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Charles Lane

1869-01-25 - 1945-10-17

Charles Willis Lane (January 25, 1869–October 17, 1945) was an American stage and film actor, active in movies from 1914 to 1929. Like many film performers born before 1900, Lane had extensive prior Broadway stage or regional theatrical experience. Lane can be seen in silent films usually as a silver-haired other man or confidant. Two of his best-known roles are Dr. Lanyon in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920) and Dr. Angus McPhail in Sadie Thompson (1928). From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.