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Charles Paton
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Charles Ernest Paton

(1874-07-31)31 July 1874
London, England
Died10 April 1970(1970-04-10) (aged 95)
London, England
Years active1927–1952

Charles Ernest Paton (31 July 1874 – 10 April 1970) was an English film actor. He joined the circus at 14, and had early stage and music hall experience.[1] He appeared in more than 100 films between 1927 and 1952, including Freedom of the Seas.[2] In 1927, he appeared in a short film, made in the DeForest Phonofilm sound-on-film process, singing "If Your Face Wants to Smile, We'll Let It In" from the revue John Citizen's Lament.[3] He was born in London and died from a heart attack, also in London.

Selected filmography


  1. ^ McFarlane, Brian (16 May 2016). The Encyclopedia of British Film: Fourth edition. Oxford University Press. ISBN 9781526111975 – via Google Books.
  2. ^ "Charles Paton". Retrieved 24 November 2016.
  3. ^ "John Citizen (1927)". Retrieved 24 November 2016.