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|Also Known As:||Creighton Chaney,Creighton Tull Chaney,Creighton Chaney,Lon Chaney [Jr.]||Died:||July 12, 1973|
|Born:||February 10, 1906||Cause of Death:||liver failure|
|Birth Place:||Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA||Profession:||Cast ... actor boilermaker fruit picker butcher boy plumber|
Heavy-set character actor, mostly in horror films or westerns whose most famous role was as "The Wolf Man" in numerous films. Chaney also appeared out of monster makeup in support of Bob Hope in "My Favorite Brunette" (1947), and as the arthritic marshall in "High Noon" (1952), but his finest starring role was as the slow-witted Lennie in Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men" (1939).
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