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actor, director, screenwriter

Lon Chaney is ...

Dead
Born 1 Apr 1883 in Colorado Springs
Died 26 Aug 1930 in Los Angeles
Age47 years, 4 months
Causelaryngeal cancer
Correction?
Lon Chaney
Lon Chaney
Lon Chaney Sr., still from The Miracle Man (1919).

About Lon Chaney

Leonidas Frank "Lon" Chaney (April 1, 1883 – August 26, 1930) was an American stage and film actor, make-up artist, director and screenwriter. He is regarded as one of the most versatile and powerful actors of early cinema, renowned for his characterizations of tortured, often grotesque and afflicted characters, and his groundbreaking artistry with makeup. Chaney was known for his starring roles in such silent horror films as The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923) and The Phantom of the Opera (1925). His ability to transform himself using makeup techniques he developed earned him the nickname "The Man of a Thousand Faces".

He is also known as Leonidas Frank Chaney and Lon Chaney, Sr..

Death

During the filming of Thunder in the winter of 1929, Chaney developed pneumonia. In late 1929 he was diagnosed with bronchial lung cancer. This was exacerbated when artificial snow, made out of cornflakes, lodged in his throat during filming and quickly created a serious infection. Despite aggressive treatment, his condition gradually worsened, and seven weeks after the release of the remake of The Unholy Three, he died of a throat hemorrhage on Tuesday, August 26, 1930, in Los Angeles, California. His funeral was held on August 28 in Glendale, California. Honorary pallbearers included Paul Bern, Hunt Stromberg, Irving Thalberg, Louis B. Mayer, Lionel Barrymore, Wallace Beery, Tod Browning, Lew Cody, and Ramon Novarro. The U.S. Marine Corps provided a chaplain and Honor Guard for his funeral. While his funeral was being conducted, all film studios and every office at MGM observed two minutes of silence in his honor.

Films

Lon Chaney has worked on the following films:

The Honor of the Family
1912
The Penalty
1920 film by Wallace Worsley
1920
Laugh, Clown
1928 film by Herbert Brenon
1928
Mr. Wu
1927 film by William Nigh
1927
West of Zanzibar
1928 film by Tod Browning
1928
Treasure Island
1920 film by Maurice Tourneur
1920
The Unholy Three
1930 film by Jack Conway
1930
The Shock
1923 film by Lambert Hillyer
1923
Oliver Twist
1922 silent film adaptation of Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist directed by Frank Lloyd
1922
Outside the Law
1920 film by Tod Browning
1920
Shadows
1922 silent drama film by Tom Forman
1922
Where East Is East
1929 film by Tod Browning
1929
The Light in the Dark
1922 film by Clarence Brown
1922
Pay Me!
1917 film by Joe De Grasse
1917
Victory
1919 film by Maurice Tourneur
1919
The Scarlet Car
1917 film by Joe De Grasse
1917
All the Brothers Were Valiant
1923 film by Irvin Willat
1923
Voices of the City
1921 film by Wallace Worsley
1921
Fires of Rebellion
1917 film by Ida May Park
1917
While Paris Sleeps
1923 film by Maurice Tourneur
1923
Bound on the Wheel
1915
The Grasp of Greed
1916 film by Joe De Grasse
1916
Back to Life
1913 film by Allan Dwan
1913
Fast Company
1918 film by Lynn Reynolds
1918
The Rescue
1917 film by Ida May Park
1917
All for Peggy
1915
Red Margaret, Moonshiner
1913 film by Allan Dwan
1913
The Mark of Cain
1916 film by Joe De Grasse
1916
The Stronger Mind
1915 film by Joe De Grasse
1915
The Empty Gun
1917
The Threads of Fate
1915
A Small Town Girl
1915 film by Allan Dwan
1915
The Place Beyond the Winds
1916 film by Joe De Grasse
1916
The Price of Silence
1916 silent drama film directed by Joe De Grasse
1916
Where the Forest Ends
1915
The Millionaire Paupers
1915
An Idyll of the Hills
1915
The Star of the Sea
1915
When the Gods Played a Badger Game
1915
Maid of the Mist
1915
The Stool Pigeon
1915 film by Lon Chaney
1915
Steady Company
1915
Outside the Gates
1915
Such Is Life
1915
The Grind
1915
Lon of Lone Mountain
1915
Accusing Evidence
1916 film
1916
The Violin Maker
1915
The Mask of Love
1917 film by Joe De Grasse
1917
The Trust
1915
Felix on the Job
1916 film
1916
Under a Shadow
1915
Movie Memories
1934 short film
1934