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Happy birthday, Charlie Chaplin!


Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin was born on 16 April 1889 in Walworth, London, United Kingdom and died during sleep in Vevey, Vaud on December 25, 1977 at the age of 88.


He was the first actor to appear on Time magazine and won one Oscar award for the movie “ Limelight “ in the best music category.


Charlie Chaplin once won third prize in a Charlie Chaplin look-a-like contest.


Due to suspicions of him being a communist, his imprints were removed from the Hollywood walk of fame and have been lost subsequently.


His body was stolen After he died in an effort to extort money from his family. Chaplin's body was recovered 11 weeks later after the grave-robbers were captured. He is now buried under 6 feet of concrete to prevent further theft attempts.

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