Hannah Chaplin

1865 - 1928

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Hannah Pedlingham Chaplin (née Hill; 6 August 1865 – 28 August 1928), also known by the stage name Lily Harley, was an English actress, singer and dancer who performed in British music halls from the age of 16. Chaplin was the mother of Charlie Chaplin and his two half-brothers, the actor Sydney Chaplin and the film director Wheeler Dryden and grandmother of musician Spencer Dryden. As a result of mental illness, now thought to have been caused by syphilis, she was unable to continue performing from the mid-1890s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hannah Chaplin has received more than 479,332 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Hannah Chaplin is the 1,107th most popular actor (down from 966th in 2019), the 1,282nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,195th in 2019) and the 160th most popular British Actor.

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Among actors, Hannah Chaplin ranks 1,107 out of 10,030Before her are Lynn Cohen, Chris Cooper, Ellen Pompeo, Anne Wiazemsky, Brad Davis, and Mary McDonnell. After her are Joe Pantoliano, Victor French, Gino Cervi, Marisa Berenson, Lionel Barrymore, and Ralph Bellamy.

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Among people born in 1865, Hannah Chaplin ranks 50Before her are Patriarch Tikhon of Moscow, Shigechiyo Izumi, Rüdiger von der Goltz, Albrecht, Duke of Württemberg, Edith Cavell, and Abraham Isaac Kook. After her are Friedrich Paschen, Sabino Arana, Duchess Amalie in Bavaria, Rainis, Charles Bally, and Jovan Cvijić. Among people deceased in 1928, Hannah Chaplin ranks 38Before her are Alexander Bogdanov, Jan Toorop, Frederick II, Grand Duke of Baden, Alvin Kraenzlein, Léon Duguit, and Hideyo Noguchi. After her are Adolphe Appia, Bernhard III, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen, Antonio Abetti, Otto Nordenskjöld, Wilhelm Fliess, and Narayana Guru.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Hannah Chaplin ranks 1,282 out of 6,924Before her are Charles Algernon Parsons (1854), Robert Cecil, 1st Viscount Cecil of Chelwood (1864), Steven Gerrard (1980), Antony Flew (1923), David Edward Hughes (1831), and Tim Staffell (1948). After her are Jane Boleyn, Viscountess Rochford (1505), Joseph Paxton (1803), Jasper Tudor (1431), Catherine Eddowes (1842), William Caxton (1422), and Sarah Brightman (1960).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Hannah Chaplin ranks 160Before her are Vinnie Jones (1965), David Hemmings (1941), John Nettles (1943), Alfred Molina (1953), Sacha Baron Cohen (1971), and Martin Freeman (1971). After her are Julian Glover (1935), Robert Pattinson (1986), Claire Forlani (1971), David Warner (1941), Stephen Fry (1957), and Rosemary Harris (1927).

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