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Witness for the Prosecution Movie Poster

Witness for the Prosecution

The affable Leonard Vole (Tyrone Power) is being tried for the murder of a wealthy woman, and legendary lawyer Sir Wilfrid Robarts (Charles Laughton)...

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1958)
Nominated
Foreign Actor
Mutiny on the Bounty Movie Poster

Mutiny on the Bounty

As the cruel captain of the HMS Bounty, a ship bound for Tahiti, William Bligh (Charles Laughton) wins few friends. When the crew members finally...

Nominated
Actor
The Private Life of Henry VIII Movie Poster

The Private Life of Henry VIII

Renowned for his excess, King Henry VIII (Charles Laughton) goes through a series of wives during his rule. With Anne Boleyn (Merle Oberon),...

Won
Actor

Charles Laughton in the news

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All-Time Oscars: The 10 Best Performances by a Leading Actor
All-Time Oscars: The 10 Best Performances by a Leading Actor
Cinematical Seven: Great Films by Actor-Directors in Which They Do Not Appear
Cinematical Seven: Great Films by Actor-Directors in Which They Do Not Appear
What We're Watching:  Karloff Triple Feature!  The Walking Dead, Frankenstein 1970, The Strange Door
What We're Watching: Karloff Triple Feature! The Walking Dead, Frankenstein 1970, The Strange Door
Interesting Interviews: Reminiscing with Robert Mitchum
Interesting Interviews: Reminiscing with Robert Mitchum