Charlie Chaplin
Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin

  • English
  • Actor
Charlie Chaplin

Sir Charlie Chaplin was an English actor, comedian, writer, director, producer and composer who began his career as a music hall entertainer before travelling to the US with the Fred Karno company. There, he found significant, international success as an early silent film star, usually playing his comic "Tramp" character. He worked at various film studios throughout his career, eventually forming United Artists with a number of other stars of the day.

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Born
Tuesday 16th April 1889
Died
Sunday 25th December 1977
Full name
Charles Spencer Chaplin
Title
Sir Charlie Chaplin
Nationality
English

Awards

BAFTA Film Awards 1976
BAFTA Fellowship: Winner
Academy Awards (Oscars) 1973
Best Original Score: Nominee (Limelight (Charlie Chaplin))
Academy Awards (Oscars) 1972
Honorary Award: Winner
Academy Awards (Oscars) 1948
Best Original Screenplay: Nominee (Monsieur Verdoux (written by Charlie Chaplin))
Academy Awards (Oscars) 1941
Best Picture: Nominee (The Great Dictator (by and starring Charlie Chaplin))
Academy Awards (Oscars) 1941
Best Actor: Nominee
Academy Awards (Oscars) 1941
Best Original Screenplay: Nominee
Academy Awards (Oscars) 1929
Best Directing (Comedy Picture): Nominee
Academy Awards (Oscars) 1929
Best Actor: Nominee
Academy Awards (Oscars) 1929
Best Story: Nominee
Academy Awards (Oscars) 1929
Honorary Award: Winner

Credits

Year Production Role
2022 The Real Charlie Chaplin Self (Archive Material)
2020 Comedy Legends - Series 3
  1. E1 - Charlie Chaplin
Self (Archive Material)
2018 Great Lives - Charlie Chaplin Self (Archive Material)
2015 Perspectives: In Charlie Chaplin's Footsteps With Terry Jones Self (Archive Material)

Non-comedy TV and film credits may be found here:
Charlie Chaplin on IMDb

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