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Chaplin

Sir Charles Spencer, known as Charlie Chaplin. 1889--1977, English comedian, film actor, and director. He is renowned for his portrayal of a downtrodden little man with baggy trousers, bowler hat, and cane. His films, most of which were made in Hollywood, include The Gold Rush (1924), Modern Times (1936), and The Great Dictator (1940)
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"Almost Mozartian in its grace and charm," said Quint, "Chaplin's music is deceptively simple, yet speaks directly to your heart."
Chaplin's 78th minute winner - a minute after he came on - denied the Wearsiders a point in a frantic end-to-end clash.
But the fact that he missed one at Fleetwood - sending it high over the bar - has been an issue for much discussion in the Chaplin household where his kid brother Alfie has been putting him straight.
After the dark, intense soul-baring of his 2016 debut solo LP, The Wave - an album which addressed his battles with depression and substance abuse - Chaplin's decision to release a twinkly, feel-good Christmas album has certainly raised a few eyebrows.
For instance, today Keaton is considered Chaplin's only serious silent rival.
5 Chaplin became increasingly political, and his next film satirised Adolf Hitler.
"He gets to take part in slapstick gags, but the focus goes to Chaplin, the 'comedian'.
Highlights include Chaplin's near-manic state while cutting his film The Circus.
"I jumped at the chance when I knew it was about Charlie Chaplin. I play six characters and it's a great opportunity for any actor.
Rumours of Chaplin's link to the region have been muted for years, but in 2011 a secret letter was discovered by Chaplin's daughter in her father's bureau which passed to her following his widow Oona's death.
Chaplin tried to evade the officer's flashing blue lights but the policeman was able to follow the billowing plumes through country roads near Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire.
Chaplin of Hebron, Carmarthen, claimed the diesel pump linked to his exhaust was for smoking out moles.