Eugene Chaplin

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Charlie Chaplin with his wife Oona and their children (L-R) Geraldine, Eugene, Victoria, Annette, Josephine, and Michael in 1961.

Eugene Anthony Chaplin (born August 23, 1953) is a Swiss recording engineer and documentary filmmaker. He is the fifth child of Oona O'Neill and Charlie Chaplin, the grandson of playwright Eugene O'Neill, and the father of film actress Kiera Chaplin.[1]

He was part of the cast in the Benny Hill The Worlds Funniest Clown (1991), he is the president of the International Comedy Film Festival of Vevey, Switzerland and he directed the documentary film Charlie Chaplin: A Family Tribute produced by Alexandre Alé de Basseville.[2] Eugene has also created the musical Smile, which is a narration of Charlie Chaplin's life through his music.

As a recording engineer, he worked with The Rolling Stones, David Bowie, and Queen.[3]


  1. ^ Chaplin in the Sound Era: An Analysis of the Seven Talkies - Page 230 Eric L. Flom - 1997"Chaplin also began to search for a suitable home for his family, as Oona, then pregnant with the couple's fifth child (Eugene Chaplin would be born in August, 1953), wished to find a permanent residence for the family. "
  2. ^ "CHARLIE CHAPLIN: A Family Tribute | Independent Film Quarterly". Retrieved 2022-10-01.
  3. ^ Petruska, Igor (October 11, 2002). "Interview with Eugene Chaplin - famous son of the famous father". Archived from the original on September 24, 2006. Retrieved 18 November 2015.

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