Oliver Hardy

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Oliver Hardy

Born

1/18/1892, Harlem, Georgia

Died

8/7/1957

Birth Name

OLIVER NORVELL HARDY, JR.

Gender

Male

Also Known As

OLIVER BABE HARDY, O. N. HARDY, OLIVER N. HARDY, BABE HARDY, CUPID HARDY
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Biography

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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

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SUBMIT REVIEW
  • A heavyset, childish clown and a great actor.

    10
    "Well, here's another nice mess you've gotten me into." These and other immortal film catchphrases were delivered with amazing precision by none other than the brilliant Oliver Hardy himself. Hardy had been a singer before his prosperous screen career, and his wonderful voice carries over into his movies. He was also quite acrobatic and could take pratfalls with the greatest of ease. His forceful delivery of dialogue also made him very fun to watch. With effete hand gestures, slick black hair, and a cumpled suit and hat, Ollie became one of the greatest and most iconic comics that movies will ever know. One of the true masters.moreless
  • Oliver Hardy

    10
    He was one of the best comedy duos that ever lived. He and Oliver Hardy are a real good duo just like Kenan and Kel are a good duo. It is real sad that they died Laurel and Hardy that is. They were real great comedy actors. RIP Oliver Hardy 1892-1957
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