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Oliver Hardy

Oliver Hardy

American comic actor famous as one half of Laurel and Hardy
Although his parents were never in show business, as a young boy Oliver Hardy was a gifted singer and, by age eight, was performing with minstrel shows. In 1910 he ran a movie theatre, which he preferred to studying law. In 1913 he became a comedy actor with the Lubin Company in Florida and began appearing in a long series of shorts; his debut film was Outwitting Dad (1914).Wikipedia
BornJanuary 18, 1892
HometownHarlem, Georgia, United States of America
Height6'1" (1.85m)
SpouseVirginia Lucille Jones, Myrtle Reeves, Madelyn Saloshin
ParentsEmily Norvell, Oliver Hardy
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