Charles Sellon

Charles A. Sellon (August 24, 1870 – June 26, 1937) was an American stage and film actor.

Charles Sellon
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Born(1870-08-24)August 24, 1870
DiedJune 26, 1937(1937-06-26) (aged 66)
Resting placeValhalla Memorial Park Cemetery
Years active1901-1935
Spouse(s)Florence E. Willis (1896-1937, his death)

Sellon appeared in more than 100 films and stage acts between 1901 and 1935. He played the blind Mr. Muckle in W. C. Fields' comedy It's a Gift (1934) and the wheelchair-using uncle in Bright Eyes (1934) with Shirley Temple.[citation needed] His other films included It's a Gift, The Mighty, The Painted Desert, and Tracked in the Snow Country.[1]

On Broadway, Sellon appeared in The Challenge (1919), Roads of Destiny (1918), The Pawn (1917), and The Cat and the Fiddle (1907).[2]

Sellon was married to Florence E. Willis from 1896 until his death. They had one child together: a son, Robert Charles Sellon.[3]

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  1. ^ Liebman, Roy. Vitaphone Films: A Catalogue of the Features and Shorts. McFarland. p. 383. ISBN 978-1-4766-0936-2. Retrieved September 30, 2020.
  2. ^ "Charles A. Sellon". Internet Broadway Database. The Broadway League. Archived from the original on September 30, 2020. Retrieved September 30, 2020.
  3. ^ Charles Sellon by Hal Erickson;

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