Charles W. Fries

Producer, Miscellaneous Crew, Production Manager

Producer, Miscellaneous Crew, Production Manager


A native of Cincinnati, Ohio, Chuck Fries graduated from Ohio State University, where he also received an Honorary Doctor oF Fine Arts degree. After serving in various production and administrative capacities in the entertainment industry, he became vice-president in charge of production for Screen Gems, the Columbia Pictures Television arm and ...
Birth date
1928-09-30
Awards
1 win.

Known For


Chosen Survivors
Chosen Survivors
Producer (1974)
Peacemaker
Peacemaker
Producer (1990)
Screamers
Screamers
Producer (1995)
American Flag
American Flag
Producer
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
ProducerSeeds of Yesterday
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
2015
ProducerIf There Be Thorns
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
2015
ProducerPetals on the Wind
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
2014
ProducerFlowers in the Attic
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
2014
ProducerScreamers: The Hunting
(Video) (executive producer - as Chuck Fries)
2009
ProducerThe Initiation of Sarah
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
2006
ProducerDeadly Web
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
1996
ProducerScreamers
(executive producer)
1995
ProducerDie Frau am Abgrund
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
1993
ProducerThe Last P.O.W.? The Bobby Garwood Story
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
1992
ProducerUnder Surveillance
(executive producer)
1991
ProducerChance of a Lifetime
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1991
ProducerMission of the Shark: The Saga of the U.S.S. Indianapolis
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
1991
ProducerSteel and Lace
(executive producer)
1991
ProducerLeona Helmsley: The Queen of Mean
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1990
ProducerDan Turner, Hollywood Detective
(Video) (executive producer)
1990
ProducerK-9000
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
1990
ProducerPeacemaker
(executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1990
ProducerDeathstone
(executive producer)
1990
ProducerMurphy's Laws of Golf
(Short) (executive producer)
1989
ProducerLady in the Corner
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
1989
ProducerThe Neon Empire
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
1989
ProducerPhantom of the Mall: Eric's Revenge
(executive producer)
1989
ProducerSmall Sacrifices
(TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - uncredited)
1989
ProducerBridge to Silence
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1989
ProducerThe Case of the Hillside Stranglers
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1989
ProducerTroop Beverly Hills
(executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1989
ProducerThe Siege of Firebase Gloria
(executive producer - uncredited)
1989
ProducerDeadly Intent
(Video) (executive producer)
1988
ProducerBegegnung mit einer Toten
(executive producer)
1988
ProducerDouble Standard
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
1988
ProducerViper
(executive producer)
1988
ProducerSupercarrier
(TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode) - Deadly Enemies (Pilot) (1988) ... (executive producer)
1988
ProducerAmerican Playhouse
(TV Series) (executive producer - 2 episodes) - Strange Interlude (1988) ... (executive producer) - For Us the Living: The Medgar Evers Story (1983) ... (executive producer)
1983-1988
ProducerCrash Course
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1988
ProducerDrop-Out Mother
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
1988
ProducerIt's Howdy Doody Time
(TV Special) (executive producer)
1987
ProducerFlowers in the Attic
(executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1987
ProducerDeep Dark Secrets
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
1987
ProducerBorn Famous
(TV Series) (production supervisor - 1987)
1987
ProducerFight for Life
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
1987
ProducerTimestalkers
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1987
ProducerLBJ: The Early Years
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
1987
ProducerBlood Vows: The Story of a Mafia Wife
(TV Movie) (executive producer - uncredited)
1987
ProducerThrashin'
(executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1986
ProducerOut of Bounds
(producer)
1986
ProducerSamaritan: The Mitch Snyder Story
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1986
ProducerThe Children of Times Square
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
1986
ProducerThe Right of the People
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
1986
ProducerTerror at London Bridge
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1985
ProducerToughlove
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1985
ProducerStarcrossed
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1985
ProducerSins of the Father
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
1985
ProducerThe Zany Adventures of Robin Hood
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
1984
ProducerJealousy
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
1984
ProducerThrough Naked Eyes
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1983
ProducerMemorial Day
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1983
ProducerCarpool
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1983
ProducerDempsey
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1983
ProducerCocaine: One Man's Seduction
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1983
ProducerRosie: The Rosemary Clooney Story
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
1982
ProducerIn Love with an Older Woman
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
1982
ProducerCat People
(producer - as Charles Fries)
1982
ProducerThe Ambush Murders
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1982
ProducerTwirl
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1981
ProducerBitter Harvest
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1981
ProducerLeave 'em Laughing
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
1981
ProducerHigh Noon, Part II: The Return of Will Kane
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1980
ProducerA Cry for Love
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1980
ProducerThe Children of An Lac
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1980
ProducerFor the Love of It
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1980
ProducerA Rumor of War
(TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 2 episodes) - Episode #1.2 (1980) ... (executive producer - as Charles Fries) - Episode #1.1 (1980) ... (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1980
ProducerRage!
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
1980
ProducerBogie
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
1980
ProducerThe Martian Chronicles
(TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 2 episodes) - The Martians (1980) ... (executive producer - as Charles Fries) - The Settlers (1980) ... (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1980
ProducerThe Two Worlds of Jennie Logan
(TV Movie) (executive producer - uncredited)
1979
ProducerSpider-Man: The Dragon's Challenge
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1979
ProducerThe Amazing Spider-Man
(TV Series) (executive producer - 14 episodes) - The Chinese Web: Part 2 (1979) ... (executive producer - as Charles Fries) - The Chinese Web: Part 1 (1979) ... (executive producer - as Charles Fries) - Wolfpack (1979) ... (executive producer - as Charles Fries) - Photo Finish (1979) ... (executive producer - as Charles Fries) - The Kirkwood Haunting (1978) ... (executive producer - as Charles Fries) Show all 14 episodes
1977-1979
ProducerThe House on Garibaldi Street
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
1979
ProducerFyre
(executive producer)
1979
Producer...And Your Name Is Jonah
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1979
ProducerSpider-Man Strikes Back
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1978
ProducerThe Winds of Kitty Hawk
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1978
ProducerThe Word
(TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 4 episodes) - Part IV (1978) ... (executive producer - as Charles Fries) - Part III (1978) ... (executive producer - as Charles Fries) - Part II (1978) ... (executive producer - as Charles Fries) - Part I (1978) ... (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1978
ProducerCrash
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1978
ProducerHuman Feelings
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1978
ProducerAre You in the House Alone?
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1978
ProducerBaby... I'm Back!
(TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes) - You Bet Your Wife (1978) ... (executive producer - as Charles Fries) - Olivia's Job Offer (1978) ... (executive producer - as Charles Fries) - Like Father, Unlike Son (1978) ... (executive producer - as Charles Fries) - Survival of the Fittest (1978) ... (executive producer - as Charles Fries) - A Day at the Races (1978) ... (executive producer - as Charles Fries) Show all 13 episodes
1977-1978
ProducerThe Initiation of Sarah
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1978
ProducerNight Cries
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1978
ProducerThunder
(TV Series) (executive producer - 12 episodes) - Thunder and the Indian Spirit Cave (1977) ... (executive producer) - Thunder and the Lady Prospector (1977) ... (executive producer) - Thunder and the Eagle's Nest (1977) ... (executive producer) - Thunder and the Mountain Lion: Part 2 (1977) ... (executive producer) - Thunder and the Mountain Lion: Part 1 (1977) ... (executive producer) Show all 12 episodes
1977
ProducerIntimate Strangers
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1977
ProducerHalloween with the New Addams Family
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1977
ProducerThe Greatest Thing That Almost Happened
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
1977
ProducerA Love Affair: The Eleanor and Lou Gehrig Story
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1977
ProducerThe Trial of Lee Harvey Oswald
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1977
ProducerTerraces
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1977
ProducerThe Spell
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1977
ProducerNight Drive
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1977
ProducerStalk the Wild Child
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
1976
ProducerHow to Break Up a Happy Divorce
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1976
ProducerFrancis Gary Powers: The True Story of the U-2 Spy Incident
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1976
ProducerThe Million Dollar Rip-Off
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1976
ProducerThe World About Us
(TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 3 episodes) - Lions of the Serengeti (1976) ... (executive producer) - The Baboons of Gombe (1975) ... (executive producer) - The Wild Dogs of Africa (1973) ... (executive producer)
1973-1976
ProducerThe Call of the Wild
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1976
ProducerTwin Detectives
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1976
ProducerLouis Armstrong - Chicago Style
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
1976
ProducerFoster & Laurie
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1975
ProducerHey, I'm Alive
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1975
ProducerLast Hours Before Morning
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1975
ProducerSomeone I Touched
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
1975
ProducerThe Secret Night Caller
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1975
ProducerThe Hatfields and the McCoys
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1975
ProducerBetrayal
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1974
ProducerPunch and Jody
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1974
ProducerStrange Homecoming
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
1974
ProducerWhere Have All the People Gone
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1974
ProducerThe Strange and Deadly Occurrence
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1974
ProducerTerror on the 40th Floor
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1974
ProducerHurricane
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1974
ProducerChosen Survivors
(producer - as Charles Fries)
1974
ProducerGrandpa, Mom, Dad and Richie
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1974
ProducerFirehouse
(TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes) - False Alarm (1974) ... (executive producer) - The Watches of the Night (1974) ... (executive producer) - Randall's Pride (1974) ... (executive producer) - A Gift for Grumper (1974) ... (executive producer) - No Way Out (1974) ... (executive producer) Show all 13 episodes
1974
ProducerThe Michele Lee Show
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1974
ProducerAces Up
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
1974
ProducerCatch My Soul
(executive producer)
1974
ProducerIt's Good to Be Alive
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1974
ProducerScream of the Wolf
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1974
ProducerBreak Up
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
1973
ProducerMessage to My Daughter
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1973
ProducerABC Afterschool Specials
(TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode) - My Dad Lives in a Downtown Hotel (1973) ... (executive producer)
1973
ProducerLet the Good Times Roll
(Documentary) (executive producer)
1973
ProducerThe Vault of Horror
(executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1973
ProducerClass of '63
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
1973
ProducerHonor Thy Father
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1973
ProducerThe Norliss Tapes
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1973
ProducerGo Ask Alice
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
1973
ProducerHere We Go Again
(TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode) - After the Wedding Bells (1973) ... (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1973
ProducerArmchair Detective
(TV Series) (executive producer)
1972
ProducerA Great American Tragedy
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1972
ProducerSandcastles
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
1972
ProducerFootsteps
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
1972
ProducerThe Super
(TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes) - Joe's Extra Ticket (1972) ... (executive producer) - The Fat Cop (1972) ... (executive producer) - The Plague (1972) ... (executive producer) - Facts of Life (1972) ... (executive producer) - Joe's Affair (1972) ... (executive producer) Show all 10 episodes
1972
ProducerTales from the Crypt
(executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1972
ProducerHeat of Anger
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
1972
ProducerFuture Shock
(Documentary short) (executive producer)
1972
ProducerShe Waits
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1972
ProducerThe People
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
1972
ProducerPrimus
(TV Series) (executive producer - 2 episodes) - The Oil Rig (1971) ... (executive producer) - The Bearer of Light (1971) ... (executive producer)
1971
ProducerMurder Once Removed
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1971
ProducerThief
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
1971
ProducerA Tattered Web
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1971
ProducerMaybe I'll Come Home in the Spring
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Charles Fries)
1971
RoleTitleYear
Miscellaneous CrewThe Wackiest Wagon Train in the West
(executive - as Charles Fries)
1976
Miscellaneous CrewLouis Armstrong - Chicago Style
(TV Movie) (production executive)
1976
Miscellaneous CrewDusty's Trail
(TV Series) (executive vice president in charge of production - 26 episodes) - Pechango Berries (1974) ... (executive vice president in charge of production) - Day at the Races (1974) ... (executive vice president in charge of production) - John J. Callahan (1974) ... (executive vice president in charge of production) - The Cavalry Is Coming (1974) ... (executive vice president in charge of production - as Charles Fries) - Witches Trail (1974) ... (executive vice president in charge of production - as Charles Fries) Show all 26 episodes
1973-1974
Miscellaneous CrewFirehouse
(TV Movie) (executive vice president in charge of production - as Charles Fries)
1973
Miscellaneous CrewHeat of Anger
(TV Movie) (executive in charge of production - as Charles Fries)
1972
RoleTitleYear
Production managerSomeone I Touched
(TV Movie) (executive in charge of production - as Charles Fries)
1975
Production managerThe Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau
(TV Series documentary) (executive vice president in charge of production - 11 episodes) - Blizzard at Hope Bay (1974) ... (executive vice president in charge of production) - South to Fire and Ice (1973) ... (executive vice president in charge of production) - The Singing Whale (1973) ... (executive vice president in charge of production) - The Smile of the Walrus (1972) ... (executive vice president in charge of production) - A Sound of Dolphins (1972) ... (executive vice president in charge of production) Show all 11 episodes
1970-1974
Production managerDusty's Trail
(TV Series) (executive vice president in charge of production - 1 episode) - Witches Trail (1974) ... (executive vice president in charge of production - as Charles Fries)
1974
Production managerFirehouse
(TV Series) (executive vice president in charge of production - 1 episode) - Trapped (1974) ... (executive vice president in charge of production - as Charles Fries)
1974
Production managerMerv Griffin and the Christmas Kids
(TV Special) (executive in charge of production)
1973
Production managerThe World About Us
(TV Series documentary) (production executive - 1 episode) - The Wild Dogs of Africa (1973) ... (production executive)
1973
Production managerFootsteps
(TV Movie) (executive in charge of production - as Charles Fries)
1972
Production managerSecond Chance
(TV Movie) (executive vice president in charge of production - as Charles Fries)
1972
RoleTitleYear
ThanksHollywood Whores
(special thanks)
2011
ThanksOff the Menu: The Last Days of Chasen's
(Documentary) (thanks - as Charles Fries)
1997
RoleTitleYear
SelfThe Spider-Man Story
(TV Movie documentary) Self (as Chuck Fries)
2002
SelfOff the Menu: The Last Days of Chasen's
(Documentary) Self (as Chuck Fries)
1997