The American actress Geraldine Chaplin is best known as the daughter of legendary comic genius Charlie Chaplin. Unlike her father's reputation as the comedian, she has featured in intense and serious roles in Spanish, English as well as French movies. She has also appeared in the film Chaplin in 1992, where she portrayed her grandmother Hannah Chaplin.
What Is The Net Worth Of Geraldine Chaplin?
The American actress Geraldine Chaplin has amassed the grand net worth of $20 million. Her 53 years of involvement in entertainment fraternity has helped her to contribute in net worth. She has played the most notable role of the wife of the lead actor in romantic drama movie Doctor Zhivago in 1965.
Charlie Chaplin’s daughter, Geraldine started her acting stint from Limelight with her father in 1952. She later debuted on Broadway with The Little Foxes. The talented actress has her film credits like Peppermint Frappe, Ana and the Wolves, Nashville and many more, which significantly increased her revenue.
Geraldine is known for her absolute involvement with the character. She is a diet conscious and maintains her weight whenever it is necessary. For her outstanding acting persona, she was awarded the prestigious Golden Globe Award for Doctor Zhivago and was again nominated for the same award for Nashville.
Married Life With Patricio
Geraldine Chaplin is enjoying her married life with Patricio Castilla since 2006. The pair got married after dating for several years. Patricio is a Spanish cinematographer born in Chile. Even though Patricio is a reserved person, being a husband of famous actress doesn’t let him stay low. The lovebirds were spotted together in Rome Film festival in Rome Italy on October 2014.
Geraldine Chaplin and Patricio Castilla on the Red Carpet during the 9th Rome Film Festival on 22 October 2014, in Rome, Italy (Photo: zimbio.com)
The couple is parents to a daughter named Oona Chaplin who was born on 4th June 1986. She is best known for her role as Talisa Maegyr in HBO’s Superhit television series Game Of Thrones. She has been cast in the James Cameroon’s sci-fi movie Avatar’s sequel in June 2017.
Golden Globe Award winner Geraldine Chaplin has a son named Shane Chaplin Saura, who was born in 1974 from her previous relationship. She had a long-term relationship with a Spanish film director Carlos Saura, but the couple could not sustain their bond and finally parted their ways. Fortunately, she met Patricio and dated him for a while before tying the knot. Geraldine is now cherishing a prosperous married life.
Geraldine's Early Life With Her Family
Nashville actress Geraldine is the daughter of Charlie Chaplin and Oona O’Neill. She was raised with seven younger siblings. Coincidentally, she is the fourth child of her father, and her mother is the fourth wife of Charlie Chaplin. Geraldine is the granddaughter of famous English singers Charles Chaplin Sr. and Hannah Chaplin.
From her mother’s side, she is the granddaughter of Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning American playwright Eugene O’Neil and British writer Agnes Boulton.
The Chaplin family moved to the eighteenth-century mansion of Switzerland in 1952 when she was eight years of age after her father faced some turbulence with the government. She grew up singing and dancing with her siblings in the Chapling mansion.
In an interview with The Baltimore Sun in 1993, Geraldine revealed that her father was a strict and disciplinarian person, unlike his actings. He didn't even allow them to watch other movies except for his black and white film. Comedian Charlie wanted his daughter to be doctor or engineer, but after he saw her acting, he was mesmerized and became a fan of her.
Born in 1944 in Santa Monica California, Geraldine Chaplin celebrates her birthday on 31 June every year, as per wiki. As an American native, she belongs to the mixed ethnicity. The American actress was a daughter of legendary entertainer Charlie Chaplin and Oona O’Neil, who raised her in Switzerland after eight years of age. She stands with a modest height of 1.65 m (5' 5").
Geraldine attended the Royal Ballet Academy in London in 1962 with hopes to become a ballerina.