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 Charles Laughton

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Charles Laughton Famous memorial

Birth
Scarborough, Scarborough Borough, North Yorkshire, England
Death
15 Dec 1962 (aged 63)
Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial
Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot
Courts of Remembrance section, Map #EL1 (Unit 1 - Elev 1), Single Wall Crypt 310
Memorial ID
606 View Source

Actor, Director. Appeared on stage and in motion pictures from the 1920s to the 1960s. Best-known for his roles in "The Barretts of Wimpole Street" (1934), "Mutiny on the Bounty" (1935), "Ruggles of Red Gap" (1935), "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" (1939), "This Land Is Mine" (1943), "The Big Clock" (1948), "Young Bess" (1953), "Witness for the Prosecution" (1957) and "Spartacus" (1960). Won a Best Actor Oscar for his lead role in the 1933 drama "The Private Life of Henry VIII." Directed the classic film noir thriller, "The Night of the Hunter" (1955). Married for many years to actress Elsa Lanchester.

Actor, Director. Appeared on stage and in motion pictures from the 1920s to the 1960s. Best-known for his roles in "The Barretts of Wimpole Street" (1934), "Mutiny on the Bounty" (1935), "Ruggles of Red Gap" (1935), "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" (1939), "This Land Is Mine" (1943), "The Big Clock" (1948), "Young Bess" (1953), "Witness for the Prosecution" (1957) and "Spartacus" (1960). Won a Best Actor Oscar for his lead role in the 1933 drama "The Private Life of Henry VIII." Directed the classic film noir thriller, "The Night of the Hunter" (1955). Married for many years to actress Elsa Lanchester.

Bio by: JR Wees


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CHARLES LAUGHTON
1899 - 1962


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 25 Apr 1998
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 606
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/606/charles-laughton: accessed ), memorial page for Charles Laughton (1 Jul 1899–15 Dec 1962), Find a Grave Memorial ID 606, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave .