Laughton
biographical name Charles 1899-1962 American (English-born) actor

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  • Laughton — could be*actor Charles Laughton *Laughton, East Sussex *Laughton, Leicestershire *Laughton, South Kesteven, Lincolnshire *Laughton, West Lindsey, Lincolnshire *Laughton en le Morthen, South Yorkshireee also* Lawton …   Wikipedia

  • Laughton — Laughton, Charles …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Laughton — (Charles) (1899 1962) acteur et cinéaste britannique. Après s être consacré au théâtre, il s illustra au cinéma (la Vie privée d Henri VIII, 1933; les Révoltés du Bounty, 1935). Il réalisa la Nuit du chasseur (1955) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Laughton —   [lɔːtn], Charles, britisch amerikanischer Schauspieler, * Scarborough 1. 7. 1899, ✝ Los Angeles (Calif.) 15. 12. 1962; vielseitiger Charakterdarsteller, u. a. in Dramen von A. P. Tschechow und Shakespeare (z. B. Heinrich VIII.); Mitarbeit an… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Laughton — Charles Laughton, 1940 Fotografie von Carl van Vechten, aus der Van Vechten Collection der Library of Congress Charles Laughton (ˈlɔtn) (* 1. Juli 1899 in Scarborough; † …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Laughton — This surname is of Anglo Saxon origin, and is a locational name from any of the various places so called which have as their component elements the Olde English pre 7th Century leac , leek, and tun , enclosure, homestead; hence, enclosure where… …   Surnames reference

  • Laughton — noun United States film actor (born in England) (1899 1962) • Syn: ↑Charles Laughton • Instance Hypernyms: ↑actor, ↑histrion, ↑player, ↑thespian, ↑role player …   Useful english dictionary

  • Laughton — /lawt n/, n. Charles, 1899 1962, U.S. actor, born in England. * * * …   Universalium

  • Laughton — Laugh•ton [[t]ˈlɔt n[/t]] n. big Charles, 1899–1962, U.S. actor, born in England …   From formal English to slang

  • Laughton — /ˈlɔtn/ (say lawtn) noun Charles, 1899–1962, English stage and film actor; noted roles include Captain Bligh in Mutiny on the Bounty (1935) …   Australian English dictionary

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