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A twentieth-century English-born filmmaker and actor who did most of his work in the United States. In his silent film comedies, he created the beloved character the Little Tramp, who wore a shabby black suit, derby hat, and floppy shoes and walked with a cane. The Gold Rush, City Lights, and Modern Times are some of Chaplin's best-known films.

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