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Lon Chaney

Lon ChaneyAKA Leonidas Frank Chaney

Born: 1-Apr-1883
Birthplace: Colorado Springs, CO
Died: 26-Aug-1930
Location of death: Hollywood, CA
Cause of death: Cancer - Lung
Remains: Buried, Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Glendale, CA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Phantom of the Opera

Father: Frank H. Chaney (deaf mute)
Mother: Emma Alice Kennedy (deaf mute)
Wife: Frances Chaney (b. 1889, m. 1905, div. Apr-1915, d. 21-Nov-1967, one child)
Son: Lon Chaney, Jr. (actor, b. 10-Feb-1906)
Wife: Hazel Hastings (m. Nov-1915, until his death)
Brother: John (older)

    Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 7046 Hollywood Blvd. (motion pictures), 1994
    English Ancestry Paternal
    French Ancestry Paternal
    Irish Ancestry Maternal

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    The Unholy Three (3-Jul-1930) · Echo
    West of Zanzibar (24-Nov-1928) · Phroso
    While the City Sleeps (15-Sep-1928)
    Laugh, Clown, Laugh (14-Apr-1928) · Tito
    London After Midnight (3-Dec-1927) · Burke
    Mockery (13-Aug-1927) · Sergei
    The Unknown (4-Jun-1927)
    Mr. Wu (26-Mar-1927) · Mr. Wu
    Tell It to the Marines (23-Dec-1926) · Sgt. O'Hara
    The Road to Mandalay (26-Jun-1926)
    The Blackbird (10-Jan-1926) · The Blackbird
    The Phantom of the Opera (6-Sep-1925) · The Phantom
    The Unholy Three (16-Aug-1925) · Echo, the Ventriloquist
    The Monster (16-Mar-1925) · Dr. Ziska
    He Who Gets Slapped (2-Nov-1924) · Paul Beaumont
    The Hunchback of Notre Dame (2-Sep-1923) · Quasimodo
    Oliver Twist (30-Oct-1922) · Fagin
    The Ace of Hearts (17-Sep-1921) · Farallone
    Outside the Law (26-Dec-1920)
    The Penalty (24-Jul-1920) · Blizzard


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