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Charles Kimbrough
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Charles Kimbrough

Charles Kimbrough is best known to television audiences for his work on Murphy Brown. On that show, Kimbrough starred as Jim Dial, FYI's stuffy anchorman, a newsman for 25 years who remarkably never developed any sense of humor.

His feature film credits include The Water Engine, The Good Mother, Switching Channels, The Seduction of Joe Tynan, The Front, Starting Over and It's My Turn.

On television, he has appeared on the series The Nanny and The Love Boat: The Next Wave, as well as in the movies-of-the-week Weekend War, A Doctor's Story and For Ladies Only.

He has appeared on Broadway in Sunday in the Park with George, which earned him a Drama Desk nomination; Company, which earned him a Tony Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor; Hay Fever, Same Time, Next Year, Candide, The Water Engine, The New Phoenix Repertory Theatre and Cop-Out.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2000.

Charles Kimbrough Facts

BirthdayMay 23, 1936 (86)
BirthplaceSt. Paul, Minnesota, USA

Selected Filmography

The Hunchback of Notre Dame II (2002)
The Wedding Planner (2001)
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)
Murphy Brown (1988)
Sunday in the Park with George (1986)
The Front (1976)
Luigi Pirandello's The Rules of the Game (1975)
Original Cast Album (1971)
Starting Over
The Land Before Time
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