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Charles Weldon
Charles Weldon
Charles Weldon appeared in the dual role of Alex Hacker/Miss Wallace in the Sanford and Son episode titled "The Stakeout" in Season 5
Vital Information
Gender: Male
Born: (1940-06-01) June 1, 1940 (age 77)
Birthplace: Wetumka, Oklahoma, U.S.
Occupation/
Career:
Actor
Years active: 1963-present
Family/Personal information
Related to: Ann Weldon, sister, actress
Character/series involvement
Appeared on/
Involved with:
Sanford and Son
Episodes appeared in: "The Stakeout" in Season 5
Character(s) played: Alex Hacker/Miss Wallace
Sanford and Son retro Wiki Script


Charles Weldon (born June 1, 1940) appeared in the dual role of Alex Hacker/Miss Wallace, first as Hacker, a criminal whom the police was trying to stakeout in the Sanford and Son episode titled The Stakeout (Season 6, Episode #4) and then his alias, Miss Wallace, whom Hacker was appearing in drag as, and whom Fred gets smitten with, not knowing that Miss Wallace is really Hacker in hiding!

CareerEdit

A versatile veteran actor of stage, film and TV, Charles, who was born in Wetumka, OK; his parents, who had also previously lived in nearby Holdenville, OK, where his sister Ann was born, soon relocated the family to Bakersfield, CA, when he was seven years old.

Weldon made his first appearance in Hollywood was in the 1967 film Who's Minding The Mint?. Over the course of his career, Charles has made numerous guest appearances on both sitcom and drama TV shows such as his appearance on Sanford and Son, CBS-TV's Kojak, ABC's The Streets of San Francisco, The Rockford Files and NBC-TV's Hill Street Blues. Weldon also made notable appearances in the Harriet Tubman TV bio film A Woman Called Moses (1976), where he appeared as Shadrack Davis, as John Bell in NBC's The Atlanta Child Murders TV film about convicted serial rapist/killer Wayne Williams, and the critically acclaimed ABC-TV Roots: The Next Generation miniseries (1979). Charles also made appearances in several noted films such as the Richard Pryor/Gene Wilder comedy Stir Crazy, the Oscar Award nominated Spike Lee film Malcolm X (1992), and the 1976 film River Niger [1], opposite fellow acting stalwarts James Earl Jones, and Cicely Tyson .

Theatre worksEdit

Charles has made numerous noted stage appearances such as "Jackson" in Cheryl L. West's Birdie Blue, at the Second Stage Theatre, in New York City in 2005, and as "Hedley" inAugust Wilson's Seven Guitars, while performing with the Signature Theatre Company in New York City in 2006. [2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. The River Niger at the Internet Movie Database (IMDb)
  2. http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0919714/otherworks

External linksEdit

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