Charles Davies Lederer (December 31, 1906 - March 5, 1976) was an American film writer and director.
He was the son of actress Reine Davies and director/producer George W. Lederer. Nephew of Marion Davies. His first wife was Virginia Welles; second wife Anne Shirley.
In 1954, won three Tony Awards for Kismet: as Best Producer (Musical), as Best Author (Musical) with Luther Davis, and as co-author of the book who, with several collaborators, contributed to the Best Musical win.
He penned the screenplay for the classic 1951 science-fiction/horror film The Thing From Another World, and co-wrote the original 1960's Ocean's Eleven.