How many times did Charles Laughton play Captain Kidd? July 12, 2020January 12, 2012 by Pamela Landy Charles Laughton played Captain Kidd twice, in Captain Kidd (1945) and in Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd (1952). Related Answers How many movies did Boris Karloff make with Abbott and Costello? In James M. Barrie’s play Peter Pan (1904), how did Captain Hook lose his hand? How many times did William Powell play Florenz Ziegfeld? Which Marx Brothers movie featured Groucho singing “Hooray for Captain Spaulding”? How many times did Ralph Bellamy play the “other man” with whom Cary Grant had to compete for the heroine’s affections? How many times did Raymond Massey play Abraham Lincoln?