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Charles Le Moyne (actor)

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Charles Le Moyne
Harry Carey and Charles Le Moyne in Sundown Slim (1920)
Carl Jonathan Lemon

(1880-06-27)June 27, 1880
Marshall, Illinois, United States
DiedSeptember 13, 1956(1956-09-13) (aged 76)
Hollywood, California, United States
Years active1915-1937

Charles Le Moyne (June 27, 1880 – September 13, 1956) was an American motion picture actor of the silent era. He appeared in 73 films between 1915 and 1937.


He was born Carl Jonathan Lemon[1] at Marshall, Illinois, on June 27, 1880, the son of Charles and Clara (née Martin) Lemon. Charles Lemon was a stonemason who later moved his family to Los Angeles where he worked as a railroad conductor.[2][3] Le Moyne was a favorite of actor/director Harry Carey, who once said that if Le Moyne was ever not available to play the heavy in one of his films, he would rather postpone production until the actor became free.[4] Le Moyne died in Hollywood, California on September 13, 1956, and was survived by two daughters and a son.[5]

Selected filmography


  1. ^ World War I Draft Registration
  2. ^ 1880 - 1900 US Census Records
  3. ^ California Death Index
  4. ^ Chronicle Telegram (Elyria, Ohio) - June 7, 1920
  5. ^ Los Angeles Times - September 15, 1956
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