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 Kiera Chaplin.[1]

He is the president of the International Comedy Film Festival of Vevey, Switzerland. He directed the documentary film Charlie Chaplin: A Family Tribute produced by Jarl Ale de Basseville and 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.[2]


  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. ^ 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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