Being the daughter of actress Oona O’Neil and the even more famous actor Charles Chaplin, Geraldine Chaplin has become a prestigious actress, a profession with which her heritage has increased.
It is the year 1965 when she becomes famous when playing Tonya in the Golden Globe winner “Doctor Zhivago”, being she also nominated for the first time to the Golden Globe but without winning it. Then she is nominated for the second time after appearing in “Nashville”, a film created by Robert Altman and from there they worked together in other films such as “Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or the history lesson of Sitting Bull”, “A Wedding” further enhancing Chaplin’s reputation and heritage.
“Roseland” in 1977 and “Remember my Name” a year later are other of her great films, and in 1992 she was nominated for the third time to the Golden Globe after having played Hannah Chaplin in “Chaplin”. One of his most recent performances was in “El Hombre Lobo”
Geraldine Chaplin has crossed borders when acting in French productions such as “Les Uns et Les Autres” by director Alain Resnais and “Love in the Universe” by Jacques Rivette.
He has worked alongside great Spanish directors such as Carlos Saura, with whom it is said his success was even greater, greatly increasing his heritage, with Pedro Almodóvar, in 2002 in the film “Habla con Ella”.
In 2006, she was awarded the Gold Medal by the Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences. In 2007 she is nominated for several awards for “The Orphan”.
In short, Geraldine Chaplin’s career has been plagued by great recognition, raising her prestige more and more. Currently, she is married to Patricio Castilla and is the mother of Shane Saura and Oona Chaplin.