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Chaplin, Sir Charles Spencer [Charlie] (1889–1977), film actor and director

Frank M. Scheide

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Chaplin, Sir Charles Spencer [Charlie] (1889–1977), film actor and director, is believed to have been born on 16 April 1889, at 8 p.m., in East Street, in the south London borough of Walworth. No birth certificate has ever been found. One of two sons of music-hall performers ...

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Subjects: Film

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