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Charlie Chaplin

1889 - 1977

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Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin (16 April 1889 – 25 December 1977) was an English comic actor, filmmaker, and composer who rose to fame in the era of silent film. He became a worldwide icon through his screen persona, the Tramp, and is considered one of the film industry's most important figures. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charlie Chaplin has received more than 32,328,437 page views. His biography is available in 187 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 182 in 2019). Charlie Chaplin is the most popular actor, the 10th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 7th in 2019) and the most popular British Actor.

Charlie Chaplin is most famous for his role as the Little Tramp in the silent comedy films, such as The Kid and The Gold Rush.

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  • 86.83

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  • 187

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 11.73

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.97

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Among actors, Charlie Chaplin ranks 1 out of 9,996After him are Marilyn Monroe, Sylvester Stallone, Grace Kelly, Alain Delon, Bruce Lee, Al Pacino, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Audrey Hepburn, Robert De Niro, Anthony Hopkins, and Brigitte Bardot.

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Among people born in 1889, Charlie Chaplin ranks 2Before him is Adolf Hitler. After him are Martin Heidegger, Ludwig Wittgenstein, Jawaharlal Nehru, António de Oliveira Salazar, Jean Cocteau, Edwin Hubble, Anna Akhmatova, Arnold J. Toynbee, Ante Pavelić, and Vaslav Nijinsky. Among people deceased in 1977, Charlie Chaplin ranks 1After him are Elvis Presley, Maria Callas, Vladimir Nabokov, Wernher von Braun, Anthony Eden, Roberto Rossellini, Ludwig Erhard, Lutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk, Jacques Prévert, René Goscinny, and Aleksandr Vasilevsky.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Charlie Chaplin ranks 10 out of 7,765Before him are Charles Darwin (1809), Elizabeth II (1926), John Locke (1632), Francis Bacon (1561), Elizabeth I of England (1533), and Winston Churchill (1874). After him are Stephen Hawking (1942), James Watt (1736), Henry VIII of England (1491), Queen Victoria (1819), Thomas Hobbes (1588), and Richard III of England (1452).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Charlie Chaplin ranks 1After him are Anthony Hopkins (1937), Sean Connery (1930), Richard Burton (1925), Roger Moore (1927), Maggie Smith (1934), Alan Rickman (1946), Ian McKellen (1939), Liam Neeson (1952), Elizabeth Taylor (1932), Rowan Atkinson (1955), and Cary Grant (1904).

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