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Lon Chaney

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Lon Chaney (April 1, 1883 – August 26, 1930), nicknamed "The Man of a Thousand Faces," was an American actor during the age of silent films. He was one of the most versatile and powerful actors of early cinema. He is best remembered for his characterizations of tortured, often grotesque and afflicted characters, and his groundbreaking artistry with film makeup. Description above from the Wikipedia article Lon Chaney, Sr., licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Apr 1, 1883 In Colorado Springs, Colorado, U.S.
Movie/TV Credits:
56
First Appeared:
In the movie Suspense 1913-07-06
Latest Project:
Movie A Messenger from the Shadows (Notes on Film 06 A/Monologue 01) 2013-10-25
Known For
Poster of Where East  Is East
Poster of Shadows
Poster of Treasure Island
Poster of The Kaiser, the Beast of Berlin
Filmography
Movie A Messenger from the Shadows (Notes on Film 06 A/Monologue 01) 2013-10-25
Movie Fragments: Surviving Pieces of Lost Films Himself (archive footage) 2011-04-03
Movie Famous Monster: Forrest J Ackerman Himself (archive footage) 2007-05-16
Movie Bela Lugosi: The Fallen Vampire Himself (archive footage) 2007-10-24
Movie London After Midnight Professor Edward C. Burke (archive footage) 2002-11-01
Movie Lon Chaney: Behind the Mask Himself 1996-01-01
Movie Hollywood Story The Phantom (archive footage) (uncredited) 1951-06-01
Movie The House That Shadows Built (archive footage) 1931-07-08
Movie The Unholy Three Professor Echo / Grandma O'Grady 1930-07-12
Movie Thunder Grumpy Anderson 1929-07-08
Movie Where East Is East Tiger Haynes 1929-05-04
Movie The Big City Chuck Collins 1928-03-23
Movie While the City Sleeps Dan Coghlan 1928-02-15
Movie West of Zanzibar Phroso 'Dead-Legs' 1928-11-24
Movie Mr. Wu Mr. Wu / Wu's Grandfather 1927-03-26
Movie Mockery Sergei 1927-08-13
Movie The Blackbird The Blackbird / The Bishop 1926-01-11
Movie Tell It to the Marines Sergeant O'Hara 1926-12-23
Movie The Road to Mandalay Singapore Joe 1926-06-26
Movie The Monster Dr. Ziska 1925-03-16
Movie The Unholy Three Professor Echo / Granny O'Grady 1925-07-20
Movie The Tower of Lies Jan 1925-10-10
Movie The Shock Wilse Dilling 1923-06-10
Movie While Paris Sleeps Henri Santodos 1923-01-21
Movie The Hunchback of Notre Dame Quasimodo 1923-09-06
Movie Flesh and Blood David Webster 1922-08-22
Movie The Trap Gaspard the Good 1922-05-08
Movie The Light in the Dark Tony Pantelli 1922-09-03
Movie Oliver Twist Fagin 1922-10-30
Movie Shadows Yen Sin 1922-11-10
Movie A Blind Bargain Dr. Arthur Lamb / The Ape Man 1922-12-03
Movie Outside the Law Ah Wing / 'Black Mike' Sylva 1921-01-06
Movie The Ace of Hearts Mr. Farallone 1921-09-17
Movie Voices of the City O'Rourke 1921-12-01
Movie The Gift Supreme Merney Stagg 1920-03-30
Movie Treasure Island 1920-01-02
Movie The Adventures of Daredevil Jack Royce Rivers 1920-06-30
Movie One Week housebilder 1920-08-29
Movie The Penalty Blizzard 1920-08-15
Movie Nomads of the North Raoul Challoner 1920-09-25
Movie The Miracle Man The Frog 1919-08-26
Movie The False Faces Karl Eckstrom 1919-02-15
Movie When Bearcat Went Dry Kindard Powers 1919-11-01
Movie The Wicked Darling Stoop Connors 1919-12-25
Movie Victory Ricardo 1919-12-07
Movie The Kaiser, the Beast of Berlin Bethmann-Hollweg 1918-01-02
Movie The Scarlet Car Paul Revere Forbes 1917-12-24
Movie Triumph Paul Neihoff 1917-09-02
Movie The Mark of Cain Dick Temple 1916-08-06
Movie Alas and Alack The Fisherman and Hunchback Fate 1915-10-10
Movie The Tragedy of Whispering Creek The Greaser 1914-05-01
Movie The Forbidden Room John Morris 1914-06-20
Movie By the Sun's Rays Frank Lawler, the Clerk 1914-07-21
Movie Richelieu Baradas 1914-09-26
Movie The Oubliette Chevalier Bertrand de la Payne 1914-08-14
Movie Suspense A hobo 1913-07-06
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