Charlie Chaplin

1889 - 1977

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Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin Jr. (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 most important figures in the history of the film industry. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charlie Chaplin has received more than 23,197,162 page views. His biography is available in 182 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 180 in 2019). Charlie Chaplin is the most popular actor, the 7th most popular biography from United Kingdom 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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Among actors, Charlie Chaplin ranks 1 out of 10,030After him are Marilyn Monroe, Sylvester Stallone, Bruce Lee, Alain Delon, Clint Eastwood, Al Pacino, Marlon Brando, Audrey Hepburn, Amitabh Bachchan, Anthony Hopkins, and Robert De Niro.

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Among people born in 1889, Charlie Chaplin ranks 2Before him is Adolf Hitler. After him are Martin Heidegger, Ludwig Wittgenstein, António de Oliveira Salazar, Jean Cocteau, Edwin Hubble, Jawaharlal Nehru, Ante Pavelić, Anna Akhmatova, Arnold J. Toynbee, 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, René Goscinny, Ludwig Erhard, Lutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk, Jacques Prévert, and Alexey Stakhanov.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Charlie Chaplin ranks 7 out of 6,924Before him are Isaac Newton (1643), William Shakespeare (1564), Charles Darwin (1809), Elizabeth II (1926), Adam Smith (1723), and Elizabeth I of England (1533). After him are John Locke (1632), Francis Bacon (1561), Winston Churchill (1874), James Watt (1736), Stephen Hawking (1942), and Ragnar Lodbrok (850).

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), Elizabeth Taylor (1932), Roger Moore (1927), Ian McKellen (1939), Maggie Smith (1934), Christopher Lee (1922), Michael Caine (1933), Alan Rickman (1946), and Liam Neeson (1952).

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