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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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Known For

Seasoned Greetings
Seasoned Greetings Lita Chaplin - Store Owner
(1933)
The Devil's Sleep
The Devil's Sleep Judge Rosalind Ballentine
(1949)
Skyline Revue
Skyline Revue Party Guest
(1938)
Mr. Broadway
Mr. Broadway Lita Grey
(1933)

Filmography

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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)
Herself
- The Great Director (1983) ... Herself (as Lita Grey Chaplin)
 1979 Hollywood Greats (TV Series documentary)
Herself
- Charles Chaplin (1979) ... Herself
 1953 This Is Your Life (TV Series)
Herself
- 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)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

"My Life With Chaplin" by Lita Grey Chaplin with Morton Cooper See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Lita Grey Chaplin

Height:

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.

Trivia:

Despite information to the contrary, she and her family were not from Mexico or of Mexican descent. Lita Grey Chaplin was of English and Scottish descent (paternal side) and the scion of an illustrious Spanish family (maternal side). Her maternal grandmother was Louisa Seymoufina Carrillo Curry, the great-granddaughter of Antonio Maria Lugo. (Lugo was an illustrious California land baron). The ... See more »

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