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Charles Chaplin

Charles Chaplin



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


father: Charles Chaplin. Music hall entertainer. Born in 1863; left family when Chaplin was a young child; died of alcoholism in 1901.
mother: Hannah Chaplin. Music hall entertainer. Born in 1865; had breakdown after husband left; institutionalized for most of her remaining years; died in 1928; portrayed by her granddaughter Geraldine in the biopic "Chaplin" (1992).
half-brother: Sydney Chaplin. Actor, business manager. Born in 1885; handled most of brother's business affairs in the 1920s; died in 1965.
half-brother: Wheeler Dryden. Actor. Died in 1957.
son: Charles Chaplin Jr. Actor. Born in 1925; mother, Lita Grey; debuted in "Limelight" (1952) as one of the clowns; died in 1968.
son: Sydney Earl Chaplin. Actor, singer. Born on March 30, 1926; mother, Lita Grey; made film debut as the romantic lead of "Limelight"; starred in several Broadway shows in the late 1950s and 1960s including "Funny Girl" (1964).
daughter: Geraldine Chaplin. Actor. Born on July 31, 1944; mother, Oona O'Neill; debuted as street urchin in "Limelight"; portrayed her grandmother in biopic "Chaplin" (1992).
son: Michael Chaplin. Actor. Born in 1946; mother, Oona O'Neill; debuted in father's "A King in New York" (1957).
daughter: Josephine Chaplin. Actor. Born in 1949; mother, Oona O'Neill.
daughter: Victoria Chaplin. Circus performer. Born in 1951; mother, Oona O'Neill.
son: Eugene Chaplin. Born in 1953; mother, Oona O'Neill.
daughter: Jane Chaplin. Born in 1957; mother, Oona O'Neill.
daughter: Annette Chaplin. Born in 1959; mother, Oona O'Neill.
son: Christopher Chaplin. Actor. Born in 1962; mother, Oona O'Neill.
grandson: James Thieree. Circus acrobat. Made film debut in Peter Greenaway's "Prospero's Books" (1991).
granddaughter: Dolores Chaplin. Actor, model. Appeared in the film "The Ice Rink" (2000).
granddaughter: Kiera Chaplin. Actor. Born c. 1981; daughter of Eugene Chaplin.

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