Charles Laughton

Date of Birth: 1 July, 1899

Place of Birth: Scarborough, North Riding of Yorkshire, England

Date of Death: 15 December, 1962

Place of Death: Hollywood, California, U.S.

*English (father)
*Irish (mother)

Charles Laughton was a British actor. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor for The Private Life of Henry VIII (1933).

Charles’s paternal grandfather was Charles Laughton (the son of Thomas Laughton and Hannah Howes or Ann Wright). Charles’s grandfather Charles was born in Oxfordshire, England.

Charles’s paternal grandmother was Phoebe Elizabeth Farnsworth (the daughter of John Farnsworth and Maria Clarke). Phoebe was born in Nottinghamshire, England.

Charles’s maternal grandfather was named Luke Conlon. Luke was born in Louth, Ireland.

Charles’s maternal grandmother was Mary McAllister (the daughter of Stewart McAllister and Eliza). Mary was Irish.


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