Eric Campbell

Movie Actor

Birthday April 26, 1879

Birth Sign Taurus

Birthplace England

DEATH DATE Dec 20, 1917 (38)

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English actor who was a key member of Charlie Chaplin's film ensemble and appeared in 11 of his films.

Before Fame

He started acting in local theatres in Scotland and Wales and was discovered by Fred Karno, who took him to London to act in comedy.


In 1918, he appeared in Amarilly of Clothes-Line Alley.

Family Life

He was married to Fanny Gertrude Robotham from 1901 to 1917. He married Pearl Gillman in 1917.

Associated With

Mary Pickford cast him in Amarilly of Clothes-Line Alley in 1918.