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Sydney Chaplin

31 March 1926 to 3 March 2009

Son of silent screen legend Charlie, Chaplin appeared in two of his father’s films; Limelight (1952), playing the young composer who falls in love with Claire Bloom, and A Countess From Hong Kong (1967). Also a musical theatre star, his other films include Howard Hawks’ Land of the Pharaohs (1955).

* Read Sydney Chaplin's Independent Obituary