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Charles McGraw

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Also Known As: Died: July 29, 1980
Born: May 10, 1914 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Twilight's Last Gleaming (1977)
A renegade USAF general, Lawrence Dell, escapes from a military prison and takes over an ICBM silo near Montana and threatens to provoke World War 3 unless the President revels details of a secret meeting held just after the start of the Vietnam War between Dell and the then President's most trusted advisors.
Killer Inside Me, The (1976) as Howard Hendricks
Everyone figures Lou Ford, a small-town, Texas, deputy sheriff, to be a normal, good-old-boy kind of regular Joe. But no one knows about "the sickness" that drives him to kill.
Perilous Voyage (1976)
An alcoholic banana republic revolutionary hijacks a ship carrying armaments and holds a group of passengers hostage. This one sat on the shelf for eight years following its production in 1968. At that time its title was "The Revolution of Antonio DeLeon."
A Boy and His Dog (1974) as Preacher
While fighting to survive in a post-apocalyptic wasteland, a boy and his telepathic dog discover an underground society.
Money to Burn (1973) as Neil Davis
A light-hearted caper tale about an ingenious convict who manages to counterfeit one million dollars in the prison print shop and, with the aid of his wife, executes a complex scheme to swap the phony bills for real ones in the U.S. Treasury.
Night Stalker, The (1972)
A flip, down-on-his-luck newspaper reporter stumbles across a modern-day vampire who is murdering Las Vegas showgirls, but he cannot convince his own editor, let alone the police, of the identity of the crazed maniac. The thriller that eventually spawned the regrettably brief series of the same name
Longest Night, The (1972) as Father Chase
A fact-based drama about a wealthy co-ed who is kidnapped and imprisoned underground in a coffin with a limited life-support system while her parents and police engage in an agonizing four-day search for her before she suffocates.
Devil and Miss Sarah, The (1971)
A legendary western outlaw with satanic powers, being escorted to justice by a homesteading couple, uses hypnosis to possess the wife's soul and to help him make his getaway.
O'Hara, United States Treasury: Operation Cobra (1971) as Agent Joe Flagg
Narcotics agents break up a dope smuggling ring in the standard, efficient, Jack Webb-produced manner. Janssen went on to play O'Hara in the 1971-72 series, upholding law and order valiantly.
Chandler (1971) as Bernie Oakman
A former private eye lands in hot water when he agrees to protect a government witness.
Johnny Got His Gun (1971) as Mike Burkeman
A disfigured veteran struggles with memories of the past while trying to communicate.
Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here (1969) as Frank Wilson
After killing his girlfriend''''s father in self defense, a rebellious Native American races to elude a bloodthirsty posse.
Pendulum (1969) as Deputy Chief Hildebrand
A decorated police captain soon finds the tables turned on him when he''s accused of murdering his wife.
Hang 'Em High (1968) as Sheriff Ray Calhoun
A mysterious drifter survives a lynching then goes back for revenge.
The Busy Body (1967) as Fred Harwell
In Cold Blood (1967) as Perry's father
Two vagrants try to outrun the police after committing a savage crime in this real-life shocker.
The Birds (1963) as Sebastian Sholes
In a California coastal area, flocks of birds unaccountably make deadly attacks on humans.
It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963) as Lieutenant
A group of greedy clowns tears up the countryside in search of buried treasure.
The Horizontal Lieutenant (1962) as Col. Charles Korotny
During World War II, an inept intelligence officer falls hard for a military nurse.
Cimarron (1960) as Bob Yountis
A pioneer couple plays a major role in the settling of Oklahoma.
Spartacus (1960) as Marcellus
The rebellious Thracian Spartacus, born and raised a slave, is sold to Gladiator trainer Batiatus. After weeks of being trained to kill for the arena, Spartacus turns on his owners and leads the other slaves in rebellion. As the rebels move from town to town, their numbers swell as escaped slaves join their ranks. Under the leadership of Spartacus, they make their way to southern Italy, where they will cross the sea and return to their homes. Meanwhile, in Rome, the slave revolt has become a deciding factor in the power struggle between two senators: the republican Gracchus and the militarist Crassus, each of whom sees the fortunes of the rebellion as the key to his own rise to power or humiliating defeat. As the two statesmen attempt to aid, hinder and manipulate the rebels for their own benefit, Spartacus and his followers press on toward freedom.
The Man in the Net (1959) as Steve Ritter
An artist falsely accused of ransacking his own house is proved innocent by the children of the neighborhood.
The Wonderful Country (1959) as Doc Stovall
A hired gun falls for a Texas Ranger''''s wife.
Twilight for the Gods (1958) as Yancey
The Defiant Ones (1958) as Capt. Frank Gibbons
Two convicts, a white racist and an angry black, escape while chained to each other.
Saddle the Wind (1958) as Larry Venables
A rancher with a questionable past tries to stop his outlaw brother.
Slaughter on Tenth Avenue (1957) as Lt. Anthony Vosnick
While investigating a dockside murder, a DA uncovers union racketeering.
Joe Dakota (1957) as Cal Moore
Joe Butterfly (1957) as Sergeant Jim McNulty
The staff of "Yank" magazine are among the first American troops into Tokyo after the Japanese surrender. Their mission: produce an issue of the three days. To accomplish the seeming impossible, they reluctantly enlist the aid of black marketeer and arch-conniver Joe Butterfly, who sets them up in a palatial private mansion, complete with lovely daughter -- strictly against regulations. How much trouble can our heroes talk their way out of?
Away All Boats (1956) as Lieut. Mike O'Bannion
The story of USS 'Belinda', Attack Transport PA22, launched late 1943 with regular-navy captain Hawks and ex-merchant captain MacDougall as boat commander. Despite personal friction, the two have plenty to deal with as the only experienced officers on board during the "shakedown." Almost laughable incompetence gradually improves, but the crew remains far from perfect when the ship sees action, landing troops on enemy beachheads. And few anticipate the challenges in store at Okinawa...
Toward the Unknown (1956) as Col. R. H. "Mickey" McKee
A dishonored pilot who is no longer allowed to fly attempts to clear his name.
The Cruel Tower (1956) as Harry "Stretch" Clay
The Bridges at Toko-Ri (1955) as Cmdr. Wayne Lee
Two jet pilots forge a lasting friendship while fighting the Korean War.
War Paint (1954) as Sgt. Clarke
Bloodthirsty renegades try to stop a Cavalry lieutenant from delivering a peace treaty to a powerful Indian chief.
Loophole (1954) as Gus Slavin
Thunder Over the Plains (1953) as Ben Westman
An Army captain risks his own freedom to prove a rebel leader innocent.
One Minute to Zero (1952) as Sgt. Baker
A U.S. colonel in Korea tries to evacuate American civilians.
The Narrow Margin (1952) as Det. Sgt. Walter Brown
A tough cop meets his match when he has to guard a gangster's moll on a tense train ride.
His Kind of Woman (1951) as Thompson
A deported gangster causes problems for guests at a Mexican resort.
Double Crossbones (1951) as Capt. [Bloodthirsty] Ben Wickett
Roadblock (1951) as Joe Peters
An insurance agent''''s greedy wife leads him to a life of crime.
Side Street (1950) as Stanley Simon
A New York City mailman is chased by both cops and crooks when he steals a shipment of dirty money.
Armored Car Robbery (1950) as Lt. Jim Cordell
A police officer tries to find half a million dollars stolen by gangsters.
Ma and Pa Kettle Go to Town (1950) as Shotgun Mike Munger [also known as Jones]
The hillbilly farmers win a contest and take off for New York City.
The Black Book (1949) as Sergeant
Opponents plot to bring down Robespierre during the French Revolution.
Border Incident (1949) as Jeff Amboy
Police try to crack down on the illegal immigration racket.
The Story of Molly X (1949) as Captain Breen
Molly's husband Rick was a gang leader somewhere in the middle west. When he's shot, the tough woman moves to S.F. with a couple of the gang to start anew. Disguised as a noble woman, she and her gang rob security transports. But when one day Rob confesses to her that he killed Rick out of jealousy, she shoots him down immediately. In lack of proof she can't be convicted for the murder, but she goes to jail for the robberies. It's a new and very open female prison, where she learns a profession for the first time in her life.
Once More, My Darling (1949) as Herman Schmelz
Movie star Collier Laing is recalled to active duty with the Army Criminal Investigation Division. His mission: to sweep debutante Marita Connell off her feet and flush out her former boyfriend, who's sent her jewels stolen in occupied Germany. Soon it's a question of who's sweeping whom; Miss Connell's nickname is "Killer." But when she wants to elope, Laing begins to have qualms.
The Threat (1949) as Arnold "Red" Kluger
An escaped con kidnaps the people he thinks put him behind bars.
Hazard (1948) as Chick
Blood on the Moon (1948) as Milo Sweet
A gunslinger hired to drive off a rancher falls in love with the man's daughter.
T-Men (1948) as Moxie
U.S. agents infiltrate a deadly counterfeiting ring.
Berlin Express (1948) as Col. Johns
Allied agents fight an underground Nazi group in post-war Europe.
The Hunted (1948) as Detective
A police detective investigating a jewel robbery discovers evidence that points to his girlfriend as the culprit, although she claims she was framed.
Roses Are Red (1947) as Duke
This script rode in right off of the range that had been ridden at least twice by Tim McCoy at Columbia. Writer Elmam did little other than moving it from a Western to a big-town Eastern. Don Castle plays a newly-elected district attorney but, just before he takes office, the town's crooked political boss (Edward Keane) has his henchies (including Jeff Chandler)kidnap him with intentions of replacing him with an ex-convict(Don Castle in a dual role) who is his exact double. While the D.A.'s double/replacement is studying his mannerisms where he is being held captive, the D.A. knocks out the double, takes his clothes and manages to fool the gang boss into thinking he is the ex-con. The henchies then kill the ex-con thinking he is the D.A. The latter continues to impersonate his double until he has set and sprung the trap on the gang boss and his minions. Peggy Knudsen plays the D.A's. fiance, Patricia Knight the wife of the ex-con and Joe Sawyer pops up as a crooked police official.
Brute Force (1947) as Andy
Tough, disgruntled prisoners plan a daring, possibly bloody escape while on a drain pipe detail.
The Big Fix (1947) as Armiston
Ken Williams (James Brown), a star basketball player on a college team learns that a police lieutenant (Regis Toomey) is the head of a gambling ring attempting to fix basketball games by bribing the players. With the aid of some of his ex-GI buddies, he exposes the gamblers.
On the Old Spanish Trail (1947) as Harry Blaisdell
A cowboy turns bounty hunter to pay off his debts.
The Gangster (1947) as Dugas
A troubled gangster, who has lost all faith in people, loses his weak grip on life.
The Long Night (1947) as Policeman [Ed Stevens]
A veteran tries to free his former love from a sadistic lover.
The Farmer's Daughter (1947) as Fisher
When she goes to work for a congressman, a Minnesota farm girl takes Washington by storm.
The Killers (1946) as Al
An insurance investigator uncovers a string of crimes when he tries to find a murdered boxer's beneficiary.
The Impostor (1944) as Menessier
The Seventh Cross (1944) as Allbright
Seven men escape from a concentration camp and fight their way to freedom.
The Mad Ghoul (1943) as Garrity
Curious about the effects of an ancient Mayan nerve gas on humans, a scientist exposes his young assistant and turns him into a mindless ghoul that must have human heart substance to live.
Destroyer (1943) as Asst. chief engineer
The crew of a torpedoed ship fights to take out an enemy sub.
They Came to Blow Up America (1943) as Zellerbach
A government agent is assigned to join a hate group in order to gain information on their underground activities.
Two Tickets to London (1943) as Hendrik
Tonight We Raid Calais (1943) as Corporal
British Intellengence dispatches Commando Geoffrey Carter (John Sutton) on a one-man raid to destroy a munitions plant that manufactures bombs in Nazi-occupied France. He enlists the aid of a patriotic farmer, M. Bonnard (Lee J. Cobb), that lives near the plant, over the objections of his daughter Odette Bonnard (Annabella), who believes that the British were responsible for the fall of France. Her attitude softens toward Carter, who is living with the family as posing as a son, but Odette cannot bring herself to aid in Carter's plan because of her fear of reprisals against her family. She turns informer and the Nazis capture Carter.
The Moon Is Down (1943) as Ole
Small town Norwegians resist a Nazi takeover during World War II.
Corvette K-225 (1943) as E.R.A.
In 1943, 'Mac' MacClain, Canadian Navy, has lost his ship and many men to a German torpedo. While waiting for a new ship, he befriends Joyce Cartwright, sister of one of his dead officers. We follow the building and launch of new Corvette K-255, the 'Donnacola'. And who should be Mac's new subaltern but Joyce's other brother Paul, fresh out of the academy. Mac will do his best to make a good officer of Paul...if they both survive their hazardous sea duty.
The Undying Monster (1942) as Stredwick
A rarely seen movie about a werewolf who prowls around at night but only kills certain members of one family. It seems like just a coincidence but the investigating Inspector soon finds out that this tradition has gone on for generations and tries to find a link between the werewolf and the family, leading to a frightening conclusion.

Cast (special)

Diagnosis: Danger (1963) as Dr Simon Oliver
The story of Dr. Daniel Dana, an officer with the county health service of a large metropolitan hospital. In the pilot episode, Dana attempts to discover the source of an outbreak of anthrax, an extremely infectious disease.

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