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Date of Birth 21 February 1900Collenton, South Carolina, USA
Date of Death 9 December 1967Los Angeles, California, USA
Birth NameHamilton Richard Kinsey

Mini Bio (1)

Ham Kinsey was born on February 21, 1900 in Collenton, South Carolina, USA as Hamilton Richard Kinsey. He is known for his work on Hats Off (1927), Saturday's Lesson (1929) and Free Wheeling (1932). He died on December 9, 1967 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Trivia (2)

Ham Kinsey frequently worked as Stan Laurel's stand-in and double when he worked for the Hal Roach Studio.
An extra named 'John Wood' from the film Babes in Toyland (1934) sued him and Stan Laurel, claiming back injuries after Laurel and Kinsey threw him in the ducking pond on the set. The lawsuit specified $40,500 in damages, but was settled out-of-court.

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