Charlie Robinson, a veteran stage and display actor greatest recognized for his function on Evening Courtroom, has handed away. He was 75. Born on November 9, 1945 in Houston, Texas, Robinson started performing within the late Sixties, and Robinson’s performing profession started within the late Sixties, and by 1971 he had began a TV profession that may span a long time. With appearances on Lou Grant and Roots: The Subsequent Technology, and an uncredited apperance in Apocalypse Now, hundreds of thousands of viewers had seen his face no less than a couple of times earlier than he acquired his huge break as Mac on Evening Courtroom in 1984.
After Evening Courtroom, Robinson returned primarily to doing brief stints on exhibits or visitor appearances, apart from Love and Struggle, during which he appeared in additional than 50 episodes between 1992 and 1995. He would develop into a well-recognized character actor exhibiting up in every single place from The Contemporary Prince of Bel-Air to Mission: ALF to Touched By an Angel. Later, he would develop into a recurring visitor on the long-running sitcom Residence Enchancment, enjoying the function of Bud Harper.
He additionally stayed busy on the characteristic movie facet, though few of the flicks he appeared in have been as notable as his TV and stage work. He appeared in (amongst many others) The Home Bunny, Set It Off, Antwone Fischer, and Secret Santa.
In more moderen years, he had memorable roles on Hart of Dixie, Mother, and Love within the TIme of Corona, a pandemic-themed present on Freeform. Based on his IMDb entry, he nonetheless has quite a few tasks, together with the characteristic movie Underwater Upside Down, but to be launched. He was not, sadly, concerned with the deliberate revival of Evening Courtroom, which is anticipated to debut on NBC subsequent yr with The Huge Bang Principle’s Melissa Rauch and the unique sequence’s John Larroquette.
Robinson additionally earned quite a few awards for his roles on stage in productions like The Whipping Man and Fences.
Per The Hollywood Reporter, Robinson is survived by his spouse, Dolorita, kids Luca, Charlie, Christian, and Byron, grandchildren, nice grandchildren, daughters-in-law, and canine, “Nala.” They’re asking for privateness whereas they attend to the funeral preparations.
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