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Lita Grey (1908–1995)

Lita Grey began working for Charles Chaplin at his Hollywood studio when she was 12, doing bit parts in a couple of movies of his. Three years later, at 15, she met Chaplin again, became pregnant by him and they were married in 1924, when she was 16 and he was 35. They had two sons before their three-year marriage ended in a bitter divorce. Ms. ... See full bio »

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Seasoned Greetings
Seasoned Greetings Lita Chaplin - Store Owner
The Devil's Sleep
The Devil's Sleep Judge Rosalind Ballentine
Skyline Revue
Skyline Revue Party Guest
Mr. Broadway
Mr. Broadway Lita Grey


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 1949 The Devil's Sleep
Judge Rosalind Ballentine (as Lita Grey Chaplin)
 1938 Skyline Revue (Short)
Party Guest (as Lita Grey Chaplin)
 1933 Seasoned Greetings (Short)
Lita Chaplin - Store Owner (as Lita Grey Chaplin)
 1933 Mr. Broadway
Lita Grey
 1925 The Gold Rush
Extra in Chilkoot Pass Climb (uncredited)
 1921 The Idle Class (Short)
Maid (uncredited)
 1921 The Kid
Flirtatious Angel (uncredited)
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 1933 Seasoned Greetings (Short) (performer: "I've Got to Sing a Torch Song" - as Lita Grey Chaplin, uncredited) / (performer: "Sunny Weather", "It's the Little Things" - uncredited)
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 1983 Unknown Chaplin (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- The Great Director (1983) ... Herself (as Lita Grey Chaplin)
 1979 Hollywood Greats (TV Series documentary)
- Charles Chaplin (1979) ... Herself
 1953 This Is Your Life (TV Series)
- Lillian Roth (1953) ... Herself
 1927 John Miljan: Vitaphone Trailer Announcement - 'The Jazz Singer' (Documentary short)
Herself (as Lita Grey Chaplin)
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 2003 Chaplin Today: The Gold Rush (TV Short documentary)

Personal Details

Other Works:

"Wife of the Life of the Party" by Lita Grey Chaplin and Jeffrey Vance See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 8 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Lita Grey Chaplin


5' 6" (1.68 m)

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Personal Quote:

Charlie Chaplin's genius was in comedy. He had no sense of humor, especially about himself.


Despite three subsequent marriages after her union with Charlie Chaplin, Lita kept the name of "Lita Grey Chaplin" throughout her life as it was by that name the public knew her and the name with which she had established herself professionally with nearly a decade of work on the Radio-Keith-Orpheum vaudeville circuit starting in 1928. An additional factor was that "Lita Grey Chaplin" retained a ... See more »

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