Charles Middleton

Actor | * 10/03/1874 († 74, 04/22/1949) | Elizabethtown, Kentucky (United States of America (USA))
Charles Brown Middleton (October 3, 1874 – April 22, 1949) was an American stage and film actor. During a film career that began at age 46 and lasted almost 30 years, he appeared in nearly 200 films as well as numerous plays. Sometimes credited as Charles B. Middleton, he is perhaps best remembered for his role as the villainous emperor Ming the Merciless in the three Flash Gordon serials made between 1936 and 1940. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Western

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Movies with Charles Middleton as Actor(152)

as Commandant1982 Dance of the cookoos
as Ming the Merciless1966 Spaceship To The Unknown
as Ming the Merciless (archive footage)1966 Spaceship To The Unknown
as Ming the Merciless1966 Purple Death from Outer Space
as Blindfolded Circuit Rider1949 The Last Bandit
as Townsman (uncredited)1948 Feudin', Fussin' and A-Fightin'
as Mr. Burton, an Attorney1948 Jiggs and Maggie in Court
as President in Dream (uncredited)1948 The Decision of Christopher Blake
as Sheriff1948 Station West
as William the butler1947 The Pretender
as Sheriff #1 (uncredited)1947 Gunfighters
as Farmer Pinkett (uncredited)1947 Welcome Stranger
as Mr. Stiles1946 Spook Busters
as Farmer (uncredited)1946 The Killers
as Ferryman Douglas1946 Strangler of the Swamp
as Sheriff Hayworth1945 How DOooo You Do
as Pierre1945 Northwest Trail
as Attorney1945 Hollywood and Vine
as Tom Whitney1944 Black Arrow
as Koda Bey1944 The Desert Hawk
as Judge Ringle1943 Oklahoma Outlaws
as Phineas Hook1943 Wagon Wheels West
as Sheriff (as Charlie Middleton)1943 The Black Raven
as Ken Colton1943 Batman
as Sheriff1943 Crazy House
as Saunderson1942 Men of San Quentin
as Claim Jumping Leader1942 Wild Bill Hickok Rides
as Cassib1942 Perils of Nyoka
as Rev. James 'Jim' Graham1941 Jungle Man
as Carpetbagger1941 Belle Starr
as Blacksmith1941 The Shepherd of the Hills
as Mountaineer (uncredited)1941 Sergeant York
as Stagecoach Rider1941 Western Union
as Doctor Jed Sloan1941 Wild Geese Calling
as Long Ben (Verdes Bar Owner)1941 Stick to Your Guns
as Jeremiah Walters1940 Charlie Chan's Murder Cruise
as Man with Stove Pipe Hat in Charge of Convict Workers (uncredited)1940 Gone with the Wind
as Hod Carson1940 Shooting High
as Camp Owner with a Pig (uncredited)1940 Gold Rush Maisie
as Tom Lincoln1940 Abe Lincoln in Illinois
as Captain Cort1940 Island of Doomed Men
as Leader1940 The Grapes of Wrath
as Jefferson Davis1940 Virginia City
as Alice's Father1940 Women in Hiding
as Farmer (uncredited)1940 Eyes of the Navy
as Mob Member1940 Brigham Young
as Gentry1940 Santa Fe Trail
as Water Thug1940 Rangers of Fortune
as Mergon1939 Captain Fury
as Cass1939 Way Down South
as Commandant1939 The Flying Deuces
as Doctor1939 Jesse James
as Alec Martin1939 The Oklahoma Kid
as Southern Deputy1939 Blackmail
as Stage Manager1939 $1,000 a Touchdown
as Luke Parker1939 Wyoming Outlaw
as Kansas Jones1939 Cowboys from Texas
as Dr. Stoke1939 Allegheny Uprising
as Mr. Crumley (uncredited)1939 One Against the World
as Lars Olsen1939 Thou Shalt Not Kill
as Emperor Ming1938 Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars
as Southerner1938 Kentucky
as Officer (uncredited)1938 Jezebel
as Ming the Merciless1938 Mars Attacks the World
as Pa Stark1938 Dick Tracy Returns
as Ace Daggett1938 Flaming Frontiers
as Politician (uncredited)1938 Joaquin Murrieta
as Slave Dealer1937 Slave Ship
as Wolf Larson1937 Two Gun Law
as 'Doc' Kramer1937 Hollywood Cowboy
as Actor dressed as Abraham Lincoln1937 Stand-In
as Jury Foreman Mr. Martin1937 We're on the Jury
as President Abraham Lincoln (uncredited)1937 The Man Without a Country
as Gene Autry Sr.1937 Yodelin' Kid from Pine Ridge
as Ming The Merciless1936 Rocket Ship
as Sheriff Ike Vallon1936 Show Boat
as Dan Stone1936 Jailbreak
as Ming the Merciless1936 Flash Gordon
as Matt Clay1936 Career Woman
as American Settler (uncredited)1936 Ramona
as Neil Brannum (as Charles B. Middleton)1936 Sunset of Power
as Turnbull1936 Wedding Present
as Grayson (Warden at Blackfoot Prison Mines)1936 Road Gang
as Phineas P. Hook1936 Song of the Saddle
as Horse Doctor (uncredited)1936 Rose of the Rancho
as Cim White1936 Empty Saddles
as Miller1935 Square Shooter
as District Attorney (uncredited)1935 Reckless
as Fleety Belle's Father1935 Steamboat Round the Bend
as Mr. Merritt1935 In Spite of Danger
as Pierre Gustave1935 The Fixer Uppers
as Buck Peters1935 Hop-a-long Cassidy
as State Police Commander (uncredited)1935 Special Agent
as Zaroff1935 The Miracle Rider
as Sheriff Scatters1934 Massacre
as Sheriff1934 The Last Round-up
as Constable Malcolm (uncredited)1934 Whom the Gods Destroy
as Juan Storm Cloud1934 Behold My Wife!
as Veterinarian (uncredited)1934 Broadway Bill
as Homer Boothby (as Charles B. Middleton)1934 Murder at the Vanities
as Deacon Perkins1934 David Harum
as Stanchon1934 Red Morning
as Abraham Lincoln1933 The Road Is Open Again
as Roger Thurston1933 At Twelve Midnight
as Joe1933 Mr. Skitch
as Prosecutor1933 Duck Soup
as Mr. Brewster1933 Pick Up
as District Attorney1933 Disgraced!
as Fenton (as Charles B. Middleton)1933 White Woman
as Jerry Simons1933 Tomorrow at Seven
as District Attorney1933 This Day and Age
as Williams1933 Sunset Pass
as Mr. Upjohn1933 Doctor Bull
as Detective (uncredited)1933 The Bowery
as Sheriff1933 Big Executive
as Chief of Police1932 Too Busy to Work
as Train Conductor (uncredited)1932 I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang
as Matthew the Hermit1932 Hell's Highway
as District Attorney (uncredited)1932 Rockabye
as Police Capt. Slade1932 The Strange Love of Molly Louvain
as Mr. Banks1932 High Pressure
as Lip Hop Fat1932 The Hatchet Man
as Welfare Association Officer1932 Pack Up Your Troubles
as Henry Steele1932 Mystery Ranch
as Jenkins1932 Silver Dollar
as Tupper1931 A Dangerous Affair
as Captain Lash1931 Ships of Hate
as Yolando1931 Palmy Days
as Lawyer Jones1931 Safe in Hell
as Board Member (uncredited)1931 The Ruling Voice
as Reuben Jephson (Clyde's second attorney) (as Charles B. Middleton)1931 An American Tragedy
as Sheriff Flint1931 Caught Plastered
as Sheriff Casey1931 Manhattan Parade
as Commandant1931 Beau Hunks
as Kirby1931 X Marks the Spot
as Minister1931 A House Divided
as City Editor Baker1931 Sob Sister
as Simpson1931 The Miracle Woman
as Lucius J. Perkins (as Charles B. Middleton)1930 Beau Bandit
as Buck Rankin1930 Way Out West
as Mr. Satan1930 The Devil's Cabaret
as Dr. Fredericks1930 East Is West
as John Thorne / The Dragon1929 Welcome Danger
as District Attorney1929 The Bellamy Trial

Full Name: Charles Middleton
Born: Saturday, 10/03 1874 (October) in Elizabethtown, Kentucky (United States of America (USA))
Died: Friday, 04/22 1949 (April) in Los Angeles (aged: 74)
Zodiac sign: Libra (Chinese zodiac sign: Dog)
Spouses (current/former): Leora Spellman
Other names for Charles Middleton (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Charles B. Middleton"
"Charlie Middleton"
"Chas. Middleton"
"Charles Middletown"
"Charles Middleton (Schauspieler)"
Charles Middleton frequently works together with these people:
Frank Shannon (12x, Actor)
Jack Mower (11x, Actor)
Clarence Muse (10x, Actor)
Trevor Bardette (10x, Actor)
Hans Dreier (10x, Crew)
Arthur Aylesworth (10x, Actor)
Erville Alderson (10x, Actor)
Eddy Waller (10x, Actor)
Tom London (10x, Actor)
Edward LeSaint (10x, Actor)
Thomas Little (10x, Crew)
Buster Crabbe (1x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:7051, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 10/22/2021