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Just to pay our humble homage to one of the greatest comedy team of the world under Foreign Artists and Films, here is the Laurel and Hardy page. Since lot of material is available in form of different mediums like books, Internet and audio/video collection but just to give a sort of quick ready reckoner, this page is formulated as Laurel and Hardy Timeline and Laurel and Hardy Films, mainly encompassing the life and films of Laurel and hardy.
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Laurel and Hardy
|March 10, 1848|
William Courtright appeared as Uncle Bernal in That's My Wife was born in New Milford, Illinois, USA.
|January 14, 1849|
Alfred Fisher (Played the character of Officer in film The Second Hundred Years) was born in Bristol, England.
|April 8, 1857|
James May played as Postman in Bonnie Scotland, was born in Dundee, Scotland.
|January 11, 1859|
Josephine Crowell who in Wrong Again (1929) played as mother of owner of Painting (Blue Boy) was born in Nova Scotia, Canada.
|January 17, 1860|
Charles K. French (Guest judge of Hardy in Chickens Come Home) was born in Columbus, Ohio, USA.
|March 16, 1861|
Florence Roberts who played the role of mother widow Peep of Babes In Toyland (1934) was born in Frederick, Maryland, USA.
|January 4, 1862|
Helen Gilmore the Pink Pub patron in Their Purple Moment (1928) and motorist in Two Tars (1928) was born in Washington, District of Columbia, USA.
|September 17, 1862|
Oliver Hardy the father of Oliver Norvell Hardy who was a Confederate veteran, got wounded at the Battle of Antietam.
|February 8, 1863|
Silas D. Wilcox appeared as ticket conductor in Berth Marks and jailor of Pardon Us, was born in Ashtabula, Ohio, USA.
|November 20, 1863|
Zeffie Tilbury who played as Gypsy Queen in The Bohemian Girl (1936) was born in London, England.
|January 17, 1864|
David Torrence played as lawyer named James S. Miggs in Bonnie Scotland was born in Edinburgh, Scotland
|September 15, 1866|
Rosa Gore, played role of an elderly relative in The Laurel-Hardy Murder Case (1930) was born in New York City, New York, USA.
|June 17, 1867|
Flora Finch the Maw of Way Out West (1937) was born in London, England.
|January 21, 1867|
James A. Marcus, Colonel Blood Duck Soup (1927) was born in New York City, New York, USA.
|May 12, 1867|
Lionel Belmore, appeared as blacksmith in Bonnie Scotland (1935) and played the Laurel and Hardy theme with his hammer, was born in Wimbledon, London, England.
|August 19, 1867|
William Burress, the toy maker of Babes in Toyland 1934 was born in Newcomerstown, Ohio, USA.
|April 4, 1868|
Margaret Mann who played the character of Arnheim's mother in The Bohemian Girl and house keeper in Bonnie Scotland was born in Aberdeen, Scotland.
|September 19, 1869|
Ben Turpin, a justice of Our Wife and plumber of Saps at Sear, was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
|September 13, 1869|
Robert Dudley who appeared in Nothing But Trouble, was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
|December 18, 1870|
Anders Randolf the police chief of Night Owls (1930) was born in Viborg, Denmark.
|August 2, 1870|
Claude Gillingwater who appeared in 45 Minutes From Hollywood (1926)was born in Louisiana, Missouri, USA.
|February 26, 1870|
Enrique Acosta who appeared in couple of Laurel & Hardy's foreign-made films like Ladrones was born in Mexico City, Mexico.
|May 3, 1870|
Frank Terry the thief of The Midnight Patrol was born in Troy, New York, USA.
|February 8, 1870|
Lon Poff who appeared in The Laurel-Hardy Murder Case and Two Tars was born in Bedford, Indiana, USA.
|August 14, 1870|
Nelson McDowell appeared in Pick A Star was born in Greenville, Missouri, USA.
|December 16, 1870|
Sam Adams appeared in Dirty Work and Pick A Star was born in Ontario, Canada.
|May 19, 1870|
William McCall appeared in solo films of Laurel and Hardy was born in Delavin, Illinois, USA.
|May 16, 1871|
James T. Mack appeared in Bonnie Scotland as butler was born in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
|July 7, 1871|
Richard Carle appeared in Habeas Corpus as Professor Padilla was born in Somerville, Massachusetts, USA.
|January 30, 1871|
Wilfred Lucas appeared in Pardon Us, Zenobia and A Chump At Oxford as Dean Williams was born in Onatrio, Canada.
|June 22, 1872|
Charles Murray appeared in The Stolen Jools was born in Laurel, Indiana, USA.
|June 2, 1872|
Will Walling appeared in Now I'll Tell One as judge was born in Sacramento City, Iowa, USA.
|October 3, 1872|
William P. Carleton appeared in The Bohemian Girl as Count Arnheim was born in London, England.
|September 16, 1873|
Gertrude Pedlar appeared in Chickens Come Home as wife of the Judge was born in Oakland, Illinois, USA.
|November 10, 1873|
Leo White appeared in The Devil's Brother as Tavern patron was born in Graudenz, Prussia, Germany.
|October 3, 1874|
Charles Middleton who appeared in Laurel and Hardy films as Army Officer like Beau Hunks, Pack Up Your Troubles, The Fixer Uppers, The Flying Deuces was born in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, USA.
|April 12, 1874|
Dorothea Wolbert appeared in The Battle Of The Century, Their Purple Moment and Two Tars was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
|August 21, 1874|
Edmund Mortimer appeared in A Chump At Oxford was born in New York City, New York, USA.
|October 11, 1874|
Frank Brownlee appeared in With Love And Hisses, Sailors Beware, The Second Hundred Years, Call Of The Cuckoo, Do Detectives Think?, Pack Up Your Troubles and The Midnight Patrol was born in Dallas, Texas, USA.
|December 7, 1874|
Leo Sulky appeared in Love 'Em And Weep, Habeas Corpus, The Hoose-Gow, Beau Hunks and Our Relations was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
|April 24, 1874|
Lillian Elliott appeared in Call Of The Cuckoo as Mama Gimplewart was born in Canada.
|March 14, 1874|
Mary Carr appeared in One Good Turn and Pack Up Your Troubles was born in Germantown, Pennsylvania, USA.
|April 28, 1874|
Sidney Toler appeared in Our Relations as ship Captain was born in Warrensburg, Missouri, USA.
|January 15, 1875|
Claude King appeared in Bonnie Scotland as General Fletcher was born in Northampton, England.
|June 6, 1875|
J. Farrell MacDonald appeared as The policeman in The Stolen Jools was born in Waterbury, Connecticut, USA.
|May 23, 1875|
Max Davidson appeared in Call Of The Cuckoo as Papa Gimplewart was born in Berlin, Germany.
|March 25, 1875|
Spencer Charters appeared in Pick A Star was born in Duncannon, Pennsylvania, USA.
|March 1, 1875|
Wilson Benge appeared in Now I'll Tell One, Do Detectives Think?, The Battle Of The Century, You're Darn Tootin, Another Nice Mess, Scram! was born in Greenwich, London, England.
|March 16, 1876|
Charles Halton appeared in Pick A Star and Jitterbugs was born in Washington, District of Columbia, USA.
|November 17, 1876|
Clarence Wilson appeared in On The Wrong Trek and Hollywood Party was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
|December 16, 1876|
Harry Dunkinson played the role of judge in Going Bye-Bye was born in New York City, New York, USA.
|November 5, 1876|
Henry Hall appeared in Block-Heads was born in Washington, Missouri, USA.
|July 5, 1876|
John Elliott appeared in Sons Of The Desert was born in Keosauqua, Iowa, USA.
|October 9, 1877|
Frank Austin appeared in The Laurel-Hardy Murder Case, Pardon Us, Hollywood Party, Babes In Toyland was born in Mound City, Missouri, USA.
|February 17, 1877|
George Melford appeared in The Dancing Masters, The Big Noise was born in Rochester, New York, USA.
|October 7, 1877|
Jules Cowles appeared in Air Raid Wardens was born in Farmington, Connecticut, USA.
|August 23, 1877|
May Wallace appeared in Love 'Em And Weep, Sailors, Beware, Now I'll Tell One, County Hospital, Twice Two (1933), Babes In Toyland, Way Out West, Pick A Star, Zenobia was born in Russiaville, Indiana, USA.
|November 8, 1877|
Robert Homans appeared in Pack Up Your Troubles and Nothing But Trouble was born in Malden, Massachusetts, USA.
|September 1, 1878|
Bobby Burns appeared in Below Zero, The Laurel-Hardy Murder Case, Another Fine Mess, Pardon Us, Helpmates, Any Old Port, The Chimp, Them Thar Hills, Babes In Toyland, On The Wrong Trek and Air Raid Wardens was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
|April 26, 1878|
Ethel Griffies appeared in Great Guns was born in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England.
|January 13, 1878|
Harry Bernard appeared in Two Tars, Liberty, Wrong Again, That's My Wife, Berth Marks, Men O' War, Perfect Day, Bacon Grabbers, Angora Love, Night Owls, The Rogue Song, Another Fine Mess, Laughing Gravy, Pardon Us, Any Old Port, The Devil's Brother, The Midnight Patrol, Sons Of The Desert, The Live Ghost, The Bohemian Girl, Our Relations, Way Out West, A Chump At Oxford and Saps At Sea was born in San Francisco, California, USA.
|August 29, 1878|
John Ince appeared in Way Out West was born in New York City, New York, USA.
|August 25, 1878|
Murdock MacQuarrie appeared in Going Bye-Bye and Bonnie Scotland was born in San Francisco, California, USA.
|September 26, 1878|
Nora Cecil appeared in Pack Up Your Troubles and Hollywood Party was born in London, England.
|January 11, 1878|
Sydney Jarvis appeared in Sons Of The Desert was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
|October 2, 1879|
Charles Meakin appeared in Call Of The Cuckoo was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
|July 14, 1879|
Donald Meek Air Raid Wardens was born in Glasgow, Scotland.
|August 29, 1879|
Gus Glassmire appeared in The Bullfighters was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
|August 24, 1879|
Lew Kelly appeared in Pack Up Your Troubles was born in St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
|January 1, 1879|
Paul Porcasi appeared in Nothing But Trouble was born in Palermo, Sicily, Italy.
|March 5, 1879|
Walter Long appeared in Pardon Us, Any Old Port, Going Bye-Bye, The Live Ghost and Pick A Star was born in Nashua, New Hampshire, USA.
|April 12, 1880|
Alice Belcher appeared in The Devil's Brother was born in New York, New York, USA.
|March 25, 1880|
Allan Cavan appeared in We Faw Down and Thicker Than Water was born in Concord, California, USA.
|February 9, 1880|
Howard C. Hickman appeared in The Bohemian Girl was born in Columbia, Ohio, USA.
|March 19, 1884|
Stan Laurel's mother, Madge Metcalfe and father Arthur Jefferson both were related with performing art on stage, developed affection and got married.
James Finlayson was born in Falkirk, Scotland.
|August 27, 1887|
Emily Norvell and Oliver Hardy (the mother and father of Hardy) got married, it was the second marriage for the widow Emily, and the third for Oliver.
|March 12, 1890|
The Hardy's family moved to Madison before the birth of Hardy. Emily Hardy owned a house in Harlem, which was either empty or rented out to tenant farmers.
Edgar Kennedy was born in Monterey, California
|April 26, 1890|
|June 16, 1890|
Stan Laurel as Arthur Stanley Jefferson was born in Ulverston, Lancashire, England.
Mae Busch was born in Melbourne, Australia
|June 18, 1891|
Hal Roach was born in Elmira, New York.
|January 14, 1892|
Oliver Norvell Hardy was born in Harlem, Georgia.
|January 18, 1892|
Oliver Hardy (the father of Oliver Norvell Hardy) died at the age of fifty.
|November 22, 1892|
Charley Chase was born in Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
|October 20, 1893|
Billy Gilbert was born in Louisville, Kentucky USA.
|September 12, 1894||Billy Bletcher was born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania USA.|
|September 20, 1894|
Charlie Hall was born in Birmingham, England
|August 19, 1899|
Thomas Marvin Hatley born in Reed, Oklahoma USA.
Oliver Hardy was sent to Young Harris College in north Georgia, he was in the junior high component of that institution of the time (the equivalent of high school today).
Arthur Stanley Jefferson (Stan Laurel) started performing stage comics.
Anita Garvin born in New York USA.
Madge Metcalfe, the mother of Arthur Stanley Jefferson (Stan Laurel) passed away.
Arthur Stanley Jefferson (Stan Laurel) performed on stage in play named, Alone in the World.
On the opening movie theater in Hardys home town of Milledgeville, Georgia, he became the projectionist, ticket taker, janitor and manager.
Hardy began styling himself as Oliver Norvell Hardy, adding the first name Oliver as a tribute to his father. He appeared as Oliver N. Hardy in the 1910 U.S. census.
Arthur Stanley Jefferson (Stan Laurel) moved from Southampton for America as part of the Fred Karno troupe. He was working under Charlie Chaplin's supervision.
While working in theater, Oliver N Hardy soon became obsessed with the new motion picture industry and started feeling an actor inside himself. He moved to Jacksonville, Florida on the suggestion of his friend, where some films were being made. Where he started working in Jacksonville as a cabaret and vaudeville singer at night, and at the Lubin Manufacturing Company during the day.
|1913||Arthur Stanley Jefferson (Stan Laurel) started struggling for its own acting career as Karno's troupe was broken up as Charlie Chaplin signed a film contract.|
Oliver Norvell Hardy married with Madelyn Saloshin she was a pianist.
Babe made his first film, Outwitting Dad for Lubin Studios.
By 1915, Hardy had made fifty short one-reeler films at Lubin. He later moved to New York and made films for the Pathé, Casino and Edison Studios. After returning to Jacksonville, he made films for the Vim Comedy Company. Hardy left the studio and then worked for the King Bee studio, which bought Vim. He worked with Bill Ruge, Billy West (a Charlie Chaplin imitator), and comedic actress Ethel Burton Palmer during this time.
Stan Laurel makes his first film, Nuts in May as Stan Jefferson.
Oliver Hardy moved to Los Angeles, working freelance for several Hollywood studios
Stan Laurel enters a common law marriage with Mae Dahlberg.
Oliver Hardy separated from his wife Madelyn Saloshin.
Finally the separation in between Hardy and his wife ended with a divorce in 1920, allegedly due to Hardys infidelity.
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