Cantinflas vs Charlie Chaplin

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Comic Film Actor
Net worth 2018
$50 Million
Film & Theater Personalities
Industry
Film & Theater Personalities
Cotija de la Paz Michoacan Mexico
Residence
Walworth, London
Mexican
Country
British
12/08/1911
BirthDay
16/04/1889
April 20, 1993
Died On
December 25, 1977
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1993

Moreno died of lung cancer on April 20, 1993 in Mexico City

1985

Thereafter in 1985, he made one more appearance in the Mexican television film, titled ‘México … estamoscontigo’ (Mexico, We Are With You)

1981

Cantinflas’ last film, ‘El barrendero’ (The Street Cleaner), was released in 1981

1969

Much later in 1969, Moreno appeared in his third Hollywood film, ‘The Great Sex War’ as General Marcos

1960

’Pepe’, which was released in December 1960, was another of his Hollywood films

1956

Then in 1956, he was offered the role of Passepartout in ‘Around the World in 80 Days’

1943

Later in 1943, they were joined by Jacques Gelman, who became their third partner

1942

‘Los tresmosqueteros’ (The Three Musketeers), released in August 1942, was another of his significant films

1941

His next film, ‘Ni sangreni arena’ (Neither Blood Nor Sand), also released in 1941, was another big hit

1940

Although the 1940s and 1950s had been his best years, he released new films consistently throughout the 1960s, slowing down in the 1970s, when he released only five films

1939

First of these films, ‘El signo de la muerte’, was released in1939

1936

The two got married on October 27, 1936 and remained together until her death in January 1966

1935

In 1935, he joined the cast of the Follies Bergère variety show

1930

By 1930, Cantinflas became an established carpa star

1911

Mario Fortino Alfonso Moreno-Reyes was born 12 August, 1911 in Santa María la Ribera neighborhood of Mexico City

2010

To honour his achievements, ‘Charlie Chaplin – The Great Londoner’, an exclusive exhibition on his life was opened at the London Film Museum in 2010

1967

Released in the year 1967, ‘A Countess from Hong Kong’, was his last film

1957

In 1957, he directed and acted in the comedy film ‘A King in New York’, a satirical film about the political and social life in the United States of America

1952

In 1952, his Academy Award winning film ‘Limelight’ was released

1943

In 1943, he married his fourth wife Oona O'Neill and the couple had eight children together

1940

In 1940, he came up with ‘The Great Dictator’, which was one of his most commercially successful films

1936

Released in 1936, one of his most remembered films, ‘Modern Times’, is a satirical portrayal of struggle to cope in the industrialised world

1933

‘Modern Times’ was selected to be preserved at the Library of Congress, United States and it was ranked 33rd on the American Film Institute’s list of ‘100 Years…100 Laughs’, as one of the 100 funniest movies in America

1925

In 1925, his Academy Award winning film ‘The Gold Rush’, which he directed, starred in and produced, was released

1923

From September 26, 1923 onwards, he released his films under the United Artists label

1918

From 1918 to 1923, he made a total of nine films which were distributed by the ‘First National Exhibitors' Circuit’

1916

From 1916 to 1917, he worked for the ‘Mutual Film Corporation’ - he directed, wrote, produced and acted in their films

1915

In 1915, he also directed and wrote films for the Essanay Film Manufacturing Company

1914

In 1914, he appeared in several films for Keystone Studios including, ‘Kid Auto Races at Venice’, ‘Between Showers’, ‘A Film Johnnie’, ‘His Favorite Pastime’ and ‘Tillie's Punctured Romance’

1913

In 1913, he signed a contract for a period of one year with the New York Motion Picture Company, which promised him a pay of $150 a week

1910

In 1910, he played the lead role in the sketch ‘Jimmy the Fearless’, which was an immediate success and soon after he started getting a lot of media attention, which catapulted his fame and popularity

1907

When the troupe finished touring in July 1907, Charlie was left without a job for a few months and lived with a family in Kennington

1906

In 1906, he became part of the amateur comedy troupe ‘Casey's Circus’

1903

From October 1903 to June 1904, he travelled with Saintsbury, and his plays were immensely successful, which lead him to travel to London to act with William Gillette, an actor

1899

He became a member of the male dance troupe, ‘The Eight Lancashire Lads’ and toured across the music halls in Great Britain, all through 1899 and 1900

1898

In 1898, his mother was admitted to a mental asylum, after she was diagnosed with psychosis