[[t]ˈlɔt n[/t]] n.
big Charles, 1899–1962, U.S. actor, born in England

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  • Laughton — could be*actor Charles Laughton *Laughton, East Sussex *Laughton, Leicestershire *Laughton, South Kesteven, Lincolnshire *Laughton, West Lindsey, Lincolnshire *Laughton en le Morthen, South Yorkshireee also* Lawton …   Wikipedia

  • Laughton — Laughton, Charles …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Laughton — (Charles) (1899 1962) acteur et cinéaste britannique. Après s être consacré au théâtre, il s illustra au cinéma (la Vie privée d Henri VIII, 1933; les Révoltés du Bounty, 1935). Il réalisa la Nuit du chasseur (1955) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Laughton —   [lɔːtn], Charles, britisch amerikanischer Schauspieler, * Scarborough 1. 7. 1899, ✝ Los Angeles (Calif.) 15. 12. 1962; vielseitiger Charakterdarsteller, u. a. in Dramen von A. P. Tschechow und Shakespeare (z. B. Heinrich VIII.); Mitarbeit an… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Laughton — Charles Laughton, 1940 Fotografie von Carl van Vechten, aus der Van Vechten Collection der Library of Congress Charles Laughton (ˈlɔtn) (* 1. Juli 1899 in Scarborough; † …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Laughton — This surname is of Anglo Saxon origin, and is a locational name from any of the various places so called which have as their component elements the Olde English pre 7th Century leac , leek, and tun , enclosure, homestead; hence, enclosure where… …   Surnames reference

  • Laughton — noun United States film actor (born in England) (1899 1962) • Syn: ↑Charles Laughton • Instance Hypernyms: ↑actor, ↑histrion, ↑player, ↑thespian, ↑role player …   Useful english dictionary

  • Laughton Place — is an historic building near Lewes, Sussex owned by the Landmark Trust. The Pelham family bought Laughton Place, an old fortified manor, in 1466; it was rebuilt in 1534 by William Pelham. Laughton Tower was restored under the supervision of… …   Wikipedia

  • Laughton-en-le-Morthen — infobox UK place country = England latitude= 53.38 longitude= 1.21 official name= Laughton en le Morthen civil parish= Laughton en le Morthen population = 2,000 (approx.) metropolitan borough= Rotherham metropolitan county= South Yorkshire region …   Wikipedia

  • Laughton, Charles — (1899–1962)    The British character actor Charles Laughton was born on July 1, 1899, in Scarborough, England. Laughton, a Catholic, was educated by the Jesuits at Stonyhurst College. He followed his father into the hotel business and became a… …   The Encyclopedia of Stanley Kubrick

  • Laughton, Charles — born July 1, 1899, Scarborough, Yorkshire, Eng. died Dec. 15, 1962, Hollywood, Calif., U.S. British actor. He made his London stage debut in 1926 and acted in plays such as The Government Inspector, Medea, and Payment Deferred, in which he made… …   Universalium

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