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English-born American stage and film actor and director

Charles Laughton is ...

Dead
Born 1 Jul 1899 in Scarborough
Died 15 Dec 1962 in Hollywood
Age63 years, 5 months
Causekidney cancer
Correction?
Charles Laughton
Charles Laughton
Publicity photo for film The Barretts of Wimpole Street (1934).

About Charles Laughton

Charles Laughton (1 July 1899 – 15 December 1962) was an English stage and film actor, director, producer and screenwriter. Laughton was trained in London at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and first appeared professionally on the stage in 1926. In 1927, he was cast in a play with his future wife Elsa Lanchester, with whom he lived and worked until his death; they had no children. He played a wide range of classical and modern parts, making an impact in Shakespeare at the Old Vic. His film career took him to Broadway and then Hollywood, but he also collaborated with Alexander Korda on notable British films of the era, including The Private Life of Henry VIII. He portrayed everything from monsters and misfits to kings. Among Laughton's biggest film hits were The Barretts of Wimpole Street, Mutiny on the Bounty, Ruggles of Red Gap, Jamaica Inn, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and The Big Clock. In his later career, he took up stage directing, notably in The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial, and George Bernard Shaw's Don Juan in Hell, in which he also starred. He directed one film, the thriller The Night of the Hunter. Laughton has been seen by one actor as one of the greatest performers of his generation. Daniel Day-Lewis cited him as one of his inspirations, saying: "He was probably the greatest film actor who came from that period of time. He had something quite remarkable. His generosity as an actor, he fed himself into that work. As an actor, you cannot take your eyes off him."

He is also known as Laughton.

Death

Charles Laughton died on 15 December 1962 from spinal cancer and is buried at Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills)

Films

Charles Laughton has worked on the following films:

The Paradine Case
1947 American courtroom drama film, set in England
1947
Witness for the Prosecution
1957 American film
1957
The Barretts of Wimpole Street
1934 American film
1934
The Man from Down Under
1943 film by Robert Zigler Leonard
1943
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
1939 film by William Dieterle
1939
Jamaica Inn
1939 film by Alfred Hitchcock
1939
Island of Lost Souls
1932 film by Erle C. Kenton
1932
The Big Clock
1948 film by John Farrow
1948
The Old Dark House
1932 film by James Whale
1932
The Sign of the Cross
1932 film by Cecil B. DeMille
1932
Tales of Manhattan
1942 film by Julien Duvivier
1942
Young Bess
1953 film by George Sidney
1953
The Private Life of Henry VIII
1933 film by Alexander Korda
1933
The Suspect
1944 American film
1944
Salome
1953 film by William Dieterle
1953
Hobson's Choice
1954 film by David Lean
1954
It Started with Eve
1941 film by Norman Krasna, Henry Koster, Joe Pasternak
1941
Ruggles of Red Gap
1935 film by Leo McCarey
1935
The Blue Veil
1951 film by Curtis Bernhardt
1951
Captain Kidd
1945 film by Rowland V. Lee
1945
This Land Is Mine
1943 film by Jean Renoir
1943
Stand By for Action
1942 film by Robert Zigler Leonard
1942
The Canterville Ghost
1944 film by Norman Z. McLeod, Jules Dassin
1944
Forever and a Day
drama film (1943)
1943
Sidewalks of London
1938 film by Tim Whelan
1938
Arch of Triumph
American film of 1948
1948
The Bribe
1950 film by Robert Zigler Leonard
1950
Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd
1952 film by Charles Lamont
1952
Devil and the Deep
1932 film by Marion Gering
1932
O. Henry's Full House
1952 film by Howard Hawks, Henry Koster, Henry King, Jean Negulesco, Henry Hathaway
1952
Piccadilly
1929 film by Ewald André Dupont
1929
Payment Deferred
1932 American Pre-Code crime drama film
1932
They Knew What They Wanted
1940 film by Garson Kanin
1940
The Strange Door
1951 film by Joseph Pevney
1951
The Man on the Eiffel Tower
1950
Under Ten Flags
1960 film by Duilio Coletti, Carlo Lizzani
1960
The Tuttles of Tahiti
1942 film by Charles Vidor
1942
Rembrandt
1936 film by Alexander Korda
1936
White Woman
1933 film by Stuart Walker
1933
Wolves
1930 film by Albert de Courville
1930
Down River
1931 film by Peter Godfrey
1931
Because of Him
1946 film by Richard Wallace
1946