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Harold Lloyd

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Portrait by Alfred Cheney Johnston (1921)

Source: Wikipedia

Harold Clayton Lloyd, Sr. (April 20, 1893 – March 8, 1971) was an American actor, comedian, film director, film producer, screenwriter, and stunt performer who is most famous for his silent comedy films.

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  • Birth name: Harold Clayton Lloyd
  • Born: April 20, 1893 Burchard, Nebraska, United States
  • Died: March 8, 1971 (aged 77) Beverly Hills, California, United States
  • Medium: Motion pictures (silent and sound)
  • Nationality: American
  • Years active: 1913–1963
  • Genres: Slapstick
  • Influences: Charlie Chaplin
  • Influenced: Buster Keaton
  • Spouse: Mildred Davis (1923–69)
  • Notable works and roles: Safety Last! (1923) The Freshman (1925) The Kid Brother (1927)

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Variety, 2019-12-09 07:55:27
The Advanced Imaging Society has announced that Academy Award-nominated director, producer and writer James Mangold will be presented with its annual Harold Lloyd Award for filmmaking. The director and producer of 20th Century Fox’s “Ford v Ferrari” will be honored during the Society’s 11th annual awards ceremony January 22 at ...

The thrilling Harold Lloyd
CBS Entertainment Ne, 2015-03-06 22:09:36
One of the geniuses of silent film made a name for himself with his iconic "thrill comedies"

Almanac: Harold Lloyd
CBS Entertainment Ne, 2015-03-06 19:25:51
On March 8, 1971, the silent clown who put his safety last died at the age of 77

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