Lane was one of last survivors of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake.
Lane was the father of actor Tom Lane.
Before becoming a actor, Lane was a insurance salesman.
Lane has appeared in over 250 films.
Charles Lane's role as rent collecter in the movie It's a Wonderful Life inspired the snide humorless chracter known as Blue-Haired Lawyer on The Simpsons.
Charles Lane celebrated his 100th birthday in January by suggesting he was still "available" for work!