Charles Lane

Biography: Generally playing crochety fellows, ever-present character actor Charles Lane has been a fixture in movies and on TV for more than 60 years. A listing of his best-known films would encompass most of the great comedy and drama films of the 1930s-1990s. Look for him as early as 42nd Street (1933) and as recently as 1990s' sitcoms. On TV, he is best known for playing Mr. Barnsdahl on the first year of The Lucy Show (1962) and Homer Bedloe from 1963-68 on Petticoat Junction. He also appeared in Nothing Sacred (1937), Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936), Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939), Arsenic and Old Lace (1944), Teacher's Pet (1958), The Gnome-Mobile (1967) and scores of others.

Charles Lane's Scores

  • TV
Average career score: 47
Highest Metascore: 47 Living Biblically: Season 1
Lowest Metascore: 47 Living Biblically: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 1
  2. Negative: 0 out of 1
1 tv review
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
47 Living Biblically: Season 1 Feb 26, 2018 Barbershop Quartet 5.2
tbd St. Elsewhere: Season 6 Sep 16, 1987 Welty tbd
tbd Little House on the Prairie: Season 9 Sep 27, 1982 Jess Moffet tbd
tbd Mork & Mindy: Season 2 Sep 16, 1979 Judge Baker tbd
tbd Maude: Season 5 Sep 20, 1976 Dr. Pritchard tbd
tbd The Odd Couple: Season 3 Sep 15, 1972 Sid tbd
tbd Bewitched: Season 8 Sep 15, 1971 Charles Lane / Cushman / Roland tbd
tbd Bewitched: Season 7 Sep 24, 1970 Charles Lane / Harmon / Jameson tbd
tbd The Beverly Hillbillies: Season 9 Sep 15, 1970 Foster Phinney / Foster Phinney / Phinney tbd
tbd Petticoat Junction: Season 7 Sep 27, 1969 Homer Bedloe tbd
tbd Bewitched: Season 6 Sep 18, 1969 Charles Lane / Mr. Meiklejohn / Shotwell tbd
tbd Petticoat Junction: Season 6 Sep 28, 1968 Homer Bedloe / Bedloe tbd
tbd Green Acres: Season 4 Sep 25, 1968 Wilson tbd
tbd The Beverly Hillbillies: Season 7 Sep 25, 1968 Homer tbd
tbd Petticoat Junction: Season 5 Sep 9, 1967 Homer Bedloe / Homer Bedloe tbd
tbd Bewitched: Season 4 Sep 7, 1967 Charles Lane / Mortimer tbd
tbd Petticoat Junction: Season 4 Sep 13, 1966 Homer Bedloe / Homer Bedloe tbd
tbd F Troop: Season 2 Sep 8, 1966 Mr. McGuire tbd
tbd Get Smart: Season 1 Sep 18, 1965 Abner tbd
tbd Bewitched: Season 2 Sep 16, 1965 Charles Lane / Ed tbd
tbd The Munsters: Season 2 Sep 16, 1965 Holmes tbd
tbd Petticoat Junction: Season 3 Sep 14, 1965 Homer Bedloe / Homer Bedloe tbd
tbd Petticoat Junction: Season 2 Sep 22, 1964 Homer Bedloe / Bedloe / Homer Bedloe tbd
tbd The Andy Griffith Show: Season 4 Sep 30, 1963 Mr. Frisby tbd
tbd The Lucy Show: Season 2 Sep 30, 1963 Mr. Barnsdahl tbd
tbd Make Room for Daddy: Season 11 Sep 30, 1963 Mr. Baker tbd
tbd Petticoat Junction: Season 1 Sep 24, 1963 Homer Bedloe / Homer Bedloe tbd
tbd The Lucy Show: Season 1 Oct 1, 1962 Mr. Barnsdahl (1962-1963) / Barnsdahl / Mr. Barnsdahl tbd
tbd Dennis the Menace: Season 4 Sep 30, 1962 Mr. Finch / Charles Lane / Finch tbd
tbd The Beverly Hillbillies: Season 1 Sep 26, 1962 Hacker tbd