Charlie Drake. Copyright: BBC
Charlie Drake

Charlie Drake

  • English
  • Actor, writer and comedian

Known for: The Worker (Charlie), Charlie Drake In... (Crew)

Charlie Drake. Copyright: BBC

London-born comedian, singer, writer and actor Charlie Drake enjoyed a long career including his own television series and numerous starring film vehicles. He was particularly successful during the 1950s and 60s, and released many hit novelty singles.

More information

Born
Friday 19th June 1925
Died
Saturday 23rd December 2006
Full name
Charles Edward Springall
Nationality
English

Awards

BAFTA Television Awards 1965
Best Light Entertainment Artist: Nominee

Credits

Year Production Role
1994 Paul Merton's Palladium Story Self
1991 Filipina Dreamgirls (as Charles Drake) Lionel
1988 Mr H Is Late Workman
1980 Rhubarb Rhubarb! Golfer
1979 The Plank Man with cake
1978 The Worker - Series 5 Writer
1978 The Worker - Series 5 Charlie
1972 The Charlie Drake Comedy Hour Host / Presenter
1971 Slapstick And Old Lace Host / Presenter
1970 The Worker - Series 4 Charlie
1970 The Worker - Series 4 Writer
1969 The Worker - Series 3 Writer
1969 The Worker - Series 3 Charlie
1967 The Charlie Drake Show Writer
1967 The Charlie Drake Show Various
1967 Mister Ten Per Cent Writer (Additional Material)
1967 Mister Ten Per Cent Percy Pointer
1967 Who Is Sylvia? Writer
1967 Who Is Sylvia? Charles Ramses Drake
1965 The Worker - Series 2 Writer
1965 The Worker - Series 2 Charlie
1965 The Worker - Series 1 Writer
1965 The Worker - Series 1 Charlie
1963 The Charlie Drake Show Writer
1963 The Charlie Drake Show Host / Presenter
1963 The Cracksman Writer
1963 The Cracksman Ernest Wright
1961 The Charlie Drake Show - Series 2
  1. E4 - Jester Minute
Writer
1961 The Charlie Drake Show - Series 2
  1. E4 - Jester Minute
Charlie
1961 Petticoat Pirates Actor
1960 Charlie Drake's Christmas Show Host / Presenter
1960 Sands Of The Desert Writer (Additional Material)
1960 Sands Of The Desert Charles Sands
1958 The Charlie Drake Show Host / Presenter
1958 Charlie Drake In... Crew
1958 Charlie Drake In... Actor
1957 Laughter In Store Writer
1957 Laughter In Store Actor
1957 Drake's Progress Crew
1957 Drake's Progress Actor
1955 Mick And Montmorency Crew
1955 Mick And Montmorency Actor
1954 Charlie Drake And Jack Edwardes Crew
1954 Charlie Drake And Jack Edwardes Actor

Non-comedy TV and film credits may be found here:
Charlie Drake on IMDb

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