Apr. 04, 1965 - Cona Chaplin rebukes her ''Beatnik'' son.: Cona Chaplin the 39 year old wife of Charlie, last night publicly rebuked her 'beatnik' son Michael (18) after reports that he had drawn National Assistance. Michel is the eldest of their eight children and married actress Patricia Johns in February in Scotland after father had refused permission for their to marry in Spain earlier. They have a child Christian. Photo shows Michael Chaplin and his wife Patricia leaving their Hampstead home this morning.