Charlie Brill (born January 13, 1938, Brooklyn, New York) is an American actor.

His first motion picture was in The Beast of Budapest. He also appeared in Blackbeard's Ghost, The Amazing Dobermans and Off the Wall.

He played Arne Darvin in the 1967 Star Trek episode "The Trouble with Tribbles" and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode "Trials and Tribble-ations"in 1996. He also played Capt. Harry Lipschitz on the long running series Silk Stalkings.

He and his wife Mitzi McCall performed sketch comedy on The Ed Sullivan Show on the same episode as the Beatles first appearance, February 9, 1964 (see illustration). McCall played Mrs. Lipschitz on Silk Stalkings. Brill was a frequent panelist on the 1970s revival of Match Game and, along with wife Mitzi, the celebrity-couples gameshow Tattletales.

Brill and his wife are actress Melissa Gilbert's godparents.

The couple has a daughter, L.A.-based yoga teacher Jenny Brill. They were interviewed in 2005 for the "Big Break" episode of PRI radio program This American Life, regarding their Beatles-Sullivan experience, including a dressing room encounter with John Lennon.

Voice Acting

Brill has also been working as a voice actor in animation. On television, he supplied the voice of the main character Grimmy in the animated series of Mother Goose and Grimm (which also starred Mitz McCall) as well as in film, he did several voices in the two Flintstones feature films Hollyrock-a-Bye Baby and I Yabba-Dabba Do!.

He also voiced King Poppin' Lockin' and a tired artist in an episode of the hit Cartoon Network series Grim & Evil.

He has also voiced several other characters in three other shows by Hanna-Barbera including The Tom & Jerry Kids Show, Droopy, Master Detective and Yo Yogi!.

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