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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Charlie Chaplin


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·        Charlie Chaplin, he was a legendary comic actor-filmmaker and confessor

·        He was born at East Street Woolworth in South London on 16 April 1889.

·        His father's name was Charles Chaplin senior and mother's name was Hanif Chaplin.

·        Father was a singer and mother was an actress.

·        His childhood was marked by poverty and struggle.

·        His parents did not earn much and hence he started to work at a workhouse at the age of seven.

·        In 1898 his mother was admitted to a mental asylum and his father became a severe alcoholic and he was left to fend for himself.


·        He became a member of the male dance troupe the eight Lancashire lads and toured across the music halls in Great Britain .

·        All through 1899 and 1900 in 1903 he was cast in his first show titled Jim a romance of Cockaigne.

·        In which he played the role of a newsboy from October 1903 to June 1904 he traveled with saints Barry and his plays were immensely successful.
·        In 1906 he became part of the amateur comedy troupe KC circuses he performed comedy acts with them and soon rose to prominence.

·        When the troupe finished touring in July 1907 Charlie was left without a job for a few months and lived with a family in Kennington.

·        In 1910 he played the lead role in the sketch Jimmy the fearlesses which was an immediate success in 1913.

·        He signed a contract for a period of one year with the New York Motion Picture Company which promised him a pay of $150 a week.

·        He acted and directed many films in 1925 his Academy award-winning film the gold rush.

·        Which he directed starred in and produced was released the gold rush was rated as the second greatest film in history by the critics of the Brussels World's Fair.

·        A worldwide organization of film makers in 1928 his film the circuses was released in this 70 minute silent film.

·        He played the role of a clown it was one of his highest-grossing silent films released in 1936 one of his most remembered films modern times is considered one of his most popular silent films.
·        It was selected to be preserved at the Library of Congress United States .

·        And it was ranked 33rd on the American Film Institute's list of 100 years100 laughs as one of the 100 funniest movies in America.

·        He married four times and three of his marriages with Mildred Harris Lita gray and Paulette Goddard ended in divorce.

·        In 1943 he married his fourth wife Oona O'Neill and the couple had eight children together they remained together until his death his last film was a countess from Hong Kong released in the year 1967.

·        He died in Corsair survived II vaud Switzerland on 25 December 1977 at the age of 88 failure is unimportant it takes courage to make a full of yourself said Charlie Chaplin.

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