Biography

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Charles Arnt (August 20, 1906 – August 6, 1990) was an American film actor from 1933 to 1962.

Arnt was born in Michigan City, Indiana, the son of a banker. He graduated from Phillips Academy and Princeton University. While at Princeton, he helped to found the University Playes and was president of the Princeton Triangle Club theatrical troupe. He became a banker after he graduated from college.

In the early 1930s, Arnt acted with the University Repertory Theater in Maryland. On Broadway, he appeared in Carry Nation (1932), Three Waltzes (1937), and Knickerbocker Holiday (1938).

Arnt appeared as a character actor in more than 200 films.

In 1962, Arnt retired from acting and began to import and breed Charolais cattle on a ranch in Washington state.

Arnt died in Orcas Island, Washington from pancreatic and liver cancer. He was survived by his wife, two sons, a daughter, and four grandchildren.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Charles Arnt (August 20, 1906 – August 6, 1990) was an American film actor from 1933 to 1962.

Arnt was born in Michigan City, Indiana, the son of a banker. He graduated from Phillips Academy and Princeton University. While at Princeton, he helped to found the University Playes and was president of the Princeton Triangle Club theatrical troupe. He became a banker after he graduated from college.

In the early 1930s, Arnt acted with the University Repertory Theater in Maryland. On Broadway, he appeared in Carry Nation (1932), Three Waltzes (1937), and Knickerbocker Holiday (1938).

Arnt appeared as a character actor in more than 200 films.

In 1962, Arnt retired from acting and began to import and breed Charolais cattle on a ranch in Washington state.

Arnt died in Orcas Island, Washington from pancreatic and liver cancer. He was survived by his wife, two sons, a daughter, and four grandchildren.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 93

Birthday 1906-08-20

Day of Death 1990-08-06

Place of Birth Michigan City, Indiana, USA

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Also Known As

  • Charles Arndt
  • Charlie Arnst
  • Charles E. Arnt
  • Charlie Arnt

Acting TV ShowsMovies

1962 Sweet Bird of Youth as Mayor Henricks
1959 Hawaiian Eye (1 episode)
1959 Bourbon Street Beat (1 episode)
1959 The Miracle of the Hills as Fuzzy
1959 Black Saddle (1 episode)
1958 The Rifleman (1 episode)
1958 The Texan (2 episodes)
1958 Flood Tide as Appleby
1957 Maverick (2 episodes)
1957 The Thin Man (1 episode)
1957 Sugarfoot (1 episode)
1955 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1 episode)
1953 The Veils of Bagdad as Zapolya
1953 The Great Sioux Uprising as Gist
1950 The Man Who Cheated Himself as Ernest Quimby
1950 The Sun Sets at Dawn as Reporter, Globe Express
1950 Wabash Avenue as Horace Carter
1950 He's a Cockeyed Wonder as J.B. Caldwell
1949 Bride for Sale as Dobbs
1949 Masked Raiders as Dr. W.J. Nichols
1949 Boston Blackie's Chinese Venture as Pop Gerard
1948 Hollow Triumph as Coblenz
1948 Big Town Scandal as Amos Peabody, publisher
1947 High Wall as Sidney X. Hackle
1947 Big Town After Dark as Amos Peabody
1947 Saddle Pals as William Schooler
1947 Big Town as Amos Peabody
1947 My Favorite Brunette as Crawford
1947 Fall Guy as Uncle Jim Grossett
1947 Calendar Girl as Olsen
1946 That Brennan Girl as Fred, Natalie's 2nd Husband
1946 Blondie's Lucky Day as Mayor Richard Denby
1946 The Hoodlum Saint as Cy Nolan - O'Neill's Secretary
1946 Cinderella Jones as Mahoney
1946 Just Before Dawn as Attorney Allen S. Tobin (uncredited)
1946 Behind Green Lights as Daniel Boone Wintergreen
1945 Pardon My Past as Clothes Salesman
1945 She Wouldn't Say Yes as Train Conductor (uncredited)
1945 The Girl of the Limberlost as Hodges
1945 Dangerous Intruder as Max Ducone
1945 Sudan as Khafra
1945 Strange Illusion as Professor Muhlbach
1945 The Crime Doctor's Courage as Butler
1944 Double Exposure as Sonny Tucker
1944 Dangerous Passage as Daniel
1944 My Pal Wolf as Papa Eisdaar
1944 The Impatient Years as Marriage Clerk
1944 Three Little Sisters as Ezra Larkin
1944 Once Upon a Time as Fred Stacy
1944 Roaring Guns as Colonel Chris Ferris
1944 Up in Arms as Mr. Higginbotham
1943 War of the Wildcats as Joe, the Train Conductor
1943 Henry Aldrich Swings It as Boyle
1943 Gildersleeve's Bad Day as Judge Horace Hooker
1942 The Great Gildersleeve as Judge Horace Hooker
1942 That Other Woman as Bailey
1942 This Gun for Hire as Male Dressmaker
1942 Take a Letter, Darling as Fud Newton
1942 Twin Beds as Manager
1942 Young America as Principal Rice
1942 The Lady Has Plans as Pooly
1941 Paris Calling as Lt. Lantz
1941 Ball of Fire as McNeary
1941 Marry the Boss's Daughter as Blodgett
1941 Great Guns as Doctor
1941 Hold Back the Dawn as Mr. John MacAdams
1941 We Go Fast as Refrigerator Salesman
1941 Dressed to Kill as Hal Brennon
1941 Blossoms in the Dust as G. Harrington Hedger
1941 Pot o' Gold as Parks (butler)
1941 Mr. District Attorney as Herman Winkle
1940 Little Men as Drunk in Medicine Show
1940 Dr. Kildare's Crisis as Mr. Stubbins, Man with Pain
1940 Buyer Beware as Les Carter (uncredited)
1940 I Love You Again as Mr. Billings
1940 The Shop Around the Corner as Policeman
1940 Remember the Night as Tom
1937 It Happened in Hollywood as Jed Reed
1937 Angel's Holiday as Ralph Everett
1937 Swing High, Swing Low as Georgie Herman
1936 College Holiday as Ticket Clerk
1936 Sinner Take All as Lampier's Secretary
1936 Rhythm on the Range as Dining Car Steward
1936 And Sudden Death as Archie Sloan
1936 The Witness Chair as Mr. Henshaw
1935 Two for Tonight as Benny
1935 Spring Night as The Father
1935 She Married Her Boss as Victor Jessup
1935 Stolen Harmony as Clem Walters
1934 Here Is My Heart as Higgins - Paul's Valet
1934 Ready for Love as Sam Gardner
1934 Ladies Should Listen as Albert, the manservant
1933 Roman Scandals as Caius - the Food Taster (uncredited)

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