- Sir Charles SpencerCharlie, 1889–1977, English film actor, producer, and director; in U.S. 1910–52.
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That was pretty early in your career when you two were dating and appearing in films together like Chaplin and Only You.My Lunch with Marisa Tomei: The Actress on ‘The Realistic Joneses,’ ‘Girls,’ and de Blasio’s NYC
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Only the unloved hate,” Chaplin cried, “the unloved and the unnatural!
Hounded by the father of the surveillance state, J. Edgar Hoover, Chaplin gave up on America and retired to Switzerland.
It is too demanding, too frightening, to take Chaplin seriously.
Suddenly taking off: Huckleberry, Dashiell, Scarlett, Atticus, Chaplin, Zane, McKinley, and Lincoln.Hot Baby Names for 2014
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The casual observer is, doubtless, aware that Chaplin has an eye.
Perhaps Chaplin was the only man on the island who had any sympathy for him.The Trembling of a Leaf
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I told Chaplin I would tell you, because he ought not to be blamed, you know.
Chaplin leaned forward, addressing him, over the back of the seat.
He made me known to their Chaplin, who is a worthy, able man.Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete
- Sir Charles Spencer, known as Charlie Chaplin. 1889–1977, English comedian, film actor, and director. He is renowned for his portrayal of a downtrodden little man with baggy trousers, bowler hat, and cane. His films, most of which were made in Hollywood, include The Gold Rush (1924), Modern Times (1936), and The Great Dictator (1940)
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