Charles Lamont

Charles Lamont

director, writer, producer

Charles Lamont was born on May 05, 1895 in Russia. Charles Lamont's big-screen debut came with Going Crazy directed by Charles Lamont in 1926. Charles Lamont is known for That's the Spirit directed by Charles Lamont, Peggy Ryan stars as Sheila Gogarty and Jack Oakie as Steve 'Slim' Gogarty. The upcoming new movie Charles Lamont plays is Lay That Rifle Down which will be released on Jul 07, 1955.

One of the more prolific American directors, Charles Lamont entered films as an actor in 1919 and became a director in 1922. He churned out numerous one- and two-reel comedies for various producers, including Mack Sennett and Al Christie, and began directing features in the mid-'30s. Lamont was a staple of such independent studios as Chesterfield and Republic, for whom he turned out many action, western and comedy films, but he found his niche at Universal in the late 1930s, and directed several comedies for Universal's top comedy team of Bud Abbott and Lou Costello, including one of their best, Deux nigauds dans la neige (1943). Lamont also handled a number of Universal's Yvonne De Carlo Technicolor adventure extravaganzas, and helmed many entries in the studio's successful "Ma and Pa Kettle" series.

  • Birthday

    May 05, 1895
  • Place of Birth

    St. Petersburg, Russia

Known For

Movies & TV Shows