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Charles Chaplin

Charles Chaplin



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Kid (Silent) ... Originally released in 1921. Directed by Charles Chaplin. Starring Charles... more info $5.95was $6.98 Buy Now

Gold Rush... The first feature-length comedy by Charlie Chaplin (MODERN TIMES)-which charts a... more info $29.95was $39.95 Buy Now

The Kid... Charlie Chaplin was already an international star when he decided to break out... more info $22.95was $29.95 Buy Now

City Lights... The most cherished film by Charlie Chaplin (Modern Times) is also his ultimate... more info $22.95was $29.95 Buy Now

Dog's Life ... Chaplins classic character, The Tramp, strives to succeed in the big city with... more info $11.95was $10.99 Buy Now

Also Known As: Died: December 25, 1977
Born: April 16, 1889 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: London, England, GB Profession: Cast ...


companion: Hetty Kelly. First love; met in 1908; died in 1918 in England.
companion: Peggy Pearce. Actor. Dated in 1914.
wife: Mildred Harris. Married in 1918; divorced in 1920; born on November 29, 1901; died on July 20, 1944.
companion: Pola Negri. Actor. Had on-again, off-again romance from c. 1923 to 1924.
wife: Lillita MacMurray. Actor. Born on April 15, 1908; married in 1924; divorced in 1927; died at age 87 on December 29, 1995 in Woodland Hills, California; Chaplin cast her in his "The Kid" when she was 12 and the two were married when she was 16; when they divorced Grey received $825,000, the then-largest divorce settlement in American history.
companion: Louise Brooks. Actor, dancer. Had relationship in summer 1925.
wife: Paulette Goddard. Actor. Married c. 1933, divorced in 1942; some controversy has surrounded exactly when the two were married; Goddard acted opposite Chaplin in his films "Modern Times" (1936) and "The Great Dictator" (1940); born on June 3, 1911; died on April 23, 1990.
wife: Oona O'Neill. Married from June 1943 until Chaplin's death in 1977; daughter of American playwright Eugene O'Neill; met Chaplin in 1942 at age 17 when a Hollywood agent recommended her for a part in the unfilmed "Shadow and Substance"; renounced her American citizenship in 1954; died of pancreatic cancer at age 66 on September 27, 1991 in Corsier-sur-Vevey, Switzerland.

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