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Charles Knox Robinson, III
Birth: Apr. 13, 1932
Orange
Essex County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Jul. 22, 2006
Palm Springs
Riverside County
California, USA

American actor of film and television. Robinson appeared in nearly 50 films and TV shows during his career. He is probably best remembered for his roles as Ensign Bordelles in "The Sand Pebbles" in 1966, and as Nathan Anderson in "Shenandoah" in 1965. Other notable credits of his lenghtly career include: "Splendor in the Grass" (1961) "Dear Brigitte" (1965) "The Singing Nun" (1966) "Triangle" (1970) "Set this Town on Fire" (1973). His final role was in the movie "The Cable Guy" (1996). Robinson also appeared in many classic television series including "77 Sunset Strip" "Alfred Hitchcock Presents" "Ben Casey" "The Munsters" "Wagon Train" "Gunsmoke" "The Virginian" "Barnaby Jones" "Simon and Simon" and "Quincy M.E." A cousin of actor Gerald S. O'Loughlin, his theatrical family started him on his acting career at the age of only three on Broadway. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude from Princeton University in 1958 as an English major. He served in the US Army from 1958 to 1962 as a translator and speech writer, attaining the rank of first lieutenant. He served as a French and Russian language translator and interpreter for the 1984 Olympics. Robinson married his wife Joan Calistri on May 7, 1960, in New York City. She preceeded him in death in 2001. Robinson's entertainment career included work as an award-winning playwright, singer, songwriter, musician, linguist and magician. He and his wife Joan established the Torchlight Project, which aided impoverished and abandoned children in foreign countries. He was a long-time member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Screen Actors Guild, AFTRA, Equity, Playwrights/Dramatists Guild and the Magic Castle. Charles Robinson died at home of complications of Parkinson's disease. (bio by: Larry Caplin) 
 
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Ocean View Cemetery
Oakwood
Richmond County (Staten Island)
New York, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Larry Caplin
Record added: Sep 04, 2009
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Because We Never Knew Each Other And Since We're Not Related Charles, I Decided To Come Visit You On Here Today. May You Rest In Eternal Peace.
- Robert David Miller
 Added: Dec. 9, 2014

- Tom Carroll
 Added: Oct. 26, 2014
watching you on Virginian you were a great actor rest in peace
- deborah dyess
 Added: Sep. 13, 2014
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