Charles Laughton

Charles Laughton
1899 - 1962

Charles Laughton  American Actor


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Charles Laughton was previously married to Elsa Lanchester (1929 - 1962).

Charles Laughton was in a relationship with Basil Gill.


American Actor Charles Laughton was born on 1st July, 1899 in Scarborough, Yorkshire, England, UK and passed away on 15th Dec 1962 Hollywood, California, USA aged 63. He is most remembered for The Private Life of King Henry VIII, Spartacus (1960), Mutiny on the Bounty (1935), The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939), Island of Lost Souls, The Night of the Hunter. His zodiac sign is Cancer.

Charles Laughton was in 5 on-screen matchups, including Binnie Barnes in The Private Life of Henry VIII. (1933), Everley Gregg in The Private Life of Henry VIII. (1933), Elsa Lanchester in The Private Life of Henry VIII. (1933), Merle Oberon in The Private Life of Henry VIII. (1933) and Wendy Barrie in The Private Life of Henry VIII. (1933).

Charles Laughton is a member of the following lists: 1962 deaths, American film actors and California Democrats.


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First Name Charles
Last Name Laughton
Full Name at Birth Charles Laughton
Age 63 (age at death) years
Birthday 1st July, 1899
Birthplace Scarborough, Yorkshire, England, UK
Died 15th December, 1962
Place of Death Hollywood, California, USA
Cause of Death Gall bladder cancer
Buried Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Hollywood Hills
Height 5' 8" (173 cm)
Weight 190lbs (86 kg)
Build Large
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown - Light
Distinctive Feature Became an American citizen in 1950
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Sexuality Bisexual
Religion Atheist
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
University Stonyhurst College
Occupation Text Actor, screenwriter, producer, director
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame The Private Life of King Henry VIII, Spartacus (1960), Mutiny on the Bounty (1935), The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939), Island of Lost Souls, The Night of the Hunter
Year(s) Active 1926–1962, 1926–1961
Father Robert Laughton
Mother Elizabeth Conlon
Friend Maureen O'Hara, Samuel Goldwyn, Erich Pommer, Emil Jannings
Favorite Foods Peach Pie

Charles Laughton (1 July 1899 – 15 December 1962) was an English stage and film actor. 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.

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Charles Laughton63 CancerActor
Elsa Lanchester84 ScorpioActress
Basil Gill78 PiscesActor


Advise & Consent1962Senator Seabright CooleyMovie
Under Ten Flags1960Admiral RussellMovie
Checkmate1960Reverend WisterTV Show
A Midsummer Night's Dream1959Nick BottomTV Movie
Witness for the Prosecution1957Sir Wilfrid RobertsMovie
Wagon Train1957Colonel Albert FarnsworthTV Show
Playhouse 901956Rabbi Adam HellerTV Show
Ford Star Jubilee1955NarratorTV Show
The Joseph Cotten Show: On Trial1955TV Show
Hobson's Choice1954Henry HobsonMovie
Studio 571954Charles ClaxtonTV Show
Salome1953King HerodMovie
Young Bess1953King Henry VIIIMovie
G.E. True Theater1953Edwin Kensington, Henry Denry, M. HamelTV Show
Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd1952Capt. William KiddMovie
Full House1952Soapy (segment "The Cop and the Anthem")Movie
The Blue Veil1951Fred K. BegleyMovie
The Strange Door1951Sire Alain de MaletroitMovie
The Bribe1949J.J. BealerMovie
The Man on the Eiffel Tower1949Inspector Jules MaigretMovie
Arch of Triumph1948Ivon HaakeMovie
On Our Merry Way1948Rev. John B. Dunne (deleted sequence) (uncredited)Movie
The Big Clock1948Earl JanothMovie
The Girl from Manhattan1948The BishopMovie
The Paradine Case1947Judge Lord Thomas HorfieldMovie
Leben des Galilei1947Galileo GalileiShort Film
Because of Him1946John SheridanMovie
Captain Kidd1945Capt. William KiddMovie
The Canterville Ghost1944Sir Simon de Canterville, The GhostMovie
The Suspect1944PhilipMovie
Passport to Destiny1944Photo of Sergeant Major Henry Albert Muggins (uncredited)Movie
Forever and a Day1943Bellamy - Dexter's ButlerMovie
This Land Is Mine1943Albert LoryMovie
The Man from Down Under1943Jocko WilsonMovie
Stand by for Action1942Rear Admiral Stephen ThomasMovie
Tales of Manhattan1942Charles SmithMovie
The Tuttles of Tahiti1942JonasMovie
It Started with Eve1941Jonathan ReynoldsMovie
They Knew What They Wanted1940Tony PatucciMovie
Jamaica Inn1939Sir Humphrey PengallanMovie
The Hunchback of Notre Dame1939The Hunchback QuasimodoMovie
Sidewalks of London1938Charles StaggersMovie
The Beachcomber1938Ginger Ted' WilsonMovie
I, Claudius1937ClaudiusMovie
Rembrandt1936Rembrandt van RijnMovie
Les Misérables1935Inspector Emile JavertMovie
Mutiny on the Bounty1935Captain BlighMovie
Ruggles of Red Gap1935RugglesMovie
The Barretts of Wimpole Street1934Edward Moulton-BarrettMovie
The Private Life of Henry VIII.1933Henry VIIIMovie
White Woman1933Horace H. PrinMovie
Devil and the Deep1932Cmdr. Charles SturmMovie
If I Had a Million1932Phineas V. LambertMovie
Island of Lost Souls1932Dr. MoreauMovie
The Old Dark House1932Sir William PorterhouseMovie
The Sign of the Cross1932Emperor Nero Claudius CaesarMovie
Payment Deferred1932William MarbleMovie
Down River1931Captain GrossmanMovie
Wolves1930Captain JobShort Film
Piccadilly1929A Nightclub Diner (uncredited)Movie
Blue Bottles1928BurglarShort Film
Daydreams1928Lecherous Boarder, Ram Das in Dream SequenceShort Film
The Tonic1928Father of the FamilyShort Film
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TeachJan 14, 2011

Great in Mutiny of the Bounty and Witness for the Prosecution; however, my favorite is his direction in Night of the Hunter. It had techniques you`d find in Welles`s Citizen Kane. Teach

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