Charles Douville Coburn
Charles Douville Coburn

Gender

Male

Known Credits

12

Charles Douville Coburn

Date of Birth: Jun 19, 1877

Birthplace:  Savannah, Georgia, USA

 

 

Biography

A cigar-smoking, monocled, swag-bellied character actor known for his Old South manners and charm. In 1918 he and his first wife formed the Coburn Players and appeared on Broadway in many plays. With her death in 1937, he accepted a Hollywood contract and began making films at the age of sixty.

Known For

Filmography

A Stranger in My Arms

A Stranger in My Arms

as Vance Beasley

1959

Town on Trial

Town on Trial

as Dr. John Fenner

1957

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

as Sir Francis Beekman

1953

This Is Your Life (US)

This Is Your Life (US)

as  Himself

1952

Monkey Business

Monkey Business

as Mr. Oliver Oxley

1952

Everybody Does It

Everybody Does It

as Major Blair

1949

The Doctor and the Girl

The Doctor and the Girl

as Dr. John Corday

1949

The Gal Who Took the West

The Gal Who Took the West

as Gen. Michael O'Hara

1949

The Devil and Miss Jones

The Devil and Miss Jones

as John P. Merrick/Thomas Higgins

1941

Bachelor Mother

Bachelor Mother

as J. B. Merlin

1939

Of Human Hearts

Of Human Hearts

as Dr. Charles Shingle

1938