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Hollywood Memorial

The Little Mouse

Infant son of Charlie Chaplin. Chaplin married 16-year-old child film star, Mildred Harris, October 23, 1918. The couple had one son born July 7, 1919. The baby, originally named Charles Chaplin Jr. apparently suffered from birth defects and died after three days. Chaplin could not bear to have his name on a death certificate or headstone and had the stone inscribed “The Little Mouse.” Chaplin’s classic 1921 comic film, “The Kid,” was supposed to have been inspired by this child. Buried in Inglewood Cemetery, just South of Hollywood near LAX.