Biography

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.

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.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 147

Birthday 1889-04-16

Day of Death 1977-12-25

Place of Birth Walworth, London, England, UK

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Also Known As

  • Charles Spencer Chaplin
  • Charles Chaplin
  • Чарлі Чаплін
  • Чарлз Спенсер Чаплін
  • Charlot
  • Carlitos
  • 查理·卓别林
  • 찰리 채플린
  • チャールズ・チャップリン
  • צ'ארלי צ'פלין
  • تشارلي تشابلن
  • چارلی چاپلین
  • Τσάρλι Τσάπλιν
  • 찰스 스펜서 채플린
  • チャールズ・スペンサー・チャップリン

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2019 Hollywood : la vie rêvée de Lana Turner as (archive footage)
2018 Propaganda: Engineering Consent as Himself (archive footage)
2017 Chaplin in Bali as Himself
2016 Looking for Charlie: Or, the Day the Clown Died as Himself (archive footage)
2015 Looking for Mabel Normand as Himself (Archive Footage)
2014 Winston Churchill: A Giant in the Century as Himself (archive footage)
2014 A Night at the Cinema in 1914
2014 And the Oscar Goes To...
2013 Birth of the Tramp as Himself / Various Roles (archive footage)
2011 Dancing Chaplin as Himself (archive footage)
2010 Sigrid Holmquist as Himself (archive footage)
2008 Warner at War
2008 Mary Pickford: The Muse of the Movies as Himself (Archive Footage)
2007 Why Be Good?: Sexuality & Censorship in Early Cinema
2003 Trip to Bali as Himself
2003 Chaplin Today: The Gold Rush as (archive footage)
2003 Chaplin Today: City Lights as (archive footage)
2002 The Tramp and the Dictator as Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
1998 Charlie Chaplin: A Tramp's Life as Himself (archive footage)
1998 Star Power: The Creation Of United Artists as (archive footage)
1996 Chaplin's Goliath as Himself (archive footage)
1992 The Chaplin Puzzle
1988 The Making of a Legend: Gone with the Wind as (archive footage)
1983 Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage as Himself (archive footage)
1983 Unknown Chaplin (3 episodes) as Himself & in Out-Takes
1980 Charlie Chaplin: The Little Tramp as Subject of This Documentary (archive footage)
1976 It's Showtime
1975 Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? as (archive footage)
1967 A Countess from Hong Kong as An Old Steward
1965 Hollywood My Home Town as Himself
1964 The Big Parade of Comedy
1963 Hollywood Without Make-Up
1961 The DuPont Show of the Week (1 episode)
1961 Days of Thrills and Laughter
1960 When Comedy Was King as edited from 'His Trysting Place, ' 'The Masqurader, ' and 'Kid Auto at Venice.' (archive footage)
1960 Lifetime of Comedy
1959 The Chaplin Revue as Narrator / Various
1957 A King in New York as King Shahdov
1955 All in Good Fun
1953 The Academy Awards (1 episode)
1952 Limelight as Calvero
1950 The Golden Twenties as (archive footage)
1947 Monsieur Verdoux as Henri Verdoux
1941 The Charlie Chaplin Festival
1940 The Eternal Jew as Himself (archive footage)
1940 The Great Dictator as Adenoid Hynkel, Dictator of Tomania / A Jewish Barber
1938 Charlie Chaplin Carnival as Various Roles
1936 Modern Times as A factory worker
1933 The Film Parade as Himself (film clip from 'The Champion' (1915)) (archive footage) (as Charlie Chaplin)
1933 All at Sea as Himself
1931 Charly Chaplin in Wien
1931 City Lights as Tramp
1928 Show People as Himself (uncredited)
1928 The Circus: Premiere as Himself
1928 The Circus as A Tramp
1926 Camille as Mike
1925 The Gold Rush as The Lone Prospector
1923 A Woman of Paris as Station Porter (uncredited)
1923 Souls for Sale as Himself - Celebrity Director
1923 The Pilgrim as The Pilgrim
1922 Seeing Stars
1922 Pay Day as Laborer
1922 Nice and Friendly as Tramp
1921 The Idle Class as Tramp and Husband
1921 The Kid as A Tramp
1920 Golf Antics
1920 Charlie Butts In
1919 A Day's Pleasure as Father
1919 Sunnyside as Farm handyman
1919 The Professor as Professor Bosco
1918 The Bond as Charlie
1918 Shoulder Arms as Doughboy
1918 Triple Trouble as The Janitor
1918 A Dog's Life as Tramp
1918 How to Make Movies as Himself
1917 The Adventurer as The Convict
1917 The Immigrant as Immigrant
1917 The Cure as The Inebriate
1917 Easy Street as The Tramp
1916 The Rink as A. Waiter
1916 Behind the Screen as Goliath's Assistant - David
1916 The Pawnshop as Pawnbroker's Assistant
1916 The Count as Tailors apprentiee
1916 One A.M. as Drunk
1916 The Vagabond as Street Musician
1916 The Fireman as Fireman
1916 Police as Charlie, Convict 999
1916 Chaplin's Mutual Comedies as Various Roles
1916 The Floorwalker as Impecunious Customer
1915 A Burlesque on Carmen as Darn Hosiery
1915 A Night in the Show as Mr. Pest and Mr. Rowdy
1915 Shanghaied as Tramp
1915 The Bank as Janitor
1915 A Woman as Gentleman / 'Nora Nettlerash'
1915 Work as Izzy A. Wake's assistant
1915 His Regeneration as A Customer (uncredited)
1915 By the Sea as Stroller
1915 The Tramp as The Tramp
1915 A Jitney Elopement as Suitor, the Fake Count
1915 In the Park as Charlie
1915 The Champion as Challenger
1915 A Night Out as Reveller
1915 His New Job as Film Extra
1915 Chaplin's Essanay Comedies
1914 His Prehistoric Past as Weakchin
1914 Getting Acquainted as Mr. Sniffels
1914 Tillie's Punctured Romance as A Stranger
1914 His Trysting Place as Clarence, the Husband
1914 His Musical Career as Charlie, Piano Mover
1914 Gentlemen of Nerve as Mr. Wow-Woe, Track Fanatic
1914 Dough and Dynamite as Pierre
1914 Those Love Pangs as Masher
1914 Gentleman of Nerve as Fanático de carreras
1914 The New Janitor as The Janitor
1914 The Rounders as Reveller
1914 His New Profession as Charlie
1914 The Masquerader as Film actor
1914 Recreation as Tramp
1914 The Face on the Barroom Floor as Artist
1914 The Property Man as The Property Man
1914 Laughing Gas as Dentist's assistant
1914 Mabel's Married Life as Mabel's Husband
1914 Mabel's Busy Day as Tipsy Nuisance
1914 The Knockout as Referee
1914 Her Friend the Bandit as Bandit
1914 The Fatal Mallet as Suitor
1914 A Fair Exchange
1914 A Busy Day as Wife
1914 Caught in the Rain as Tipsy Hotel Guest
1914 Caught in a Cabaret as Waiter
1914 Twenty Minutes of Love as Pickpocket
1914 Mabel at the Wheel as Villain
1914 The Star Boarder as The Star Boarder
1914 Cruel, Cruel Love as Mr. Dovey
1914 His Favorite Pastime as Drunken Masher
1914 Tango Tangles as Tipsy Dancer
1914 A Film Johnnie as The Tramp, a Film Johnnie
1914 Between Showers as The Tramp, a Second Gallant
1914 A Thief Catcher as Cop
1914 Mabel's Strange Predicament as The Tramp
1914 Kid Auto Races at Venice as The Tramp
1914 Charlie Chaplin at Keystone (35 episodes) as Carlitos
1914 Making a Living as Edgar English, a Swindler

Writing

1992 Chaplin Book
1967 A Countess from Hong Kong Screenplay Author
1959 The Chaplin Revue Writer
1957 A King in New York Writer
1952 Limelight Screenplay Original Story
1947 Monsieur Verdoux Writer
1941 The Charlie Chaplin Festival Writer
1940 The Great Dictator Screenplay
1936 Modern Times Screenplay
1931 City Lights Screenplay
1928 The Circus Writer
1925 The Gold Rush Screenplay
1923 A Woman of Paris Writer
1923 The Pilgrim Writer
1922 Pay Day Writer
1922 Nice and Friendly Writer
1921 The Idle Class Writer
1921 The Kid Writer
1920 Charlie Butts In Writer
1919 A Day's Pleasure Writer
1919 Sunnyside Writer
1918 The Bond Writer
1918 Shoulder Arms Screenplay
1918 Triple Trouble Story Screenplay
1918 A Dog's Life Writer
1918 How to Make Movies Writer
1917 The Adventurer Story Writer
1917 The Immigrant Writer
1917 The Cure Story Screenplay
1917 Easy Street Writer Story Screenplay
1916 The Rink Screenplay
1916 Behind the Screen Writer
1916 The Pawnshop Screenplay
1916 The Count Screenplay
1916 One A.M. Writer
1916 The Vagabond Writer
1916 The Fireman Writer
1916 Police Writer
1916 The Floorwalker Screenplay
1915 A Burlesque on Carmen Writer
1915 A Night in the Show Writer
1915 Shanghaied Writer
1915 The Bank Writer
1915 A Woman Writer
1915 Work Writer
1915 By the Sea Writer
1915 The Tramp Writer
1915 A Jitney Elopement Writer
1915 In the Park Screenplay
1915 The Champion Writer
1915 A Night Out Writer
1915 His New Job Writer
1914 His Prehistoric Past Writer
1914 Getting Acquainted Writer
1914 His Trysting Place Writer
1914 Dough and Dynamite Writer
1914 The Rounders Writer
1914 The Masquerader Writer
1914 Recreation Writer
1914 Mabel's Married Life Writer
1914 A Busy Day Screenplay
1914 Caught in a Cabaret Writer
1914 His Favorite Pastime Writer
1914 Tango Tangles Writer
1914 A Film Johnnie Screenplay
1914 Between Showers Screenplay
1914 Mabel's Strange Predicament Screenplay
1914 Kid Auto Races at Venice Screenplay

Directing

1967 A Countess from Hong Kong Director
1959 The Chaplin Revue Director
1957 A King in New York Director
1952 Limelight Director
1947 Monsieur Verdoux Director
1941 The Charlie Chaplin Festival Director
1940 The Great Dictator Director
1936 Modern Times Director
1931 City Lights Director
1928 The Circus Director
1925 The Gold Rush Director
1923 A Woman of Paris Director
1923 The Pilgrim Director
1922 Pay Day Director
1922 Nice and Friendly Director
1921 The Idle Class Director
1921 The Kid Director
1920 Charlie Butts In Director
1919 A Day's Pleasure Director
1919 Sunnyside Director
1919 The Professor Director
1918 The Bond Director
1918 Shoulder Arms Director
1918 Triple Trouble Director
1918 A Dog's Life Director
1918 How to Make Movies Director
1917 The Adventurer Director
1917 The Immigrant Director
1917 The Cure Director
1917 Easy Street Director
1916 The Rink Director
1916 Behind the Screen Director
1916 The Pawnshop Director
1916 The Count Director
1916 One A.M. Director
1916 The Vagabond Director
1916 The Fireman Director
1916 Police Director
1916 Chaplin's Mutual Comedies Director
1916 The Floorwalker Director
1915 A Burlesque on Carmen Director
1915 A Night in the Show Director
1915 Shanghaied Director
1915 The Bank Director
1915 A Woman Director
1915 Work Director
1915 By the Sea Director
1915 The Tramp Director
1915 A Jitney Elopement Director
1915 In the Park Director
1915 The Champion Director
1915 A Night Out Director
1915 His New Job Director
1915 Chaplin's Essanay Comedies Director
1914 His Prehistoric Past Director
1914 Getting Acquainted Director
1914 His Trysting Place Director
1914 His Musical Career Director
1914 Gentlemen of Nerve Director
1914 Dough and Dynamite Director
1914 Those Love Pangs Director
1914 Gentleman of Nerve Director
1914 The New Janitor Director
1914 The Rounders Director
1914 His New Profession Director
1914 The Masquerader Director
1914 Recreation Director
1914 The Face on the Barroom Floor Director
1914 The Property Man Director
1914 Laughing Gas Director
1914 Mabel's Married Life Director
1914 Her Friend the Bandit Director
1914 Caught in the Rain Director
1914 Twenty Minutes of Love Director

Production

1967 A Countess from Hong Kong Producer
1959 The Chaplin Revue Director of Operations
1957 A King in New York Producer
1952 Limelight Producer
1947 Monsieur Verdoux Producer
1940 The Great Dictator Producer
1936 Modern Times Producer
1931 City Lights Producer
1928 The Circus Producer
1925 The Gold Rush Producer
1923 A Woman of Paris Producer
1922 Pay Day Producer
1921 The Kid Producer
1919 A Day's Pleasure Producer
1918 Shoulder Arms Producer
1918 A Dog's Life Producer
1917 The Adventurer Producer
1917 The Immigrant Producer
1917 Easy Street Producer
1916 The Rink Producer
1916 Behind the Screen Producer
1916 The Pawnshop Producer
1916 The Count Producer
1916 One A.M. Producer
1916 The Vagabond Producer
1916 The Fireman Producer
1916 The Floorwalker Producer

Editing

1936 Modern Times Editor
1931 City Lights Editor
1928 The Circus Editor
1925 The Gold Rush Editor
1923 A Woman of Paris Editor
1922 Pay Day Editor
1921 The Kid Editor
1918 Shoulder Arms Editor
1918 A Dog's Life Editor
1917 The Adventurer Editor
1917 The Immigrant Editor
1917 Easy Street Editor
1916 The Rink Editor
1916 Behind the Screen Editor
1916 The Pawnshop Editor
1916 The Count Editor
1916 One A.M. Editor
1916 The Vagabond Supervising Film Editor
1916 The Fireman Editor
1916 The Floorwalker Editor
1915 A Night in the Show Editor
1915 Work Editor
1915 The Champion Editor
1914 Recreation Editor
1914 A Busy Day Editor

Sound

2018 Optimism Music
1990 Stalin's Funeral Music
1967 A Countess from Hong Kong Music
1959 The Chaplin Revue Music Director
1957 A King in New York Music
1952 Limelight Original Music Composer
1947 Monsieur Verdoux Original Music Composer
1940 The Great Dictator Original Music Composer
1936 Modern Times Original Music Composer
1931 City Lights Original Music Composer
1928 The Circus Songs Music
1925 The Gold Rush Original Music Composer
1923 A Woman of Paris Original Music Composer
1922 Pay Day Music
1921 The Kid Original Music Composer
1918 Shoulder Arms Original Music Composer
1918 A Dog's Life Original Music Composer

Creator

1918 Filmografia Charlie Chaplin Creator
1914 Charlie Chaplin at Keystone Creator

Crew

1915 By the Sea Script

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