Chuck Baldra (Chuck Baldra)

Chuck Baldra

Actor and Musician. Born in Albany, Oregon to Thomas and Olla DoBord Baldra, his full name was Charles Maurice Baldra. He was a member of various singing groups, including the Arizona Wranglers and Range Riders. He began his acting career in the 1920’s and did henchmen roles and often portrayed one of the cowhands sittin’ around a campfire singing and playing tunes. Known in other movies of the 1930’s such as The Secret Menace in 1931, The Lawless Nineties in 1936 and The man from Texas in 1939. He was married to Marion. He was a member of the 6 bar cowboys and a World War I veteran, serving as a Private in the 8th Division Ambulance Company. Charles appeared in at least 115 Westerns through out his career. He was killed instantly in 1949 when his car collided with a passenger train. He was 48 years old. (bio by: Shock)  Family links:  Parents:  Thomas E. Baldra (1870 – 1940)  Olive M DeBord Baldra (1864 – 1942)  Spouse:  Marion Anne Baldra (1902 – 1979)*  Sibling:  Hugh Hartwell Baldra (1892 – 1967)**  Chuck Baldra (1899 – 1949) *Calculated relationship**Half-sibling

Born

  • August, 18, 1899
  • USA

Died

  • May, 05, 1949
  • USA

Cemetery

  • Oakwood Memorial Park
  • California
  • USA

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