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Oliver Hardy

Oliver Hardy


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Also Known As: Died: August 7, 1957
Born: January 18, 1892 Cause of Death: complications from a stroke
Birth Place: Harlem, Georgia, USA Profession: Cast ...


Director (feature film)

Stop, Look, and Listen (1926) as Assistant Director

Cast (feature film)

Ontic Antics Starring Laurel and Hardy (1998)
Film uses footage of the Laurel and Hardy film 'Berthmarks' in order to investigate space, time and the comic body.
The Golden Age of Comedy (1958) as
A compilation of clips from the great comedians of the silent era.
Atoll K (1951) as Ollie
Heading for a newly inherited island, the boys ate shipwrecked and marooned on an atoll which has just emerged from the sea. Along with their cook, a stowaway and a girl who is fleeing her fiance, they set up their own government on the atoll. Uranium is discovered and world powers begin fighting over ownership of the island.
Riding High (1950) as Sucker
An heiress and her sister''''s fiancee defy her family to race horses.
The Fighting Kentuckian (1949) as Willie Paine
A militiaman falls for a Frenchwoman and tries to protect her people from land grabbers.
Nothing But Trouble (1945) as Oliver [Hardy]
A pair of dimwits get jobs as servants to a boy king whose life is in danger.
The Bullfighters (1945) as Oliver Hardy
The boys are detectives working in Mexico. Laurel happens to resemble a famous matador who has disappeared, and he is enlisted to replace him in the bullring.
The Big Noise (1944) as Oliver Hardy
Although they are only janitors at a detective agency, the boys pass themselves off as sleuths and are engaged to guard an inventor delivering a new bomb. They outwit enemy agents after the bomb and wind up sinking a Japanese submarine.
Jitterbugs (1943) as Oliver Hardy
The two-man Laurel and Hardy Zoot Suit Band find themselves fronting a scam for "gasolene pills" in wartime oil-short America. They are however soon on the side of the angels helping recover $10,000 for an attractive young lady whose family have themselves been swindled.
The Dancing Masters (1943) as Oliver Hardy
The boys operate a ballet school (appearing in drag) and try to help a young inventor sell his idea, to get in the good graces of his girl's father. In their efforts, they get involved with a gang of insurance racketeers. All ends well.
Air Raid Wardens (1943) as Oliver [Hardy]
A pair of bumblers stumble upon Nazi spies on the home front.
A-Haunting We Will Go (1942) as Oliver Hardy
The boys are recruited by a gang of thugs to get a coffin containing one of their far from dead colleagues to Dayton to try and get at an inheritance. After the coffin gets switched with the one Dante the Magician uses in his act, his stage show gets more than usually popular.
Great Guns (1941) as Oliver [Hardy]
Saps at Sea (1940) as Ollie
Two factory workers accidentally set sail with an escaped killer.
A Chump at Oxford (1940) as Himself
When they accidentally capture a bank robber, two street cleaners are given a scholarship to Oxford.
Zenobia (1939) as Dr. [Henry] Tibbett
When he cures a circus elephant, a country doctor gets an unwanted friend.
The Flying Deuces (1939) as Himself
Two bumblers join the Foreign Legion to forget a beautiful woman.
Block-Heads (1938) as Oliver Hardy
Chaos erupts when a man tries to help an old war buddy.
Pick a Star (1937) as Himself
A young innocent in Hollywood enlists a publicist''s help in her search for stardom.
Way Out West (1937) as Oliver [Hardy]
A pair of tenderfeet try to get the deed to a gold mine to its rightful owner.
Our Relations (1936) as Oliver Hardy/Bert Hardy
Two sailors get caught in a mountain of mix-ups when they meet their long-lost twins.
The Bohemian Girl (1936) as Oliver Hardy
Two pickpockets raise a stolen child, not realizing she''s royalty.
Bonnie Scotland (1935) as Oliver Hardy
Two Americans in search of a Scottish inheritance wind up serving with the British in India.
Hollywood Party (1934) as Oliver Hardy
A movie star's gala celebration creates chaos.
Babes in Toyland (1934) as Ollie Dee
Two employees of a toy maker try to borrow money from their employer to pay off the mortgage on Mother Peep''s shoe.
Sons of the Desert (1933) as Oliver Hardy
Two friends hatch a harebrained scheme to attend a lodge convention over their wives'' objections.
Wild Poses (1933)
The Devil's Brother (1933) as Ollio
Two wannabe bandits are hired as servants by the real thing.
Pack Up Your Troubles (1932) as Oliver Hardy
Two World War I veterans try help a comrade''s orphaned daughter find her family.
De bote en bote (1931) as Oliver
Muraglie (1931)
Pardon Us (1931)
Selling homemade beer lands a two friends in prison together.
The Rogue Song (1930) as Murza-Bek
In czarist Russia, a princess falls for a dashing bandit leader, but their romance proves a stormy one.
The Hollywood Revue of 1929 (1929) as
Sketches and songs give MGM''''s silent stars a chance to show their stuff in talking pictures.
Man O' War (1929)
No Man's Law (1927) as Sharkey Nye
The Gentle Cyclone (1926) as Sheriff Bill
Isn't Life Terrible (1925)
In this silent short, a family camping trip turns into a disaster.
The Wizard of Oz (1925) as The Tin Woodsman
In this silent film, a farm girl learns she is a princess and is swept away by a tornado to the land of Oz.
The Girl in the Limousine (1924) as Freddie
One Stolen Night (1923) as See note
Fortune's Mask (1922) as Chief of police
Little Wildcat (1922) as "Bull" Mulligan
Spaghetti a la Mode (1915)
Antonio and Pascale spend the last of their money on a lottery ticket. Then they go to a restaurant for a big meal of spaghetti. When the restaurant owner realizes they can't pay, a fight breaks out and Antonio and Pascale run for their lives.

Cast (short)

The Tree in a Test Tube (1943)
Laurel and Hardy demonstrate the various uses of wood in this short film.
Hollywood Handicap (1938)
In this short film, a group of musician stable hands race a horse in the Hollywood Derby at Santa Anita race track.
The Candid Camera Story (Very Candid) of the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures 1937 Convention (1936)
This short film chronicles various events associated with MGM''''s 1937 convention for the studio''''s national sales and distribution staff.
The Fixer Uppers (1935)
Comedic duo Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy have a no fail plan to help a jealous wife woo her husband, but somehow things go wrong in this comedic short.
Thicker Than Water (1935)
Oliver Hardy suffers some pretty serious money troubles in this comedic short film.
The Live Ghost (1934)
In this short film, a sea captain hires comedic duo Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy to trick sailors into working on his supposedly haunted boat.
Oliver the Eighth (1934)
Two barbershop owners attempt to woo a rich widow, but discover she may have more than marriage on her mind in this comedic short.
The Midnight Patrol (1933)
Two rookie police officers bungle their way through a series of mishaps in this comedic short.
Twice Two (1933)
Plans go awry as two friends attempt to celebrate the anniversary of their weddings in this comedic short.
The Music Box (1932)
Two men running a moving company have to get a large piano up a daunting flight of stairs in this comedic short film.
Helpmates (1932)
A married man has to get his house back in order before his wife returns.
Any Old Port! (1932)
In this short film, Hardy arranges for Laurel to fight at a local boxing hall to raise some money.
Los Calaveras ("Be Big!" & "Laughing Gravy", Spanish) (1931)
Spanish language version of two Laurel and Hardy shorts ("Be Big!" and "Laughing Gravy") edited together into one continuous film.
Come Clean (1931)
After saving a woman, Laurel and Hardy get in trouble with their own wives in this comedic short film.
The Rap (1931)
Laurel and Hardy are sent to prison in this comedic short film.
Our Wife (1931)
A man tries to help his best friend elope in this comedic short film.
Politiquerias (1931)
Spanish-language version of the Laurel and Hardy short Chickens Come Home.
On the Loose (1931)
In this short film, comedic duo Thelma Todd and ZaSu Pitts are excited when they are taken out by two gentlemen but discover quickly that they are not going to be wined and dined.
Les Carottiers (1931)
French language version of the Laurel and Hardy shorts Be Big! and Laughing Gravy.
One Good Turn (1931)
Two vagrants try to repay the kindly old lady who helped them in this comedic short.
Chickens Come Home- (1931)
In this comedic short film, a man risks his marriage to help his best friend deal with blackmailers.
Be Big! (1931)
In this short film, two married men feign illness so they can ditch their wives and attend a lodge party.
Noche De Duendes ("Laurel & Hardy Murder Case" & "Berth Marks", Spanish) (1930)
Spanish language version of two Laurel and Hardy shorts ("Laurel & Hardy Murder Case" and "Berth Marks") edited together into one continuous film.
The Laurel-Hardy Murder Case (1930)
In this comedic short, a fishing trip leads Laurel and Hardy to a mansion where a murder has been committed.
Night Owls (1930)
In this short film, two vagrants try to help a police officer save his reputation.
La Vida Nocturna (1930)
A husband lies to his wife and she gets revenge. A Spanish-language version of the Laurel and Hardy short BLOTTO.
Ladrones ("Night Owls", Spanish) (1930)
Spanish language version of Laurel and Hardy''''s "Night Owls", in which two vagrants try to help a police officer save his reputation.
Below Zero (1930)
Struggling street musicians find a wallet full of money, not realizing it belongs to a police officer in this short film.
Tiembla Y Titubea ("Below Zero", Spanish) (1930)
Spanish language version of Laurel and Hardy''''s "Below Zero", in which struggling street musicians find a wallet full of money, not realizing it belongs to a police officer.
Hog Wild (1930)
Two friends try to install a radio antenna, with disastrous results in this comedic short.
Double Whoopee (1929)
Two new hires upset the society guests at a swanky hotel in this silent short film.
Bacon Grabbers (1929)
Stan and Ollie find work as debt collectors in this short film.
Angora Love (1929)
In this silent short film, a runaway goat adopts two apartment dwellers and causes problems with their landlord.
Berth Marks (1929)
Vaudeville stars face an uncomfortable train ride to their next booking in this comedic short film.
Men O' War (1929)
Two sailors cause various acts of mischief while on shore leave in this short comedy.
Liberty (1929)
Two escaped convicts get in trouble over a pair of pants in this short silent comedy.
Perfect Day (1929)
Plans for a nice Sunday picnic seemed doomed even before two families get into the car in this comedy short.
Big Business (1929)
In this comedic short film, a quarrel between two salesmen and a potential customer leads to an orgy of destruction.
You're Darn Tootin' (1928)
In this short silent comedy, the feud between two street musicians spreads to passersby.
The Finishing Touch (1928)
Laurel and Hardy are contracted to build a house in one day in this short silent comedy.
Let George Do It (1928)
Inexperienced waiters are hired for a swank dinner party in this silent short film.
The Second 100 Years (1927)
Two convicts in an escape attempt tunnel into the warden''''s office in this short silent comedy.
Do Detectives Think? (1927)
Two inept detectives are hired to guard the judge in this silent short film.
Fluttering Hearts (1927)
A young woman ignores her father''''s advice and runs off to a sale at a store in this short comedy.
Putting Pants on Phillip (1927)
A pompous American tries to get his Scottish nephew to give up his kilt in this silent short comedy.
Forty-Five Minutes From Hollywood (1926)
A young man visiting Hollywood on family business gets into trouble when he sees a bank robbery in progress, and thinks it is a movie scene in this short film.
Thundering Fleas (1926)
In this silent short film, a gang of kids attend a wedding, bringing along their flea collection... which gets loose.
Along Came Auntie (1926)
In this silent short comedy, a divorced woman living with her second husband must convince her aunt she is still married to her first to inherit a large sum of money.
Be Your Age (1926)
In this silent short, a young man in need considers marrying a wealthy widow.
Hop to It (1925)
Two nutty bellhops raise havoc at a posh hotel in this silent short comedy.
His Day Out (1918)
An escapee from a mental institution manages to have a day out in this silent short comedy.

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