• 17 August 1882
  •  Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands

Charles Judels


Charles Judels or Charles Judel was born in Amsterdam in 1882. starred on vaudeville in the early 1900s, made his Broadway stage debut in 'The Ziegfeld Follies of 1912'. highly talented chubby man who appeared in more than 130 American comedy and drama movies, an expert with dialects served him well throughout his career, his first film was a comedy 'Old Dutch' directed by Frank Hall Crane and starring Lew Fields for the Shubert Film Co in 1915, perhaps best remembered as the cheese-store proprietor in Laurel & Hardy's 1938 film 'Swiss Miss', he also did extensive work as a voice actor in animated films most notably as the voice of Stromboli in Disney's 'Pinocchio'. His last appearance on screen as a Danite Merchant in 'Samson and Delitah' in 1949.