Charles Walters, (born November 17, 1911, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.—died August 13, 1982, Malibu, California), American dancer, choreographer, and film director who was best known for his work on MGM musicals. His notable directorial credits included Easter Parade (1948) and The Unsinkable Molly Brown (1964).
Charles Walters was born in Pasadena, California, the son of Joe Walter and Winifred Taft Walter, who had moved from Tomah, Wisconsin. He changed his last name to Walters in the 1930s because he was "tired of misspellings".  Walters was educated at Anaheim Union High School (Class of 1930) and briefly attended the University of Southern California, Los Angeles .
Apr 25, 2017 · Charles Walters is one of the few directors who started not only as a performer, but as an acclaimed performer, on Broadway no less. He directed at MGM during its peak Freed unit years, helming some of their biggest hits, yet has rarely been accorded the attention that other musical directors such as Minnelli and Berkeley have received.
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Charles Walters. (Film Director, Choreographer) Charles Walters was a Hollywood choreographer and film director. He was known for the comedies and musicals that he worked on since 1940s through the 1960s for ‘Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer’ Studios Inc (‘MGM’), the famous American media company. He remained a dancer himself who choreographed several ‘Broadway’ musicals like ‘Let’s Face It!’ and ‘Sing Out the News’ prior to his innings with the ‘MGM’.
Charles Walters was born on November 17, 1911 in Pasadena, California, USA. He was a director and actor, known for Lili (1953), The Unsinkable Molly Brown (1964) and Ask Any Girl (1959). He died on August 13, 1982 in Malibu, California, USA. Trivia (7) Educated at USC. Biography in: John Wakeman, editor.
Charles Walters was born on 17 November 1911 in Pasadena, California, USA. He was a director and actor, known for Lili (1953), The Unsinkable Molly Brown (1964) and Ask Any Girl (1959). He died on 13 August 1982 in Malibu, California, USA. November 17, 1911 Died August 13, 1982 (70) Add to list Nominated for 1 Oscar 3 wins & 8 nominations total
Charles Walters, Acres U.S.A. founder “I didn’t have the money to buy a paper, so I started one,” said Charles Walters in 1995, remembering the origins of Acres U.S.A. for the journal’s 25th-anniversary issue. “I wanted the freedom that went with making my own decisions without the blessings of higher approved authority.”