Charles Stanley Dutton was born on the 30th January 1951, in Baltimore, Maryland USA, and is an actor and director, the winner of three Emmy Awards in the category of the Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series and the Best Director of Miniseries or TV movie. He is also one of the recipients of Golden Globes and the Screen Actors Guild Awards. Charles is best known for his work on such films as “Alien 3” (1992), “A Time to Kill” (1997), “Random Hearts” (1999), “Gothika” (2004), “Secret Window” (2004) and “Legion” (2010). Dutton has been active in the entertainment industry since 1984.
How rich is the actor and director? Authoritative sources estimate that the overall size of Charles S. Dutton net worth is as much as $9 million, as of the data presented in the middle of 2016. Acting is the main source of his wealth, although he has added significant sums as a director, too.
Charles S. Dutton Net Worth $9 Million
In his early years, Dutton was convicted of manslaughter at 17 years of age’; previously he had already been caught for the possession of firearms, so, he spent more than ten years in prison in his youth. While serving his sentence he became so interested in acting that he went into training and able to be involved in acting classes. After his release, Dutton studied drama at Towson University in his hometown, and later earned a Master’s degree at Yale University.
Concerning his professional career, Charles S. Dutton made his film acting debut in “Cat’s Eye” (1985), a film adaptation of the book written by Stephen King. Since then he has starred in over 35 films, and more than sixty television films, not to count appearances in various TV series. The most successful roles Dutton has landed are in the films “Alien 3” (1992) directed by David Fincher for which he was nominated for the Saturn Award as the Best Supporting Actor, as well as “Cookie’s Fortune” (1999) directed by Robert Altman for which the actor was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award as the Best Supporting Male. Notable roles in television films have been in the roles of Boy Willie in “The Piano Lesson” (1995) for which he was nominated for the Golden Globe and Primetime Emmy Awards as the Outstanding Lead Actor, as well as the one of Charles Williams in “Blind Faith” (1998), for which Dutton was nominated for Independent Spirit and Screen Actors Guild Awards as the Best Supporting Male. Charles S. Dutton has been nominated for Emmy Awards three times, all in the category of the Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series after appearing in the series “Oz” (1998), “The Practice” (2001) and “Without a Trace” (2002). Recently, he was in the main cast of the thriller film “The Perfect Guy” (2015) directed by David M. Rosenthal, and television film “Bessie” (2015) directed by Dee Rees.
Finally, in the personal life of the actor, Dutton married actress Debbi Morgan in 1989, but they divorced in 1994. They have no children.
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