Charles Laughton

Actor Charles Laughton

Profession: Actor


Why Famous: The Private Life of Henry the VII (1933), Mutiny on the Bounty (1936) and Witness for the Prosecution (1958).

Born: July 1, 1899
Birthplace: Scarborough, England, United Kingdom
Star Sign: Cancer

Died: December 15, 1962 (aged 63)
Cause of Death: Kidney cancer

Events in the Life of Charles Laughton

  • 1934-03-16 6th Academy Awards: "Cavalcade", Charles Laughton and Katharine Hepburn win, host Will Rogers announces "Come and Get it Frank" and wrong Frank gets up
  • 1935-11-08 "Mutiny on the Bounty" directed by Frank Lloyd and starring Charles Laughton and Clark Gable premieres in New York (Best Production/Picture 1936)

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