Charles Spencer "Charlie'' Chaplin was a British actor, comedian, director, composer, screenwriter, producer, and editor during the silent film era. He appeared in a Mickey Mouse short and has been impersonated by many Disney characters. He and Walt Disney were good friends.
Appearances in Disney Film
Mickey Mouse has dressed up as Charlie Chaplin many times. In a Disney pin, Stitch is also dressed up as Charlie Chaplin. A photo drawn by Walt Disney shows Mickey pointing a gun a Charlie Chaplin with Charlie saying that his next film will be silent with Mickey saying so you won't talk eh Charlie Chaplin also appeared in a poster with Mickey.
- Walt Disney Was Influenced by Chaplin adding a lot of his personality to Mickey.
- Robert Downey Jr. who played Iron Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe Portrayed Chaplin in the 1992 Bio Pic Chaplin which earned him an Academy Award Nomination for Best Actor.
- A Chaplin Toy is seen in Santa's Workshop.
- United Artists which Chaplin co-founded with Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, and D.W. Griffith Distributed Disney Cartoons from 1932-1937 and 1943's Victory Through Air Power.
- A Mickey Mouse doll is seen in the Chaplin film Modern Times.