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Sir Charles Spencer "Charlie" Chaplin, KBE (16 Aprile 1889 – 25 December 1977) wis an Inglis comic actor, filmmaker, an componer who rose tae fame in the silent era. Chaplin acame a warldwide icon throu his screen persona "the Tramp" an is considered ane o the maist important figures in the history o the film industry.[1] His career spanned mair nor 75 years, frae childhuid in the Victorian era till a year afore his daith at age 88, an encompassed baith adulation an controversy.

Charles Chaplin
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c. 1920
Born Charles Spencer Chaplin
16 Apryle 1889(1889-04-16)
Lunnon, Unitit Kinrick (unverified)
Died 25 December 1977(1977-12-25) (aged 88)
Corsier-sur-Vevey, Vaud, Swisserland
Naitionality Breetish
Ither names Charlie
Thrift Comic actor, film director, film producer, screenwriter, editor, componer
Years active 1899–1976
Relatives See Chaplin faimily
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  1. Cousins, p. 72; Kemp, pp. 8, 22; Gunning, p. 41, Sarris, p. 139, Hansmeyer, p. 3.