James Finlayson

James Finlayson


Also Known As
Jimmy Finlayson, Jimmie Finlayson
Birth Place
United Kingdom
August 27, 1887
October 09, 1953




Cast (Feature Film)

When Comedy Was King (1960)
Royal Wedding (1951)
Here Comes the Groom (1951)
Challenge to Lassie (1949)
Newspaper reporter
Down Memory Lane (1949)
Hills of Home (1948)
Julia Misbehaves (1948)
Bill collector
Grand Canyon Trail (1948)
Here Comes Trouble (1948)
Street cleaner
The Perils of Pauline (1947)
Chef comic
Bob, Son of Battle (1947)
Court judge
Till the Clouds Roll By (1947)
Candy vendor
Two Sisters from Boston (1946)
Street cleaner
She-Wolf of London (1946)
Yanks Ahoy (1943)
Cook Flynn
To Be or Not to Be (1942)
Scottish farmer
One Night in Lisbon (1941)
Air raid warden
Nice Girl? (1941)
Foreign Correspondent (1940)
Dutch peasant
Saps at Sea (1940)
Doctor Finlayson
A Chump at Oxford (1940)
Baldy Vandevere
The Flying Deuces (1939)
The Great Victor Herbert (1939)
Lamp lighter
Hollywood Cavalcade (1939)
Keystone Cop
Block-Heads (1938)
Mr. Finn
Carefree (1938)
The Toast of New York (1937)
All over Town (1937)
Way Out West (1937)
Mickey Finn
Pick a Star (1937)
This Way Please (1937)
The Bohemian Girl (1936)
Captain Finn
Our Relations (1936)
Bonnie Scotland (1935)
Sergeant Finlayson, also known as Sergeant Leatherpuss
Big Business (1934)
The Devil's Brother (1933)
Lord Rocberg
Thunder Below (1932)
Pack Up Your Troubles (1932)
The General
Pardon Us (1931)
Young Eagles (1930)
For the Defense (1930)
The Dawn Patrol (1930)
Field sergeant
El príncipe del dólar (1930)
Detective del hotel
Wall Street (1929)
Hard To Get (1929)
Pa Martin
Two Weeks Off (1929)
Pa Weaver
Show Girl (1928)
Mr. Dugan
Lady Be Good (1928)
Trelawney West
Ladies' Night in a Turkish Bath (1928)
Pa Slocum
Bachelor's Paradise (1928)
Pat Malone
No Man's Law (1927)
Jack Belcher
Innocent Husbands (1925)
Hollywood (1923)
The Crossroads of New York (1922)
A lawyer
A Small Town Idol (1921)
J. Wellington Jones
Home Talent (1921)
Down on the Farm (1920)
The Sportive Banker
Married Life (1920)
A Man Who Made Good

Cast (Short)

Life Hesitates at 40 (1936)
Thicker Than Water (1935)
Manhattan Monkey Business (1935)
Mush and Milk (1933)
His Silent Racket (1933)
Nature in the Wrong (1933)
The Hasty Marriage (1931)
The Rap (1931)
One of the Smiths (1931)
Politiquerias (1931)
One Good Turn (1931)
Our Wife (1931)
Chickens Come Home- (1931)
Night Owls (1930)
Dollar Dizzy (1930)
Ladrones ("Night Owls", Spanish) (1930)
Big Business (1929)
Liberty (1929)
Men O' War (1929)
Do Detectives Think? (1927)
The Second 100 Years (1927)
Thundering Fleas (1926)
Mary, Queen of Tots (1925)
Official Officers (1925)
Rupert of Hee Haw (1924)
Bright Eyes (1922)
Don't Weaken! (1920)

Life Events


Movie Clip

Our Relations (1936) -- (Movie Clip) You Overstuffed Casanova! Stan and Oliver have bumbled into the same joint where their dimwit sailor twin brothers (whom they think are dead) left a mess, their wives (Betty Healy, Daphne Pollard) thinking them unfaithful, and their twins’ thieving shipmate (James Finlayson) baffled, in Our Relations, 1936.
Bonnie Scotland (1935) -- (Movie Clip) Sergeant Leatherpuss While stranded in Scotland, they accidentally joined the army because they lost their clothes so now, arrived in India, Stan "McLaurel" and Oliver Hardy are initiated, meeting their frequent collaborator James Finlayson as "Sergeant Finlayson," in Bonnie Scotland, 1935.
Way Out West (1937) -- (Movie Clip) Family Heirloom Couriers in the old west, Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy are quite unaware that they're delivering the inherited gold-mine deed to an impostor (Sharon Lynne) and her scheming husband (James Finlayson), in Way Out West, 1937.
Way Out West (1937) -- (Movie Clip) I Smell A Rat Mary (Rosina Lawrence), the unschooled ward and servant of saloon keepers Lola (Sharon Lynne) and Mickey (James Finlayson), has no idea she's signing away an inherited gold mine, but the couriers of the deed (Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy), begin to suspect, in Way Out West, 1937.
Chump At Oxford, A (1940) -- (Movie Clip) Salad Undressed Desperate for work, Oliver Hardy and now-tipsy Stan Laurel have taken work as a butler and maid, fouling up the party hosted by "Baldy" and Mrs. Vandevere (James Finlayson, Anita Garvin), in the Hal Roach feature A Chump At Oxford, 1940.
Devil's Brother, The (1933) -- (Movie Clip) Too Rich My Lady The title character (Dennis King) romancing the pulchritudinous Lady Pamela (Thelma Todd), her husband Lord Rochberg (James Finlayson) aside, in the Laurel & Hardy period comedy The Devil's Brother, 1933.
Chimp, The -- (Movie Clip) Laurel & Hardy have to prepare the circus strongman's cannon in this clip from The Chimp (1932).