Charles Judels
Charles Judels in Career Girl (1944).jpg
Judels in Career Girl (1944)
Born(1882-08-17)17 August 1882
Died14 February 1969(1969-02-14) (aged 86)
Years active1915–1954

Charles Judels (17 August 1882 – 14 February 1969) was a Dutch-born American actor.

Early years

Judels was born in Amsterdam as a third generation in a family of actors. His grandfather owned several theatres throughout the Netherlands and starred in his own plays. Judels' father combined his love of the theatre and music, and was a stage manager for the Metropolitan Opera in New York for thirty-five years.[1]: 110 


Judels appeared in more than 130 films from 1915 to 1949. In 1928, he was signed by 20th Century Fox to direct Movietone and did extensive work as a voice-over actor in animated films, including the voices of Stromboli and the evil coachman in Walt Disney's Pinocchio (1940).[1]: 111  In 1909, he became a member of The Lambs.[2]

He died in San Francisco, California in 1969.

Selected filmography


  1. ^ a b Jones, Ken D.; McClure, Arthur F.; Twomey, Alfred E. (1980) [First published 1976]. Character People: The Stalwarts of the Cinema (softcover) (Third softcover printing ed.). Secaucus, NJ: Citadel Press. ISBN 978-0-8065-0701-9.
  2. ^ "The Lambs". The Lambs, Inc. (Member Roster 'J'). Retrieved 27 December 2021.