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Charles Lane (III) (1869–1945)

Charles Lane was born on January 25, 1869 in Madison, Illinois, USA as Charles Willis Lane. He was an actor, known for Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920), Sadie Thompson (1928) and The Canary Murder Case (1929). He died on October 17, 1945 in Van Nuys, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Sadie Thompson Dr. Angus McPhail
The Canary Murder Case Charles Spottswoode
The White Sister Prince Chiaromonte


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 1929 Broadway Scandals
Radio Announcer
 1929 Saturday's Children
Mr. Henry Halevy
 1929 The Canary Murder Case
Charles Spottswoode
 1928 Sadie Thompson
Dr. Angus McPhail
 1927 Barbed Wire
Col. Duval
 1927 Service for Ladies
Robert Foster, her father
 1927 Married Alive
Mr. Fountain
 1927 The Whirlwind of Youth
Jim Hawthorne
 1927 The Music Master
Richard Stanton
 1926 The Winning of Barbara Worth
Jefferson Worth
 1926 Marriage License?
Sir John
 1926 The Mystery Club
John Cranahan
 1926 Padlocked
Monte Hermann
 1926 The Blind Goddess
 1926 The Outsider
Sir Jasper Sturdee
 1925 Pearl of Love
Captain Pinnel
 1925 Stella Dallas
Stephen Dallas, Sr. (uncredited)
 1925 The Dark Angel
Sir Hubert Vane
 1925 The Marriage Whirl
Reuben Hale
 1925 I Want My Man
French Doctor
 1924 Romola
Baldassar Calvo
 1924 Second Youth
Weeks Twombly
 1923 The White Sister
Prince Chiaromonte
 1923 The Tents of Allah
Commander Millgrate
 1922 How Women Love
Ogden Ward
 1922 Broadway Rose
Peter Thompson
 1922 Fascination
Eduardo de Lisa (her father)
 1921 Love's Penalty
Rev. John Kirchway
 1921 If Women Only Knew
Dr. John Strong
 1921 Without Limit
Clement Palter
 1920 The Restless Sex
John Cleland
 1920 The Branded Woman
Herbert Averill
 1920 Guilty of Love
Goddard Townsend
 1920 Away Goes Prudence
Mr. Thorne
 1920/I Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Dr. Lanyon
 1919 Wanted: A Husband
Tom Harmon
 1918 Ruggles of Red Gap
Earl of Brinstead
 1914 Mrs. Black Is Back
Prof. Newton Black
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'Charles Lane (III)' was an easily recognizable, white haired silent screen actor, prominently featured in such well known films as _Sadie Thompson (1928)_, who retired in 1929 after appearing in only a handful of sound productions; he is not to be confused with the better known Charles Lane who began in films around this same time, working under the name of Charles Levison.

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