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Charley Chase

Charley Chase
Personal information
Birth nameCharles Joseph Parrott
Birth dateOctober 20, 1893
Place of birthBaltimore, Maryland, U.S.
Date of deathJune 20, 1940(age 46)
Death placeHollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Cause of deathHeart attack
Resting placeForest Lawn Memorial Park
Other namesCharlie Chase, Charles Chase, Charles Parrott, Jimmy Jump
OccupationComedian, director, screenwriter, songwriter
Years active1912-1940
Influenced byHarold Lloyd
Lloyd Hamilton
InfluencedLaurel and Hardy
Our Gang
Leo McCarey
The Three Stooges
Spouse-Bebe Eltinge-1914-1940
RelativesJames Parrott (brother)

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Charley Chase (October 20, 1893 - June 20, 1940) was an American comedian, actor, screenwriter and film director, best known for his work in Hal Roach short film comedies. He was the older brother of comedian/director James Parrott.

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