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Encyclopedia > Lon Chaney

There were two famous American actors named Lon Chaney, both known for their work in horror movies. DVD cover showing horror characters as depicted by Universal Studios. ...

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Lon Chaney, Sr. - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (236 words)
Lon Chaney was born Leonidas Frank Chaney to deaf parents Frank Chaney (who was of English and French descent) and Emma Kennedy (an Irish-American).
Chaney is chiefly remembered as a pioneer in such horror films as (the silent versions of) The Hunchback of Notre Dame and The Phantom of the Opera.
Lon Chaney has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and in 1994, he was honored with his image on a United States postage stamp designed by caricaturist Al Hirschfeld.
Skullduggery-Lon Chaney Sr. (1155 words)
Lon Chaney made almost 150 films during his career, creating some of the screen's most intricate, macabre, and memorable characters for all time - without a single word heard by the audience.
Lon Chaney was very articulate, both mentally and physically; able to pick up the latest dance routines and steps, like buck and wing, tap, soft-shoe, and more.
Chaney would often be seen walking away from these places with his overcoat pockets bulging from wrapped cheese, meat, and bread - after filling up on a large meal himself.
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