Geraldine Chaplin Net Worth

Geraldine Chaplin Net Worth:

$20 Million

Geraldine Chaplin Net Worth


Net Worth: $20 Million
Date of Birth: 1944-07-31
Gender: Female
Height: 5 ft 4 in (1.65 m)
Profession: Actor
Nationality: United States of America

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American actress Geraldine Chaplin has a net worth of $20 million. Geraldine Chaplin was the star of “Doctor Zhivago,” a 1965 epic historical film. After that role, Chaplin went on to have a long and successful career. Her film credits include “Nashville,” the 1965 historical epic “Doctor Zhivago,” “Welcome to L.A.” “Life is a Bed of Roses,” and “Ana and the Wolves,” among others. Chaplin played Wallis, Duchess, of Windsor in “The Crown,” the third season on Netflix.

Early Life

Geraldine Chaplin was the fourth child of actor and filmmaker Charlie Chaplin, and his wife Oona O’Neill. She was born in Santa Monica on July 31, 1944. She went on vacation to Europe with her family while she was still young. The federal order that prohibited Chaplin’s father from returning to the United States made it impossible for the family to return to the United States. They ended up moving to Switzerland. Chaplin was able to learn French and Spanish at a boarding school.

Charlie Chaplin had a net worth of $100 million at the time of his death, in 1977. This is equivalent to around $400 million today. Geraldine’s mother Oona was the sole beneficiary.

Career Beginnings

Chaplin, at the age of 17, decided to leave college to pursue a career as a dancer. She continued her studies in ballet in England and professional dance in France. She quit ballet soon after and began modeling.

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Film Career, Part 1

Chaplin’s first big screen appearance was in an uncredited role in “Limelight,” her father’s 1952 film. After her debut role as Tonya Gromeko, in David Lean’s historical epic “Doctor Zhivago”, she didn’t return to film acting again until 1965. Chaplin also appeared that year in Jacques Deray’s crime film, “Crime on a Summer Morning.” Later, she was in films like “We’ll Go to the City,” I Killed Rasputin,” and “Stranger in the House.” She also appeared in “Stranger in the House” with her father’s “A Countess From Hong Kong.” Chaplin was the star of “Peppermint Frappe,” a psychological thriller that Carlos Saura directed in 1967. She starred in “Stress is Three” (the last of the Saura films) and “Honeycomb” (the final film).

In the 70s Chaplin was a star opposite Charlton Heston in “The Hawaiians.” The film was followed by “Perched on a Tree,” the “Innocent Bystanders” and “Z.P.G.” Chaplin and Saura reunited in 1973 to star in “Ana and the Wolves.” Also that year, she was in “The Three Musketeers and “Yankee Dudler.” Chaplin was the next to appear in “The Four Musketeers.” Her career picked up in the middle of the decade with roles in Saura’s “Cria Cuervos” and Robert Altman’s “Nashville,” where she was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress. Chaplin reunited Altman in 1976 for the Western “Buffalo Bill and the Indians or Sitting Bull’s History Lesson.” She also appeared in “Welcome to L.A.” and the “Noroit” films. In the 1970s, her credits included “Roseland”, “Remember My Name”, “One Page of Love”, Altman’s” “A Wedding” and Saura’s “Elisa, Vida Mia,” and “Blindfolded Eyes” and “Mama Turns 100.”

Film Career, Part 2

Chaplin was a star in many French films during the 1980s, including “Voyage en Douce”, “Love on the Ground”, “Les Uns et Les Autres”, and Alain Resnais “Life is a Bed of Roses” (I Want to Go Back). She also appeared in the British films “The Mirror Crack’d,” White Mischief, and “The Return of the Musketeers” as well as the American movie “The Moderns,” set in 1920s Paris. Chaplin was also seen in “Gentille Alouette”, “The Children”, “Buster’s Bedroom” and “Off Season” in the 90s. Chaplin also played the role of Hannah, her grandmother, in “Chaplin,” a biographical film that won her a Golden Globe nomination. Her credits include “A Foreign Field”, “The Age of Innocence”, “Words Upon the Window Pane”, “Home for the Holidays,” “Jane Eyre,” “Os Olhos da Asia” and “Crimetime.” Chaplin appeared in “Cousin Bette,” “To Walk with Lions” and “Beresina or the Last Days of Switzerland” movies in the late 1990s.

Chaplin was a star in many Spanish-language films during the 2000s. She was seen in “The Faces of the Moon”, “Talk to Her” and “In the City Without Limits” in the early part of the decade. This latter film earned her the Goya Award for Best Supporting Actress. Chaplin’s Spanish-language credits include “The Orphanage,” Theresa, The Body of Christ,”, “Miguel y William,” and “Diary of a Nymphomaniac.” She was also seen in “Heidi,” “BloodRayne,” “Melissa P.,” “Boxes,” “Inconceivable” and “Parc,” as well as other international films. Chaplin appeared in films such as “The Wolfman,” “There Be Dragons,” and “The Mosquito Nest” to kick off the 2010s. She starred in “The Monk,” Americano,” and “All Together” in 2011. Chaplin also has notable credits for “The Impossible”, “Sand Dollars”, “The Forbidden Room”, “Red Land”, “Holy Beasts”, and “The Barefoot Emperor”.

Television Career

Chaplin’s first television appearance was in the 1971 West German television movie “Carlos.” She starred in the Mexican television film “Nefertitiy Aquenatos” as Nefertiti, the Egyptian queen. Chaplin appeared in the television series “The Word” later in the decade. In the 1980s, her credits included the television series “The House of Mirth” (and “The Corsican Brothers”) and the miniseries called “My Cousin Rachel.” Chaplin was also featured in “Duel of Hearts,” Mary, Mother of Jesus, and “Mother Teresa In The Name of God’s Poor,” where she played the title nun. She also appeared in “Gulliver’s Travels” as well as “The Odyssey.”

Chaplin was seen in “In the Beginning” as well as “Dinotopia” at the beginning of the new millennium. She also appeared in the television adaptation of “A Christmas Carol” in 2004. Chaplin appeared in the French miniseries, “Beyond the Walls” later on. She portrayed Wallis, Duchess Windsor, in season 3 of Netflix’s historical drama series “The Crown” in 2019.

Personal life

In 1974, Chaplin was married to Carlos Saura, a long-time collaborator. They had a son called Shane. Later, she was in a relationship with Patricio Castilla (cinematographer), with whom she had a daughter called Oona in 1986. Oona is also an actor. Castilla and Chaplin were married in 2006.

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