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Charles Laughton

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Biography

Victoria Hotel, Scarborough, Yorkshire, England, UK
Charles Laughton was born in Scarborough, North Riding of Yorkshire, England, to Eliza (Conlon) and Robert Laughton, hotel keepers of Irish and English descent. He was educated at Stonyhurst, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (received gold medal). His first appearance on stage was in 1926. Laughton formed own film company, Mayflower Pictures Corp., with Erich Pommer, in 1937. He became and American citizen 1950. A consummate artist, Laughton achieved great success on stage and film, with many staged readings (particularly of George Bernard Shaw) to his credit. Laughton died in Hollywood, California. Read more...

Actor

Character: A Nightclub Diner

Piccadilly 1929

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Character: Captain Grossman

Down River 1931

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Character: Phineas V. Lambert

If I Had a Million 1932

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Character: William Marble

Payment Deferred 1932

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Character: Horace H. Prin

White Woman 1933

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Character: Charles Staggers

St. Martin's Lane 1938

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Character: Ginger Ted' Wilson

Vessel of Wrath 1938

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Character: The Hunchback / Quasimodo

The Hunchback of Notre Dame 1939

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Character: Tony Patucci

They Knew What They Wanted 1940

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Character: Jonathan Reynolds

It Started with Eve 1941

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Character: Rear Admiral Stephen Thomas

Stand by for Action 1942

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Character: Albert Lory

This Land Is Mine 1943

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Character: Bellamy - Dexter's Butler

Forever and a Day 1943

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Character: Sir Simon de Canterville / The Ghost

The Canterville Ghost 1944

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Character: Ivon Haake

Arch of Triumph 1948

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Character: Earl Janoth

The Big Clock 1948

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Character: J.J. Bealer

The Bribe 1949

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Character: Senator Seabright Cooley

Advise & Consent 1962

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Character: The Fat One Who Sweats a Lot

Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid 1982

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Character: Himself - Host

Producers' Showcase 1954

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Character: Fred K. Begley

The Blue Veil 1951

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Character: Judge Lord Thomas Horfield

The Paradine Case 1947

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Character: Himself - Actor

The Colgate Comedy Hour 1950

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Character: Inspector Jules Maigret

The Man on the Eiffel Tower 1949

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Character: Dr. Moreau in 'Island of Lost Souls' clips

Night Gallery 1969

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Character: Himself

The George Gobel Show 1954

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Character: Himself

The Lux Show 1957

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Character: Himself

Startime 1959

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Character: Reverend Wister

Checkmate 1960

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Character: Admiral Russell

Under Ten Flags 1960

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Character: Himself

Sobre 'Testigo de cargo' 0

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Character: Himself

Stage and Screen 0

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Directing

Character: Inspector Jules Maigret

The Man on the Eiffel Tower 1949

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Writing

Character: Charles Staggers

St. Martin's Lane 1938

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