Birth Date: January 21, 1925
Birth Place: Frankfort, Indiana, USA
Also Credited as: Charlie Aidman
Date of Death: November 7, 1993 / Age: 68
Location of Death: Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death: cancer
Biography: Charles Aidman originally planned a career as an attorney, but was sidetracked during World War II and naval officer training at DePaul university. During a speech class the instructor, who also headed the drama department, saw Aidman as ideal for a role in an upcoming play. "I did the play and enjoyed it. It was the first play I was in, in my life...I've been acting ever since."
Actor, author, director and composer, educated at the University of Indiana and the Neighborhood Playhouse. His New York off-Broadway stage work inluded parts in "Career", "The Cretan Woman", and others. He conceived, directed and acted in "Spoon River Anthology". Joining ASCAP in 1963, he collaborated with Naomi Caryl Hirshhorn in the songs "Spoon River" and "I Am, I Am".