How old was Charlie Chaplin in his first movie: Making a Living?

Charlie Chaplin was 23 in Making a Living when he played the character 'Edgar English, a Swindler'.

That was over 110 years ago in 1914.

This was his first recorded movie acting credit (although may not technically be his first actual acting role).

In 1977 he died aged 88, starring in 181 films in his career, 180 of those after Making a Living was first released. If he were alive today he would be 135.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In Making a Living, I think Charlie Chaplin looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Henry Lehrman has worked with Charlie Chaplin a total of 4 times in his career.
  • Charlie Chaplin's first movie was as 'Edgar English, a Swindler' in Making a Living, released in 1914 when he was 23
  • Making a Living scores 5.69 out of 10 on TMDB.

Charlie Chaplin's other movies