Albert Austin

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Birthday
13, 1881
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Aug 17, 1953 (71)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
13, 1881
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Aug 17, 1953 (71)

About

Remembered for his association with the legendary comedian and silent film star Charlie Chaplin, Austin most famously appeared with Chaplin in the 1931 feature City Lights and in the 1916 short "The Pawnshop." In addition, he had a starring role in the 1920 Mary Pickford film Suds.

Before Fame

Before beginning his screen career, Austin was a member of the famed Fred Karno music hall troupe.

Trivia

After retiring from acting, he worked as a security guard for the Warner Brothers Studios.

Family Life

He and his brother, fellow character actor William Austin, were raised in Birmingham, England.

Associated With

He appeared with Jackie Coogan in the 1921 film The Kid.