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Charles Middleton
Born (1874-10-03)October 3, 1874
Died April 22, 1949(1949-04-22) (aged 74)
Occupation Movie & stage actor
Years active 1920-1949
Spouse(s) Leora Spellman

Charles B. Middleton (October 3, 1874 – April 22, 1949) was an American stage and movie actor. He appeared in nearly 200 movies and many plays. He played the evil emperor Ming the Merciless of the Planet Mongo in the three Universal Pictures Flash Gordon movie serials. He married movie actress Leora Spellman.


  • Flash Gordon (1936)
  • Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars (1938)
  • Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe (1940)
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