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Eddie Charlton

Male; Australia (Australia); Born: 31 Oct 1929 (94 years) Died: 8 Nov 2004 (19 years)
Status: Amateur; First season as pro: 1967; Last season as pro: 1994; Best performance: Runner-up World Championship 1973 and 1975


Other: He lost the 1975 world final by just one frame (30-31) to Ray Reardon. Known for playing with a very straight cue action and rarely hitting the ball with any sidespin. final appearance at the Crucible came in 1992 where he was defeated 10-0 by defending champion John Parrott in the first round, the only recorded whitewash in the history of the World Championship until 2019.

1991/1992
World Championship (18 Apr - 4 May 1992)
Rd 1 England John Parrott (a) 10-0 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) Head to head
first-ever whitewash in Crucible history
Classic (1-11 Jan 1992)
Rd 1 England Rod Lawler (a) 5-3 Australia Eddie Charlton (a)  
World Seniors Championship (18-22 Sep 1991)
Final Wales Cliff Wilson (a) 5-4 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) Head to head

0-120 (87), 56-53, 74-19, 17-91 (63), 21-69 (53); 40-73 (55); 69-55, 88-17 (51), 77-8 (52)

SF Australia Eddie Charlton (a) 5-3 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head
QF Australia Eddie Charlton (a) 5-3 South Africa Silvino Francisco (a) Head to head
Rd 1 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) 5-0 England John Spencer (a) Head to head
1990/1991
World Championship (20 Apr - 6 May 1991)
Rd 1 England Neal Foulds (a) 10-7 Australia Eddie Charlton (a)  
World Championship Qual (22 Mar - 1 Apr 1991)
Q Rd 5 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) 10-2 England Ray Edmonds (a)  
Classic (1-12 Jan 1991)
Rd 3 Ireland Ken Doherty (a) 5-2 Australia Eddie Charlton (a)  
Rd 2 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) 5-1 England John Parrott (a) Head to head
Rd 1 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) 5-3 England Nigel Gilbert (a)  
Shoot-Out (26-28 Sep 1990)
Rd 3 Ireland Joe O'Boye (a) 79-4 Australia Eddie Charlton (a)  
Rd 2 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) 100-6 England Jack Fitzmaurice (a)  
Rd 1 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) 97-4 England Barry West (a)  
1989/1990
World Championship (13-29 Apr 1990)
Rd 1 England Steve Davis (a) 10-1 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) Head to head
Classic (2-13 Jan 1990)
Rd 2 Australia Warren King (a) 5-2 Australia Eddie Charlton (a)  
Rd 1 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) 5-2 England Bob Harris (a)  
1988/1989
World Championship (15 Apr - 1 May 1989)
Rd 2 England Tony Meo (a) 13-8 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) Head to head
Rd 1 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) 10-9 Canada Cliff Thorburn (a) Head to head
Classic (1-15 Jan 1989)
Rd 1 Wales Ray Reardon (a) 5-1 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) Head to head
1987/1988
World Championship (16 Apr - 2 May 1988)
Rd 2 England Tony Knowles (a) 13-7 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) Head to head
Rd 1 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) 10-7 South Africa Silvino Francisco (a) Head to head
Classic (1-10 Jan 1988)
Rd 1 Wales Colin Roscoe (a) 5-3 Australia Eddie Charlton (a)  
1986/1987
Classic (2-11 Jan 1987)
Rd 1 England John Parrott (a) 5-4 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) Head to head
1985/1986
World Championship (19 Apr - 5 May 1986)
Rd 2 Canada Kirk Stevens (a) 13-12 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) Head to head
Rd 1 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) 10-6 Wales Cliff Wilson (a) Head to head
Masters (26 Jan - 2 Feb 1986)
QF England Tony Knowles (a) 5-4 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) Head to head
Rd 1 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) 5-4 Canada Kirk Stevens (a) Head to head
1984/1985
World Championship (12-28 Apr 1985)
Rd 2 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 13-6 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) Head to head
Rd 1 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) 10-3 Australia John Campbell (a)  
Masters (27 Jan - 3 Feb 1985)
Rd 1 England John Spencer (a) 5-3 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) Head to head
1983/1984
World Championship (21 Apr - 7 May 1984)
Rd 2 England Jimmy White (a) 13-7 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) Head to head
Rd 1 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) 10-4 Wales Roy Andrewartha (a)  
Masters (22-29 Jan 1984)
Rd 1 England Jimmy White (a) 5-2 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) Head to head
Classic (8-15 Jan 1984)
QF England Mark Wildman (a) 5-4 Australia Eddie Charlton (a)  
Rd 1 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) 5-2 England Jimmy White (a) Head to head
1982/1983
World Championship (16 Apr - 2 May 1983)
QF England Steve Davis (a) 13-5 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) Head to head
Rd 2 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) 13-11 England John Spencer (a) Head to head
Rd 1 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) 10-7 England Les Dodd (a)  
Masters (23-30 Jan 1983)
SF Canada Cliff Thorburn (a) 6-5 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) Head to head
QF Australia Eddie Charlton (a) 5-3 Canada Bill Werbeniuk (a) Head to head
Rd 1 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) 5-3 England Tony Meo (a) Head to head
Classic (9-16 Jan 1983)
QF England Steve Davis (a) 5-4 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) Head to head
Rd 1 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) 5-2 England John Virgo (a) Head to head
1981/1982
World Championship (30 Apr - 16 May 1982)
SF Wales Ray Reardon (a) 16-11 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) Head to head
QF Australia Eddie Charlton (a) 13-11 England Tony Knowles (a) Head to head
Rd 2 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) 13-5 Canada Bill Werbeniuk (a) Head to head
Rd 1 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) 10-5 Wales Cliff Wilson (a) Head to head
Masters (26-31 Jan 1982)
QF Northern Ireland Alex Higgins (a) 5-1 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) Head to head
Rd 1 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) 5-4 England Jimmy White (a) Head to head
1980/1981
World Championship (7-20 Apr 1981)
Rd 2 Wales Doug Mountjoy (a) 13-7 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) Head to head
Masters (2-8 Feb 1981)
Rd 1 Wales Doug Mountjoy (a) 5-0 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) Head to head
1979/1980
World Championship (22-5 May 1980)
QF Canada Kirk Stevens (a) 13-7 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) Head to head
Rd 2 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) 13-12 England John Virgo (a) Head to head
Masters (6-10 Feb 1980)
QF England John Spencer (a) 5-2 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) Head to head
1978/1979
World Championship (16-28 Apr 1979)
3rd/4th Playoff Australia Eddie Charlton (a) 7-3 England John Virgo (a) Head to head
SF Wales Terry Griffiths (a) 19-17 Australia Eddie Charlton (a)  
QF Australia Eddie Charlton (a) 13-4 England Fred Davis (a) Head to head
Rd 1 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) 13-6 Wales Doug Mountjoy (a) Head to head
Masters (22-26 Jan 1979)
QF Northern Ireland Alex Higgins (a) 5-2 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) Head to head
1977/1978
World Championship (17-29 Apr 1978)
3rd/4th Playoff Australia Eddie Charlton (a) 7-3 England Fred Davis (a) Head to head
SF Wales Ray Reardon (a) 18-14 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) Head to head
QF Australia Eddie Charlton (a) 13-12 Canada Cliff Thorburn (a) Head to head
Rd 1 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) 13-12 England Willie Thorne (a)  
1976/1977
World Championship (18-30 Apr 1977)
QF Canada Cliff Thorburn (a) 13-12 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) Head to head
Rd 1 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) 13-5 England David Taylor (a)  
1975/1976
Masters (26-30 Jan 1976)
SF Wales Ray Reardon (a) 5-4 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) Head to head
QF Australia Eddie Charlton (a) 4-1 England Rex Williams (a)  
1974/1975
Masters (13-17 Jan 1975)
SF England John Spencer (a) 5-2 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) Head to head
QF Australia Eddie Charlton (a) 5-3 England Fred Davis (a) Head to head