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Lon Chaney
Born: April 1, 1883
Died: August 26, 1930 (at the age of 47)
Lon Chaney
Lon Chaney - Hunchback of Notre Dame Lon Chaney - Phantom of the Opera Lon Chaney - London After Midnight
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Alonso (Lon) Chaney was born on April 1, 1883 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Both of his parents were deaf mutes, so Lon developed his pantomimic skills to communicate with his parents and this would later serve him in his acting career.

Lon made his first performed in vaudeville.

In 1913 he appeared in his first film. In 1923 Lon played the title roles in 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' and in 1925 he played the title role in 'The Phantom of the Opera', two of the greatest silent horror films to survive.

Lon became known as "The Man of a Thousand Faces", because of the fantastic makeup technique of Chaney's (many of his makeup secrets died with him). He was able to play multiple roles because of the makeup and also never worried about how uncomfortable for him to endure for a role (such as the Hump and constraints for 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' (1923) or the constraints used in 'The Miracle Man' (1919))

Lon had many great roles besides 'The Hunchback', 'The Phantom' and 'Miracle Man' he also played dual rolls in 'Treasure Island' (1920), Fagin in 'Oliver Twist' (1922), a crook disguised as an old woman in 'The Unholy Three' (1925), and dual roles in 'London After Midnight' (1927).

Lon also did an exceptional job at more conventional roles, as he demonstrated in such films as 'Tell It to the Marines' (1926) and 'While the City Sleeps' (1928). Lon's performances and transformations were nothing short of miraculous. In 1930 Lon did his only sound film, a remake of his classic 'The Unholy Three' (1930). He died about a month later at the age of 47 on August 26, 1930 from a throat hemorrhage. Lon had made more than 140 films in his career, many are still regarded as some of the finest work around and some (like 'London After Midnight (1927)) are sadly missing and will probably never been seen.

Lon Chaney was an American Motion-Picture Actor, who will always be known as 'The Phantom of the Opera' or "The Hunchback of Notre Dame' or the famous photo from 'London After Midnight'. He will be known for his horror films, in these films he transformed himself into gruesome and grotesque makeups of characters warped by psychological or physical deformities.

Lon Died at the age of 47 on August 26, 1930 from a throat hemorrhage. His career was cut short way to early.



Ron Chaney (the Great-Grandson of Lon Sr and Grandson of Lon Jr) is keeping his Grandfather and Great-Grandfathers spirit alive for us. He spends time doing the Conventions Circuit and talks of their career's and personal life.



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All films are shorts (1 to 3 reels unless otherwise noted)

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(1913) Poor Jake's Demise (IMP/Universal) Cast: Lon Chaney. Directed by Allan Curtis.
(1913) The Sea Urchin (Powers/Universal) Cast: Lon Chaney, Robert Z. Leonard and Jeanie Macpherson. Directed by Edwin August.
(1913) The Blood Red Tape of Charity (Powers/Universal) Cast: Lon Chaney and Edwin August . Directed by Edwin August.
(1913) Shon the Piper (101 Bison/Universal) Cast: Robert Z. Leonard, Marguerite Fisher and Lon Chaney. Director unknown.
(1913) The Trap (Powers/Universal) Cast: Lon Chaney and Cleo Madison. Directed by Edwin August.
(1913) An Elephant On His Hands (Nestor/Universal) Cast: Lon Chaney. Directed by Al Christy.
(1913) Almost An Actress (Joker/Universal) Cast: Louise Fazenda, Max Asher, Edward Holland, Lee Morris, Lon Chaney and Silvion de Jardins (later known as Bobby Vernon). Directed by Allan Curtis.
(1913) Back To Life (Victor/Universal) Cast: Pauline Bush, J. Warren Kerrigan, William Worthington, Jessalyn Van Trump and Lon Chaney. Directed by Allan Dwan.
(1913) Red Margaret, Moonshiner (Gold Seal/Universal) Cast: Pauline Bush, Murdock MacQuarrie, James Neill and Lon Chaney. Directed by Allan Dwan.
(1913) Bloodhounds of the North (Gold Seal/Universal) Cast: Pauline Bush, William Lloyd, James Neill, Murdock MacQuarrie and Lon Chaney. Directed by Allan Dwan.
(1914) The Lie (Gold Seal/Universal) Cast: Murdock MacQuarrie, Pauline Bush, William Lloyd, Lon Chaney, Richard Rosson, Arthur Rosson, Fred McKay and James Neill. Directed by Allan Dwan.
(1914) The Honor of the Mounted (Gold Seal/Universal) Cast: Pauline Bush, Murdock MacQuarrie, Lon Chaney and James Neill. Directed by Allan Dwan.
(1914) Remember Mary Magdalen (Victor/Universal) Cast: Pauline Bush, Murdock MacQuarrie and Lon Chaney. Directed by Allan Dwan.
(1914) Discord and Harmony (Gold Seal/Universal) Cast: Pauline Bush, Murdock MacQuarrie, Allan Forrest, James Neill and Lon Chaney. Directed by Allan Dwan.
(1914) The Menace to Carlotta (Rex/Universal) Cast: Pauline Bush, William C. Dowlan, Murdock MacQuarrie, Lon Chaney and John Burton. Directed by Allan Dwan.
(1914) The Embezzler (Gold Seal Universal) Cast: Pauline Bush, Murdock MacQuarrie, William C. Dowlan, Lon Chaney, William Lloyd and Richard Rosson. Directed by Allan Dwan.
(1914) The Lamb, the Woman, the Wolf (101 Bison/Universal) Cast: Pauline Bush, Murdock MacQuarrie and Lon Chaney. Directed by Allan Dwan.
(1914) The End of the Feud (Rex/Universal) Cast: Murdock MacQuarrie, Pauline Bush, Lon Chaney, William Lloyd and William C. Dowlan. Directed by Allan Dwan.
(1914) The Tragedy of Whispering Creek (101-Bison/Universal) Cast: Murdock MacQuarrie, Pauline Bush, William C. Dowlan, Lon Chaney, George Cooper, Mary Ruby, John Burton and William Lloyd. Directed by Allan Dwan.
(1914) The Unlawful Trade (Rex/Universal) Cast: Pauline Bush, William Lloyd, George Cooper, William C. Dowlan, Murdock MacQuarrie and Lon Chaney. Directed by Allan Dwan.
(1914) The Forbidden Room (101-Bison/Universal) Cast: Murdock MacQuarrie, Pauline Bush, William C. Dowlan, Lon Chaney and John Burton. Directed by Allan Dwan.
(1914) The Old Cobbler (101-Bison/Universal) Cast: Murdock MacQuarrie, Richard Rosson, Agnes Vernon and Lon Chaney. Directed by Murdock MacQuarrie.
(1914) A Ranch Romance (Nestor/Universal) Cast: Murdock MacQuarrie, Agnes Vernon, Lon Chaney, Seymour Hastings and E. Keller. Director unknown.
(1914) Hopes of a Blind Alley (101-Bison/Universal) Cast: Pauline Bush, Murdock MacQuarrie, William C. Dowlan and Lon Chaney. Directed by Allan Dwan.
(1914) Her Grave Mistake (Nestor/Universal) Cast: Murdock MacQuarrie, Agnes Vernon, Seymour Hastings and Lon Chaney. Director unknown.
(1914) By the Sun's Rays (Nestor/Universal) Cast: Murdock MacQuarrie, Lon Chaney, Seymour Hastings, Agnes Vernon and Dick Rosson. Director unknown.
(1914) The Oubliette (101-Bison/Universal) Cast: Murdock MacQuarrie, Pauline Bush, Lon Chaney, Harry F. Crane and Chet Withey. Directed by Charles Giblyn. This was a short serial (4 chapters). Chaney appreared in the second chapter.
(1914) A Miner's Romance (Nestor/Universal) Cast: Murdock MacQuarrie, Agnes Vernon, Lon Chaney and Seymour Hastings. Director Unknown.
(1914) Her Bounty (Rex/Universal) Cast: Pauline Bush, Joe King, Lon Chaney and Beatrice Van. Directed by Joseph de Grasse.
(1914) The Higher Law (101-Bison/Universal) Cast: Murdock MacQuarrie, Pauline Bush, Harry F. Crane and Lon Chaney. Directed by Charles Giblyn. Lon Chaney is in the second installment of this serial.
(1914) Richelieu (101-Bison/Universal) Cast: Murdock MacQuarrie, Pauline Bush, William C. Dowlan, Robert Chandler, Edna Maison, James Neill, Lon Chaney, Richard Rosson, Edna Chapman, William Lloyd and Frank Rice. Directed by Allan Dwan. Feature Film
***(4 reels)***
(1914) The Pipes of Pan (Rex/Universal) Cast: Pauline Bush, Joe King, Carmen Phillips and T. Directed by Joseph de Grasse.
(1914) Virtue Its Own Reward (Rex/Universal) Cast: Pauline Bush, Gertrude Bambrick, Tom Forman and Lon Chaney. Directed by Joseph de Grasse.
(1914) Her Life's Story (Rex/Universal) Cast: Pauline Bush, Laura Oakley, Ray Gallagher, Lon Chaney, Beatrice Van and Felix Walsh. Directed by Joseph de Grasse.
(1914) Small Town Girl (101-Bison/Universal) Cast: Murdock MacQuarrie, Pauline Bush, William Lloyd, Lon Chaney, Richard Rosson and Rupert Julian. Directed by Allan Dwan.
(1914) Lights and Shadows (Rex/Universal) Cast: Pauline Bush and Lon Chaney. Directed by Joseph de grasse.
(1914) The Lion, the Lamb, the Man (Rex/Universal) Cast: Pauline Bush, Lon Chaney, Millard K. Wilson and William C. Dowlan. Directed by Joseph de Grasse.
(1914) Night of Thrills (Rex/Universal) Cast: Lon Chaney. Directed by Joseph de Grasse.
(1914) Her Escape (Rex/Universal) Cast: Pauline Bush, William C. Dowlan, Lon Chaney and Richard Rosson. Directed by Joseph de Grasse.
(1915) The Sin of Olga Brandt (Rex/Universal) Cast: Pauline Bush, William C. Dowlan and Lon Chaney. Directed by Joseph de Grasse.
(1915) Star of the Sea (Rex/Universal) Cast: Pauline Bush, Laura Oakley, William C. Dowlan and Lon Chaney. Directed by Joseph de Grasse.
(1915) The Measure of a Man (Rex/Universal) Cast: Pauline Bush, William C. Dowlan and Lon Chaney. Directed by Joseph de Grasse.
(1915) Threads of Fate (Rex/Universal) Cast: Pauline Bush, William C. Dowlan and Lon Chaney. Directed by Joseph de Grasse.
(1915) When the Gods Played a Badger Game (Rex/Universal) Cast: Pauline Bush and Lon Chaney. Directed by Joseph de Grasse.
(1915) Such is Life (Rex/Universal) Cast: Pauline Bush, William C. Dowlan, Lon Chaney and Olive Golden. Directed by Joseph de Grasse.
(1915) Where the Forest Ends (Rex/Universal) Cast: Pauline Bush, William C. Dowlan, Lon Chaney and Joseph de Grasse. Directed by Joseph de Grasse.
(1915) Outside the Gates (Rex/Universal) Cast: Pauline Bush, William C. Dowland and Lon Chaney. Directed by Joseph de Grasse.
(1915) All for Peggy (Rex/Universal) Cast: Pauline Bush, William C. Dowlan and Lon Chaney. Directed by Joseph de Grasse.
(1915) The Desert Breed (Rex/Universal) Cast: Pauline Bush, Lon Chaney and William C. Dowlan. Directed by Joseph de Grasse.
(1915) Maid of the Mist (Rex/Universal) Cast: Pauline Bush, Ray Gallagher and Lon Chaney. Directed by Joseph de Grasse.
(1915) The Girl of the Night (Rex/Universal) Cast: Pauline Bush, Hilda Solmen and Lon Chaney. Directed by Joseph de Grasse.
(1915) The Stool Pigeon (Victor/Universal) Cast: J. Warren Kerrigan, Vera Sisson, George Periolat. Directed by Lon Chaney. (Chaney did not appear in this short)
(1915) The Grind (Rex/Universal) Cast: Pauline Bush, Queenie Rosson, Hellen Rosson and Lon Chaney. Directed by Joseph de Grasse.
(1915) For Cash (Victor/Universal) Cast: J. Warren Kerrigan and Vera Sisson. Directed by Lon Chaney. (Chaney did not appear in this short)
(1915) An Idyll of the Hills (Rex/Universal) Cast: Pauline Bush, Millard K. Wilson and Lon Chaney. Directed by Joseph de Grasse.
(1915) The Stronger Mind (United/Universal) Cast: Murdock MacQuarrie, Pauline Bush and Lon Chaney. Directed by Joseph de Grasse.
(1915) The Oyster Dredger (Victor/Universal) Cast: J. Warren Kerrigan and Vera Sisson. Directed by Lon Chaney. (Chaney did not appear in this short)
(1915) Steady Company (Rex/Universal) Cast: Pauline Bush and Lon Chaney. Directed by Joseph de Grasse.
(1915) The Violin Maker (Victor/Universal) Cast: Lon Chaney and Gretchen Lederer. Directed by Lon Chaney.
(1915) The Trust (Victor/Universal) Cast: Vera Sisson, William Quinn and Lon Chaney. Directed by Lon Chaney.
(1915) Bound on the Wheel (Rex/Universal) Cast: Elsie Jane Wilson, Lon Chaney, Lydia Yeamans Titus and Arthur Shirley. Directed by Joseph de Grasse.
(1915) Mountain Justice (Rex/Universal) Cast: Elsie Jane Wilson, Arthur Shirley, Lon Chaney and Grace Thompson. Directed by Joseph de Grasse.
(1915) Quits (Rex/Universal) Cast: Arthur Shirley and Lon Chaney. Directed by Joseph de Grasse.
(1915) The Chimney's Secret (Victor/Universal) Cast: Lon Chaney and Gretchen Lederer. Directed by Lon Chaney.
(1915) The Pine's Revenge (Rex/Universal) Cast: Cleo Madison, Lon Chaney, Arthur Shirley and Millard K. Wilson. Directed by Joseph de Grasse.
(1915) The Fascination of the Fleur de Lis (Rex/Universal) Cast: Cleo Madison, Arthur Shirley, Millard K. Wilson and Lon Chaney. Directed by Joseph de Grasse.
(1915) Alas and Alack (Rex/Universal) Cast: Cleo Madison, Arthur Shirley and Lon Chaney. Directed by Joseph de Grasse.
(1915) A Mother's Atonement (Rex/Universal) Cast: Cleo Maddison, Lon Chaney, Arthur Shirley, Wyndham Standing and Millard K. Wilson. Directed by Joseph de Grasse.
(1915) Lon of Lone Mountain (Rex/Universal) Cast: Marcia Moore, Arthur Shirley, Lon Chaney and George Burrell. Directed by Joseph de Grasse.
(1915) The Millionaire Paupers (Rex/Universal) Cast: Grace Thompson, Gretchen Lederer, Lon Chaney, Arthur Shirley, Marcia Moore and Millard K. Wilson. Directed by Joseph de Grasse.
(1915) Father and the Boys (Broadway/Universal) Cast: Digby Bell, Louise Carbasse, Harry Hamm, Colin Chase, Yona Landowska, Mae Gaston, Lon Chaney, Hayward Mack and Didsworth H. Davenport. Directed by Joseph de Grasse. Feature Film
***(5 reels)***
(1915) Under a Shadow (Rex/Universal) Cast: Gretchen Lederer, Lon Chaney, Arthur Shirley and Millard K. Wilson. Directed by Joseph de Grasse.
(1915) Stronger Than Death (Rex/Universal) Cast: Louise Carbasse, Lon Chaney, Arthur Shirley and Millard K. Willson. Directed by Joseph de Grasse.
(1916) Dolly's Scoop (Rex/Universal) Cast: Louise Lovely, Lon Chaney, Marjorie Ellison, Mae Gaston, Laura Praether, Hayward Mack, Millard K. Wilson and Edward Nes. Directed by Joseph de Grasse.
(1916) The Grip of Jealousy (Bluebird/Universal) Cast: Louise Lovely, Lon Chaney, Grace Thompson, Jay Belasco, Hayward Mack, Colin Chase, Harry Hamm, Walter Belasco, Marcia Moore and Dixie Carr. Directed by Joseph de Grasse. Feature Film
***(5 reels)***
(1916) Tangled Hearts (Bluebird/Universal) Cast: Louise Lovely, Agnes Vernon, Lon Chaney, Marjorie Ellison, Hayward Mack, Jay Belasco, Georgia French and Bud Chase. Directed by Joseph de Grasse. Feature Film
***(5 reels)***
(1916) The Gilded Spider (Bluebird/Universal) Cast: Louise Lovely, Lon Chaney, Lule Warrenton, Gilmore Hammond, Marjorie Ellison, Hayward Mack and Jay Belasco. Directed by Joseph de Grasse. Feature Film
***(5 reels)***
(1916) Bobbie of the Ballet (Bluebird/Universal) Cast: Louise Lovely, Lon Chaney, Jay Belasco, Jean Hathaway, Gretchen Lederer, Gilmore Hammond and Lule Warrenton. Directed by Joseph de Grasse. Feature Film
***(5 reels)***
(1916) The Grasp of Greed (Bluebird/Universal) Cast: Louise Lovely, Lon Chaney, Jay Belasco, C.N. Hammond and Gretchen Lederer. Directed by Joseph de Grasse. Feature Film
***(5 reels)***
(1916) Mark of Cain (Red Feather/Universal) Cast: Lon Chaney, Dorothy Phillips, Frank Whitson, Gilmore Hammond, T.D. Crittenden, Gretchen Lederer, Lydia Yeamans Titus, Mark Fenton and Georgia French. Directed by Joseph de Grasse. Feature Film
***(5 reels)***
(1916) If My Country Should Call (Red Feather/Universal) Cast: Dorothy Phillips, Helen Leslie, Frank Whitson, Lon Chaney, Albert MacQuarrie, Jack Nelson, Carl Von Schiller and Gretchen Lederer. Directed by Joseph de Grasse. Feature Film
***(5 reels)***
(1916) Place Beyond the Winds (Red Feather/Universal) Cast: Dorothy Phillips, Jack Mulhall, Lon Chaney, Joseph de Grasse, C. Normand Hammon, Alice May Youse, Grace Carlyle and Countess Du Cello. Directed by Joseph de Grasse. Feature Film
***(5 reels)***
(1916) Felix on the Job (Victor/Universal) Cast: George Felix, Eva Loring, Lon Chaney and Lydia Yeaman Titus. Directed by Joseph de Grasse.
(1916) Accusing Evidence (Big U/Universal) Cast: Lon Chaney, Pauline Bush and Murdock MacQuarrie. Director unknown. (This may be a re-release of a previous film.)
(1916) Price of Silence (Bluebird/Universal) Cast: Dorothy Phillips, Jack Mulhall, Lon Chaney, Frank Whitson,Evelyn Selbie, Jay Belasco and Eddie Brown. Directed by Joseph de Grasse. Feature Film
***(5 reels)***
(1917) The Piper's Price (Bluebird/Universal) Cast: Dorothy Phillips, William Stowell, Lon Chaney, Maud George, Claire Du Brey. Directed by Joseph de Grasse. Feature Film
***(5 reels)***
(1917) Hell Morgan's Girl (Bluebird/Universal) Cast: Dorothy Phillips, William Stowell, Lon Chaney, Lilyan Rosine, Joseph Girard and Alfred Allen. Directed by Joseph de Grasse. Feature Film
***(5 reels)***
(1917) The Mask of Love (Big U/Universal) Cast: Pauline Bush and Lon Chaney. Directed by Joseph de Grasse.
(1917) The Girl In the Checkered Coat (Bluebird/Universal) Cast: Dorothy Phillips, William Stowell, Lon Chaney, Mrs. A.E. Witting, David Kirby, Jane Bernoudy, Nellie Allen, Countess Du Cello. Directed by Joseph de Grasse. Feature Film
***(5 reels)***
(1917) The Flashlight (Bluebird/Universal) Cast: Dorothy Phillips, William Stowell, Lon Chaney, Alfred Allen, George Burrell, Evelyn Selbie, Clyde Benson, O.C. Jackson and Mark Fenton. Directed by Ida May Park. Feature Film
***(5 reels)***
(1917) A Doll's House (Bluebird/Universal) Cast: Dorothy Phillips, William Stowell, Lon Chaney, Sidney Dean, Mariam Shelby, Helen Wright. Directed by Joseph de Grasse. Feature Film
***(5 reels)***
(1917) Fires of Rebellion (Bluebird/Universal) Cast: Dorothy Phillips, William Stowell, Lon Chaney, Belle Bennett, Golda Madden, Alice May Youse, Edward Brady and Richard La Reno. Directed by Ida May Park. Feature Film
***(5 reels)***
(1917) The Rescue (Bluebird/Universal) Cast: Dorothy Phillips, William Stowell, Lon Chaney, Gretchen Lederer, Molly Malone, Claire Du Brey, Gertrude Astor. Directed by Ida May Park. Feature Film
***(5 reels)***
(1917) Triumph (Bluebird/Universal) Cast: Dorothy Phillips, Lon Chaney, William Stowell, William J. Dryer, Claire Du Brey, Clyde Benson, Helen Wright, Ruth Elder. Directed by Joseph de Grasse. Feature Film
***(5 reels)***
(1917) Pay Me (Jewel/Universal) Cast: Lon Chaney, Dorothy Phillips, William Stowell, Ed Brown, William Clifford, Evelyn Selbie, Tom Wilson, Claire Du Brey, John George. Directed by Joseph de Grasse. Feature Film
***(5 reels)***
(1917) The Empty Gun (Gold Seal/Universal) Cast: Lon Chaney, Claire McDowell, Sam de Grasse. Directed by Joseph de Grasse.
Feature Films
(1917) Bondage (Bluebird/Universal) Cast: Dorothy Phillips, William Stowell, Lon Chaney, Gertrude Astor, J.B. McLaughlin, Jean Porter, Eugene Owen. Directed by Ida May Park.
(1917) Anything Once (Bluebird/Universal) Cast: Franklyn Farnum, Claire Du Brey, Lon Chaney, Marjory Lawrence, Mary St. John, Sam de Grasse, H.M. Thurston, Raymond Wells, William Dyer and Frank Tokunaga. Directed by Joseph de Grasse.
(1917) The Scarlet Car (Bluebird/Universal) Cast: Franklyn Farnum, Al Filson, Lon Chaney, Edith Johnson, Sam de Grasse, Howard Crampton and William Lloyd. Directed by Joseph de Grasse.
(1918) Broadway Love (Bluebird/Universal) Cast: Dorothy Phillips, William Stowell, Lon Chaney, JuanitaHansen, Harry Von Meter, Gladys Tennyson and Eve Southern. Directed by Ida May Park.
(1918) The Grand Passion (Jewel/Universal) Cast: Dorothy Phillips, Jack Mulhall, Lon Chaney, WilliamStowell, Bert Appling, Evelyn Selbie, Alfred Allen. Directed by Ida May Park.
(1918) The Kaiser, The Beast of Berlin (Jewel/Universal) Cast: Rupert Julian, Nigel de Brulier, Lon Chaney, Harry Von Meter, Harry Carter, Joseph Girard, H. Barrows, Alfred Allen, Harry Holden, Elmo Lincoln, Ruth Clifford, Betty Carpenter, Ruby Lafayette, Mark Fenton, Jay Smith, Jack MacDonald, Allan Sears, W.H.Bainbridge, Walter Belasco, Pedro Sose, Orlo Eastman, Winter Hall and Frank Lee. Directed by Rupert Julian.
(1918) Fast Company (Bluebird/Universal) Cast: Franklyn Farnum, Fred Montague, Katherine Griffith, Lon Chaney, Juanita Hansen, Edward Cecil. Directed by Lynn F. Reynolds.
(1918) A Broadway Scandal (Bluebird/Universal) Cast: Carmel Myers, W.H. Bainbridge, Edwin August, Lon Chaney, Andrew Robson, S.K. Shilling, Fredrick Gamble. Directed by Joseph de Grasse.
(1918) Riddle Gawne (Paramount-Artcraft) Cast: William S. Hart, Katherine MacDonald, Lon Chaney, Gretchen Lederer, Gertrude Short, Leon Kent, Milton Ross, E.B. Tilton. Directed by Lambert Hillyer.
(1918) That Devil, Bateese (Bluebird/Universal) Cast: Monroe Salisbury, Ada Gleason, Lamar Johnstone, Lon Chaney, Andrew Robson. Directed by William Wolbert.
(1918) The Talk of the Town (Bluebird/Universal) Cast: Dorothy Phillips, George Fawcett, Clarissa Selwynne, William Stowell, Lon Chaney, Gloria Jay, Una Fleming. Directed by Allen Holubar.
(1918) Danger, Go Slow (Universal Special/Universal) Cast: Mae Murray, Jack Mulhall, Lon Chaney, Lydia Knott, Joseph Girard. Directed by Robert Z. Leonard.
(1919) The Wicked Darling (Universal) Cast: Priscilla Dean, Wellington Playter, Lon Chaney, Spottiswoode Aitken, Gertrude Astor, Kalla Pascha. Directed by Tod Browning.
(1919) The False Faces (Paramount-Artcraft) Cast: Henry B. Walthall, Mary Anderson, Lon Chaney, Milton Ross, Thornton Edwards, William Bowman, Garry McGarry, Ernest Pasque. Directed by Irvin V. Willat.
(1919) A Man's Country (Robertson-Cole Company) Cast: Alma Rubens, Albert Roscoe, Lon Chaney, Joseph Dowling, Edna May Wilson, Alfred Hollingsworth and Phil Gastrock. Directed by Henry Kolker.
(1919) Paid in Advance (Jewel/Universal) Cast: Dorothy Phillips, Joseph Girard, Lon Chaney, Priscilla Dean, William Stowell, Frank Brownlee, Bill Burress, Harry De More. Directed by Allen Holubar.
(1919) The Miracle Man (Paramount-Artcraft) Cast: Thomas Meighan, Betty Compson, Lon Chaney, J.M. Dumont, Joseph Dowling, W. Lawson Butt. Elinor Fair, F.A. Turner, Lucille Hutton, Frankie Lee. Directed by George Loane Tucker.
(1919) When Bearcat Went Dry (C.R. Macauley Photoplays) Cast: Vangie Valentine, Walt Whitman, Bernard Durning, Winter Hall, Ed Brady, Millard K. Wilson and Lon Chaney. Directed by Ollie L. Sellers.
(1919) Victory (Paramount-Artcraft) Cast: Jack Holt, Seena Owen, Lon Chaney, Wallace Beery, Ben Deely, Laura Winston, Bull Montana, George Nicholls. Directed by Maurice Tourneur.
(1920) Daredevil Jack (Pathe Pictures) Cast: Jack Dempsey, Josie Sedgewick, Lon Chaney, Spike Robinson, Ruth Langston, Hershall Mayall, Fred Starr, Frank Lanning, Albert Cody, Al Kaufman. Directed by W.S. Van Dyke. (This was a 15 episode serial.)
(1920) Treasure Island (Paramount-Artcraft) Cast: Shirley Mason, Charles Ogle, Sydney Dean, Charles Hill Mailes, Lon Chaney, Jose Melville, Al Filson, Wilton Taylor, Joseph Singleton, Bull Montana and Harry Holden. Directed by Maurice Tourneur.
(1920) The Gift Supreme (C.R. Macauley Productions) Cast: Bernard Durning, Seena Owen, Melbourne MacDowell, Tully Marshall, Lon Chaney, Eugnie Besserer, Jack Curtis, Dick Morris, Anna Dodge and Claire McDowell. Directed by Ollie L. Sellers.
(1920) Nomads of the North (Associated First National) Cast: Lon Chaney, Lewis S. Stone, Melbourne MacDowell, Spottiswoode Aitken, Francis MacDonald. Directed by David M. Hartford.
(1920) The Penalty (Goldwyn Pictures) Cast: Lon Chaney, Ethel Grey, Charles Clary, Claire Adams, Kenneth Harlan, James Mason, Edouard Trebaol, Milton Ross, Wilson Hummel, Cesare Gravina. Directed by Wallace Worsley.
(1921) Outside the Law (Universal-Jewel) Cast: Priscilla Dean, Wheelar Oakman, Lon Chaney, Ralph Lewis, E.A. Warren, Stanley Goethals, Melbourne MacDowell, Wilton Taylor and John George. Directed by Tod Browning.
(1921) For Those We Love (Goldwyn Pictures/Betty Compson Productions) Cast: Betty Compson, Richard Rosson, Lon Chaney, Camille Astor, Bert Woodruff, Harry Duffield, Walter Morosco, George Cooper, Frank Campeau. Directed by Arthur Rosson.
(1921) Bits of Life (Associated First National) Cast: Wesley Barry, Rockliffe Fellowes, Lon Chaney, Noah Beery, Anna May Wong, John Bowers, Dorothy Mackaill, Edythe Chapman, Fredrick Burton, James Bradbury, Jr., Teddy Sampson, Tammany Young, Harriet Hammond, James Neill and Scott Welsh. Directed by Marshall Neilan.
(1921) Ace of Hearts (Goldwyn Pictures) Cast: Leatrice Joy, John Bowers, Lon Chaney, Hardee Kirkland, Raymond Hatton, Roy Laidlaw and Edwin Wallock. Directed by Wallace Worsley.
(1922) The Trap (Universal-Jewel) Cast: Lon Chaney, Alan Hale, Sr., Dagmar Godowdky, Stanley Goethals, Irene Rich, Spottiswoode Aitken, Herbert Standing, Frank Campeau. Directed by Robert Thornby.
(1922) Voices of the City (Goldwyn Pictures) Cast: Leatrice Joy, Lon Chaney, John Bowers, Cullen Landis, Richard Tucker, Mary Warren, Edythe Chapman, Betty Schade, Maurice B. Flynn, Milton Ross and John Cossar. Directed by Wallace Worsley.
(1922) Flesh and Blood (Western Pictures Exploitation) Cast: Lon Chaney, Edith Roberts, Noah Beery, DeWitt Jennings, Ralph Lewis, Jack Mulhall, Togo Yamamoto, Kate Price, Wilfred Lucas. Directed by Irving Cummings.
(1922) The Light In the Dark (Associated First National) Cast: Hope Hampton, E.K. Lincoln, Lon Chaney, Theresa Maxwell Conover, Dorothy Walters, Charles Mused, Edgar Norton, Dore Davidson. Directed by Clarence Brown.
(1922) Shadows (Preferred Pictures) Cast: Lon Chaney, Marguerite De La Motte, Harrison Ford, John Sainpolis, Walter Long, Buddy Messenger, Priscilla Bonner and Frances Raymond. Directed by Tom Forman.
(1922) Oliver Twist (Associated First National/Jackie Coogan Productions) Cast: Jackie Coogan, Lon Chaney, Gladys Brockwell, George Seigmann, James Marcus, Aggie Herring, Lionel Belmore, Edouard Trebaol, Taylor Graves, Carl Stockdale, Lewis Sargent, Joan Standing, Nelson McDowell, Joseph H. Hazelton, Eddie Boland, Florence Hale, Esther Ralston, Gertrude Claire. Directed by Frank Lloyd.
(1922) Quincy Adams Sawyer (Metro Pictures) Cast: John Bowers, Blanche Sweet, Lon Chaney, Barbara La Marr, Elmo Lincoln, Louise Fazenda, Joseph Dowling, Claire McDowell, Edward Connelly, June Elvidge, Victor Potel, Gail Henry, Hank Mann, Billy Franey, Harry Depp and Taylor Graves. Directed by Clarence Badger.
(1922) A Blind Bargain (Goldwyn Pictures) Cast: Lon Chaney, Raymond McKee, Jacqueline Logan, Virginia True Boardman, Fontaine La Rue, Aggie Herring, Virginia Madison. Directed by Wallace Worsley.
(1923) All the Brothers Were Valiant (Metro Pictures) Cast: Malcolm McGregor, Billie Dove, Lon Chaney, William H. Orlamond, Robert McKim, Robert Kortman, Otto Brower, Curt Rehfeld, William V. Mong, Leo Willis and Shannon Day. Directed by Irvin V. Willat.
(1923) While Paris Sleeps (W.W. Hodkinson Corporation/Maurice Tourneur Productions) Cast: Lon Chaney, Mildred Manning, John Gilbert, Hardee Kirkland, Jack MacDonald and J. Farrell MacDonald. Directed by Maurice Tourneur.
(1923) The Shock (Universal-Jewel) Cast: Lon Chaney, Virginia Valli, Jack Mower, William Welsh, Henry Barrows, Christine Mayo, Harry Devere, John Beck, Walter Long, Robert Kortman, Togo Yamamoto. Directed by Lambert Hillyer. (38k gif)
(1923) Hunchback of Notre Dame (Universal-Super Jewel) Cast: Lon Chaney, Ernest Torrence, Patsy Ruth Miller, Norman Kerry, Kate Lester, Brandon Hurst, Raymond Hatton, Tully Marshall, Nigel De Brulier, Harry Van Meter, Gladys Brockwell, Eulalie Jensen, Winifred Bryson, Nick De Ruiz, Edwin Wallock, Ray Meyers, John Cossar, William Parke, Sr., Roy Laidlaw, Robert Kortman, Harry Holman. Directed by Wallace Worsley.
(1924) The Next Corner (Paramount Pictures) Cast: Conway Tearle, Lon Chaney, Dorothy Mackaill, Ricardo Cortez, Louise Dresser, Remea Radzina, Dorothy Cumming, Mrs. Bertha Feducha and Bernard Seigel. Directed by Sam Wood.
(1924) He Who Gets Slapped (M-G-M) Cast: Lon Chaney, Norma Shearer, John Gilbert, Tully Marshall, Marc MacDermott, Ford Sterling, Harvey Clark, Paulette Duval, Ruth King, Clyde Cook, Brandon Hurst, George Davis and Erik Stocklassa.. Directed by Victor Seastrom. In 1924, this film was on the N.Y. Times "Top 10 Film List."
(1925) The Monster (M-G-M) Cast: Lon Chaney, Gertrude Olmsted, Hallam Cooley, Johnny Arthur, Charles Sellon, Walter James, Knute Erickson, George Austin, Edward McWade, Ethel Wales. Directed by Roland West.
(1925) The Unholy Three (M-G-M) Cast: Lon Chaney, Mae Busch, Matt Moore, Victor McLaglen, Harry Earles, Matthew Betz, Edward Connelly, William Humphrys, A.E. Warren, John Merkyl, Charles Wellesley, Percy Williams, Lou Morrison. Directed by Tod Browning. In 1925, this film was on the N.Y. Times "Top 10 Film List."
(1925) Phantom of the Opera (Universal/Jewel) Cast: Lon Chaney, Mary Philbin, Norman Kerry, Snitz Edwards, Gibson Gowland, John Sainpolis, Virginia Pearson, Arthur Edmund Carewe, Edith Yorke, Anton Vaverka, Bernard Seigel, Olive Ann Alcorn, Edward Cecil, Alexander Bevani, John Miljan, Grace Marvin, George B. Williams, Burce Covington, Cesare Gravina, Ward Crane, Chester Conklin, William Tryoler and George Davis. Directed by Rupert Julian. This film was re-released in 1929 as a talkie. John Miljan's role was removed.
(1925) Tower of Lies (M-G-M) Cast: Norma Shearer, Lon Chaney, Ian Keith, Claire McDowell, William Haines, David Torrence, Anne Schaffer, Leo White, Bodilrosing, Mary Jane Irving, Adele Watson and Edward Connelly. Directed by Victor Seastrom.
(1926) The Blackbird (M-G-M) Cast: Lon Chaney, Renee Adoree, Owen Moore, Doris Lloyd, Andy MacLennon, William Weston, Eric Mayne, Sidney Bracey, Ernie S. Adams, Cecil Holland, Eddie Sturgis and Mrs. Louise Emmons. Directed by Tod Browning.
(1926) The Road To Mandalay (M-G-M) Cast: Lon Chaney, Henry B. Walthall, Owen Moore, Lois Moran, Sojin, Rose Langdon, John George, Willie Fung and Eddie Sturgis. Directed by Tod Browning
(1927) Tell It To the Marines (M-G-M) Cast: Lon Chaney, William Haines, Eleanor Boardman, Eddie Gribbon, Carmel Myers, Warner Oland, Mitchell Lewis, Frank Currier, Maurice Kains, Sgt. H.H. Hopple, Daniel G. Tomlinson, Willie Fung and Sgt. Jiggs (Marine Corps mascot). Directed by George Hill.
(1927) Mr. Wu (M-G-M) Cast: Lon Chaney, Renee Adoree, Louise Dresser, Holmes Herbert, Ralph Forbes, Gertrude Olmsted, Mrs. Wong Wing, Anna May Wong, Sonny Lu and Claude King. Directed by William Nigh.
(1927) The Unknown (M-G-M) Cast: Lon Chaney, Joan Crawford, Norman Kerry, John George, Nick de Ruiz, Frank Lanning. Directed by Tod Browning.
(1927) Mockery (M-G-M) Cast: Lon Chaney, Barbara Bedford, Ricardo Cortez, Mack Swain, Emily Fitzroy, Charles Puffy, Kai Schmidt and Johnny Mack Brown. Directed by Benjamin Christensen.
(1927) London After Midnight (M-G-M) Cast: Lon Chaney, Marceline Day, Henry B. Walthall, Percy Williams, Conrad Nagel, Polly Moran, Edna Tichenor, Claude King and Andy MacLennon. Directed by Tod Browning. (This film is the Holy Grail of the Silent Horror Genre maybe one day there will be a copy discovered)
(1928) The Big City (M-G-M) Cast: Lon Chaney, Marceline Day, James Murray, Betty Compson, Matthew Betz, John George, Virginia Pearson, Walter Percival, Lew Short, Eddie Sturgis, Clinton Lyle and Alfred Allen. Directed by Tod Browning.
(1928) Laugh, Clown, Laugh (M-G-M) Cast: Lon Chaney, Bernard Seigel, Loretta Young, Cissy Fitzgerald, Nils Asther and Gwen Lee Lucretia. Directed by Herbert Brenon.
(1928) While the City Sleeps (M-G-M) Cast: Lon Chaney, Anita Page, Carroll Nye, Wheeler Oakman, Mae Busch, Polly Moran, Lydia Yeamans Titus, William Orlamond, Richard Carle, Eddie Sturgis, Fred Kelsey, Joseph Girard, L.J. O'Connor, Sidney Bracey, Sam Feinberg, Eddie Kane, Clinton Lyle and Angelo Rossito. Directed by Jack Conway.
(1928) West of Zanzibar (M-G-M) Cast: Lon Chaney, Lionel Barrymore, Warner Baxter, Mary Nolan, Jacqueline Daly, Roscoe Ward, Kalla Pasha, Curtis Nero, Chaz Chase and Mrs. Louise Emmons. Directed by Tod Browning
(1929) Where East Is East (M-G-M) Cast: Lon Chaney, Lupe Velez, Estelle Taylor, Lloyd Hughes, Louis Stern, Mrs. Wong Wing and Willie Fung. Directed by Tod Browning.
(1929) Thunder (M-G-M) Cast: Lon Chaney, Phyllis Haver, James Murray, George Duryea, Frances Norris, Wally Albright, Jr. and John MacIntosh. Directed by William Nigh.
(1930) The Unholy Three (M-G-M) (This is Lon's only 'talkie')(Remake of the 1925 Silent Film)
Cast: Lon Chaney, Lila Lee, Elliott Nugent, Harry Earles, Ivan Linow, John Miljan, Clarence Burton, Crawford Kent, Richard Carle, Fred Kelsey, Ray Cooke, Joseph W. Girard, Trixie Friganza, Charlie Gamora, Sylvester , De Garo and Birdie Thompson. Directed by Jack Conway.


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