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Also Known As: Died: December 22, 1944
Born: June 15, 1884 Cause of Death: cerebral hemorrhage
Birth Place: Council Bluffs, Iowa, USA Profession: Cast ... actor comedian cartoonist prop boy vaudevillian barber
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Harry Langdon emerged in the mid-1920s on the American comedy scene like super nova burning startlingly bright, only to die down quickly to darkness. His cherubic little figure, dressed in a tiny, cloth hat, oversized coat, and broad, floppy shoes, arrived during a period of stagnation in the character comedies of Lloyd, Keaton, and Chaplin: Lloyd was repeating himself, Keaton was repeating Lloyd and Chaplin was inactive from 1925 to 1928. And into this breach came Langdon.

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