John Charlesworth was born on November 12, 1935, in Hull, England. He was an actor, known for A Christmas Carol (1951), Tom Brown's Schooldays (1951) and The Children of the New Forest (1955). He died on April 2, 1960, in Birmingham, England. British juvenile actor of the 1950s, who committed suicide by gassing himself. He left a note saying "In this life, you can only let so many people down, then you realize you have gone too far!".