Charles Tannen

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Charles David Tannen was an American actor and screenwriter. A general purpose actor who worked primarily at 20th Century Fox, he had mostly bit and/or supporting parts in movies, appearing in more than two hundred films, including Jesse James (1939), The Return of Frank James (1940), Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953) with Marilyn Monroe, There's No... read more

Charles David Tannen was an American actor and screenwriter. A general purpose actor who worked primarily at 20th Century Fox, he had mostly bit and/or supporting parts in movies, appearing in more than two hundred films, including Jesse James (1939), The Return of Frank James (1940), Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953) with Marilyn Monroe, There's No Business Like Show Business (1954), The Fly (1958), and Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1961).

Birth Name

Charles David Tannen

Born

Friday, 22 October 1915

Died

Sunday, 28 December 1980

Actor Filmography

Petticoat Junction Mr. Haley 1963
Grindl Joe Walnut 1963
Vacation Playhouse Benson 1963
Stagecoach to Dancers' Rock Sheriff 1962
Ensign O'Toole Barney 1962
Target: The Corruptors! 1961
Hazel Gus, Whit 1961
The Dick Powell Theatre 1961
87th Precinct Mr. Peterson, Simms 1961
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea CPO Gleason 1961
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Petticoat Junction Mr. Haley 1963
Grindl Joe Walnut 1963
Vacation Playhouse Benson 1963
Stagecoach to Dancers' Rock Sheriff 1962
Ensign O'Toole Barney 1962
Target: The Corruptors! 1961
Hazel Gus, Whit 1961
The Dick Powell Theatre 1961
87th Precinct Mr. Peterson, Simms 1961
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea CPO Gleason 1961
Gunslinger Royce 1961
Mister Ed George 1961
Klondike Badger 1960
The Jim Backus Show Detective 1960
Michael Shayne Bartender 1960
Hong Kong Farrell 1960
Assignment: Underwater Lt. Pollack 1960
Ma Barker's Killer Brood Sheriff #1 1960
Mr. Lucky Ed Boyle 1959
The Detectives Frank Herndon, Hank 1959
The Twilight Zone 1st Man in Line 1959
Laramie Bartender 1959
Riverboat Jethro Collins 1959
The Man and the Challenge George Harley 1959
Bonanza Charlie the Bartender, Dave, the Bartender, Jake the Clerk 1959
The Untouchables Reporter on Telephone 1959
One Step Beyond Hotel Manager 1959
Black Saddle Andy Benson 1959
Rawhide First Bartender, Jed Hodges, Nelson, Rep Two 1959
A Nice Little Bank That Should Be Robbed Charlie - Walkie Talkie Policeman 1958
Flight 1958
U.S. Marshal Mr. Kline 1958
77 Sunset Strip Howie, String 1958
Lawman Hardy Albrecht 1958
Yancy Derringer Captain Brown 1958
The Rifleman Barney, Bartender, Carson, Josh Moore, Mr. Penn, Storekeeper 1958
Bronco Tate 1958
Peter Gunn Bus Driver 1958
The Fly Doctor 1958
Jefferson Drum Dandy Case 1958
The Return of Dracula Mack Bryant, Dept. of Immigration 1958
Colt .45 Runk Wrangler 1957
26 Men Charlie Carson 1957
The Restless Gun Townsman 1957
Maverick Jeff - Stableman 1957
Perry Mason Cabby, Jasper Horn, Newspaper Worker, Night Clerk 1957
The Thin Man Tom Roberts 1957
M Squad Angie, Bartender, Ollie Purvis 1957
Have Gun - Will Travel Floyd 1957
The Monster that Challenged the World Seaman Wyatt 1957
The Silent Service Rev. Dr. Gavin MacFarland 1957
Tales of Wells Fargo Henry Vance (as Chas. Tannen), Ross Gilmore, Sam 1957
Official Detective Ballanger 1957
Zane Grey Theater Ben 1956
The Sheriff of Cochise Nye 1956
The Proud Ones 2nd Foreman 1956
Trial Bailiff 1955
The 20th Century-Fox Hour Doctor 1955
Cheyenne Lonnie the Conductor, Perkins 1955
Gunsmoke Cashier, Hill 1955
The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp Al de Graff 1955
Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre 1955
Tales of the Texas Rangers Vince 1955
The Millionaire Bill Werner 1955
The Steel Cage Convict Patient (segment "The Hostages") 1954
The Bridges at Toko-Ri Military Police Major 1954
Father Knows Best Hal Berdahl, Martin 1954
The Lineup Birdie 1954
Studio 57 1954
Lassie Bert's Father, Mr. Shulman 1954
It's a Great Life Clerk 'C', Mac 1954
The Whistler Detective in Office 1954
Gorilla at Large Owens 1954
I Led 3 Lives Comrade Lanzing 1953
The Loretta Young Show 1953
A Blueprint for Murder Detective 1953
Inferno Police Radio Broadcaster 1953
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes Ed - Malone's Contact 1953
General Electric Theater Maurice, Paul Hadaam's Nephew 1953
Angel Face TV Broadcaster (scenes deleted) 1953
Death Valley Days Mokey Hoag 1952
Four Star Playhouse Dick Bannister 1952
Without Warning! Wolf 1952
Deadline - U.S.A. Sports Reporter 1952
Red Skies of Montana Charlie (uncredited) 1952
The Roy Rogers Show Replaced by Wally West, Rod Miner 1951
The Day the Earth Stood Still Voice of Radio Announcer 1951
The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show Mr. Chapman, The City Editor 1950
Where the Sidewalk Ends Police Radio Dispatcher #79 1950
The Street with No Name Cab Driver 1948
Green Grass of Wyoming Dr. Kimgrough - Veterinarian 1948
You Were Meant for Me Harry Jarvis 1948
If I'm Lucky Secretary (scenes deleted) 1946
Johnny Comes Flying Home Harry 1946
Behind Green Lights Ames - Reporter 1946
Doll Face Flo's Aide 1945
The Spider Det. Tonti 1945
Don't You Believe It Politician 1943
Crash Dive Seaman Hammond 1943
December 7th Mike - Landing Field Officer 1943
Quiet Please: Murder Hollis 1942
Thunder Birds: Soldiers of the Air Opening Off-Screen Narrator (voice) 1942
Manila Calling Fillmore 1942
Just Off Broadway Radio Broadcaster 1942
Careful, Soft Shoulders Joe 1942
Footlight Serenade Charlie, Stage manager 1942
Little Tokyo, U.S.A. Marsten 1942
Moontide Voice of Radio Broadcaster 1942
My Gal Sal Hotel Clerk 1942
Sundown Jim Dan Barr 1942
Sex Hygiene Pete 1942
Blue, White and Perfect Ship's Ticket Agent 1942
Remember the Day Slicker 1941
Cadet Girl Jimmy, a Cadet 1941
Great Guns Lieutenant 1941
Dead Men Tell 1941
Murder Over New York Radio Announcer (voice) 1940
Public Deb No. 1 Reporter 1940
Young People Assistant Manager 1940
The Return of Frank James Charlie Ford 1940
Lucky Cisco Kid Minor Role 1940
Lillian Russell Reporter 1940
Johnny Apollo Reporter 1940
The Grapes of Wrath Joe 1940
The Man Who Wouldn't Talk Reporter 1940
Swanee River Morrison Foster 1940
Barricade Opening Narrator (voice) 1939
Drums Along the Mohawk Dr. Robert Johnson 1939
Charlie Chan at Treasure Island Plane Passenger 1939
Second Fiddle Assistant Director 1939
Young Mr. Lincoln Ninian Edwards 1939
The Jones Family in Hollywood 1939
Rose of Washington Square Newspaper Reporter 1939
The Story of Alexander Graham Bell Court Clerk 1939
Jesse James Charles Ford 1939
Submarine Patrol Undetermined Part (script name, Kelly) 1938
My Lucky Star Saier 1938
Gateway Reporter 1938
I'll Give a Million Radio Operator (uncredited) 1938
Walking Down Broadway Hotel Clerk 1938
Love and Hisses Hotel Desk Clerk 1937
Wake Up and Live Agent 1937
Fair Warning Bellhop 1937
Love Is News Reporter 1937
Sing, Baby, Sing Reporter / Radio Station Messenger 1936

Producer Filmography

Grindl 1963
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