Geraldine Leigh Chaplin is an American-born British actress and the daughter of Charlie Chaplin and Oona O'Neill.
She came to prominence for her Golden Globe–nominated role of Tonya in David Lean's Doctor Zhivago. She received her second Golden Globe nomination for Robert Altman's Nashville. She also appeared in his other pictures, Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson and A Wedding. She received a BAFTA nomination for her role in Welcome to L.A.. She then appeared in Roseland and Remember My Name. She played her grandmother Hannah Chaplin in the biopic, Chaplin for which she received her third Golden Globe nomination. She also appeared in The Age of Innocence, Jane Eyre, Mother Teresa: In the Name of God's Poor and The Wolfman.
Chaplin has also appeared in several Spanish and French films. She starred in Claude Lelouch's Les Uns et les Autres, the Alain Resnais comedy, Life Is a Bed of Roses and the Jacques Rivette experimental film, Love on the Ground. She has, arguably, enjoyed her greatest critical success collaborating with Carlos Saura.