Oona Chaplin

  • Birth Name: Oona Castilla Chaplin
  • Birth Place: Madrid, Spain
  • Profession: Actor
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  • Named for her great-grandmother, Oona O'Neill Chaplin, who was playwright Eugene O'Neill's daughter and Charlie Chaplin's fourth wife.
  • Raised in Spain, Switzerland and Cuba; English is her third language, after Spanish and French.
  • Impersonated her grandfather while playing the character Bottom in a reimagination of A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2003.
  • Attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art with Gemma Arterton.


  • 2013, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee


  • Dolorès Chaplin — Cousin
  • Jane Chaplin — Aunt
  • Josephine Chaplin — Aunt
  • Annette Chaplin — Aunt
  • Victoria Chaplin — Aunt
  • Carmen Chaplin — Cousin
  • Charlie Chaplin — Grandfather
  • Shane Saura — Half Brother
  • Oona Chaplin — Grandmother
  • Christopher Chaplin — Uncle
  • Sydney Chaplin — Great-uncle
  • Patricio Castilla — Father
  • James Thiérrée — Cousin
  • Michael Chaplin — Uncle
  • Geraldine Chaplin — Mother
  • Eugene Chaplin — Uncle
  • Kiera Chaplin — Cousin


  • Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London, England (2007)

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