OLIVER started his career at 8 years old singing with a minstrel show. He had a singing act in which he toured the South. He enrolled at the University of Georgia to begin law studies because his father was a lawyer. However, he lost interest and opened a…more
Hardy briefly tried work as a director before turning solely to acting. He directed 12 films between 1916 and 1917.
Hardy was interred at Valhalla Memorial Park Cemetery.
Hardy has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1500 Vine Street.
Oliver played Ollie in the 1940 film A Chump at Oxford.
Oliver is best remembered by usually wearing a dark suit, black necktie, and a dark bowler hat.
Oliver, along side Stan Laurel, were voted by Entertainment Weekly as the 45th Greatest Movie Star of all time.
It is reported that Oliver was in over 400 movies.
Oliver usually worked with Stan Laurel.
Oliver was married to Madelyn Saloshin from 1913 until they got divorced in 1921.
Oliver was 6'1" (1.85m).
Oliver: I don't know much, but I know a little about a lot of things.