Charles Tannen

Actor · Writer · Producer
IVA Star Rating : 49
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

Kisses for My President TV Crew Director 1964
Petticoat Junction Mr. Haley 1963
Grindl Joe Walnut 1963
Vacation Playhouse Benson 1963
Stagecoach to Dancers' Rock Sheriff 1962
Ensign O'Toole Barney 1962
Hazel Whit, Gus 1961
87th Precinct Mr. Peterson, Simms 1961
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea CPO Gleason / CPO Mack Gleason 1961
Gunslinger Royce 1961
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Kisses for My President TV Crew Director 1964
Petticoat Junction Mr. Haley 1963
Grindl Joe Walnut 1963
Vacation Playhouse Benson 1963
Stagecoach to Dancers' Rock Sheriff 1962
Ensign O'Toole Barney 1962
Hazel Whit, Gus 1961
87th Precinct Mr. Peterson, Simms 1961
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea CPO Gleason / CPO Mack 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
The Rookie Arnold - Bartender / Waiter 1959
Beloved Infidel Radio Director 1959
Mr. Lucky Ed Boyle 1959
The Detectives Hank, Herndon 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 Dave - the Bartender, Jake the Clerk, Charlie the Bartender 1959
But Not for Me Caldwell - Theatre Manager 1959
The Wild and the Innocent Bit Role 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
The Gene Krupa Story Kenny Lemay 1959
Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys! TV Director 1958
A Nice Little Bank That Should Be Robbed Charlie - Walkie Talkie Policeman 1958
U.S. Marshal Mr. Kline 1958
77 Sunset Strip Howie, String 1958
Lawman Hardy Albrecht 1958
Yancy Derringer Captain Brown 1958
The Rifleman Bartender, Carson, Josh Moore, Storekeeper, Mr. Penn, Barney 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
I Married a Woman Young Cop 1958
Colt .45 Runk Wrangler 1957
26 Men Charlie Carson 1957
The Restless Gun Townsman 1957
Maverick Jeff 1957
Perry Mason Night Clerk, Cabby, Jasper Horn, Newspaper Worker 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 Radioman Wyatt / Seaman Wyatt (Radioman) 1957
The Silent Service Rev. Dr. Gavin MacFarland 1957
Code 3 Emery 1957
Tales of Wells Fargo Henry Vance, Ross Gilmore, Sam 1957
Four Girls in Town Hotel Manager 1957
Official Detective Ballanger 1957
The Rack Ambulance Attendant at Airport 1956
Zane Grey Theatre Ben 1956
The Sheriff of Cochise Nye 1956
These Wilder Years Loafer 1956
The First Traveling Saleslady Buyer 1956
The Proud Ones 2nd Foreman 1956
The Harder They Fall Reporter 1956
The Benny Goodman Story Mr. Stewart - Manager of Palomar Ballroom 1956
I'll Cry Tomorrow Audition Stage Manager 1955
Trial Bailiff 1955
The 20th Century-Fox Hour Doctor 1955
The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing Court Clerk 1955
Cheyenne Lonnie the Conductor, Deputy, Perkins 1955
MGM Parade Bailiff 1955
Gunsmoke Cashier, Hill 1955
The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp Al de Graff 1955
Tales of the Texas Rangers Vince 1955
Daddy Long Legs Man in White Suit - Ballet Nightmare Sequence 1955
The Country Girl First Photographer 1955
The Millionaire Bill Werner 1955
There's No Business Like Show Business EmCee / Orchestra Leader 1954
The Steel Cage Convict Patient (segment "The Hostages") 1954
The Bridges at Toko-Ri Military Police Major 1954
Father Knows Best Martin, Hal Berdahl 1954
The Lineup Birdie 1954
Lassie Bert's Father, Mr. Shulman 1954
It's a Great Life Clerk 'C', Mac 1954
Down Three Dark Streets Masher in Car 1954
The Whistler Detective in Office, Taxi Driver 1954
Gorilla at Large Owens 1954
City of Bad Men Cashier 1953
I Led 3 Lives Comrade Lanzing 1953
Inferno Police Radio Broadcaster 1953
A Blueprint for Murder Detective / Detective (Uncredited) 1953
Dangerous Crossing Ship's Wine Steward 1953
Vice Squad Dutch 1953
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes Ed - Malone's Contact 1953
The Kid from Left Field Fan 1953
The Girl Next Door Reporter 1953
Call Me Madam Reporter 1953
General Electric Theater Maurice, Paul Hadaam's Nephew 1953
Angel Face TV Broadcaster 1953
The Case Against the 20% Federal Admissions Tax on Motion Picture Theatres Narrator 1953
Bloodhounds of Broadway Bookie on Phone 1952
Night Without Sleep Steve Brooks / Steve Brooks (Uncredited) 1952
Four Star Playhouse Dick Bannister 1952
Down Among the Sheltering Palms Radio Operator McGee 1952
Without Warning! Wolf 1952
Deadline - U.S.A. Sports Reporter 1952
Death Valley Days Mokey Hoag 1952
Red Skies of Montana Charlie 1952
Phone Call from a Stranger Airport Intercom Announcer 1952
The Pride of St. Louis Larry 1952
The Roy Rogers Show Replaced by Wally West, Rod Miner 1951
The Day the Earth Stood Still Voice of Radio Announcer 1951
Follow the Sun Voice of Golf Announcer 1951
You're in the Navy Now Houlihan 1951
Call Me Mister Lieutenant 1951
The Jackpot Al Vogel 1950
The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show Mr. Chapman, The City Editor 1950
I'll Get By Director / Radio Announcer 1950
Hold That Camera Self 1950
Where the Sidewalk Ends Police Radio Dispatcher #79 1950
Mother Didn't Tell Me Anaesthetist 1950
When Willie Comes Marching Home Radio Announcer 1950
Dancing in the Dark Jack 1949
You're My Everything Director 1949
A Letter to Three Wives Radio Announcer for 'Confessions of Brenda' 1949
That Wonderful Urge Benny Johnson 1948
Unfaithfully Yours Airport Information Man 1948
When My Baby Smiles at Me Intern 1948
Cry of the City Intern 1948
The Street with No Name Cab Driver 1948
Give My Regards to Broadway Insurance Agent 1948
Green Grass of Wyoming Dr. Kimgrough - Veterinarian 1948
The Iron Curtain Radio Commentator 1948
Sitting Pretty Newsreel Director 1948
You Were Meant for Me Harry Jarvis 1948
If I'm Lucky Secretary 1946
It Shouldn't Happen to a Dog Glass 1946
The Dark Corner Second Cab Driver 1946
Johnny Comes Flying Home Harry 1946
Behind Green Lights Ames - Reporter / Ames, Reporter 1946
Shock Hotel Clerk 1946
Doll Face Flo's Aide 1945
Leave Her to Heaven Man 1945
The Spider Det. Tonti / Detective Tonti 1945
Resisting Enemy Interrogation Sgt. Freulich - German Prison Plant 1944
Don't Be a Sucker Mugger 1943
Don't You Believe It Politician 1943
They Came to Blow Up America Smitty - Craig's Deputy 1943
Crash Dive Seaman Hammond 1943
He Hired the Boss Young Man 1943
December 7th Mike - Landing Field Officer 1943
Quiet Please: Murder Hollis 1942
Life Begins at Eight-Thirty Radio Announcer 1942
Springtime in the Rockies Backstage Call Boy 1942
Thunder Birds: Soldiers of the Air Opening Off-Screen Narrator (voice) / American Flyer / Opening Off-Screen Narrator 1942
Manila Calling Fillmore 1942
Careful, Soft Shoulders Joe 1942
Just Off Broadway Radio Broadcaster 1942
Tales of Manhattan Pilot (Robeson sequence) 1942
Footlight Serenade Charlie- Stage Manager / Charlie 1942
To the Shores of Tripoli Swifty 1942
Little Tokyo, U.S.A. Marsten 1942
The Magnificent Dope Elevator Operator 1942
My Gal Sal Hotel Clerk 1942
Moontide Voice of Radio Broadcaster / Radio Broadcaster (Voice) 1942
Sundown Jim Dan Barr 1942
Young America G-Man 1942
Sex Hygiene Pete 1942
Blue, White and Perfect Ship's Ticket Agent 1942
Remember the Day Slicker 1941
The Perfect Snob Chauffeur 1941
Marry the Boss's Daughter Chauffeur Benton 1941
Cadet Girl Jimmy, a Cadet 1941
Great Guns Lieutenant 1941
Dive Bomber Pilot 1941
Moon Over Miami Third Customer at Texas Tommy's 1941
The Cowboy and the Blonde Assistant Director 1941
The Great American Broadcast Usher 1941
Dead Men Tell Sailor with Girl 1941
Sleepers West Ambulance Attendant 1941
Tall, Dark and Handsome Reporter 1941
Murder Over New York Radio Announcer (voice) / Radio Announcer 1940
Public Deb No. 1 Reporter 1940
Young People Assistant Manager 1940
The Return of Frank James Charlie Ford 1940
Sailor's Lady Sailor 1940
Lucky Cisco Kid Minor Role 1940
Lillian Russell Reporter 1940
Star Dust Desk Clerk at Hotel Roosevelt 1940
Johnny Apollo Reporter 1940
The Grapes of Wrath Joe 1940
The Man Who Wouldn't Talk Reporter 1940
Swanee River Morrison Foster 1940
The Honeymoon's Over Newsreel Man 1939
Barricade Opening Narrator (voice) / Opening Narrator 1939
Drums Along the Mohawk Dr. Robert Johnson 1939
Charlie Chan at Treasure Island Plane Passenger 1939
Second Fiddle Assistant Director 1939
The Jones Family in Hollywood Legion Member 1939
Young Mr. Lincoln Ninian Edwards 1939
Rose of Washington Square Newspaper Reporter 1939
The Return of the Cisco Kid Clark - Bank Teller 1939
The Story of Alexander Graham Bell Court Clerk 1939
Jesse James Charles Ford 1939
Submarine Patrol Undetermined Part (script name, Kelly) / Kelly 1938
Five of a Kind Reporter 1938
My Lucky Star Saier 1938
Alexander's Ragtime Band Dillingham's Secretary 1938
Gateway Reporter 1938
I'll Give a Million Radio Operator 1938
Always Goodbye Hospital Interne 1938
Kentucky Moonshine Engineer 1938
Walking Down Broadway Hotel Clerk 1938
Happy Landing Newspaper Reporter 1938
Love and Hisses Hotel Desk Clerk 1937
Second Honeymoon Reporter 1937
Think Fast, Mr. Moto One of Bob's Friends 1937
Wake Up and Live Agent 1937
Sing and Be Happy Clerk 1937
Fair Warning Bellhop 1937
Love Is News Reporter 1937
Dimples Box Office Man 1936
Sing, Baby, Sing Reporter / Radio Station Messenger 1936
Educating Father Jim Courtney 1936
Love Before Breakfast Clerk 1936
Blazing Justice Jones - Bank Clerk 1936
Fighting Youth Radical Student 1935
The Dark Angel Man in Dormitory 1935

Producer Filmography

Grindl 1963
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