Charlie Chaplin

Charles Chaplin
04/16/1889 - 12/25/1977

Charlie Chaplin, best know for his silent film characters, began performing at a young age with his parents in London music halls (the English equivalent to vaudeville). He became a member of the Fred Karno comedy troupe at age 19, which brought him to America and to the stages of Seattle periodically between 1911-1913.

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Male
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Notable Roles: 
A drunk in "A Night in an English Music Hall"
Archibald Binks in "A Night in a London Club"
Archibald Binks in "The Wow-Wows"
Sources: 
Flom, Eric L. "Silent Film Stars on the Stages of Seattle." Jefferson: McFarland, 2009.