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Date of Birth 27 June 1878West Middlebury, Ohio, USA
Date of Death 23 June 1937Chicago, Illinois, USA  (heart attack)
Birth NameHarley M. Walker
Nickname Beany

Mini Bio (1)

H.M. Walker was born on June 27, 1878 in West Middlebury, Ohio, USA as Harley M. Walker. He is known for his work on Safety Last! (1923), The Music Box (1932) and The Little Rascals (1955). He was married to Virginia Grose. He died on June 23, 1937 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

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Virginia Grose (? - ?)

Trivia (2)

Although closely associated with Harold Lloyd through Why Worry? (1923), expert gag man and writer H.M. "Beany" Walker was a Hal Roach loyalist and remained with his studio after the superstar comedian left for his deal with Paramount in the mid-1920s. A heavy smoker, he died of a heart attack in 1937, just shy of his 52nd birthday..
He wrote the intertitles for silent films and then the spoken dialog for the "talkies.".

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