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Harry Langdon (I) (1884–1944)

Langdon first performed when he ran away from home at the age of 12-13 to join a travelling medicine show. In 1903 he scored a lasting success in vaudeville with an act called "Johnny's New Car" which he performed for twenty years. In 1923, he signed with Principal Pictures as a series star, but transferred to Keystone when Mack Sennett bought the ... See full bio »

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 1945 Swingin' on a Rainbow
Chester Willouby
 1945 Pistol Packin' Nitwits (Short)
Harry
 1945 Snooper Service (Short)
 1944 Block Busters
Higgins
 1944 Mopey Dope (Short)
 1944 Hot Rhythm
Mr. Whiffle
 1944 Defective Detectives (Short)
Harry
 1944 To Heir Is Human (Short)
Harry Fenner
 1943 Spotlight Scandals
Oscar Martin
 1943 Here Comes Mr. Zerk (Short)
Egbert Slipp
 1943 Blonde and Groom (Short)
Harry
 1943 A Blitz on the Fritz (Short)
Egbert Slipp
 1942 Piano Mooner (Short)
 1942 Carry Harry (Short)
Harry
 1942 Beautiful Clothes (Short)
Stooge
 1942 Tireman, Spare My Tires (Short)
Harry Langdon
 1942 House of Errors
Bert
 1942 What Makes Lizzy Dizzy? (Short)
Harry
 1941 Double Trouble
Albert 'Bert' Prattle
 1941 All-American Co-Ed
Hap Holden
 1940 Misbehaving Husbands
Henry Butler
 1940 Cold Turkey (Short)
Harry Langdon
 1940 Goodness, a Ghost (Short)
 1939 Zenobia
Professor McCrackle
 1938 A Doggone Mixup (Short)
Harry Langdon
 1938 There Goes My Heart
Minister (uncredited)
 1938 Sue My Lawyer (Short)
Harry Langdon
 1938/II Stardust
Otto Schultz
 1935 I Don't Remember (Short)
Harry Crump
 1935 His Marriage Mix-up (Short)
 1935 The Leather Necker (Short)
 1935 Love, Honor and Obey (The Law!) (Short)
Harry
 1935 His Bridal Sweet (Short)
Harry Langdon
 1934 Counsel on De Fence (Short)
Darrow Langdon
 1934 Petting Preferred (Short)
 1934 Circus Hoodoo (Short)
 1933 Leave It to Dad (Short)
 1933 Roaming Romeo (Short)
 1933 On Ice (Short)
 1933 My Weakness
Dan Cupid
 1933 The Stage Hand (Short)
Harry
 1933 Hooks and Jabs (Short)
 1933 Marriage Humor (Short)
 1933 Tied for Life (Short)
The Groom
 1933 Knight Duty (Short)
Harry
 1933 The Hitchhiker (Short)
The Hitchhiker
 1933 Hallelujah I'm a Bum
Egghead
 1933 Tired Feet (Short)
 1932 The Big Flash (Short)
Harry
 1930 ¡Pobre infeliz! (Short)
 1930 La estación de gasolina (Short)
Harry
 1930 See America Thirst
Wally
 1930 The King (Short)
The King
 1930 The Shrimp (Short)
Harry
 1930 The Big Kick (Short)
Harry
 1930 The Fighting Parson (Short)
The Banjo Player
 1930 The Head Guy (Short)
Harry, Temporary Station Master
 1929 Skirt Shy (Short)
Dobbs, the butler
 1929 Sky Boy (Short)
 1929 Hotter Than Hot (Short)
 1928/I Heart Trouble
Harry Van Housen
 1928 The Chaser
The Husband
 1927/I Fiddlesticks (Short)
Harry Hogan
 1927 Three's a Crowd
Harry - the Odd Fellow
 1927 His First Flame
Harry Howells
 1927 Long Pants
Harry Shelby
 1926 The Strong Man
Paul Bergot
 1926 Ella Cinders
Harry Langdon (uncredited)
 1926 Soldier Man (Short)
The Soldier / King Strudel the 13th of Bomania
 1926 Tramp, Tramp, Tramp
Harry Logan
 1926 Saturday Afternoon (Short)
Harry Higgins
 1925 There He Goes (Short)
Harry
 1925 Lucky Stars (Short)
Harry Lamb
 1925 The White Wing's Bride (Short)
 1925 Horace Greeley, Jr. (Short)
 1925 Remember When? (Short)
Harry Hudson
 1925 Plain Clothes (Short)
Harvey Carter
 1925 Boobs in the Wood (Short)
The Boy - Chester Winfield
 1925 His Marriage Wow (Short)
The Groom - Harold Hope
 1925 The Sea Squawk (Short)
Sandy McNickel - an Immigrant
 1924 Feet of Mud (Short)
Harry Holdem - the Boy
 1924 All Night Long (Short)
Harry Hall - the Boy
 1924 The Hansom Cabman (Short)
Harry Doolittle
 1924 The Luck o' the Foolish (Short)
Mr. Newlywed
 1924 The First 100 Years (Short)
Mr. Newlywed
 1924 His New Mamma (Short)
The Farmer Boy
 1924 The Cat's Meow (Short)
Eddie Elgin
 1924 Flickering Youth (Short)
Gus Guitar
 1924 Shanghaied Lovers (Short)
A Shanghaied Sailor
 1924 Scarem Much (Short)
Ringside Spectator (uncredited)
 1924 Smile Please (Short)
Otto Focus - the Hero
 1924 Picking Peaches (Short)
Harry - A Shoe Clerk
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Show Show Soundtrack (4 credits)
Show Show Producer (3 credits)
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A comedian should establish a character with human appeal. Then he'll be pretty indestructible. For instance, in developing my character I use little childish gestures - and children are always appealing. Such a comedian isn't a machine. I know the limits of my character - a little too aggressive, for instance, and he's gone. I've tried to inject this character into parts offered me, but if the ... See more »

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Made his debut in movies at the age of 40, joining Mack Sennett Studios in 1924 and starred in several short comedies that quickly became very popular. See more »

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The Sad Clown

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Gemini

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