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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 - Gefangen in Island 2015-12-27
Known For
Poster of Where East  Is East
Poster of Flesh and Blood
Poster of Outside the Law
Poster of The Miracle Man
Series Trapped - Gefangen in Island 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
Movie London After Midnight (archive footage) 2002-11-02
Series The Dream Team Professor Echo / Grandma O'Grady 1999-09-26
Movie Lon Chaney: Behind the Mask Himself 1996-01-01
Movie The House That Shadows Built (archive footage) 1931-07-08
Movie Where East Is East Tiger Haynes 1929-05-04
Movie While the City Sleeps Dan Coghlan 1928-02-15
Movie The Big City Chuck Collins 1928-03-23
Movie West of Zanzibar Phroso 'Dead-Legs' 1928-11-24
Movie Lach, Clown, lach Tito Beppi 1928-04-14
Movie Mr. Wu Mr. Wu / Wu's Grandfather 1927-03-26
Movie Mockery Sergei 1927-08-13
Movie Der Unbekannte Alonzo the Armless 1927-06-04
Movie Der Rabe von London The Blackbird / The Bishop 1926-01-11
Movie The Road to Mandalay Singapore Joe 1926-06-26
Movie Brand im Osten Sergeant O'Hara 1926-12-23
Movie The Monster Dr. Ziska 1925-03-16
Movie Das Phantom der Oper Erik, The Phantom 1925-09-06
Movie The Tower of Lies Jan 1925-10-10
Movie The Unholy Three Professor Echo / Granny O'Grady 1925-09-16
Movie He Who Gets Slapped Paul Beaumont 1924-12-22
Movie While Paris Sleeps Henri Santodos 1923-01-21
Movie All the Brothers Were Valiant Mark Shore 1923-01-15
Movie The Shock Wilse Dilling 1923-06-10
Movie Der Glöckner von Notre Dame Quasimodo 1923-09-06
Movie Flesh and Blood David Webster 1922-08-22
Movie The Light in the Dark Tony Pantelli 1922-09-03
Movie The Trap Gaspard the Good 1922-05-08
Movie Oliver Twist Fagin 1922-10-30
Movie A Blind Bargain Dr. Arthur Lamb / The Ape Man 1922-12-03
Movie Shadows Yen Sin 1922-11-10
Movie The Ace of Hearts Mr. Farallone 1921-09-17
Movie The Gift Supreme Merney Stagg 1920-03-30
Movie Treasure Island 1920-01-02
Movie Nomads of the North Raoul Challoner 1920-09-25
Movie The Adventures of Daredevil Jack Royce Rivers 1920-06-30
Movie Outside the Law Black Mike Sylva / Ah Wing 1920-12-26
Movie The False Faces Karl Eckstrom 1919-02-15
Movie The Miracle Man The Frog 1919-08-26
Movie The Wicked Darling Stoop Connors 1919-12-25
Movie Victory Ricardo 1919-12-07
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 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 1914-09-25
Movie The Oubliette Chevalier Bertrand de la Payne 1914-08-14
Movie Suspense A hobo 1913-07-06