October 30, 1926
June 18, 1994
Charles Woolf was an actor with a strong presence in film throughout his Hollywood career. Woolf started his acting career landing roles in such films as the Diana Ross biopic "Lady Sings the Blues" (1972), "Last of the Red Hot Lovers" (1972) and the horror feature "Private Parts" (1972) with Ayn Ruymen. He also appeared in the Michael Callan comedy "Frasier, The Sensuous Lion" (1973) and the comedy "Darktown Strutters" (1975) with Trina Parks. Woolf continued to lend his vocal talents for roles in films like "The Mouse and His Child" (1977). throughout the seventies and the eightiesIn addition to his voice work, he appeared on camera in "Sheila Levine Is Dead and Living in New York" (1975) with Jeannie Berlin and "No Way Back" (1976). During the latter part of his career, he continued to act in "The Incredible Shrinking Woman" (1981) starring Lily Tomlin, the comedy "Mr. Mom" (1983) with Michael Keaton and the Elvira comedy "Elvira, Mistress of the Dark" (1988). He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "Murphy Brown" (CBS, 1988-1998). Woolf more recently acted on "Quantum Leap" (NBC, 1988-1993).