Sir Charles Spencer "Charlie" Chaplin, KBE (16 April 1889 – 25 December 1977) was an English comic actor, filmmaker, and composer who rose to fame in the silent era. Chaplin became a worldwide icon through his screen persona "the Tramp" and is considered one of the most important figures in the history of the film industry. His career spanned more than 75 years, from childhood in the Victorian era until a year before his death in 1977, and encompassed both adulation and controversy.
N°5 - GB - Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin (1889 - 1977)
The mad woman who turned Chaplin against women for life
Growing up, in the space of three months, Chaplin's family lived in six different garrets or basements. The boys pilfered goods from street stalls, and Charlie sometimes earned a few pennies by dancing outside the doors of pubs