Charlie Chaplin's Death

Born (Birthday) April 16, 1889

Death Date December 25, 1977

Age of Death 88 years

Cause of Death Stroke

Place of Death Manoir de Ban, Corsier-sur-Vevey, Switzerland

Place of Burial Cimetière de Corsier-sur-Vevey, Corsier-sur-Vevey, Switzerland

Profession Movie Actor

The movie actor Charlie Chaplin died at the age of 88. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Comedic silent film icon who gained world fame for portraying his character, The Tramp, and starred in The Great Dictator and Modern Times. He had a career that lasted over 75 years and became one of the most important people in film history.

He married four times; his last wife, Oona O’Neill, was eighteen when he married her in June 1943 at age fifty-four. He was married to Paulette Goddard from 1936 to 1942.

How did Charlie Chaplin die?

Chaplin died of a stroke in his sleep on Christmas on December 25, 1977, in his home, Manoir de Ban. He died at the age of 88.

Body stolen

On March 1, 1978, Roman Wardas and Gantcho Ganev stole his coffin and body. The shameless thieves tried to extort Chaplin’s widow, Oona Chaplin, for a ransom. However, the police caught them, and sir Charlie Chaplin could be re-interred in the Corsier cemetery in a reinforced concrete vault.

Quotes

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“A man’s true character comes out when he’s drunk.”

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“A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure.”

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“To truly laugh, you must be able to take your pain, and play with it!”

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“Nothing is permanent in this wicked world – not even our troubles.”

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“Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.”

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