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Laurel & Hardy | Stan Jefferson | Mr. Laurel | Stanley Laurel | Laurel
5' 8" (1.73 m)
Did You Know?
[about the eight films he and Oliver Hardy
made at 20th Century-Fox in the 1940s] We had no say on those films, and it sure looked it.
Stan's famous hairstyle was created by accident. He and Babe had shaved their heads to play convicts in The Second 100 Years
(1927), and it grew back very unevenly and refused to stay down. Others on the Roach lot laughed, so Stan began to cultivate the new look. Offscreen, he combed it straight back, as did Oliver Hardy
Usually played a childishly innocent man who always looked up to his good friend Oliver Hardy
, whether it was deserved or not. Common schticks included crying in cases of great predicaments, taking instructions literally at all times and mixing up his lines. He and Hardy often had a scene in their films where they would get into a fight with another person that consisted solely of destroying ...