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Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin

  • Born on
    • April 16th, 1889
  • Died on
    • December 25th, 1977
Charles “Charlie” Chaplin (16 April 1889 – 25 December 1977) was an English comic actor, film director and composer best-known for his work during the silent film era. He used mime, slapstick and other visual comedy routines, and continued well into the era of the talkies, though his films decreased in frequency by the end of the 1920s. His most famous role was that of The Tramp, which he first played in Kid Auto Races (1914). From 1914 onwards he was writing and directing most of his films, by 1916 he was producing them, and by 1918 he was also composing the music for them. In 1919 he co-founded United Artists. In 1999, the American Film Institute ranked Chaplin the 10th greatest male screen legend of all time.

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Filmography

Acting (88 Credits)

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2014And the Oscar Goes to...
2003Charlie Chaplin His Life & Work as (archive footage)
1988The Making of a Legend: Gone with the Wind as (archive footage)
1967A Countess from Hong Kong as An Old Steward
1959The Chaplin Revue as Narrator / Various
1957A King in New York as King Shahdov
1952Limelight as Calvero
1947Monsieur Verdoux as Henri Verdoux
1940The Great Dictator as Adenoid Hynkel, Dictator of Tomania / A Jewish Barber
1936Modern Times as A Factory Worker
1931City Lights as Tramp
1928The Circus as A Tramp
1925The Gold Rush as The Lone Prospector
1923The Pilgrim as The Pilgrim
1923A Woman of Paris: A Drama of Fate as Station Porter (uncredited)
1922Nice and Friendly as Tramp
1922Pay Day as Laborer
1921The Kid as A Tramp
1921The Idle Class as Tramp / Husband
1919A Day's Pleasure as Father
1919Sunnyside as Farm Handyman
1919The Professor as Professor Bosco
1918A Dog's Life as Tramp
1918The Bond as Charlie
1918Triple Trouble as The Janitor
1918Shoulder Arms as Doughboy
1917The Adventurer as The Eel / Commodore Slick
1917The Immigrant as Immigrant
1917The Cure as The Inebriate
1917Easy Street as The Derelict
1916The Pawnshop as Pawnbroker's Assistant
1916The Rink as A. Waiter
1916The Count as Tailor's Apprentice
1916The Vagabond as Street Musician
1916The Fireman as Fireman
1916One A.M. as Drunk
1916Police as Charlie, Convict 999
1916The Floorwalker as Impecunious Customer
1916Behind the Screen as David - Property Man's Assistant
1915The Tramp as The Tramp
1915A Jitney Elopement as Suitor, the Fake Count
1915A Burlesque on Carmen as Darn Hosiery
1915A Woman as Gentleman / 'Nora Nettlerash'
1915A Night in the Show as Mr. Pest and Mr. Rowdy
1915Shanghaied as Tramp
1915The Bank as Janitor
1915In the Park as Charlie
1915A Night Out as Reveller
1915Work as Izzy A. Wake's assistant
1915His New Job as Film Extra
1915By the Sea as Stroller
1915The Champion as Challenger
1915His Regeneration as A Customer
1914Dough and Dynamite as Pierre
1914Cruel, Cruel Love as Mr. Dovey
1914Laughing Gas as Dentist's assistant
1914Mabel's Busy Day as Tipsy Nuisance
1914The Fatal Mallet as Suitor
1914The New Janitor as The Janitor
1914The Masquerader as Film actor
1914Caught in a Cabaret as Waiter
1914Gentlemen of Nerve as Mr. Wow-Woe, Track Fanatic
1914His Musical Career as Charlie, Piano Mover
1914A Film Johnnie as The Tramp, a Film Johnnie
1914His Favorite Pastime as Drunken Masher
1914Mabel at the Wheel as Villain
1914His New Profession as Charlie
1914A Busy Day as Wife
1914Mabel's Married Life as Mabel's Husband
1914Those Love Pangs as Masher
1914Recreation as Tramp
1914The Face on the Barroom Floor as Artist
1914The Rounders as Reveller
1914His Trysting Place as Clarence, the Husband
1914A Fair Exchange as Mr. Sniffels
1914Caught in the Rain as Tipsy Hotel Guest
1914Tango Tangle as Tipsy Dancer
1914The Star Boarder as The Star Boarder
1914Twenty Minutes of Love as Pickpocket
1914His Prehistoric Past as Weakchin
1914The Property Man as The Property Man
1914Kid Auto Races at Venice as The Tramp
1914Making a Living as Edgar English, a Swindler
1914Mabel's Strange Predicament as The Tramp
1914Between Showers as The Tramp, a Second Gallant
1914Tillie's Punctured Romance as Charlie, a stranger
1914The Knockout as Referee
1914A Thief Catcher as Cop (uncredited)

Himself (7 Credits)

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2005Douglas Fairbanks: The Great Swashbuckler as Self (archive footage)
2002The Tramp and the Dictator as Self (archive footage) (uncredited)
1983Unknown Chaplin as Himself & in Out-Takes
1940The Eternal Jew as Himself (archive footage)
1928Show People as Himself (uncredited)
1923Souls for Sale as Himself - Celebrity Director
1918How to Make Movies as Himself

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