The Great Dictator 81 years old

Once again - the whole world laughs!

The Great Dictator

Dictator Adenoid Hynkel tries to expand his empire while a poor Jewish barber tries to avoid persecution from Hynkel's regime.

Credits

The Great Dictator Cast

Name Character
Reginald Gardiner He was 37, 77 years old when he died as Commander Schultz
Charlie Chaplin He was 51, 88 years old when he died as Adenoid Hynkel, Dictator of Tomania / A Jewish Barber
Bernard Gorcey He was 54, 69 years old when he died as Mr. Mann
George Lynn He was 34, 83 years old when he died as Commander of Storm Troopers
Billy Gilbert He was 46, 77 years old when he died as Field Marshal Herring
Hans Conried He was 23, 64 years old when he died as Undetermined Role (uncredited)
Don Brodie He was 36, 96 years old when he died as Reporter from International Press (uncredited)
Chester Conklin He was 54, 85 years old when he died as Barber's Customer
Bud Geary He was 42, 48 years old when he died as Storm Trooper (uncredited)
Cyril Ring He was 47, 74 years old when he died as Officer Extra (uncredited)
William Irving He was 47, 50 years old when he died as Man Seated on Bed (uncredited)
Henry Daniell He was 46, 69 years old when he died as Garbitsch
Torben Meyer He was 55, 90 years old when he died as Bald Barbershop Customer (uncredited)
Leyland Hodgson He was 48, 56 years old when he died as Big Bertha Gunnery Officer (uncredited)
Paulette Goddard She was 20, 69 years old when she died as Hannah
John Davidson He was 53, 81 years old when he died as Hospital Superintendent (uncredited)
Maurice Moscovitch He was 68, 68 years old when he died as Mr. Jaeckel
Harry Semels He was 52, 58 years old when he died as Jewish Fruit Stand Proprietor (uncredited)
Emma Dunn She was 65, 91 years old when she died as Mrs. Jaeckel
Sig Arno He was 44, 79 years old when he died as Compact Parachute Inventor (uncredited)
Bert Moorhouse He was 45, 59 years old when he died as Hynkel's Staff Officer (uncredited)
Hank Mann He was 52, 83 years old when he died as Storm Trooper Stealing Fruit
Fred Aldrich He was 35, 74 years old when he died as Soldier (uncredited)
Eddie Dunn He was 25, 64 years old when he died as Whitewashed Storm Trooper
Gino Corrado He was 47, 89 years old when he died as Sculptor (uncredited)
Jack Oakie He was 36, 74 years old when he died as Benzino Napaloni, Dictator of Bacteria
Pat Flaherty He was 14, 76 years old when he died as Friendly Storm Trooper (uncredited)
Max Davidson He was 65, 75 years old when he died as Jewish Man (uncredited)
Leo White He was 57, 65 years old when he died as Hynkel's Barber (uncredited)
Hans Schumm He was 44, 93 years old when he died as Soldier (uncredited)
Eddie Gribbon He was 50, 75 years old when he died as Tomanian Storm Trooper
Jack Perrin He was 44, 71 years old when he died as Jewish Man (uncredited)
Lucien Prival He was 39, 92 years old when he died as Storm Trooper Officer (uncredited)
Paul Weigel He was 73, 84 years old when he died as Mr. Agar
Harry Wilson He was 56, 18 years old when he died as Soldier in Field (uncredited)
Henry Roquemore He was 54, 57 years old when he died as Soldier (uncredited)
Carter DeHaven He was 54, 90 years old when he died as Spook
Rudolph Anders He was 37, 84 years old when he died as Tomanian Commandant at Osterlich / Robert O. Davis
Eddie Hart He was 8, now 73 years old as Policeman (uncredited)
Wheeler Dryden He was 48, 65 years old when he died as Heinrich Schtick / Translator (voice)
Charles Irwin He was 53, 13 years old when he died as Banquet Butler (uncredited)
Tiny Sandford He was 46, 67 years old when he died as Soldier in 1918 Tomainia (uncredited)
Esther Michelson She was 42, 67 years old when she died as Jewish Woman
Grace Hayle She was 52, 74 years old when she died as Madame Napaloni
Richard Alexander He was 37, 86 years old when he died as Tomainian Prison Guard in 1918 (uncredited)
Nita Pike He was 27, 40 years old when he died as Secretary
Charles Sullivan He was 41, 73 years old when he died as Prison Guard (uncredited)
Joe Bordeaux He was 54, 64 years old when he died as Ghetto Extra (uncredited)
Sam Harris (Australian actor) was 63, 92 years old when died as Officer (uncredited)

The Great Dictator Crew

Name Department
Jack Cosgrove as Visual Effects. He was 38 (62) years old when He died Visual Effects
Edward G. Boyle as Set Decoration. He was 41 (78) years old when He died Art
Karl Struss as Director of Photography. He was 53 (95) years old when He died Camera
Roland Totheroh as Director of Photography. He was 50 (77) years old when He died Camera
Willard Nico as Editor. Editing
J. Russell Spencer as Art Direction. He was 33 (44) years old when He died Art
Ed Voight as Makeup Artist. Costume & Make-Up
Glenn Rominger as Sound Designer. Sound
Percy Townsend as Sound Designer. He was 47 (74) years old when He died Sound
Max Terr as Orchestrator. He was 49 (60) years old when He died Sound
Charlie Chaplin as Director. He was 51 (88) years old when He died Directing
Charlie Chaplin as Producer. He was 51 (88) years old when He died Production
Charlie Chaplin as Original Music Composer. He was 51 (88) years old when He died Sound
Charlie Chaplin as Screenplay. He was 51 (88) years old when He died Writing
Carter DeHaven as Associate Producer. He was 54 (90) years old when He died Production
Carmen Dragon as Orchestrator. She was 26 (69) years old when She died Sound
Meredith Willson as Original Music Composer. He was 38 (82) years old when He died Sound
Wheeler Dryden as Second Unit. He was 48 (65) years old when He died Crew
Wheeler Dryden as Assistant Director. He was 48 (65) years old when He died Directing
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The Great Dictator (81 years)

Once again - the whole world laughs!

  • Release day: Tuesday, October 15, 1940
  • Runtime: 125 minutes
  • Budget: 2000000.00
  • Revenue: 11000000.00