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Charles McGraw

Actor | * 05/10/1914 († 66, 07/30/1980) | Des Moines, Iowa, USA
Charles Butters (May 10, 1914 – July 30, 1980), best known by his stage name Charles McGraw, was an American actor. ()

Charles McGraw (born Charles Butters) was an American stage, screen, and television actor. He developed into a leading man, especially in film noir classics during the late 1940s and early 1950s. His gravelly voice and rugged looks enhanced his appeal in the noir stylistic genre and provided him many roles as cops, military officers, and the such.

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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Crime | Western

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Movies with Charles McGraw as Actor(68)

as (in The Killers) (archive footage)1982 Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid
as Air Force Gen. Peter Crane1977 Twilight's Last Gleaming
as Howard Hendricks1976 The Killer Inside Me
as Capt. Humphreys1976 Perilous Voyage
as Preacher1975 A Boy and His Dog
as Neil Davis1973 Money to Burn
as Police Chief Ed Masterson1972 The Night Stalker
as Father Chase1972 The Longest Night
as Mike Burkeman1971 Johnny Got His Gun
as Bernie Oakman1971 Chandler
as Marshal Duncan1971 The Devil and Miss Sarah
as Deputy Chief John P. Hildebrand1969 Pendulum
as Sheriff Frank Wilson1969 Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here
as Sheriff Ray Calhoun1968 Hang 'em High
as Tex Smith1967 In Cold Blood
as Fred Harwell1967 The Busy Body
as Sebastian Sholes1963 The Birds
as Col. Charles Korotny1962 The Horizontal Lieutenant
as Marcellus1960 Spartacus
as Bob Yountis1960 Cimarron
as Dr. Stovall1959 The Wonderful Country
as Sheriff Steve Ritter1959 The Man in the Net
as Capt. Frank Gibbons1958 The Defiant Ones
as Larry Venables, Gunfighter1958 Saddle the Wind
as Sgt. Jim McNulty1957 Joe Butterfly
as Cal Moore1957 Joe Dakota
as Lt. Anthony Vosnick1957 Slaughter on Tenth Avenue
as Harry 'Stretch' Clay1956 The Cruel Tower
as Col. 'Mickey' McKee1956 Toward the Unknown
as Lieut. Mike O'Bannion1956 Away All Boats
as Cmdr. Wayne Lee1954 The Bridges at Toko-Ri
as Gus Slavin1954 Loophole
as Sgt. Clarke1953 War Paint
as Ben Westman1953 Thunder Over the Plains
as Sfc. Baker1952 One Minute to Zero
as Det. Sgt. Walter Brown1952 The Narrow Margin
as Joe Peters1951 Roadblock
as Thompson / Narrator1951 His Kind of Woman
as Capt. Ben Wickett1951 Double Crossbones
as Detective1950 I Was a Shoplifter
as Det. Stan Simon1950 Side Street
as Shotgun Mike Munger1950 Ma and Pa Kettle Go to Town
as Lt. Jim Cordell1950 Armored Car Robbery
as Arnold 'Red' Kluger1949 The Threat
as Capt. Breen1949 The Story of Molly X
as Jeff Amboy1949 Border Incident
as Sergeant1949 Reign of Terror
as Herman Schmelz1949 Once More, My Darling
as Detective1948 The Hunted
as Milo Sweet1948 Blood on the Moon
as USFET Col. Johns (uncredited)1948 Berlin Express
as Chick1948 Hazard
as Armiston1947 The Big Fix
as Duke Arno1947 Roses Are Red
as Dugas1947 The Gangster
as Moxie1947 T-Men
as Policeman Stevens1947 The Long Night
as Fisher - Finley's Henchman (uncredited)1947 The Farmer's Daughter
as Harry Blaisdell1947 On the Old Spanish Trail
as Al1946 The Killers
as Menessier1944 The Impostor
as Chief Engineer (uncredited)1943 Corvette K-225
as Detective Garrity1943 The Mad Ghoul
as Assistant Chief Engineer (uncredited)1943 Destroyer

TV Shows/Series with Charles McGraw as Actor(34)

Additional Information

Full Name: Charles McGraw
Born: 05/10/1914 in Des Moines
Died: 07/30/1980 in Studio City (aged: 66)
Zodiac sign: Taurus (Chinese zodiac sign: Tiger)
Other names for Charles McGraw (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Charles Butters"
"Charles Mc Graw"
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:13231, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 03/13/2019