Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin, renowned comic silent film icon, enjoyed a successful seventy-five year career as an actor, filmmaker, and composer. Born into a life of poverty and hardship in London, he began working before he was nine years old and rose quickly to fame for his persona « the Tramp. » One of the best known figures in the world during his heyday, Chaplin is still famous today for his myriad of iconic silent film roles.