Charles Knox Robinson
Voice of Hank Murray, various

Charles Robinson is best known on Adventures in Odyssey as his role as comedic nemesis Hank Murray. Charles Robinson graduated Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude from Princeton in 1958. His theatrical family opened his acting career at age three on Broadway. After college his first film was "Splendor in the Grass," to be followed by "The Singing Nun," "Shenandoah" and "Take Her, She's Mine." After "Tall Story," "The Pleasure of His Company" and "The Good Soup" all on Broadway, plus an army hitch, he and Mrs. Robinson set up house in Los Angeles--close to film work and his television appearances on, for instance, "Laramie," "The Alfred Hitchcock Show" and "Bachelor Father." He appeared in the 2001 Palm Canyon Theatre Productions Arsenic and Old Lace and "The Man Who Came to Dinner." His life-long entertainment career included his talents as an award-winning playwright, singer, songwriter, musician, linguist and magician. He and his wife, Joan, established the Torchlight Project, which had as its purpose aiding, empowering, and enriching the lives of impoverished and abandoned children in many foreign countries. He was a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Screen Actors Guild, AFTRA, Equity, Playwrights/Dramatists Guild and the Magic Castle.

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