Charles Laughton

Total Box Office:
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Highest Rated:
100% Witness for the Prosecution (1957)
Lowest Rated:
33% The Sign of the Cross (1932)
Birthday:
Jul 1
Birthplace:
Scarborough, Yorkshire, England, UK
Bio:
Tortured but brilliant British actor Charles Laughton's unique performances made him a compelling performer both on stage and in film. After starting his career as an hotel manager, Laughton switched to acting. His performances in London's West End plays brought him early acclaim, which eventually…

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
I, Claudius
  • Actor
-- 2011
Pirates - Dead Men Tell Their Tales
  • Actor
-- 2006
Gay! Gay! Hollywood
  • Actor
-- 1999
The Canterville Ghost
  • Actor
-- 1996
The Epic That Never Was
  • Actor
-- 1965
71% Mutiny on the Bounty
  • Actor
-- 1962
82% Advise and Consent
  • Sen. Seabright "Seab" Cooley
-- 1962
96% Spartacus
  • Sempronius Gracchus
-- 1960
100% Witness for the Prosecution
  • Sir Wilfrid Robarts
-- 1957
Producer's Showcase: Festival of Music
  • Actor
-- 1956
98% The Night of the Hunter
  • Director
-- 1955
Salome: The Dance of the Seven Veils
  • King Herod
-- 1953
Young Bess
  • Henry VIII
-- 1953
95% Hobson's Choice
  • Henry Horatio Hobson
-- 1953
Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd
  • Capt. Kidd
-- 1952
O. Henry's Full House
  • Soapy The Cop and the Anthem
-- 1952
The Strange Door (Robert Louis Stevenson's The Strange Door )
  • Sire Alan de Maletroit
-- 1951
The Blue Veil
  • Fred K. Begley
-- 1951
The Man on the Eiffel Tower
  • Director
  • Inspector Jules Maigret
-- 1949
The Bribe
  • A.J. Bealer
-- 1949
100% The Big Clock
  • Earl Janoth
-- 1948
Arch of Triumph
  • Haake
-- 1948
75% The Paradine Case
  • Judge Horfield
-- 1947
Because of Him
  • Sheridan
-- 1946
100% Captain Kidd
  • Capt. William Kidd
-- 1945
Pirates: Dead Men Tell Their Tales
  • Captain Kidd
-- 1945
The Suspect
  • Philip
-- 1944
83% The Canterville Ghost
  • Sir Simon de Canterville/The Ghost
-- 1944
71% This Land Is Mine
  • Arthur Lory
-- 1943
Forever and a Day
  • Bellamy Dexter Pomfret's Butler
-- 1943
The Man from Down Under
  • Jocko Wilson
-- 1943
Stand by for Action (Cargo of Innocents)
  • Rear Adm. Stephen Thomas
-- 1942
The Tuttles of Tahiti
  • Jonas Tuttle
-- 1942
Tales of Manhattan
  • Charles Smith
-- 1942
It Started with Eve
  • Jonathan Reynolds
-- 1941
They Knew What They Wanted
  • Tony Patucci
-- 1940
100% The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • Quasimodo
-- 1939
44% Jamaica Inn
  • Sir Humphrey Pengallan
-- 1939
Sidewalks of London
  • Charles Saggers
-- 1938
Vessel of Wrath (The Beachcomber)
  • Ginger Ted
-- 1938
Rembrandt
  • Rembrandt van Rijn
-- 1936
100% Ruggles of Red Gap
  • Marmaduke Ruggles
-- 1935
94% Mutiny on the Bounty
  • Capt. William Bligh
-- 1935
100% Les Miserables
  • Javert
-- 1935
71% The Barretts of Wimpole Street
  • Edward Moulton Barrett
-- 1934
100% The Private Life of Henry VIII
  • Henry VIII
-- 1933
White Woman
  • Horace Prin
-- 1933
33% The Sign of the Cross
  • Nero
-- 1932
100% The Old Dark House
  • Sir William Porterhouse
-- 1932
If I Had a Million
  • The Clerk
-- 1932
95% Island of Lost Souls (The Island of Dr. Moreau)
  • Dr. Moreau
-- 1932
Payment Deferred
  • William Marble
-- 1932
88% Piccadilly
  • A Night Club Hawk
-- 1929

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Quotes from Charles Laughton's Characters

    1. Sir William Porterhouse: Once you started making money it's hard to stop, especially if you're like me. there isn't much else you're good at.
    From The Old Dark House. Submitted by Kevin R (59 days ago)
    1. Julius Caesar: I thought you had no reservations about the gods.
    2. Sempronius Gracchus: Privately I believe in none. Neither do you. Publicly I believe in them all.
    From Spartacus. Submitted by The Vinh H (12 months ago)
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