Geraldine Leigh Chaplin (born July 31, 1944) is an English-American actress and the daughter of Charlie Chaplin.
Chaplin first came to prominence for her Golden Globe-nominated role of Tonya in David Lean’s Doctor Zhivago (1965). She received her second Golden Globe nomination for Robert Altman’s Nashville (1975). She also appeared in his other pictures, Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull’s History Lesson (1976) and A Wedding (1978) . She received a BAFTA nomination for her role in Welcome to L.A. (1976). She then appeared in Roseland (1977) and Remember My Name (1978). She played her grandmother in the biopic, Chaplin (1992) for which she received her third Golden Globe nomination. She also appeared in The Age of Innocence (1993), Jane Eyre (1996), Mother Teresa: In the Name of God’s Poor (1997) and The Wolfman (2010).
Chaplin has notably been involved in European cinema, most notably taking French and Spanish-speaking roles. She starred in Claude Lelouch’s… read more