Lon Chaney

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Lon Chaney

Lon Chaney was an American actor, writer, and director.

Lon Chaney has sometimes been credited as Man of a Thousand Faces.

Lon Chaney was born Leonidas Frank Chaney on April 1st, in Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States. His zodiac sign was Aries.

He died on Tuesday, August 26th, 1930 at the age of forty-seven (47) in Hollywood, California, United States.

As an actor, Lon Chaney has worked on movies such as He Who Gets Slapped, released in 1924 (Paul Beaumont, aka HE), The Mark of Cain (1916) in which he plays Dick Temple, The Unholy Three (1925) portraying Professor Echo, the ventriloquist, aka Mrs. 'Granny' O'Grady, The Blackbird (1926) (character: The Blackbird/The Bishop), Nomads of the North (1920) playing Raoul Challoner, and The Phantom of the Opera (1925) as Erik, The Phantom.

Lon Chaney has written the story of The Trap, released in 1922.

Lon Chaney has also directed The Phantom of the Opera, released in 1925.



Chicken with Plums
Directed by: V. Paronnaud, M. Satrapi, starring M. Amalric, E. Baer, M. de Medeiros, G. Farahani...


The Unholy Three
Directed by: J. Conway, starring L. Chaney, L. Lee, E. Nugent, H. Earles...


Directed by: W. Nigh, starring L. Chaney, P. Haver, J. Murray, F. Morris...

Where East Is East
Directed by: T. Browning, starring L. Chaney, L. Velez, E. Taylor, L. Hughes...


West of Zanzibar
Directed by: T. Browning, starring L. Chaney, L. Barrymore, M. Nolan, W. Baxter...

While the City Sleeps
Directed by: J. Conway, starring L. Chaney, A. Page, C. Nye, W. Oakman...

Laugh, Clown, Laugh
Directed by: H. Brenon, starring L. Chaney, B. Siegel, L. Young, N. Asther...

The Big City
Directed by: T. Browning, starring M. Betz, L. Chaney, B. Compson, M. Day...


London After Midnight
Directed by: T. Browning, starring L. Chaney, M. Day, H. B. Walthall, P. Williams...

Directed by: B. Christensen, starring L. Chaney, B. Bedford, R. Cortez, M. Swain...


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