Charles McGraw Overview:

Actor, Charles McGraw, was born Charles Butters on May 10, 1914 in Des Moines, IA. McGraw died at the age of 66 on Jul 30, 1980 in Studio City, CA and was cremated and his ashes scattered at sea.



He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Television.

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The beauty of a picture like this comes with the efficiency of the drama with a prison breakout occurring under the opening credits. Soon we learn a notorious, shadowy criminal named Kluger has broken out of Folsom prison. The convict once vowed to kill both the detective and district attorney who w... Read full article

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What a Character! Blogathon – On December 14, 2018December 14, 2018 By CarolIn Uncategorized There are tough guys, there are bad guys, and then there is , the toughest, baddest, most terrifying of them all. With his raspy voice and hi... Read full article

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Charles McGraw Quotes:

Arnold 'Red' Kluger: Give me your watch!
[Smashes it]
Arnold 'Red' Kluger: Now you don't have to worry about the time!

Pa Kettle: I thought you might be a traveling salesman. A lot of them visit farms, you know.
Shotgun: Yeah, I've heard stories about them.

Sheriff Frank Wilson: What I'm tryin' to say is that federal agents were watchin' when McKinley was gunned down in Buffalo by a lone assassin. Anybody can kill the President if they want to. They don't even need a good reason. They don't even need to be smart. All they need to be is willing. Now people back East don't understand guns, but nobody believes that. Out West, we've learned to live with 'em. Presidential assasination will not happen in this town like it happened to President McKinley.

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Charles McGraw Fact
In September of 1955, McGraw surfaced in the Humphrey Bogart role as Rick in the TV version of "Casablanca" (1955) for ABC. It lasted only one season. For some reason, however, Rick's last name here was Jason. NBC revived the series again ("Casablanca" (1983)), this time with David Soul of "Starsky and Hutch" (1975) fame and with the lead character's name reverted back to the film's original -- Rick Blaine.

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