Charles Laughton Movies List

Charles Laughton
Charles Laughton
Scarborough, Yorkshire, England, UK

Actor Charles Laughton Filmography

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Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage
Release date: 25-02-1983
Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid
Director: George Gipe
Music Director: Michael Chapman
Release date: 21-05-1982
The Epic That Never Was
Director: Bill Duncalf
Release date: 22-04-1967
Advise & Consent
Advise & Consent ( English )
Artist: Henry Fonda , Charles Laughton , Don Murray , Walter Pidgeon , Peter Lawford
Director: Otto Preminger , Don Kranze , Kathleen Fagan
Music Director:
Release date: 06-06-1962
Spartacus ( English )
Artist: Kirk Douglas , Laurence Olivier , Jean Simmons , Charles Laughton , Peter Ustinov
Director: Howard Fast , Don Sahlin
Music Director: Russell Metty
Release date: 06-10-1960
Sotto dieci bandiere
Sotto dieci bandiere ( English )
Artist: Van Heflin , Charles Laughton , Mylène Demongeot , John Ericson , Cecil Parker
Director: Duilio Coletti
Release date: 21-09-1960
Witness for the Prosecution
Artist: Tyrone Power , Marlene Dietrich , Charles Laughton , Elsa Lanchester , John Williams
Director: Billy Wilder , Emmett Emerson
Music Director: Ernest Gold , Matty Malneck
Release Year: 1957
The Night of the Hunter
Director: Charles Laughton
Music Director: Walter Schumann
Release date: 29-09-1955
Hobson's Choice
Hobson's Choice ( English )
Artist: Charles Laughton , John Mills , Brenda De Banzie , Daphne Anderson , Prunella Scales
Music Director: Malcolm Arnold
Release date: 19-04-1954
Young Bess
Young Bess ( English )
Director: Margaret Irwin
Release date: 29-05-1953
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Charles Laughton Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Charles Laughton (1 July 1899 – 15 December 1962) was an English-American stage and film actor, director, producer and screenwriter. Laughton was trained in London at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and first appeared professionally on the stage in 1926. In 1927, he was cast in a play with his future wife Elsa Lanchester, with whom he lived and worked until his death. He played a wide range of classical and modern parts, making an impact in Shakespeare at the Old Vic. His film career took him to Broadway and then Hollywood, but he also collaborated with Alexander Korda on notable British films of the era, including The Private Life of Henry VIII, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of the title character. He portrayed everything from monsters and misfits to kings. Among Laughton's biggest film hits were The Barretts of Wimpole Street, Mutiny on the Bounty, Ruggles of Red Gap, Jamaica Inn, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and The Big Clock. In his later career, he took up stage directing, notably in The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial, and George Bernard Shaw's Don Juan in Hell, in which he also starred. He directed one film, the thriller The Night of the Hunter. Daniel Day-Lewis cited Laughton as one of his inspirations, saying: "He was probably the greatest film actor who came from that period of time. He had something quite remarkable. His generosity as an actor, he fed himself into that work. As an actor, you cannot take your eyes off him."

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