Charles Lane

Wilbur G. Henderson, IRS Agent
1905 - 2007

Charles Lane  American Actor


Charles Lane (born Charles Gerstle Levison; January 26, 1905 – July 9, 2007) was an American character actor whose career spanned 64 years. Lane gave his last performance at the age of 90. Lane appeared in many Frank Capra films, including You C...

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Longest Relationship72 yrs, 7 mths
Shortest Relationship72 yrs, 7 mths
Average Relationship Length72 yrs, 7 mths
First Name Charles
Middle Name Gerstle
Last Name Lane
Full Name at Birth Charles Gerstle Levison
Age 102 (age at death) years
Birthday 26th January, 1905
Birthplace San Francisco, California, USA
Died 9th July, 2007
Place of Death Santa Monica, California, USA
Cause of Death Natural causes
Build Slim
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Arsenic and Old Lace
Year(s) Active 1931–2007
Father Jacob B. Levison
Mother Alice G. Levison
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Charles Lane102 AquariusActor
Ruth Covell Lane-


Female9th December, 193877 years old
Thomas Ransom
Male29th April, 194175 years old


The Night Before Christmas2006 Narrator (voice) Short Film
The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes1995 Regent Yarborough TV Movie
Acting on Impulse1993 Bellhop TV Movie
Dark Shadows1991 Antique Dealer TV Show
Shannon's Deal1990 TV Show
War and Remembrance1988 Adm. William Standley TV Show
Date with an Angel1987 Father O'Shea Movie
When the Bough Breaks1986 Van der Graaf TV Movie
L.A. Law1986 Walter Graf TV Show
Murphy's Romance1985 Amos Abbott Movie
Comedy Factory1985 George McCloskey TV Show
Otherworld1985 Mr. Velcrows Widley TV Show
Hunter1984 Motel Owner TV Show
Strange Invaders1983 Professor Hollister Movie
The Winds of War1983 Adm. William Standley TV Show
The New Leave It to Beaver1983 Mr. Strawn TV Show
Sunset Limousine1983 Reinhammer TV Movie
St. Elsewhere1982 Richard Welte TV Show
Strange Behavior1981 Donovan Movie
The Return of the Beverly Hillbillies1981 Chief TV Movie
Phyl & Mikhy1980 TV Show
The Little Dragons1979 J.J. Movie
Movie Movie1978 Judge, Mr. Pennington Movie
Mork & Mindy1978 Judge Baker TV Show
ABC Weekend Specials1977 Walter Becker TV Show
Lou Grant1977 Rupert Hume, Mort Farber TV Show
Soap1977 Judge Petrillo TV Show
Sybil1976 Dr. Quinoness TV Movie
Family1976 James Lawrence TV Show
Karen1975 Dale Busch TV Show
The Family Holvak1975 Deacon Hurd TV Show
Love Nest1975 Ned TV Movie
Chico and the Man1974 Mr. Chipps TV Show
Little House on the Prairie1974 Jess Moffet TV Show
Rhoda1974 Mr. Fosner TV Show
Adam's Rib1973 Mayor TV Show
Get to Know Your Rabbit1972 Mr. Beeman Movie
Maude1972 Doc Pritchard TV Show
The New Temperatures Rising Show1972 Fulton Briggs TV Show
The Rookies1972 Dealer TV Show
The Great Man's Whiskers1972 Philbrick TV Movie
Hitched1971 Round Tree TV Movie
The AristoCats1970 Georges Hautecourt (voice) Movie
Nanny and the Professor1970 Ticket Seller, Driving Inspector TV Show
The Odd Couple1970 Sid TV Show
Medical Center1969 Dr. Kelford TV Show
The Debbie Reynolds Show1969 Samson TV Show
What's So Bad About Feeling Good?1968 Dr. Shapiro Movie
The Doris Day Show1968 Judge Carter TV Show
Did You Hear the One About the Traveling Saleslady?1968 Mr. Duckworth Movie
Eight on the Lam1967 Bank Examiner (uncredited) Movie
The Gnome-Mobile1967 Dr. Scoggins Movie
He & She1967 Mr. Simpson TV Show
Judd for the Defense1967 Bridgeman TV Show
The Flying Nun1967 Mr. O' Reilly TV Show
The Ghost and Mr. Chicken1966 Lawyer Whitlow Movie
The Ugly Dachshund1966 Judge Movie
Love on a Rooftop1966 Bert Bennington TV Show
The Phyllis Diller Show1966 Maxwell TV Show
Billie1965 Coach Jones Movie
John Goldfarb, Please Come Home!1965 'Strife' Magazine Editor Movie
F Troop1965 Mr. S. A. MacGuire TV Show
Get Smart1965 Uncle Abner TV Show
Green Acres1965 Mr. Wilson TV Show
Honey West1965 Ash TV Show
Please Don't Eat the Daisies1965 Man TV Show
The Smothers Brothers Show1965 Wiggins TV Show
The Wild Wild West1965 Roger Creed TV Show
Good Neighbor Sam1964 Jack Bailey Movie
Looking for Love1964 Screen Test Director Movie
The Carpetbaggers1964 Denby Movie
The New Interns1964 Connors Movie
Bewitched1964 Mr. Roland, Mr. Cushman, Harold Jameson TV Show
Gomer Pyle: USMC1964 Charlie, General Richards TV Show
The Bing Crosby Show1964 TV Show
The Cara Williams Show1964 McAvie TV Show
The Man from U.N.C.L.E.1964 Ralph Harrison TV Show
The Munsters1964 Mr. Edgar Z. Holmes TV Show
Wendy and Me1964 Mr. Benson TV Show
Kentucky Jones1964 Doc Axby TV Show
It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World1963 Airport Manager Movie
Papa's Delicate Condition1963 Mr. Cosgrove Movie
The Wheeler Dealers1963 Judge Movie
Burke's Law1963 Dr. Lusk TV Show
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre1963 Charles Eckhardt TV Show
Petticoat Junction1963 Homer Bedloe TV Show
Temple Houston1963 Amos Riggs TV Show
The Bill Dana Show1963 Doctor, Mr. Hanley TV Show
The Farmer's Daughter1963 Clerk TV Show
The Music Man1962 Constable Locke Movie
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington1962 Caleb TV Show
Saints and Sinners1962 Faye TV Show
The Beverly Hillbillies1962 Homer Bedloe TV Show
The Lucy Show1962 Mr. Barnsdahl TV Show
McKeever & the Colonel1962 Mayor TV Show
Ernestine1962 TV Movie
The Bob Cummings Show1961 TV Show
The Joey Bishop Show1961 Mr. Cosgrove TV Show
Pete and Gladys1960 Slater, Mr. Vincent TV Show
Surfside 61960 Cyrus Radford, Joseph Cooper TV Show
The Andy Griffith Show1960 Mr. Frisby TV Show
The Tab Hunter Show1960 Dr. Spike TV Show
Guestward Ho!1960 Mr. Langdon TV Show
The Comedy Spot1960 Mr. Martin TV Show
But Not for Me1959 Al Atwood Movie
The 30 Foot Bride of Candy Rock1959 Stanford Bates Movie
The Mating Game1959 Inspector General Bigelow Movie
Dennis the Menace1959 Lawrence Finch TV Show
Fibber McGee and Molly1959 Bill Gordon TV Show
Hawaiian Eye1959 Crosby Page TV Show
The DuPont Show with June Allyson1959 Dr. Shelley TV Show
The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis1959 Charlie Wayzack, P.T. Atwater, Charles Wayzak TV Show
The Untouchables1959 Alcatraz Official TV Show
The Twilight Zone1959 Mr. Peckinpaugh TV Show
Teacher's Pet1958 Roy Movie
77 Sunset Strip1958 Henry Distal TV Show
Lawman1958 Morris Weeks TV Show
Mister Ed1958 Charley Foster TV Show
The Ann Sothern Show1958 Cameron TV Show
The Donna Reed Show1958 Mr. Samson TV Show
Top Secret Affair1957 Bill Hadley Movie
Bachelor Father1957 Mr. Pettigrew TV Show
Goodyear Theatre1957 Adam TV Show
How to Marry a Millionaire1957 Emil Quincy, Mr. Parkhurst TV Show
Maverick1957 Proprietor TV Show
Perry Mason1957 Dr. Williams TV Show
Richard Diamond, Private Detective1957 Kevin Anders TV Show
The Gray Ghost1957 Hall TV Show
The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour1957 Customs Officer, Claims Clerk TV Show
The Real McCoys1957 Harry Poulson, Man, Mr. Leland TV Show
The Restless Gun1957 Mayor Peter Mercer TV Show
The Thin Man1957 Harry Gordon TV Show
Whirlybirds1957 Larkin TV Show
God Is My Partner1957 Judge Warner Movie
The Birds and the Bees1956 Charlie Jenkins - Bartender Movie
Telephone Time1956 Josiah TV Show
The Gale Storm Show: Oh, Susanna!1956 Pierce TV Show
The Joseph Cotten Show: On Trial1956 Grayson TV Show
Kiss Me Deadly1955 Doctor (uncredited) Movie
Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre1955 Henry TV Show
Screen Directors Playhouse1955 Joseph P. Garrity TV Show
The Bob Cummings Show1955 Jollisson TV Show
The Millionaire1955 Simon Whipple TV Show
The People's Choice1955 Manager TV Show
Star Stage1955 TV Show
The Lineup1954 Gallagher TV Show
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1954 Mr. Pfeiffer TV Show
Dear Phoebe1954 Mr. Fosdick, G. R.. Fosdick TV Show
Willy1954 Willy's Boss TV Show
Duffy's Tavern1954 TV Show
Remains to Be Seen1953 Delapp (examiner) Movie
The Affairs of Dobie Gillis1953 Chemistry Professor Obispo Movie
The Juggler1953 Rosenberg Movie
Make Room for Daddy1953 Mr. Baker, Oliver Watkins TV Show
Topper1953 Mr. Kittler TV Show
The Sniper1952 Drunk in Bar (uncredited) Movie
Three for Bedroom C1952 Trainman (uncredited) Movie
Here Comes the Groom1951 FBI Agent Ralph Burchard (uncredited) Movie
I Can Get It for You Wholesale1951 Herman Pulvermacher (uncredited) Movie
I Love Lucy1951 Casting Director TV Show
Criminal Lawyer1951 Frederick Waterman (uncredited) Movie
Backfire1950 Dr. Nolan (uncredited) Movie
Borderline1950 Peterson--U.S. Customs Man (uncredited) Movie
For Heaven's Sake1950 Arthur Crane (IRS) (uncredited) Movie
Riding High1950 Erickson Movie
Lux Video Theatre1950 Walter Medford TV Show
The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show1950 Mr. Fitzpatrick, Joe Crawford TV Show
Love That Brute1950 Joe Evans - Cigar Store Owner Movie
The Second Face1950 Mr. West - Insurance Claims Adjustor Movie
The Yellow Cab Man1950 L.A. Casualty Co. Executive (uncredited) Movie
The Du Pont Story1950 Lammot du Pont Movie
Mighty Joe Young1949 Producer (uncredited) Movie
Miss Grant Takes Richmond1949 Mr. Woodruff (uncredited) Movie
Mother Is a Freshman1949 Mr. De Haven (uncredited) Movie
You're My Everything1949 Mr. Eddie Pflum (uncredited) Movie
The House Across the Street1949 Apartment Manager (uncredited) Movie
Apartment for Peggy1948 Prof. Collins (uncredited) Movie
Call Northside 7771948 Prosecuting Attorney (uncredited) Movie
Moonrise1948 Mr. Chandler - Man in Black Movie
State of the Union1948 Blink Moran Movie
The Boy with Green Hair1948 Passerby (uncredited) Movie
Race Street1948 Switchboard Operator-Clerk (uncredited) Movie
Smart Woman1948 Reporter (uncredited) Movie
The Gentleman from Nowhere1948 Fenmore Movie
Out of the Storm1948 Mr. Evans Movie
Bury Me Dead1947 Mr. Brighton (uncredited) Short Film
It Happened on Fifth Avenue1947 Landlord (uncredited) Movie
Living in a Big Way1947 Hawkins (uncredited) Movie
The Farmer's Daughter1947 Jackson - Campaign Reporter Movie
Intrigue1947 Hotel Desk Clerk Movie
Louisiana1947 McCormack Movie
Roses Are Red1947 Lipton Movie
It's a Wonderful Life1946 Real Estate Salesman Movie
The Show-Off1946 Quiz Master (uncredited) Movie
A Close Call for Boston Blackie1946 Hack Hagen (uncredited) Movie
Just Before Dawn1946 Dr. Steiner (uncredited) Movie
Mysterious Intruder1946 Detective Burns Movie
Swell Guy1946 Ben Tilwell (uncredited) Movie
The Invisible Informer1946 Nick Steele Movie
Arsenic and Old Lace1944 Reporter Movie
Mission to Moscow1943 Man in Kitchenin Montage (uncredited) Movie
Flying Tigers1942 Repkin (uncredited) Movie
Pardon My Sarong1942 Bus Company Superintendent (uncredited) Movie
Ride 'Em Cowboy1942 Martin Manning (uncredited) Movie
Sunday Punch1942 Ringside spectator at Ole's first fight (uncredited) Movie
Tarzan's New York Adventure1942 Gould Beaton Movie
The Adventures of Martin Eden1942 Mr. White, Publisher (uncredited) Movie
The Great Man's Lady1942 Pierce (uncredited) Movie
The Lady Is Willing1942 K.K. Miller Movie
They All Kissed the Bride1942 Spotter (uncredited) Movie
A Close Call for Ellery Queen1942 Coroner (uncredited) Movie
A Gentleman at Heart1942 Holloway Movie
Are Husbands Necessary?1942 Mr. Brooks Movie
Born to Sing1942 Johnny (uncredited) Movie
Broadway1942 Hungry Harry (uncredited) Movie
Friendly Enemies1942 Braun Movie
Home in Wyomin'1942 Newspaper Editor Movie
Lady in a Jam1942 Government Man (uncredited) Movie
Obliging Young Lady1942 Private Detective Smith Movie
The Mad Martindales1942 Virgil Hickling Movie
What's Cookin'?1942 K.D. Reynolds Movie
About Face1942 Rental Car Manager Movie
Sealed Lips1942 Attorney Emanuel 'Manny' T. Dixon Movie
Thru Different Eyes1942 Mott Movie
Yokel Boy1942 Cynic (uncredited) Movie
Back Street1941 Blake (uncredited) Movie
Ball of Fire1941 Larsen Movie
Barnacle Bill1941 Auctioneer (uncredited) Movie
Birth of the Blues1941 Wilbur - Theater Manager Movie
I Wake Up Screaming1941 Keating--Florist Movie
Look Who's Laughing1941 Club Secretary (uncredited) Movie
The Big Store1941 Finance Company Man (uncredited) Movie
Appointment for Love1941 Smith (uncredited) Movie
Blondie in Society1941 Washing Machine Salesman (uncredited) Movie
Buy Me That Town1941 J. Montague Gainsborough Movie
Ellery Queen and the Perfect Crime1941 Dr. Prouty Movie
New York Town1941 Census Taker (uncredited) Movie
Sis Hopkins1941 Rollo Movie
Three Girls About Town1941 Mortician (uncredited) Movie
Ellery Queen's Penthouse Mystery1941 Doc Prouty Movie
Footlight Fever1941 Link - Insurance Agent Movie
Repent at Leisure1941 Clarence Morgan Movie
Sing Another Chorus1941 Ryan Movie
You're the One1941 Announcer Movie
A Little Bit of Heaven1940 Stafford (uncredited) Movie
Buck Benny Rides Again1940 Charlie Graham Movie
City for Conquest1940 Al - Dance Team Manager (uncredited) Movie
Edison, the Man1940 Second Lecturer (uncredited) Movie
It's a Date1940 Mr. Horner (uncredited) Movie
Johnny Apollo1940 Assistant District Attorney Movie
Primrose Path1940 Mr. 'Smitty' Smith, Hawkins (uncredited) Movie
Rhythm on the River1940 Bernard Schwartz Movie
The Great Profile1940 Director Movie
The Invisible Woman1940 Growley Movie
The Texas Rangers Ride Again1940 Train Passenger (uncredited) Movie
You Can't Fool Your Wife1940 Salesman (scenes deleted) Movie
Blondie Plays Cupid1940 Train Conductor (uncredited) Movie
Ellery Queen, Master Detective1940 Dr. Prouty Movie
I Can't Give You Anything But Love, Baby1940 Gannon (uncredited) Movie
On Their Own1940 Johnson Movie
Queen of the Mob1940 Horace Grimley Movie
The Doctor Takes a Wife1940 Reporter (uncredited) Movie
We Who Are Young1940 Perkins Movie
Alias the Deacon1940 Supervisor (uncredited) Movie
The Crooked Road1940 Phil Wesner, Defense Attorney Movie
Dancing on a Dime1940 Freeman Taylor Movie
The Leather Pushers1940 Henry 'Mitch' Mitchell Movie
Parole Fixer1940 Florist's Customer (uncredited) Movie
5th Ave Girl1939 Union Representative (uncredited) Movie
Charlie McCarthy, Detective1939 Charlie's Doctor (uncredited) Movie
Golden Boy1939 Reporter Drake (uncredited) Movie
Honeymoon in Bali1939 Photographer for Morrissey's (uncredited) Movie
Miracles for Sale1939 Fleetwood Apartments Desk Clerk (uncredited) Movie
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington1939 Nosey Movie
Rose of Washington Square1939 Sam Kress Movie
Second Fiddle1939 Studio Chief (uncredited) Movie
The Cat and the Canary1939 Reporter (uncredited) Movie
Boy Slaves1939 Albee Movie
Let Us Live1939 Auto Salesman (uncredited) Movie
Lucky Night1939 Carpenter Movie
Television Spy1939 Mr. Adler (as Charles L. Lane) Movie
Beware Spooks!1939 Mr. Moore, Credit Man (uncredited) Movie
The Honeymoon's Over1939 D.W. O'Connor (uncredited) Movie
Inside Story1939 District Attorney Movie
News Is Made at Night1939 District Attorney Rufe Reynolds Movie
They All Come Out1939 Psychiatrist Movie
Unexpected Father1939 Department of Health Quarantine Man (uncredited) Movie
Blondie1938 Furniture Salesman (uncredited) Movie
Joy of Living1938 Fan in Margaret's Dressing Room (uncredited) Movie
Kentucky1938 Auctioneer Movie
The Rage of Paris1938 Department Head (uncredited) Movie
You Can't Take It With You1938 Henderson Movie
City Girl1938 Dr. Abbott (uncredited) Movie
Cocoanut Grove1938 Weaver (uncredited) Movie
Professor Beware1938 Joe - Photographer (uncredited) Movie
Thanks for Everything1938 Dr. Olson Movie
Three Loves Has Nancy1938 Cleaning Store Manager (uncredited) Movie
Always in Trouble1938 Donald Gower Movie
Ali Baba Goes to Town1937 Doctor Movie
Bad Guy1937 Walden's Lawyer (uncredited) Movie
Danger - Love at Work1937 Gilroy Movie
In Old Chicago1937 Booking Agent (scenes deleted) Movie
Nothing Sacred1937 Rubenstein (uncredited) Movie
Born Reckless1937 Barnes' Lawyer (uncredited) Movie
Criminal Lawyer1937 Nora's Attorney (uncredited) Movie
Fit for a King1937 Spears (uncredited) Movie
Internes Can't Take Money1937 Grote Movie
One Mile from Heaven1937 Webb (uncredited) Movie
Partners in Crime1937 Druggist (uncredited) Movie
Sea Devils1937 Judge (uncredited) Movie
Big Business1937 Webster - Bank Representative (uncredited) Movie
Hot Water1937 Grayson (uncredited) Movie
Trapped by G-Men1937 Fingers Movie
Venus Makes Trouble1937 District Attorney Movie
We're on the Jury1937 Mr. Horace Smith Movie
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town1936 Hallor Movie
The Bride Walks Out1936 Judge (uncredited) Movie
The Milky Way1936 Willard Movie
Three Men on a Horse1936 Cleaner (uncredited) Movie
36 Hours to Kill1936 Rickert Movie
It Had to Happen1936 State Examiner (uncredited) Movie
The Crime of Dr. Forbes1936 Defense Attorney Movie
Come Closer, Folks1936 Prosecutor (uncredited) Movie
Easy to Take1936 Skip - Reporter (as Charles Levinson) Movie
Lady Luck1936 Feinberg (as Charles Levinson) Movie
Ticket to Paradise1936 Shyster (uncredited) Movie
Two-Fisted Gentleman1936 Joe Gordon Movie
Ginger1935 Judge (uncredited) Movie
Here Comes the Band1935 Mr. Scurry Movie
Princess O'Hara1935 Morris Goldberg (uncredited) Movie
Two for Tonight1935 Writer Movie
Woman Wanted1935 Defense Attorney Herman (uncredited) Movie
One More Spring1935 Representative (uncredited) Movie
Broadway Bill1934 Morgan's Henchman (uncredited) Movie
Twentieth Century1934 Max Jacobs aka Max Mandelbaum (as Charles Levison) Movie
Twenty Million Sweethearts1934 Reporter (uncredited) Movie
A Wicked Woman1934 Defense Attorney Beardsley (uncredited) Movie
Looking for Trouble1934 Switchboard Operator (as Charles Levinson) Movie
The Band Plays On1934 Shyster Lawyer (uncredited) Movie
The Show-Off1934 Mr. Weitzenkorn (uncredited) Movie
Let's Talk It Over1934 Reporter (uncredited) Movie
I'll Fix It1934 Al Nathan (as Charles Levinson) Movie
42nd Street1933 Author of 'Pretty Lady' (uncredited) Movie
Broadway Thru a Keyhole1933 Columnist #2 (uncredited) Movie
Central Airport1933 Amarillo Radio Operator (uncredited) Movie
Employees' Entrance1933 Shoe Salesman (uncredited) Movie
Gold Diggers of 19331933 Society Reporter (uncredited) Movie
Private Detective 621933 Process Server (uncredited) Movie
She Had to Say Yes1933 Mr. Bernstein (uncredited) Movie
The Bowery1933 Doctor (uncredited) Movie
Blondie Johnson1933 Cashier (uncredited) Movie
Grand Slam1933 Ivan (uncredited) Movie
Mr. Skitch1933 Hotel Clerk (uncredited) Movie
Advice to the Lovelorn1933 Circulation Manager (uncredited) Movie
My Woman1933 Conn - Bothersome Agent (as Charles Levison) Movie
The Mouthpiece1932 Hotel Desk Clerk (uncredited) Movie
Union Depot1932 Luggage Checkroom Clerk (uncredited) Movie
Blessed Event1932 Kane (uncredited) Movie
Blonde Crazy1931 Four-Eyes (uncredited) Movie
Smart Money1931 Hotel Desk Clerk (uncredited) Movie
The Road to Singapore1931 Desk Clerk at Club (uncredited) Movie
Manhattan Parade1931 Desk Clerk (uncredited) Movie
City Girl1930 Pedestrian walking in train station (uncredited) Movie
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