Charles Lang

Charles Lang was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Lang's career in acting began with his roles in various films like the comedy "Hit the Road" (1941) with Gladys George, the musical comedy "Keep 'Em Flying" (1941) with Bud Abbott and the W C Fields comedy "Never Give a Sucker an Even Break" (1941). He also appeared in the comedy "Six Lessons From Madame La Zonga" (1941) with Lupe Velez and "Secret Enemies" (1942). He continued to act in productions like the action film "Guadalcanal Diary" (1943) with Preston Foster, "The Ghost Ship" (1943) with Richard Dix and "Roger Touhy, Gangster" (1944) with Preston Foster. He also appeared in the Edward G Robinson action movie "Tampico" (1944) and the action picture "Wing and a Prayer" (1944) with Don Ameche. During the latter half of his career, Lang wrote "The Magnificent Matador" (1955) with Maureen O'Hara, the Randolph Scott western "Decision at Sundown" (1957) and the Randolph Scott adaptation "Buchanan Rides Alone" (1958). In addition to his writing, Lang also appeared in "The Wolf Hunters" (1949) and the action flick "Killer Shark" (1950) with Roddy McDowall. Lang more recently wrote the Raymond Burr dramatic adaptation "Desire in the Dust" (1960).