Charles Chaplin

Charles Chaplin

English actor and director
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Charles Chaplin

Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin KBE (16 April 1889 – 25 December 1977) was an English comic actor, filmmaker, and composer who rose to fame in the era of silent film. He became a worldwide icon through his screen persona, "The Tramp", and is considered one of the most important figures in the history of the film industry. His career spanned more than 75 years, from childhood in the Victorian era until a year before his death in 1977, and encompassed both adulation and controversy.

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Full name at birth
Charles Spencer Chaplin
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Claim to fame
The Little Tramp
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Date of birth
16 April 1889
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Place of birth
London, England
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Date of death
25 December 1977
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Place of death
Vevey, Switzerland
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Cause of death
Natural Causes
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Resting place
Cimetière de Corsier-sur-Vevey, Corsier-sur-Vevey, Riviera-Pays-d'Enhaut District, Vaud, Switzerland
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Occupation
Actor, comedian, film director, film producer, screenwriter, editor, composer
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5' 5" (165 cm)
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Distinctive feature
  • Mustache
  • Black Derby Hat, Bamboo Cane, Baggy Pants, and Tight Jacket (Little Tramp Costumes)
  • Shuffling Walk, Gentlemen`s Poise, Nervous Smile, & Sensitivity To People Attacking Him (Mannerism)
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5
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