C. Lindsay Workman
C. Lindsay Workman in The Brady Brunch 1970
|Born||March 6, 1924|
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US
|Died||April 24, 2012 (aged 88)|
|Resting place||Oak Park Cemetery in Claremont, California, US|
Charles Lindsay Workman (March 6, 1924-April 24, 2012) was a character and voice actor who had a career in film and television that started in the 1950s and continued until the early 1990s. He has over 100 credits.
A familiar face to viewers, Workman was a prolific character actor whose busiest time was during the 1960s and 1970s where he had dozens of guest roles in television series'. He was also a voice actor and his work included Garfield and Mercedes Benz where he provided the distinguished voice for their commercials.
He grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. While still a child, he got his introduction to radio. He attended Pomona College and Yale University and there he studied literature and acting. During the 1950s, he was a member of the Scripps College theater department faculty. A family man, he was married and was the father of two children. He had also been active member of the Pacific Pioneer Broadcasters, something that meant a lot to him. He did community volunteering work for the Boy Scouts in the Los Angeles Area Council, and received awards for his service.
One of his earliest roles was in the television series, Blondie, playing the part of Mr. Knapp in the episode "Howdy Neighbor" in 1957. Also that year, he appeared in the series Sergeant Preston of the Yukon,
He died on April 24, 2012 in Claremont, California at the age of 88 following a short illness.
|1957||The Book of Acts Series||Silas|
|1960||Spring Affair||Wilbur Crane|
|1961||The Explosive Generation||Science Teacher||Uncredited|
|1965||At the End of the Rainbow||Prof. Antonio|
|1967||Doctor, You've Got to Be Kidding!||Courtney||Uncredited|
|1978||The One Man Jury||Judge|
|1991||The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear||Maitre'd|
- Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS) Official Emmy website - C. Lindsay Workman, Busy Character Actor of the 60s and 70s
- Claremont Courier, May 21, 2012 - C. Lindsay Workman
- Entora - Blondie1957, Season 1 » Episode 25, Howdy Neighbor
- TV.com - C. Lindsay Workman, CREDITS
- TV.com - Here Come the Brides Season 2 Episode 16, Debt of Honor
- Ultimate70s.com - 1970-1982 TV show guest appearances for C. Lindsay Workman:
- The Daily Reporter, Thursday, September 10, 1970 - Page 31
- CSFD.cz - Five of Me, The (TV film), Hrají:
- IMDb - C. Lindsay Workman (1924–2012), Filmography
- Variety, May 21, 2012 - C. Lindsay Workman dies at 88