Caption: Oliver Hardy and Stan Laurel in All Wet (1924)
Actor, Soundtrack, Director
Born: January 18, 1892
Star sign: Capricorn
Height: 6' 1" (1.85 m)
Known for: The Flying Deuces (1939), Sons of the Desert (1933), Way Out West (1937), The Music Box (1932)
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 ...