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Hannah Chaplin

1865 - 1928

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Hannah Harriet 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 actor and filmmaker Charlie Chaplin and his two half-brothers, the actor Sydney Chaplin and the film director Wheeler Dryden and grandmother of Jefferson Airplane drummer and songwriter 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 790,718 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Hannah Chaplin is the 1,548th most popular actor (down from 1,107th in 2019), the 1,598th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,281st in 2019) and the 225th most popular British Actor.

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  • 55.01

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  • 21

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  • 3.97

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  • 2.80

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Among actors, Hannah Chaplin ranks 1,548 out of 9,996Before her are Hugh Keays-Byrne, Bo Derek, Nicoletta Braschi, Zendaya, Brenda Fricker, and Daniel Davis. After her are Keith Carradine, Mariangela Melato, Richard Beymer, Jeanne Duval, Mikhail Ulyanov, and Jeff Daniels.

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Among people born in 1865, Hannah Chaplin ranks 62Before her are Anandi Gopal Joshi, Jovan Cvijić, Bronisława Dłuska, Princess Elisabeth of Saxe-Altenburg, Rafael Merry del Val, and Princess Olga Paley. After her are Friedrich Paschen, Eugene Botkin, Hantaro Nagaoka, Prince Kan'in Kotohito, Archibald Leitch, and Lucjan Żeligowski. Among people deceased in 1928, Hannah Chaplin ranks 45Before her are Bernhard III, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen, Léon Duguit, Antonio Abetti, Adolphe Appia, Alvin Kraenzlein, and Otto Nordenskjöld. After her are Ebenezer Howard, Francis Preserved Leavenworth, Hermann Sudermann, Edward Walter Maunder, Frank Dicksee, and Ulrich von Brockdorff-Rantzau.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Hannah Chaplin ranks 1,598 out of 7,765Before her are Joan of the Tower (1321), David Yates (1963), George Stubbs (1724), James Herriot (1916), Rick Davies (1944), and Philip Sidney (1554). After her are Paul Scholes (1974), Lionel Robbins (1898), Andy Gibb (1958), Paul Di'Anno (1958), Sean Harris (1966), and John Nelson Darby (1800).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Hannah Chaplin ranks 225Before her are Sarah Miles (1941), Glenda Jackson (1936), Peter Lawford (1923), James McAvoy (1979), Sam Worthington (1976), and James Fox (1939). After her are Sean Harris (1966), Penelope Wilton (1946), Trevor Howard (1913), Hugh Fraser (1945), James Cosmo (1947), and Geraldine James (1950).

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