Charlie Chaplin is rightfully considered one of the most important figures in the history of the film industry.
He was an actor, filmmaker, and composer. He rose to fame in the era of the silent film. You can say that Chaplin is the one who made the silent film popular.
He famously said “A day without laughter is a day wasted”. So, he made sure that people all around the world laugh thanks to his movies. He became a worldwide icon through his screen persona, “The Tramp”.
As a comedian, Chaplin made sure he brings laughter, but also seriousness to the world. His masterpiece, Modern Times, is probably one of the best silent movies of all times. The story is about a worker who is completely overwhelmed by the inescapable machinery.