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Remembering Charlie Chaplin on his 129th birthday

Remembering Charlie Chaplin on his 129th birthday


Decades after the legendary humorist Charlie Chaplin left the world mourning, he still continues to be a source of not just entertainment but immense joy as well, and is deeply being remembered today on his 129th birthday.
In spite of having lived an adverse life from the start with absent parents, Chaplin had always been keen on spreading smiles around for more than half a century.
The actor, filmmaker, composer and author had reinvented cinema in his own distinctive way, during the era of silent films. Born on April 16th 1889, the comic had taken the world by storm during his 75 year career and was awarded numerous times for his noteworthy performances.
His screen persona ‘the Tramp’ had received worldwide acclaim and was honored with three Academy Awards, out of which two were honorary.
Three months after the death of the iconic humorist on December 25th 1977 in Switzerland, his body was stolen and later recovered to be cremated.

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