Date of Birth:
1 April 1883
Lon Chaney played in 5 movies in the Western, Drama, Short, Action, Crime, Romance, Music, Horror genres.
Lon Chaney got succeed with average imdb rating 6.6.
Although his parents were deaf-mutes, Leonidas Chaney became an actor and also owner of a theatre company (together with his brother John). He made his debut at the movies in 1912, and his filmography is vast. Lon Chaney was especially famous for his horror parts in movies like e.g. Quasimodo in _The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923/I)_ (qv). Due to his special make-up effects he carried the characterization to be "the man with the thousand faces." He only filmed one movie with sound: The remake of... Read more