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Mystery of Charlie Chaplin's birth unsolved, but here's a look at some of his greatest hits!

17 February 2012 2:27 PM, PST | EW.com - PopWatch | See recent EW.com - PopWatch news »

News broke today that spies for Britain’s MI5 have been puzzling over the exact date of Charlie Chaplin’s birth. Despite Chaplin’s own claim that he was born in London on April 16, 1889, no proof exists to back up that claim. When all is said and done, it may go down as a mystery for the ages, but there’s no doubt about what the legendary comic did with the (presumed) 88 years that followed until his death on Dec. 25, 1977. Below, we run down some of the highlights of Chaplin’s 86-film career, which spanned five decades.

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