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Charles Robinson

Charles Robinson

Charlie Robinson is probably best known as the no-nonsense court clerk on the popular television series Night Court. His film credits include Beowulf; Land of the Free; Set It Off, starring Jada Pinkett, Queen Latifah, Vivica A. Fox and Blair Underwood; Malevolence; That Was Then, This Is Now; The River; The Black Gestapo; Together Brothers; The Sugar Hill; Sugarland Express, starring Goldie Hawn; The Longest Yard, starring Burt Reynolds; and Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse Now.

A Houston, Texas, native, Robinson started his career in the Houston theater. After moving to Los Angeles, he landed his first television acting job in the miniseries The Trial of Lee Harvey Oswald. His many television credits also include guest appearances on the series My Wife and Kids, DAG, Soul Food, Touched by an Angel, Malcolm & Eddie, In the House, The John Larroquette Show, The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, St. Elsewhere, Hill Street Blues and Columbo; recurring roles on Ink and Home Improvement, and regular roles on Buddy Faro, Love & War and Buffalo Bill. He appeared in the telefilms The Last Dance, Murder C.O.D. and Crash Course. Robinson has acted in more than 80 plays and directed more than 20 plays. He has also taught drama in workshops, high schools and prison programs.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2002.

Charles Robinson Facts

BirthdayApril 13, 1945 (78)
BirthplaceHouston, Texas, USA

Selected Filmography

Soul Plane
River's End
Maybe Someday
Soldiers of Change
Rocky II
Lake Mungo
War of The Worlds
The Wiz
Sherlock Holmes
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