“Charlie Chaplin” was a legendary comic actor filmmaker and composer. He was born at East Street Walworth, in South London on 16th April, 1889. His father’s name was Charles Chaplin Sr. and mother’s name of Hannah Chaplin. His father was a singer and mother was an actress. His childhood was marked by poverty and struggle. His parents did not earn much and hence he started to work.
At a work house at the age of 7 in 1898 his mother was admitted to mental Asylum and his father became a severe alcoholic and he was left to fend for himself. He became a member of the Mel dance troupe,” The Eight Lancashire lads” and toured across the music halls in Great Britain, all through 1899 and 1900. In 1903 he was cast in her first show titled Jim a romance of Cockayne, in which he played the role of a newsboy. From October 1903 to June 1904, he traveled with Saintsbury, and his play where immensely successful. In 1906 he become part of the amateur comedy troupe “Casey Circus”. He performed comedy act with them and soon Rose to prominence when the troupe finished touring in July 1907. Chali was left without a job for a few months and lived with a family in kennington. In 1910 he played the lead role in the sketch Jimmy the fearless which was an immediate success. In 1913 is signed a contract for a period of one year with the New York Motion Picture company which promised him a pay of 150 dollar a week. He acted directed many films. In 1925 his academy award winning film “The Gold Rush” which he directed starred in and produced was released. “The gold Rush” was rated as second greatest playing in history by the critics of the The Brussels World’s Fair, a world world organisation of filmmakers. In 1928 his film “The Circus” was released in this 70 minute silence film he played the role of the Clown it was owner First highest grossing silent flims. Released in 1930 one of his most remembered films “Modern Times” is considered one of his most popular silent film it was selected to be preserved at The Library of Congress U.S and it was ranked 33rd on the American film Institute list of “100 Years… 100 Laughs, as one of the 100 funniest movie in America. He married four times and three of his marriages with Mildred Harris, Lita Grey, and Paulette Goddard ended in divorce. In 1943, he was married his fourth wife Oona O’Neill and the couple had 8 children together they remained together until his death. His last film was “A Countless from Hong Kong” released in the year 1967. He died in Corsier-sur-Vevy, Vaid Switzerland on 25 December 1977, at the age of 88. ” FAILURE IS UNIMPORTANT. IT TAKES COURAGE TO MAKE A FOOL OF YOURSELF” Said by “CHARLIE CHAPLIN”.
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