Wheeler Dryden
Date of Birth
Aug 31, 1893
Birth Place:
London, England

Biography

The son of Hannah Chaplin and music hall entertainer Leo Dryden and thus the half brother of Charles Chaplin and Sydney Chaplin, Wheeler Dryden was apparently estranged from his famous relatives from childhood. Dryden reportedly got in touch with brother Charlie in America through actress Edna Purviance and was offered a chance to star in his own Gray Seal comedy productions in New York in 1919....