Charles Nelson Reilly

Charles Nelson Reilly

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Charles Nelson Reilly (January 13, 1931 - May 25, 2007) was an American actor, comedian, director and drama teacher known for his comedic roles in theater, movies, children's television, animated cartoons, and as a panelist on the game show Match Game. Reilly was born in The Bronx, New York City, the son of Charles Joseph Reilly, an Irish Catholic commercial artist, and Signe Elvera Nelson, a Swedish Lutheran. When young he would often make his own puppet theater to amuse himself. His mother, foreshadowing his future as an entertainer, often would tell him to "save it for the stage." At age 13, he escaped the Hartford Circus Fire where over a hundred people died, and as a result, he never sat in an audience again through the remainder of his life.show more

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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 186g
  • Fer Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135996053
  • 9786135996050