sir William 1943
George Washington Slept Here Stanley J. Menninger / Stanley Menninger 1942
In This Our Life William Fitzroy 1942
Kings Row Dr. Henry Gordon / Henry Gordon 1942
Breakdowns of 1942 Self 1942
H.M. Pulham, Esq. Mr. Pulham Sr. / John Pulham 1941
Unexpected Uncle Seton Mansley 1941
Our Wife Professor Drake 1941
The Devil and Miss Jones John P. Merrick / John P. Merrick/Thomas Higgins 1941
The Lady Eve 'Colonel' Harrington 1941
Three Faces West Dr. Karl Braun 1940
The Captain Is a Lady Captain Abe Peabody 1940
Florian Dr. Johannes Hofer 1940
Edison, the Man General Powell 1940
Road to Singapore Joshua Mallon IV 1940
Stanley and Livingstone Lord Tyce 1939
In Name Only Mr. Walker / Richard Walker 1939
Bachelor Mother J. B. Merlin 1939
The Story of Alexander Graham Bell Gardner Hubbard 1939
Made for Each Other Judge Joseph M. Doolittle 1939
Idiot's Delight Dr. Waldersee / Dr. Hugo Waldersee 1939
Lord Jeff Captain Briggs 1938
Yellow Jack Dr. Finlay 1938
Vivacious Lady Peter Morgan, Sr. / Peter Morgan Sr. 1938
Of Human Hearts Dr. Charles Shingle 1938
People's Enemy Judge Hays / Judge 1935
1947 Oscar Best Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
1944 Oscar Best Actor in a Supporting Role Won
1942 Oscar Best Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
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