James Finlayson


Actor
James Finlayson

Biography

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

When Comedy Was King (1960)
Royal Wedding (1951)
Cabby
Here Comes the Groom (1951)
Guest
Challenge to Lassie (1949)
Newspaper reporter
Down Memory Lane (1949)
Hills of Home (1948)
Julia Misbehaves (1948)
Bill collector
Grand Canyon Trail (1948)
Sheriff
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)
Policeman
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)
Loafer
Foreign Correspondent (1940)
Dutch peasant
Saps at Sea (1940)
Doctor Finlayson
A Chump at Oxford (1940)
Baldy Vandevere
The Flying Deuces (1939)
Jailor
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)
Inventor
All over Town (1937)
MacDougal
Way Out West (1937)
Mickey Finn
Pick a Star (1937)
Director
This Way Please (1937)
Policeman
The Bohemian Girl (1936)
Captain Finn
Our Relations (1936)
Finn
Bonnie Scotland (1935)
Sergeant Finlayson, also known as Sergeant Leatherpuss
Big Business (1934)
The Devil's Brother (1933)
Lord Rocberg
Thunder Below (1932)
Scotty
Pack Up Your Troubles (1932)
The General
Pardon Us (1931)
Young Eagles (1930)
Scotty
For the Defense (1930)
Parrott
The Dawn Patrol (1930)
Field sergeant
El príncipe del dólar (1930)
Detective del hotel
Wall Street (1929)
Andy
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)
Voice
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

Videos

Movie Clip

Our Relations (1936) - 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) - 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) - 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) - 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) - 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) - 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 - Laurel & Hardy have to prepare the circus strongman's cannon in this clip from The Chimp (1932).

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