10 Things You Need To Know About Charlie Chaplin

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#1- Charlie Chaplin was born on 16 April, 1889, in London, England. His real name was Charles Spencer Chaplin.

#2- He started performing on stage at an early age. His first stage appearance came when he was just 5 years old.

#3- Chaplin's first silent movie was "Making a Living," a one-reel comedy, which was released in 1914.

#4- His first sound film was "The Great Dictator." Which was released in 15 October, 1940.

#5- Charlie Chaplin had a long career of 75 years in which he acted in over 80 films, including both silent and sound films.

#6- Charlie Chaplin married four times in his life and had 11 children.

#7- Chaplin was a multi-talented personality. He acted, wrote, directed, produced, edited, & composed the music for most of his films.

#8- During the 1950s, Chaplin was accused of having communist sympathies and later banned by the US government.

#9- In 1964, Chaplin published his autobiography called "My Autobiography." It covers his difficult upbringing, poverty, and rise to fame.

#10- He died on 25 December 1977, in Vevey, Switzerland. At the time, he had a net worth of around $100 million.

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