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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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Apr 1, 1883 In Colorado Springs, Colorado, U.S.
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Suspense 1913-07-06
Latest Project:
Series Trapped 2015-12-27
Known For
Poster of The Dream Team
Poster of Holmes and Yoyo
Poster of The Unknown
Poster of The Unholy Three
Series Trapped Professor Edward C. Burke 2015-12-27
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
Series The House That Jack Built Blizzard 2002-08-02
Series The Dream Team Professor Echo / Grandma O'Grady 1999-09-26
Series GMTV Paul Beaumont 1993-01-01
Series Holmes and Yoyo Dr. Ziska 1976-09-25
Series The Ghost Busters Erik, The Phantom 1975-09-06
Movie The House That Shadows Built (archive footage) 1931-07-08
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 Laugh, Clown, Laugh Tito Beppi 1928-04-14
Movie West of Zanzibar Phroso 'Dead-Legs' 1928-11-24
Movie Mr. Wu Mr. Wu / Wu's Grandfather 1927-03-26
Movie The Unknown Alonzo the Armless 1927-06-04
Movie Mockery Sergei 1927-08-13
Movie The Blackbird The Blackbird / The Bishop 1926-01-11
Movie The Road to Mandalay Singapore Joe 1926-06-26
Movie Tell It to the Marines Sergeant O'Hara 1926-12-23
Movie The Unholy Three Professor Echo / Granny O'Grady 1925-09-16
Movie The Tower of Lies Jan 1925-10-10
Movie The Next Corner Juan Serafin 1924-02-18
Movie All the Brothers Were Valiant Mark Shore 1923-01-15
Movie While Paris Sleeps Henri Santodos 1923-01-21
Movie The Shock Wilse Dilling 1923-06-10
Movie The Hunchback of Notre Dame Quasimodo 1923-09-06
Movie The Trap Gaspard the Good 1922-05-08
Movie Flesh and Blood David Webster 1922-08-22
Movie The Light in the Dark Tony Pantelli 1922-09-03
Movie A Blind Bargain Dr. Arthur Lamb / The Ape Man 1922-12-03
Movie Shadows Yen Sin 1922-11-10
Movie Oliver Twist Fagin 1922-10-30
Movie The Ace of Hearts Mr. Farallone 1921-09-17
Movie The Gift Supreme Merney Stagg 1920-03-30
Movie The Adventures of Daredevil Jack Royce Rivers 1920-06-30
Movie Treasure Island 1920-01-02
Movie Nomads of the North Raoul Challoner 1920-09-25
Movie Outside the Law Black Mike Sylva / Ah Wing 1920-12-26
Movie The Miracle Man The Frog 1919-08-26
Movie The False Faces Karl Eckstrom 1919-02-15
Movie Victory Ricardo 1919-12-07
Movie The Wicked Darling Stoop Connors 1919-12-25
Movie When Bearcat Went Dry Kindard Powers 1919-11-01
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 Oubliette Chevalier Bertrand de la Payne 1914-08-14
Movie By the Sun's Rays Frank Lawler, the Clerk 1914-07-21
Movie Suspense A hobo 1913-07-06