Ian Charleson bio

Birth Name: Ian Charleson

Occupation: Movie Actor

Place Of Birth: Scotland

Date Of Birth: August11, 1949

Date Of Death: January 6, 1990

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: Scottish

Ian Charleson was born on the 11th of August, 1949. He was known for being a Movie Actor. Scottish stage and film actor who played athlete Eric Liddell in the 1981 film, Chariots of Fire. He was also a singer, and in 1982, the Royal Shakespeare Company released an album that featured his recordings.

Ian Charleson was born in Scotland. He studied architecture for three years at the University of Edinburgh. He played an Anglican priest in the 1982 film, Gandhi.

Ian Charleson was a Leo and was born in the Baby Boomers Generation.

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Ian Charleson was born in 1940s. The early 1940s were dominated by World War II. Following the end of the war, it was the start of the Baby Boomer years and technology advancements such as the jet engine, nuclear fusion, radar, rocket technology and others later became the starting points for Space Exploration and Improved Air Travel. The 40s also brought us the Slinky, Velcro, Jeep, Tupperware and Frisbee. Discover what happened on this day.

Ian Charleson is part of the Baby boomers generation. Also known as "boomers", are the result of the end of World War II, when birth rates across the world spiked. They are associated with a rejection of traditional values. These hippie kids protested against the Vietnam War and participated in the civil rights movement.


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Ian Charleson’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Ian Charleson’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Ian Charleson kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Ian Charleson was born in the Year of the Ox.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME:Ian Charleson
AGE GENERATION:Baby Boomers Generation
BIRTH DAY:Thursday
DEATH DAY:Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Ian Charleson was a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: Ian Charleson was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are persistent and straightforward. They have a strong faith and can be seen as stubborn in their old ways.

Ruling Planet: Ian Charleson had a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

Ian Charleson’s birth sign is Leo and he had a ruling planet of Sun.

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