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Oliver Hardy

Source: Wikipedia

Oliver "Ollie" Hardy (born Norvell Hardy) (January 18, 1892 – August 7, 1957) was an American comic actor famous as one half of Laurel and Hardy, the classic double act that began in the era of silent films and lasted 25 years, from 1927 to 1951. He was credited with his first film, Outwitting Dad, in 1914. In some of his early works, he was billed as Babe Hardy, using his nickname.

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  • Born: Norvell Hardy January 18, 1892 Harlem, Georgia, U.S.
  • Died: August 7, 1957 (aged 65) North Hollywood, California, U.S.
  • Occupation: Actor
  • Years active: 1914–1951
  • Spouse: Madelyn Saloshin (1913–1921)"Marriage: Madelyn Saloshin to Oliver Hardy" Location: (linkback:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oliver_Hardy) Myrtle Reeves (1921–1937) «start: (1921)–end+1: (1938)»"Marriage: Myrtle Reeves to Oliver Hardy" Location: (linkback:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oliver_Hardy) Virginia Lucille Jones (1940–1957)"Marriage: Virginia Lucille Jones to Oliver Hardy" Location: (linkback:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oliver_Hardy)

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Variety, 2019-01-11 01:54:21
Many twenty-somethings today have never heard of Oliver Hardy and Stan Laurel. But they definitely know of Homer Simpson’s catchphrase “D’oh!,” which was inspired by a character in Laurel and Hardy films, and popular modern duos like Key and Peele. John C. Reilly, who played Hardy in Sony Classics’ comedy-drama ...

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USA Today Movies, 2019-01-10 16:48:23
John C. Reilly (Oliver Hardy) and Steve Coogan (Stan Laurel) kick off "Stan & Ollie."         

The immortal Laurel & Hardy, reborn
CBS Entertainment Ne, 2018-12-30 15:33:29
The lovable comic duo of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy, who starred in more than a hundred feature films and shorts together during the Golden Age of Hollywood, are the subjects of a new biopic, "Stan & Ollie," about the aging comedians on a music hall tour of Britain in ...

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