History Creator / LonChaney

30th Oct '17 6:07:57 AM CosmicFerret
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Chaney first appeared onstage in 1902, he carved out a career in vaudeville, becoming known as a singer and dancer. Married to actress Cleva Creighton in 1905. Their only son, Creighton Chaney, would later go on to forge a film career of his own under the name of Lon Chaney Jr. The Chaneys divorced around 1913, after which Lon Sr. moved from the theater into film. Several years later, he would meet and marry Hazel Hastings, and they remained married for the rest of Chaney's life.

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Chaney first appeared onstage in 1902, he carved out a career in vaudeville, becoming known as a singer and dancer. Married to actress Cleva Creighton in 1905. Their only son, Creighton Chaney, would later go on to forge a film career of his own under the name of Lon Chaney Jr. Creator/LonChaneyJr The Chaneys divorced around 1913, after which Lon Sr. moved from the theater into film. Several years later, he would meet and marry Hazel Hastings, and they remained married for the rest of Chaney's life.
7th Aug '17 4:23:57 AM jamespolk
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* ''Tell It to the Marines'' (1926)

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* ''Tell It to the Marines'' ''Film/TellItToTheMarines'' (1926)
6th Aug '17 7:07:13 PM jamespolk
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* ''Film/WhereEastIsEast'' (1929)
6th Aug '17 4:02:09 AM jamespolk
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* ''Film/TheAceOfHearts'' (1921)
10th Jun '17 7:42:41 PM SockstheCat2000
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* ''A Blind Bargain'' (1922) (lost film, original negative destroyed in 1931 by MGM and the last known copy destroyed in 1967 MGM vault fire)
16th Oct '16 9:31:20 PM jamespolk
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* ''The Penalty'' (1920)

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* ''The Penalty'' ''Film/ThePenalty'' (1920)
30th Mar '16 2:00:13 PM Mdumas43073
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The original ManOfAThousandFaces, Leonidas Frank "Lon" Chaney had a brief but incredibly varied career. The son of two deaf parents, he quickly developed a skill for pantomime. One early Hollywood acquaintance summed up his expressive features simply: "He had a deaf face."

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The original ManOfAThousandFaces, Leonidas Frank "Lon" Chaney had a brief but incredibly varied career. The son of Born on AprilFoolsDay in 1883 to two deaf parents, he quickly developed a skill for pantomime. One early Hollywood acquaintance summed up his expressive features simply: "He had a deaf face."



Born on April Fool's Day in 1883, Chaney first appeared onstage in 1902, he carved out a career in vaudeville, becoming known as a singer and dancer. Married to actress Cleva Creighton in 1905. Their only son, Creighton Chaney, would later go on to forge a film career of his own under the name of Lon Chaney Jr. The Chaneys divorced around 1913, after which Lon Sr. moved from the theater into film. Several years later, he would meet and marry Hazel Hastings, and they remained married for the rest of Chaney's life.

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Born on April Fool's Day in 1883, Chaney first appeared onstage in 1902, he carved out a career in vaudeville, becoming known as a singer and dancer. Married to actress Cleva Creighton in 1905. Their only son, Creighton Chaney, would later go on to forge a film career of his own under the name of Lon Chaney Jr. The Chaneys divorced around 1913, after which Lon Sr. moved from the theater into film. Several years later, he would meet and marry Hazel Hastings, and they remained married for the rest of Chaney's life.
30th Mar '16 1:58:58 PM Mdumas43073
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Lon Chaney was the original ManOfAThousandFaces.

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Lon Chaney was the The original ManOfAThousandFaces.ManOfAThousandFaces, Leonidas Frank "Lon" Chaney had a brief but incredibly varied career. The son of two deaf parents, he quickly developed a skill for pantomime. One early Hollywood acquaintance summed up his expressive features simply: "He had a deaf face."



Born on April Fool's Day in 1883, Leonidas Frank Chaney had a brief but incredibly varied career. The son of two deaf parents, he quickly developed a skill for pantomime. One early Hollywood acquaintance summed up his expressive features simply: "He had a deaf face."

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Born on April Fool's Day in 1883, Leonidas Frank Chaney had first appeared onstage in 1902, he carved out a brief career in vaudeville, becoming known as a singer and dancer. Married to actress Cleva Creighton in 1905. Their only son, Creighton Chaney, would later go on to forge a film career of his own under the name of Lon Chaney Jr. The Chaneys divorced around 1913, after which Lon Sr. moved from the theater into film. Several years later, he would meet and marry Hazel Hastings, and they remained married for the rest of Chaney's life.

Though he worked steadily in film, acting and occasionally directing, his first real breakout role is widely considered to be "The Frog" in 1919's ''The Miracle Man''. The next year, he proved his devotion to the craft with ''The Penalty'', strapping his legs back behind him to play a double amputee crime lord. The restraints were so painful that he was unable to maintain the position for more than twenty minutes at a time. 1923 offered perhaps his second most famous role, that of Quasimodo in ''Film/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame''. ''He Who Gets Slapped'' and ''Film/TheUnholyThree'' are considered some of his best work,
but incredibly varied career. The son of two deaf parents, he quickly developed a skill for pantomime. One early Hollywood acquaintance summed up his expressive features simply: "He had a deaf face." best known part (and make-up) is undoubtedly ''Film/ThePhantomOfTheOpera1925''.



Chaney first appeared onstage in 1902, he carved out a career in vaudeville, becoming known as a singer and dancer. Married to actress Cleva Creighton in 1905. Their only son, Creighton Chaney, would later go on to forge a film career of his own under the name of Lon Chaney Jr. The Chaneys divorced around 1913, after which Lon Sr. moved from the theater into film. Several years later, he would meet and marry Hazel Hastings, and they remained married for the rest of Chaney's life.

Though he worked steadily in film, acting and occasionally directing, his first real breakout role is widely considered to be "The Frog" in 1919's ''The Miracle Man''. The next year, he proved his devotion to the craft with ''The Penalty'', strapping his legs back behind him to play a double amputee crime lord. The restraints were so painful that he was unable to maintain the position for more than twenty minutes at a time. 1923 offered perhaps his second most famous role, that of Quasimodo in ''Film/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame''. ''He Who Gets Slapped'' and ''Film/TheUnholyThree'' are considered some of his best work, but his best known part (and make-up) is undoubtedly ''Film/ThePhantomOfTheOpera1925''.
30th Mar '16 1:56:43 PM Mdumas43073
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Lon Chaney was The Man of a Thousand Faces.

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Lon Chaney was The Man of a Thousand Faces.the original ManOfAThousandFaces.
18th Nov '15 11:53:46 AM jamespolk
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* ''Film/TheBlackbird'' (1926)
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