Birthday: 07/01/1899 Year
Age: 63 year
Place of Birth: Scarborough, Canada
Date of Death: 12/15/1962 Year
Place of death: Hollywood, United States
Nationality: United States
English and American actor, winner of the “Oscar”.
At the age of 26 years will make its debut on the stage in the role of Osip in Gogol’s “The Inspector General”. In 1928 removed (together with Elsa Lanchester, which a year later married), in three short silent films set Ivor Montagu the stories of HG Wells. This is followed by a small role in the film “Piccadilly» («Pikadilly», 1928) and the painting “The Old Dark House» («The Old Dark House», 1932), the first Hollywood movie Lawton.
After the first film in Hollywood, followed by a rapid ascent of the artist. In this case, Lawton never adheres to a particular actor’s facial features. Despite the imposing figure, he is very agile actor, comedian whose skills perfectly complement the high intelligence. He starred on stage no less than in the movies. Its magnificent actor’s data is particularly noticeable in the role of Lopakhin in Chekhov’s “The Cherry Orchard” (London, 1933) and starred in “Galileo Galilei” by Bertolt Brecht (Los Angeles, 1947).
Charles Laughton successes in film were appreciated. He was the owner of “Oscar”, with the first Englishman to be awarded this prize. This award he received for his role in the movie King Alexander Korda “Private Life of Henry VIII» (1933). Widely known for the role of Lawton in the movie “Mutiny on the” Bounty “” – Captain Bligh.
In 1940, the actor takes US citizenship and then works on various projects in Hollywood. Of his later films one of the best can be called “Witness for the Prosecution» («Witness for the Prosecution», 1958), in which Laughton played the role of an experienced and astute lawyer. His last film was the “advice and consent» («Advise and Consent», 1961).
In 1955 he made the film “Night of the Hunter”.
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