Geraldine Chaplin Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Geraldine Chaplin Quick Info
Height5 ft 5 in
Weight54 kg
Date of BirthJuly 31, 1944
Zodiac SignLeo
SpousePatricio Castilla

Geraldine Chaplin is an English-American actress, voiceover artist, dancer, model, and writer who is the daughter of popular artist Charlie Chaplin. She is known for several of her on-screen roles which include appearing as Tonya Gromeko in Doctor Zhivago, Carol McNeil in Z.P.G., Opal in Nashville, Karen Hood in Welcome to L.A., Emily in Remember My Name, Josephine in ¿Para qué sirve un oso?, Hannah Chaplin in Chaplin, Contessa Rachel Sangalletti in My Cousin Rachel, and Marie in In the City Without Limits.

Born Name

Geraldine Leigh Chaplin

Nick Name

Geraldine

Geraldine Chaplin as seen in 2016
Geraldine Chaplin as seen in 2016 (Ruben Ortega / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

Santa Monica, California, United States

Residence

She divides her time amongst her residences in Miami, Madrid, Spain, and Corsier-sur-Vevey, Switzerland.

Nationality

English, American

Education

Geraldine Chaplin attended boarding school and also took ballet lessons at the Royal Ballet School.

Occupation

Actress, Voiceover Artist, Writer, Dancer, Model

Family

  • Father – Charlie Chaplin (Actor, Director, Composer, Screenwriter, Producer, Editor)
  • Mother – Oona O’Neill (Actress)
  • Siblings – Michael Chaplin (Younger Brother) (Actor, Writer, Producer), Josephine Chaplin (Younger Sister) (Actress), Victoria Chaplin (Younger Sister) (Circus Performer), Eugene Chaplin (Younger Sister) (Recording Engineer, Documentary Filmmaker), Christopher Chaplin (Younger Brother) (Composer, Actor)
  • Others – Sydney Chaplin (Older Half-Brother) (Actor), Charles Chaplin Jr. (Older Half-Brother) (Actor), Jean-Baptiste Thiérrée (Brother-In-Law) (Actor, Director), Kiera Chaplin (Niece) (Actress, Producer), Carmen Chaplin (Niece) (Actress, Producer, Director), Dolores Chaplin (Niece) (Actress, Producer), Syd Chaplin (Uncle) (Actor, Director, Writer)

Manager

Geraldine Chaplin is represented by Agence Artistique Artciné, Talent Agency, Paris, France.

Build

Slim

Geraldine Chaplin and Omar Sharif as seen in 'Doctor Zhivago' in 1965
Geraldine Chaplin and Omar Sharif as seen in ‘Doctor Zhivago’ in 1965 (Culver Pictures / eBay / Public Domain)

Height

5 ft 5 in or 165 cm

Weight

54 kg or 119 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Geraldine Chaplin has dated –

  1. Bobby Darin
  2. Carlos Saura (1967-1979) – She was in a long-term relationship with Spanish film director Carlos Saura and they parent a son named Shane Saura Chaplin.
  3. Patricio Castilla (2006-Present) – In 2006, she married Chilean cinematographer Patricio Castilla and they have a daughter named Oona Chaplin.

Race / Ethnicity

White

Geraldine Chaplin is of English, Irish, and Scottish descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Sports forehead bangs
  • High cheekbones
  • Wears sunglasses on her head
Geraldine Chaplin as seen at the presentation of film 'The Orphanage' in Madrid, Spain in October 2007
Geraldine Chaplin as seen at the presentation of the film ‘The Orphanage’ in Madrid, Spain in October 2007 (Cynthia / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Geraldine Chaplin Facts

  1. While growing up, she wanted to become a ballerina but things did not quite work out that way and she once said, “I didn’t leave ballet, ballet left me”.
  2. Geraldine Chaplin co-starred alongside Anthony Perkins, Moses Gunn, Berry Berenson, Jeff Goldblum, and Dennis Franz in the 1978 thriller film, Remember My Name. She was cast as Emily, an ex-con and ex-wife, and this role won her the Miami International Film Festival Award for “Best Actress” as well as the Paris Film Festival Award for “Best Actress”.
  3. In 1982, she served as a member of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival.
  4. Apart from English, she is also well-versed in Spanish and French.
  5. Geraldine Chaplin was cast as Hannah Chaplin, her own real grandmother, in the 1992 biographical comedy-drama film, Chaplin, and this role got her nominated for the Golden Globe Award in the “Best Supporting Actress” category.
  6. In 2006, she was honored with the Gold medal by the Spanish Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences for her contributions to Spanish cinema.

Featured Image by Ruben Ortega / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0

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