Charles Hawtrey
Date of Birth
Nov 30, 1914
Birth Place:
London, England, UK


Birdlike, bespectacled British comic actor Charles Hawtrey was the son of a knighted theatrical star of the same name. On stage from age seven, Hawtrey earned his keep as a popular boy soprano on radio and in music halls. In the 1930s, Hawtrey frequently appeared in the films of Will Hay, playing one of the professorial Hay's cheekier students. Also during that decade, Hawtrey starred as radio's...