Moll at the 39th Emmy Awards in 1987
Charles Richard Moll
January 13, 1943
Pasadena, California, U.S.
|Other names||Charles Moll|
|Alma mater||University of California, Berkeley (BA)|
(m. 1989;div. 1992)
(m. 1993;div. 2005)
Charles Richard Moll (born January 13, 1943) is an American actor and voice artist, best known for playing Aristotle Nostradamus "Bull" Shannon, the bailiff on the NBC sitcom Night Court from 1984 to 1992.Moll has also done extensive work as a voice actor, typically using his deep voice to portray villainous characters in animation and video games.
Moll was born in Pasadena, California, the son of Violet Anita (née Grill), a nurse, and Harry Findley Moll, a lawyer. 6 ft (1.8 m) by age 12. He kept growing until about 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m). He attended the University of California, Berkeley, and was a member of Kappa Alpha Order fraternity.He was tall early in his life, reaching
In the 1977 film Brigham , Moll (credited as Charles Moll) appeared as Joseph Smith, founder of the Latter Day Saint movement. Moll would go on to often portray hulking or imposing characters due to his height and deep voice. In 1979 Moll played the part of Eugene, a gangster on the TV series Happy Days in the episode "Fonzie's Funeral". In 1981, Moll co-starred with Jan-Michael Vincent and Kim Basinger in the movie Hard Country , and he also played the abominable snowman in the comedy feature film Caveman . The same year, he had a small part in the sitcom Mork & Mindy in the episode "Alienation".In 1982, he played the sorcerer Xusia in The Sword and the Sorcerer .
In 1983, he shaved his head for the role of Hurok in the science fiction B movie Metalstorm: The Destruction of Jared-Syn . [ citation needed ] Moll also used the Bull persona in commercials for Washington's Lottery.[ citation needed ]The producers of the TV sitcom Night Court liked the look so much in his audition that they asked him to keep it.
Moll played the role of Big Ben in the 1986 horror film House . He earned a Saturn Award nomination for the role. Moll made an appearance in the first episode of Highlander: The Series as Slan Quince, the villain who reunites Connor MacLeod with his kinsman and the show's protagonist, Duncan MacLeod. Moll made a guest appearance on Babylon 5 in the episode "Hunter, Prey" as a lurker criminal who was holding a VIP hostage, and as a gangster on Married... with Children . Moll made another guest appearance in the TV series Hercules: The Legendary Journeys , playing the cyclops in episode two, "Eye of the Beholder".
In Super Password, he appeared with Judy Norton Taylor, Nancy Lane, Markie Post, Gloria Loring, Florence Halop, Debra Maffett, Elaine Joyce, and Kim Morgan Greene, with Bert Convy as the game show's host from 1984 to 1987.[ citation needed ]
Moll plays himself in The Facts of Life (Season 9, episodes 1 and 2: "Down and Out in Malibu").
Moll appeared in The Flintstones and Casper Meets Wendy , both TV spin-offs. In 1999's But I'm a Cheerleader , Moll went against type and played a gay man who, with his partner (Wesley Mann), helps gay teenagers escape from a nearby camp where parents send their teenage offspring for conversion therapy.
In 2001 he played Hugh Kane, the ghost haunting a mansion in Scary Movie 2 . He played the drifter on the Nickelodeon show 100 Deeds for Eddie McDowd . In 2007, he played (along with M. Steven Felty) Kolchak Jefferson Stillwall in Anthony C. Ferrante horror movie Headless Horseman . In 2014, Moll appeared as a security guard on an episode of Anger Management with Charlie Sheen.
He can be heard in many animated film and cartoon productions, often as a villain with a deep, growling voice. Moll has voiced Two-Face in Batman: The Animated Series ,Scorpion in later episodes of Spider-Man: The Animated Series (the character was previously voiced by Martin Landau in earlier episodes) and the Abomination in most episodes of The Incredible Hulk (who was originally voiced by Kevin Schon).
Moll also provided voice work in the "Chill of the Night!" episode of Batman: The Brave and the Bold voicing Lew Moxon as well as briefly reprising Two-Face (who was currently voiced by James Remar at the time). His first role in an animated film was as a beat poet in Ralph Bakshi's American Pop .He starred as Norman in the animated series Mighty Max . He also voiced Vorn the Unspeakable, a Cthulhu-like character in an episode of Freakazoid! .
Moll voiced the Devil Hulk in the 2005 video game Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction . In the 2010 video game Dante's Inferno , he voiced Death (which he shared with Dee Bradley Baker) and King Minos.
|1977||Brigham||Joseph Smith||film debut |
credited as Charles Moll
|1980||Catalysm||James Hanson||credited as Charles Moll|
|1981||American Pop||Beat poet|
|1981||Hard Country||Top Gun|
|1982||Liar's Moon||Detective Roy Logan|
|1982||The Sword and the Sorcerer||Xusia|
|1983||Metalstorm: The Destruction of Jared-Syn||Hurok|
|1985||Night Train to Terror||Otto/James Hansen|
|1985||House||Big Ben||Nominated - Saturn award for Best Supporting Actor|
|1989||Wicked Stepmother||Nathan Pringle|
|1989||Murphy's Laws of Golf||Golf Police||Short Film|
|1991||Driving Me Crazy||Buzz|
|1992||Marilyn Alive and Behind Bars||Otto|
|1992||Let's Kill All the Lawyers||The Centurian|
|1993||Loaded Weapon 1||Prison attendant|
|1994||No Dessert, Dad, Till You Mow the Lawn||Boot Camp Sergeant|
|1996||The Secret Agent Club||Wrecks|
|1996||The Glass Cage||Ian Dexter|
|1996||Jingle All the Way||Dementor|
|1996||The Elevator||Man Nun|
|1997||Living in Peril||Fritz|
|1997||Snide and Prejudice||General von Ludendorf|
|1997||Little Cobras: Operation Dalmatian||Leader|
|1998||Casper Meets Wendy||Jules||Direct to video|
|1999||Foreign Correspondents||Man in bookstore|
|1999||But I'm a Cheerleader||Larry|
|2000||Shadow Hours||Homeless man|
|2000||That Summer in LA||Hotel Manager|
|2001||Spiders II: Breeding Ground||Dr. Grbac|
|2001||Evolution||Fire Training Inspector|
|2001||Scary Movie 2||Hell House Ghost|
|2002||Angel Blade||Carl Shank|
|2002||No Place Like Home||Deputy 'Dead Ned' Nussbaun|
|2002||The Biggest Fan||Harold Worden|
|2003||Dumb Luck||Special Agent Osborne|
|2003||The Work and the Story||Oliver Wendelle|
|2003||Cast and Mice||Cortez|
|2005||Diamond Zero||Detective Jackson|
|2005||Angels with Angles||Robert the bartender|
|2006||Nightmare Man||Captain McCormack|
|2007||Headless Horseman||Kolchak Jefferson Stillwall|
|2008||Thomas Kinkade's Christmas Cottage||Big Jim|
|2009||Love at First Hiccup||Store owner|
|2011||Assassins' Code||Ernest Altman|
|2012||Sorority Party Massacre||Kreeger|
|2013||Jurassic: Stone Age||Judge Holt|
|2015||Kids vs Monsters||Butler|
|2017||Circus Kane||Pale man|
|2018||Slay Belles||Officer Green|
|TBA||Whispers and Shadows||Simon Blake||Post-production|
|1978||Welcome Back, Kotter||Big Thug||television debut |
Episode: "Beau's Jest"
|1978||The Rockford Files||Ludes||Episode: "Three Day Affair with a Thirty Day Escrow"|
|1979||How the West Was Won||Mose||Episode: "The Enemy"|
|1979||Happy Days||Eugene||2 episodes|
|1979||The Jericho Mile||Joker Gibb||Television Movie|
|1979||Bigfoot and Wildboy||Lohr-Khan One||01 Episode|
|1979||B.J. and the Bear||Willie||Episode: "Run for the Money"|
|1979||The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo||Biker Leader Willie/Willi/Rufus||3 episodes|
|1979||Mark Twain: Beneath the Laughter||Stranger||Television Movie|
|1980||Buck Rogers in the 25th Century||Yarat||Episode: "Space Rockers"|
|1980||The Bad News Bears||Rust||Episode: "Lights Out"|
|1981||The Archer: Fugitive from the Empire||The Bovum Ferryman||Television Movie|
|1981||Best of the West||Prisoner||Episode: "The Prisoner"|
|1981||Here's Boomer||Harold, the Monster||Episode: "Camityville's Boomer"|
|1981||Laverne & Shirley||Louis Armstrong/Biker||2 episodes|
|1981||Bret Maverick||Sloate||2 episodes|
|1981||Mork & Mindy||Baba Gentle||Episode: "Alienation"|
|1981||The Time Crystal||Mayhu||Television Movie|
|1981||The Fall Guy||Ethan||Episode: "The Human Torch"|
|1982||T.J. Hooker||Mauler Mort||Episode: "Hooker's War"|
|1983||Savage Journey||Joseph Smith||Television Movie |
credited as Charles Moll
|1983||Remington Steele||Pimp||Episode: "Steele in the News"|
|1983||Fantasy Island||Omo||Episode: "Love Island/The Sisters"|
|1983||Alice||Hank||Episode: "Sweet Erasable Mel"|
|1983||Just Our Luck||Currently Unknown||Episode: "Uncle Harry"|
|1983||The Dukes of Hazzard||Milo Beaudry||2 episodes|
|1984||The A-Team||Churlisco||2 episodes|
|1984||Match Game-Hollywood Squares Hour||Himself||recurring role; 10 episodes|
|1984-1985||Body Language||Himself||recurring role; 13 episodes|
|1984-1987||Super Password||Himself||recurring role; 35 episodes|
|1984-1992||Night Court||Nostradamus "Bull" Shannon||series regular; 193 episodes|
|1985||Santa Barbara||Morgan Malone||2 episodes|
|1985||The $25,000 Pyramid||Himself||5 episodes|
|1986||Alvin Goes Back to School||Mr. Conroy||Television Movie|
|1986||Combat Academy||Col. Felix Long, Sr.||Television Movie|
|1987||If It's Tuesday, It Still Must Be Belgium||Currently Unknown||Television Movie|
|1987||The Facts of Life||Richard Moll||2 episodes|
|1987||Sledge Hammer!||Dr. Arthur Deco||Episode: "Hammeroid"|
|1989||My Two Dads||Nostradamus "Bull" Shannon||Episode: "Playing with Fire"|
|1989||Dream Date||The Man in the Theater||Television Movie|
|1989||Class Cruise||Saunders||Television Movie|
|1989||Monsters||Arturus||Episode: "The Demons"|
|1989||Murphy's Laws of Golf||Golf Police||Short Television Film|
|1989-1990||Out of This World||Skull Basher/Driver License Examiner||2 episodes|
|1990||227||Burnie||Episode: "Where Do We Go from Here?"|
|1990||The American Film Institute Presents: TV or Not TV?||Brain on Drugs Breakfast Guy||Television Film|
|1990||The Munsters Today||Gengas Khan||Episode: "It's My Party and I'll Die If I Want To"|
|1991||The Last Halloween||Hans||Television Short|
|1992||Highlander||Slan Quince||Episode: "The Gathering"|
|1992||Martin||Officer Warren||Episode: "The Great Payne Robbery"|
|1992||CBS Schoolbreak Special||Coach Hillman||Episode: "Words Up!"|
|1992-1994||Batman: The Animated Series||Harvey Dent / Two-Face / Bat Computer / Thomas Wayne / Anthony / Security Guard||14 episodes|
|1993-1994||Mighty Max||Norman||series regular; 40 episodes|
|1993-1994||Getting By||Boo||5 episodes|
|1994||Summertime Switch||Jimmy||Television Movie|
|1994||Due South||Zaleb Carney||Episode: "They Eat Horses, Don't They?"|
|1994-1995||Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman||John||3 episodes|
|1995||Hercules: The Legendary Journeys||The Cyclops||Episode: "Eye of the Beholder"|
|1995||Babylon 5||Max||Episode: "Hunter, Prey"|
|1995||Baywatch||Trapper||Episode: "Home Is Where the Heat Is"|
|1995||The Twisted Tales of Felix the Cat||additional voices||Episode: "Wet Paint/News Blues/Copy Cat" |
|1996||Adventures of Smoke Bellew||Currently Unknown||Television Miniseries |
|1996||Weird Science||Frankestein's Monster||Episode: "Searching for Boris Karloff"|
|1996||Married...with Children||Gino||2 episodes|
|1996||7th Heaven||Mike 'The Mutant' Mitchell||Episode: "Halloween"|
|1996||Superman: The Animated Series||Emperor Spooj||Episode: "The Main Man (Part 2)" |
|1996||Frekazoid!||Wolf Man/Vorn the Unspeakable||Episode: "Statuesque" |
|1996||Aaahh!!! Real Monsters||Big Bunny/Bunny/Gangster #1||2 episodes|
|1996-1997||The Incredible Hulk||Abomination, Homeless Man||Recurring role|
|1997||The Legend of Calamity Jane||additional voices||13 episodes; recurring voice role|
|1997||Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child||Dinky (voice)||Episode: "The Pied Piper"|
|1997||Sabrina, the Teenage Witch||Sergeant Slater||Episode: "Sabrina Gets her License (Part 2)"|
|1997||Spider-Man||Scorpion/Mac Gargan (voice)||Recurring role|
|1997-1998||The New Batman Adventures||Two-Face/Harvey Dent||2 episodes |
|1998||Cow and Chicken||TV Anchor/Chef||voice role |
Episode: "Sumo Cow/Comet!"
|1998||Oh Yeah! Cartoons||Kenny / Narrator / Driver||01 Episode|
|1998||The Ransom of Red Chief||Filthy McNasty||Television Movie|
|1999||The Parent 'Hood||Sam Bates||Episode: "Front Window"|
|1999-2002||100 Deeds for Eddie McDowd||Drifter||series regular; 17 episodes|
|2001||Call Me Claus||Brooding Claus||Television Movie|
|2001||The Defectors||Al||Television Movie|
|2002||The Zeta Project||Krick||Episode: "Lost & Found"|
|2002||Justice League||Java/Mr. Braddock||voice role |
|2002||Smallville||Mr. Moore||Episode: "Nocturne"|
|2007||The Fantastic Two||Duane Torn||Television Miniseries|
|2010||Cold Case||Chuck "French" Jaworski '10||Episode: "The Runaway Bunny"|
|2010||Batman: The Brave and the Bold||Lew Moxon/Two-Face||Episode: "Chill of the Night!" |
|2010||Scooby-Doo! Curse of the Lake Monster||Elmer Uggins||Television Movie|
|2012||Lake Effects||Old Vic||Television Movie|
|2013||Anger Management||Carlos||Episode: "Charlie and the Airport Sext"|
|2013||Ghost Shark||Finch||Television Movie|
|2015||Kirby Buckets||Mr. Bostwick||Episode: "The Rise and Fall of 4th Period"|
|2016||Pub Quiz||Berwick||Television Movie|
|1996||The Adventures of Batman & Robin Activity Center||Two-Face||Voice|
|1997||Fallout: A Post-Nuclear Role-Playing Game||Cabbot||Voice|
|1997||Outlaws||Gentleman Bob Graham||Voice|
|2005||The Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction||Devil Hulk||Voice|
|2010||Dante's Inferno||Death / King Minos||Voice|
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