- Charles,1899–1962, U.S. actor, born in England.
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Before Vernon can advance a claim, there will be weeping at Laughton.
But you were good enough to ask me to paint you a couple of pictures for Laughton.
To him descended the ancient heritage of Laughton, and he promised to enjoy it long.
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While I write, fair children play under the cedars of Laughton.
- Charles. 1899–1962, US actor, born in England: noted esp for his films of the 1930s, such as The Private Life of Henry VIII (1933), for which he won an Oscar, and Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)