Albert Austin


British-born supporting actor, primarily in the films of Charles Chaplin, for whom Austin also worked as an assistant director and co-writer. His career paralleled that of Chaplin, but dwindled prior to the coming of sound. His brother, William Austin, had a lengthy Hollywood career as a character actor.

Actor ( 30 credits )

Chaplin's Goliath (1996) Himself (archive footage)
The Chaplin Revue (1959) Various (archive footage)
The Charlie Chaplin Festival (1941) Various Roles (archive footage)
The Chaplin Cavalcade (1941) Various Roles (archive footage)
City Lights (1931) Street Sweeper / Burglar (uncredited)
The Circus (1928) Clown (uncredited)
The Gold Rush (1925) Prospector (uncredited)
A Prince of a King (1923) (uncredited)
Pay Day (1922) Workman
The Kid (1921) Man in Shelter (uncredited)
Suds (1920) Horace Greensmith
The Professor (1919) Man in Flophouse (uncredited)
Sunnyside (1919) Slicker (uncredited)
Shoulder Arms (1918) American Soldier / Clean Shaven German Soldier / Bearde
The Bond (1918) Friend (uncredited)
Triple Trouble (1918) A Man (uncredited)
A Dog's Life (1918) Thief (uncredited)
How to Make Movies (1918) Golfer (uncredited)
The Adventurer (1917) The Butler
The Immigrant (1917) Russian / Restaurant diner
The Cure (1917) Sanitarium Attendant
Easy Street (1917) Minister / Policeman (uncredited)
The Rink (1916) Cook
Behind the Screen (1916) Stagehand (uncredited)
The Pawnshop (1916) Client with clock
The Count (1916) Tall Guest (uncredited)
One A.M. (1916) Taxi Driver
The Vagabond (1916) Trombonist
The Fireman (1916) Fireman
The Floorwalker (1916) Shop Assistant

Writer ( 9 credits )

Bonnie Scotland (1935)
Old Age Pension (1935) (original screenplay)
Father Knows Best (1935) (scenario)
Good Time Henry (1934) (story)
Meeting Mazie (1933) (writer)
Pie for Two (1933) (writer)
Open Sesame (1933) (writer)
The Cohens and Kellys in Trouble (1933) (writer)
Stout Hearts and Willing Hands (1931) (scenario) and

Director ( 10 credits )

King of the Kitchen (1926)
The Swimming Instructor (1926)
Keep Smiling (1925)
Pony Express (1924)
The Misfit (1924)
A Prince of a King (1923)
Trouble (1922)
On a Summer Day (1921)
My Boy (1921)
Bungalow Troubles (1920)