Charles Laughton

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Birthday
1, 1899
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Dec 15, 1962 (63)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
1, 1899
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Dec 15, 1962 (63)

About

Actor who won the Academy Award for his role in the 1933 film, The Private Life of Henry VIII. Among his biggest hit films were The Huntchback of Notre Dame and Mutiny on the Bounty.

Before Fame

He worked at his family's hotel business while performing in local theater productions.

Trivia

He acted in playwright Bertolt Brecht's Life of Galileo.

Family Life

He married castmate Elsa Lanchester in 1929, and the couple remained together until his death in 1962.

Associated With

He starred in the movie Devil and the Deep alongside Gary Cooper.