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Albert Austin (1882–1953)

British-born supporting actor, primarily in the films of Charles Chaplin, for whom Austin also worked as an assistant director and co-writer. His career paralleled that of Chaplin, but dwindled prior to the coming of sound. His brother, William Austin, had a lengthy Hollywood career as a character actor. See full bio »

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City Lights Street Sweeper / Burglar
Trouble Director
Keep Smiling Director
My Boy Director


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 1931 City Lights
Street Sweeper / Burglar (uncredited)
 1928 The Circus
Clown (uncredited)
 1925 The Gold Rush
Prospector (uncredited)
 1923 A Prince of a King (uncredited)
 1922/I Pay Day (Short)
 1921 Grief (Short)
 1921 The Kid
Car Thief / Man in Shelter (uncredited)
 1920 Suds
Horace Greensmith
 1919 The Professor (Short)
Man in Flophouse (uncredited)
 1919 Sunnyside (Short)
Slicker (uncredited)
 1918 How to Make Movies (Short)
Golfer (uncredited)
 1918 Shoulder Arms
American Officer / Clean Shaven German Soldier / Bearded German Soldier
 1918 The Bond (Short)
Friend (uncredited)
 1918 Triple Trouble (Short)
A Man (uncredited)
 1918 A Dog's Life (Short)
Thief (uncredited)
 1917/I The Adventurer (Short)
The Butler
 1917 The Immigrant (Short)
Russian / Restaurant diner
 1917 The Cure (Short)
Sanitarium Attendant
 1917 Easy Street (Short)
Minister / Policeman (uncredited)
 1916 The Rink (Short)
 1916 Behind the Screen (Short)
Stagehand (uncredited)
 1916 The Pawnshop (Short)
Client with clock
 1916 The Count (Short)
Tall Guest (uncredited)
 1916 One A.M. (Short)
Taxi Driver
 1916 The Vagabond (Short)
 1916 The Fireman (Short)
 1916 The Floorwalker (Short)
Shop Assistant
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Screen actor, film director, and screenwriter. Entered films in 1910. See more »

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