He won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in The More the Merrier (1943). He was also nominated for his roles in The Devil and Miss Jones (1941) and The Green Years (1946).
His other film credits include The Lady Eve (1941), Kings Row (1942), The Constant Nymph (1943), Heaven Can Wait (1943), Wilson (1944), The Paradine Case (1947) and Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953).
He died from a heart attack in New York, New York.
Charles Coburn has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his contributions to motion pictures at 6240 Hollywood Boulevard.
Charles Coburn Facts
|Birth Name||Charles Douville Coburn|
|Birthday||June 19, 1877|
|Birthplace||Savannah, Georgia, USA|
|Date of death||August 30, 1961 (age 84)|
|Awards||1944 Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actor (for The More the Merrier)|
|The Magnificent Seven|
|The Truckee Strip|
|The Great Escape|
|The Paradine Case|
|Gentlemen Prefer Blondes|