Richard Carle
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Carle in 1909
Charles Nicholas Carleton

(1871-07-07)July 7, 1871
DiedJune 28, 1941(1941-06-28) (aged 69)
Years active1915–1941
Carle as drawn in a newspaper advertisement, 1909
Carle as drawn in a newspaper advertisement, 1909

Richard Carle (born Charles Nicholas Carleton, July 7, 1871 – June 28, 1941) was an American stage and film actor as well as a playwright and stage director. He appeared in more than 130 films between 1915 and 1941.

Carle was born in Somerville, Massachusetts. He was on the stage for many years, appearing in important roles in London, New York and Chicago including as J. Offenbach Gaggs in The Casino Girl (1900)[1] and Algy Cuffs in The Belle of Bohemia in London in 1901 before making his screen debut. In 1941 he died in North Hollywood, California from a heart attack.

Selected filmography


  1. ^ 'The Polite Lunatic at Close Quarters' - The Sketch 12 September 1900, pg. 327