Lon Chaney Sr Rank
About Lon Chaney Sr
Leonidas Frank Chaney Sr. was given the nickname “The Man of a Thousand Faces” because of how skilled he was at using makeup to modify his appearance. The film and stage actor also worked in the industry as a make-up artist, screenwriter and director. Besides his makeup skills, he also gained a reputation for his portrayal of troubled and persecuted characters. His most popular film roles include Quasimodo in “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” and The Phantom in “The Phantom of the Opera”.
He was the child of a deaf couple, Emma Alice Kennedy and Frank H. Chaney. Growing up as their child helped him become skilled in pantomime. His only child, Lon Chaney Jr. was born through his first marriage to Cleva Creighton, a singer. Two years after their 1913 divorce, he married Hazel Bennet Hastings.
He received a Hollywood Walk of Fame star for his work.
He developed lung cancer in late 1929 which worsened when artificial snow got into his throat while filming. He died on August 26, 1930 of a throat haemorrhage.
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F.A.Q. about Lon Chaney Sr
When is his birthday?
Lon Chaney Sr's birthday is on April 1, 1883.
In how many days is his birthday?
Lon Chaney Sr's birthday is in 249 days
How old was Lon Chaney Sr when he died?
He was 47 years old.
When did he die?
He died in August 26, 1930.
How old would he be today?
Lon Chaney Sr would be 138 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Lon Chaney Sr from?
He was born in Colorado Springs, Colorado, U.S..
Lon Chaney Sr's Popularity
Lon Chaney Sr was a famous American silent film actor, who was born on April 1, 1883. As a person born on this date, Lon Chaney Sr is listed in our database as the 44th most popular celebrity for the day (April 1) and the 9th most popular for the year (1883).
People born on April 1 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram. Lon Chaney Sr is the 1095th most popular Aries.
Aside from information specific to Lon Chaney Sr's birthday, Lon Chaney Sr is the 8622nd most famous American and ranks 4th in famous people born in Colorado Springs, Colorado, U.S.
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