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Charlie Chaplin – How Did the Actor Die?

Charlie Chaplin died at age 88, impressive. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding actor Charlie Chaplin's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Charlie Chaplin was an English actor, composer and filmmaker who rose to fame during the silent film era. At the time of his death, Charlie Chaplin had a net worth of at least $100 million. That’s the same as around $400 million in today’s dollars. He is considered one of the most important figures in the history of the film industry.

How did Charlie Chaplin die?

Charlie Chaplin's death was caused by stroke.

Chaplin died on Christmas on 25 December 1977, in Vevey, Vaud, Switzerland. He died of a stroke in his sleep, at the age of 88.

Information about the death of Charlie Chaplin
Cause of deathStroke
Age of death88 years
ProfessionActor, Comedian, Composer, Film Director, Film Editor, Film Producer, Film Score Composer, Screenwriter
BirthdayApril 16, 1889
Death dateDecember 25, 1977
Place of deathManoir de Ban, Switzerland
Place of burialCimetière de Corsier-sur-Vevey, Corsier-sur-Vevey, Switzerland


"I went into the business for the money, and the art grew out of it. If people are disillusioned by that remark, I can't help it. It's the truth."

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"I am at peace with God. My conflict is with Man."

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"We all want to help one another. Human beings are like that. We want to live by each other's happiness, not by each other's misery."

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"Actors search for rejection. If they don't get it they reject themselves."

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"I suppose that's one of the ironies of life doing the wrong thing at the right moment."

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