Oliver Hardy (1892–1957)

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Although his parents were never in show business, as a young boy Oliver Hardy was a gifted singer and, by age eight, was performing with minstrel shows. In 1910 he ran a movie theatre, which he preferred to studying law. In 1913 he became a comedy actor with the Lubin Company in Florida and began appearing in a long series of shorts; his debut ... See full bio »

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 1951 Utopia
Ollie (as Hardy)
 1950 Riding High
Sucker (uncredited)
 1949 The Fighting Kentuckian
Willie Paine
 1945 The Bullfighters
 1944 Nothing But Trouble
 1944 The Big Noise
 1943 The Dancing Masters
 1943 Jitterbugs
 1943 Air Raid Wardens
 1942 A-Haunting We Will Go
Ollie (as Hardy)
 1941 Great Guns
 1940 Saps at Sea
 1939 A Chump at Oxford
Oliver Hardy
 1939 The Flying Deuces
Ollie (as Oliver Hardy/Himself)
 1939 Zenobia
Dr. Tibbett
 1938 Block-Heads
 1938 Hollywood Handicap (Short)
Oliver Hardy
 1938 Swiss Miss
Oliver Hardy
 1937 That's That! (Short)
 1937 Pick a Star
Oliver Hardy
 1937 Way Out West
 1936 Our Relations
Oliver 'Ollie' Hardy / Bert Hardy
 1936 On the Wrong Trek (Short)
Hitchhiker (uncredited)
 1936 The Bohemian Girl
 1935 Bonnie Scotland
Oliver Hardy
 1935 Their Night Out - Screen Test (Short)
Mr. Hardy
 1935 Thicker Than Water (Short)
 1935 The Fixer Uppers (Short)
 1935 Tit for Tat (Short)
 1934 The Live Ghost (Short)
 1934 March of the Wooden Soldiers
Ollie Dee
 1934 Them Thar Hills (Short)
 1934 Going Bye-Bye! (Short)
Mr. Hardy
 1934 Hollywood Party
 1934 Oliver the Eighth (Short)
 1933 Sons of the Desert
Oliver Hardy
 1933 Dirty Work (Short)
 1933 Wild Poses (Short)
Baby (uncredited)
 1933 Busy Bodies (Short)
 1933 The Midnight Patrol (Short)
Officer Oliver Hardy
 1933 The Devil's Brother
 1933 Me and My Pal (Short)
Oliver Hardy
 1933 Twice Two (Short)
Oliver Hardy / Mrs. Fanny Laurel
 1932 Towed in a Hole (Short)
 1932 Les carottiers
M. Hardy
 1932 Their First Mistake (Short)
 1932 Pack Up Your Troubles
 1932 Scram! (Short)
Mr. Hardy
 1932 County Hospital (Short)
 1932 The Chimp (Short)
Mr. Hardy
 1932 Choo-Choo! (Short)
Inebriated novelties salesman yelling as bear licks his face (voice)
 1932 The Music Box (Short)
 1932 Any Old Port! (Short)
 1932 Helpmates (Short)
 1931 On the Loose (Short)
New Suitor (uncredited)
 1931 Beau Hunks (Short)
 1931 One Good Turn (Short)
 1931 Come Clean (Short)
 1931 Hinter Schloss und Riegel (Short)
 1931 Pardon Us
Oliver Hardy
 1931 Sous les verrous
Oliver Hardy
 1931 Spuk um Mitternacht (Short)
 1931 Our Wife (Short)
 1931 Politiquerías
 1931 Los calaveras
Señor Hardy
 1931 The Stolen Jools (Short)
Police Driver
 1931 Los presidiarios
Oliver 'Ollie' Hardy
 1931 Chickens Come Home- (Short)
Mr. Oliver Hardy
 1931 Glückliche Kindheit (Short)
Ollie / Ollie jr.
 1931 Be Big! (Short)
 1930 Pêle-Mêle (Short)
Oliver Hardy
 1930 Laughing Gravy (Short)
 1930 Another Fine Mess (Short)
 1930 Noche de duendes
Oliver Hardy
 1930 Feu mon oncle
 1930 The Laurel-Hardy Murder Case (Short)
 1930 Une nuit extravagante (Short)
 1930 Radiomanía (Short)
 1930 Hog Wild (Short)
 1930 The Rogue Song
 1930 Tiembla y Titubea (Short)
 1930 Below Zero (Short)
 1930 La vida nocturna (Short)
 1930 Brats (Short)
Ollie Sr. / Oliver Jr.
 1930 Blotto (Short)
 1930 Ladrones (Short)
 1930 Night Owls (Short)
Mr. Hardy
 1929 Angora Love (Short)
 1929 The Hoose-Gow (Short)
 1929 Bacon Grabbers (Short)
Oliver (process server)
 1929 They Go Boom! (Short)
 1929 Perfect Day (Short)
 1929 Men O'War (Short)
 1929 The Hollywood Revue of 1929
Oliver Hardy
 1929 Berth Marks (Short)
 1929 Double Whoopee (Short)
 1929 Unaccustomed As We Are (Short)
Ollver Hardy
 1929 Big Business (Short)
 1929 That's My Wife (Short)
 1929 Wrong Again (Short)
 1929 Liberty (Short)
 1928 We Faw Down (Short)
 1928 Habeas Corpus (Short)
 1928 Two Tars (Short)
 1928 Early to Bed (Short)
 1928 Should Married Men Go Home? (Short)
Mr. Hardy
 1928 Their Purple Moment (Short)
 1928 You're Darn Tootin' (Short)
Ollie, French horn player
 1928 Barnum & Ringling, Inc. (Short)
Startled drunk
 1928 From Soup to Nuts (Short)
Mr. Hardy
 1928 Galloping Ghosts (Short)
Meadows the Valet, a.k.a. Officer 13
 1928 The Finishing Touch (Short)
 1928 Flying Elephants (Short)
Mighty Giant
 1928 Leave 'em Laughing (Short)
 1927 The Battle of the Century (Short)
 1927 Putting Pants on Philip (Short)
J. Piedmont Mumblethunder
 1927 Do Detectives Think? (Short)
Sherlock Pinkham
 1927 Love 'em and Feed 'em (Short)
'Happy' Hopey
 1927 Hats Off (Short)
 1927 Call of the Cuckoo (Short)
Asylum Inmate (uncredited)
 1927 Now I'll Tell One (Short)
 1927 Sailors, Beware! (Short)
Purser Cryder
 1927 Sugar Daddies (Short)
Brittle's Butler
 1927 With Love and Hisses (Short)
Top Sergeant Banner
 1927 Why Girls Love Sailors (Short)
First Mate
 1927 Baby Brother (Short)
Ice Man (uncredited)
 1927 Fluttering Hearts (Short)
Big Bill
 1927 Love 'Em and Weep (Short)
Judge Chigger
 1927 Crazy to Act (Short)
Gordon Bagley
 1927 No Man's Law
Sharkey Nye
 1927 The Second 100 Years (Short)
Big Goofy
 1927 The Honorable Mr. Buggs (Short)
The Butler
 1927 Slipping Wives (Short)
Jarvis - the Butler
 1927 Duck Soup (Short)
Oliver Hardy aka Colonel Buckshot
 1927 Why Girls Say No (Short)
Policeman (uncredited)
 1927 Should Men Walk Home? (Short)
Party Guest at Punch Bowl
 1927 Two-Time Mama (Short)
The Cop (as Babe Hardy)
 1926 45 Minutes from Hollywood (Short)
Hotel Detective
 1926 The Nickel-Hopper (Short)
Jazz Band Drummer (uncredited)
 1926 Be Your Age (Short)
Oswald Schwartzkopple
 1926 Bromo and Juliet (Short)
Cab Driver
 1926 Crazy Like a Fox (Short)
Charley's Victim (uncredited)
 1926 Along Came Auntie (Short)
Mr. Vincent Belcher - the First Husband
 1926 Thundering Fleas (Short)
 1926 The Gentle Cyclone
Sheriff Bill
 1926 The Cow's Kimona (Short) (rumored)
 1926 Long Fliv the King (Short)
The Prime Minister's Assistant
 1926 Say It with Babies (Short)
Hector - the Floorwalker (as Babe Hardy)
 1926 Madame Mystery (Short)
Captain Schmaltz
 1926 Wandering Papas (Short)
Camp Foreman (as Babe Hardy)
 1926 A Bankrupt Honeymoon (Short)
The Taxi Driver (as Babe Hardy)
 1926 Stop, Look and Listen
Show Manager (as Babe Hardy)
 1925 The Perfect Clown
Babe Mulligan
 1925 Laughing Ladies (Short)
 1925 Should Sailors Marry? (Short)
 1925 They All Fall (Short)
The boss (as Babe Hardy)
 1925 Yes, Yes, Nanette (Short)
Nanette's Former Sweetheart (as Babe Hardy)
 1925 A Day's Vacation (Short)
Wilbert Perkins (as Babe Hardy)
 1925 Hop to It! (Short)
A bellhop (as Babe Hardy)
 1925 Isn't Life Terrible? (Short)
Remington - the Brother-in-Law (as 'Babe' Hardy)
 1925 Fiddlin' Around (Short)
Theatre manager
 1925 Wild Papa (Short)
The Model's Brother (as Babe Hardy)
 1925 Rivals (Short)
The Rival
 1925 Neptune's Stepdaughter (Short) (as Babe Hardy)
 1925 Hey, Taxi! (Short)
A Rival Taxi Driver (as Babe Hardy)
 1925 Stick Around (Short)
Paperhanger (as Babe Hardy)
 1925 The Wizard of Oz
Woodsman / Knight of the Garter / Farmhand (as Oliver N. Hardy)
 1924 Roaring Lions at Home (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1924 Kid Speed (Short)
Dangerous Dan McGraw (as Oliver N. Hardy)
 1924 Her Boy Friend (Short)
Killer Kid (as Oliver N. Hardy)
 1924 The Girl in the Limousine
 1924 Trouble Brewing (Short)
Bootlegger (as Babe Hardy)
 1924 The Perfect Lady (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1923 Horseshoes (Short)
Dynamite Duffy (as Babe Hardy)
 1923 Lightning Love (Short)
Oliver, the Other Suitor (as Babe Hardy)
 1923 The Gown Shop (Short)
Store manager (as Babe Hardy)
 1923 The Midnight Cabaret (Short)
Oliver, an Impetuous Suitor (as Babe Hardy)
 1923 The Barnyard (Short)
Farm Hand (as Babe Hardy)
 1923 No Wedding Bells (Short)
The Girl's Father (as Babe Hardy)
 1922 The Counter Jumper (Short)
Gaston Gilligan (as Babe Hardy)
 1922 The Agent (Short)
Don Fusiloil (as Babe Hardy)
 1922 Little Wildcat
'Bull' Mulligan
 1922 Fortune's Mask
Chief of Police
 1922 Golf (Short)
The neighbor (as Babe Hardy)
 1922 A Pair of Kings (Short)
General Alarm (as Babe Hardy)
 1922/II The Show (Short)
Stage manager / Audience Member (as Babe Hardy)
 1922 The Sawmill (Short)
The foreman (as Babe Hardy)
 1921 The Lucky Dog (Short)
Masked bandit who confronts Laurel
 1921 The Bell Hop (Short)
Hotel manager (as Babe Hardy)
 1921 The Fall Guy (Short)
Gentleman Joe, alias Black Bart (as Babe Hardy)
 1921 The Tourist (Short)
Leader of the outlaws (as Babe Hardy)
 1921 The Rent Collector (Short)
The Big Boss (as Babe Hardy)
 1921 The Bakery (Short)
Foreman (as Babe Hardy)
 1921 The Blizzard (Short)
Janitor (as Babe Hardy)
 1921 The Nuisance (Short)
The Walrus (as Babe Hardy)
 1920 The Mysterious Stranger (Short)
Toreador (as Babe Hardy)
 1920 The Backyard (Short)
The ruffian (as Babe Hardy)
 1920 His Jonah Day (Short)
The Life Saver (as Babe Hardy)
 1920 The Trouble Hunter (Short)
The Bouncer (as Babe Hardy)
 1920 Married to Order (Short)
Her Father (as Babe Hardy)
 1920 The Stage Hand (Short)
Audience member (uncredited)
 1920 The Decorator (Short)
Babe, a millionaire (as Babe Hardy)
 1920 Springtime (Short)
The Commissioner (as Babe Hardy)
 1920 He Laughs Last (Short)
Handsome Hal (as Babe Hardy)
 1920 Pals and Pugs (Short)
A Bully (as Babe Hardy)
 1920 Distilled Love (Short)
Mr. Peeble Ford (as Babe Hardy)
 1920 Fists and Fodder (Short)
Her Father (as Babe Hardy)
 1920 Squeaks and Squawks (Short)
The Landlord (as Babe Hardy)
 1920 Maids and Muslin (Short)
Mr. Yards (as Babe Hardy)
 1920 Pipe Dreams and Prizes (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1920 Dames and Dentists (Short) (as Babe Hardy)
 1919 Switches and Sweeties (Short) (as Babe Hardy)
 1919 The Head Waiter (Short)
A Cop (as Babe Hardy)
 1919 Bungs and Bunglers (Short)
Al K. Hall (as Babe Hardy)
 1919 Squabs and Squabbles (Short)
The Boss (as Babe Hardy)
 1919 Dull Care (Short)
A Janitor (as Babe Hardy)
 1919 Mates and Models (Short)
A Nutty Artist (as Babe Hardy)
 1919 Yaps and Yokels (Short)
The Hired Hand (as Babe Hardy)
 1919 Flips and Flops (Short)
Mr. Jipper (as Babe Hardy)
 1919 Healthy and Happy (Short)
Doctor (as Babe Hardy)
 1919 Tootsies and Tamales (Short)
The Murderous Mexican (as Babe Hardy)
 1919 Mules and Mortgages (Short)
Strongarm (as Babe Hardy)
 1919 Jazz and Jailbirds (Short)
I.M. Ruff (as Babe Hardy)
 1919 Hearts in Hock (Short) (as Babe Hardy)
 1919 Lions and Ladies (Short) (as Babe Hardy)
 1919 Soapsuds and Sapheads (Short)
Foreman (as Babe Hardy)
 1919 Hop to It, Bellhop (Short)
Solomon Soop (as Babe Hardy)
 1919 The Freckled Fish (Short)
Solomon Soopmeat (as Babe Hardy)
 1918 He's in Again (Short)
Head Waiter (as Babe Hardy)
 1918 The King of the Kitchen (Short)
A German customer (as Babe Hardy)
 1918 Painless Love (Short)
Dr. Hurts (as Babe Hardy)
 1918 Hello Trouble (Short)
A devoted husband (as Babe Hardy)
 1918 Business Before Honesty (Short)
The Blind Man (as Babe Hardy)
 1918 Beauties in Distress (Short) (as Babe Hardy)
 1918 Playmates (Short)
Kid (as Babe Hardy)
 1918 The Straight and Narrow (Short)
His former cellmate (as Babe Hardy)
 1918 Bright and Early (Short)
The Boss (as Babe Hardy)
 1918 The Handy Man (Short) (as Babe Hardy)
 1918 The Messenger (Short) (as Babe Hardy)
 1918 The Scholar (Short) (as Babe Hardy)
 1918 The Orderly (Short) (as Babe Hardy)
 1918 The Rogue (Short)
Cafe Owner (as Babe Hardy)
 1918 His Day Out (Short)
 1918 The Stranger (Short)
Oliver, the saloonkeeper
 1917 His Movie Mustache (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1917/II The Slave (Short)
The Sultan of Bacteria
 1917 The Band Master (Short) (as Babe Hardy)
 1917/II The Freeloader (Short) (as Babe Hardy)
 1917 The Hobo (Short)
Harold (as Babe Hardy)
 1917 The Candy Kid (Short) (as Babe Hardy)
 1917 The Chief Cook (Short)
Babe (as Babe Hardy)
 1917 The Fly Cop (Short)
Proprietor (as Babe Hardy)
 1917 The Goat (Short)
His Neighbor (as Babe Hardy)
 1917 The Millionaire (Short)
The mother-in-law (as Babe Hardy)
 1917 The Villain (Short)
Babe (as Babe Hardy)
 1917 Cupid's Rival (Short)
Poor Artist (as Babe Hardy)
 1917 Dough Nuts (Short)
Babe, the chef (as Babe Hardy)
 1917 The Hero (Short)
The Hero's Rival (as Babe Hardy)
 1917 Back Stage (Short) (as Babe Hardy)
 1917 Wanted - A Bad Man (Short) (as Babe Hardy)
 1917 A Mix Up in Hearts (Short) (as Babe Hardy)
 1917 This Is Not My Room (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1917 The Other Girl (Short)
Babe (as Babe Hardy)
 1917 Little Nell (Short) (as Babe Hardy)
 1917 The Modiste (Short) (as Babe Hardy)
 1917 Bad Kate (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1917 The Love Bugs (Short)
Babe (as Babe Hardy)
 1917 Terrible Kate (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1917 The Boycotted Baby (Short)
Babe (as Babe Hardy)
 1916 Fat and Fickle (Short)
Babe (as Babe Hardy)
 1916 He Went and Won (Short) (as Babe Hardy)
 1916 He Winked and Won (Short)
Babe (as Babe Hardy)
 1916 The Guilty Ones (Short)
Babe (as Babe Hardy)
 1916 Ambitious Ethel (Short) (as Babe Hardy)
 1916 Prize Winners (Short)
Babe (as Babe Hardy)
 1916 Mother's Child (Short)
Babe (as Babe Hardy)
 1916 Pipe Dreams (Short)
Babe (as Babe Hardy)
 1916 A Warm Reception (Short)
Babe (as Babe Hardy)
 1916 Twin Flats (Short)
Babe (as Babe Hardy)
 1916 A Maid to Order (Short)
Plump (as Babe Hardy)
 1916/II The Precious Parcel (Short)
Plump (as Babe Hardy)
 1916 The Candy Trail (Short)
Plump (as Babe Hardy)
 1916 Royal Blood (Short)
Plump (as Babe Hardy)
 1916 The Reformers (Short)
Plump (as Babe Hardy)
 1916 Love and Duty (Short)
Pvt. Plump (as Babe Hardy)
 1916/II Stranded (Short)
Plump (as Babe Hardy)
 1916 Sidetracked (Short)
Plump (as Babe Hardy)
 1916 An Aerial Joyride (Short)
 1916 The Try Out (Short) (as Babe Hardy)
 1916 Their Honeymoon (Short)
Plump (as Babe Hardy)
 1916 Life Savers (Short)
Plump (as Babe Hardy)
 1916 Dreamy Knights (Short)
Plump (as Babe Hardy)
 1916 Human Hounds (Short)
Plump (as Babe Hardy)
 1916 It Happened in Pikesville (Short)
Jiggs (as Babe Hardy)
 1916 The Heroes (Short)
Plump (as Babe Hardy)
 1916 Aunt Bill (Short)
Plump (as Babe Hardy)
 1916 Spaghetti (Short)
Plump (as Babe Hardy)
 1916 A Terrible Tragedy (Short)
Markoff (as Babe Hardy)
 1916 A Day at School (Short)
Plump (as Babe Hardy)
 1916 Edison Bugg's Invention (Short)
The Fire Chief (as Babe Hardy)
 1916 Better Halves (Short)
Plump (as Babe Hardy)
 1916 The Lottery Man
Maggie Murphy
 1916 Never Again (Short)
Plump (as Babe Hardy)
 1916 Hungry Hearts (Short)
Plump (as Babe Hardy)
 1916 Sea Dogs (Short)
Plump (as Babe Hardy)
 1916/I The Schemers (Short)
Plump (as Babe Hardy)
 1916 Baby Doll (Short)
Plump (as Babe Hardy)
 1916 Thirty Days (Short)
Plump (as Babe Hardy)
 1916/I The Water Cure (Short)
Plump (as Babe Hardy)
 1916 The Brave Ones (Short)
Plump (as Babe Hardy)
 1916 What's Sauce for the Goose (Short)
Mr. Boob Plump (as Babe Hardy)
 1916/II Hired and Fired (Short) (as Babe Hardy)
 1916 All for a Girl (Short)
Plump (as Babe Hardy)
 1916 The Battle Royal (Short)
Plump (as Babe Hardy)
 1916 Mamma's Boys (Short)
Plump (as Babe Hardy)
 1916 Their Vacation (Short)
Plump (as Babe Hardy)
 1916 Bungles Lands a Job (Short) (as Babe Hardy)
 1916 Nerve and Gasoline (Short)
Plump (as Babe Hardy)
 1916 Bungles' Elopement (Short) (as Babe Hardy)
 1916 The Artist's Model (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1916 The Serenade (Short)
Plump (as Babe Hardy)
 1916 Bungles Enforces the Law (Short) (as Babe Hardy)
 1916 One Too Many (Short)
Plump (as Babe Hardy)
 1916 Bungles' Rainy Day (Short) (as Babe Hardy)
 1916 A Sticky Affair (Short)
Plump (as Babe Hardy)
 1916 Busted Hearts (Short)
Peggy Plump (as Babe Hardy)
 1916 A Special Delivery (Short)
Plump (as Babe Hardy)
 1916 Frenzied Finance (Short) (as Babe Hardy)
 1916 Chickens (Short) (as Babe Hardy)
 1916 This Way Out (Short)
Plump (as Babe Hardy)
 1915 The Tramps (Short)
 1915 Ups and Downs (Short)
Shifty Mike (as Babe Hardy)
 1915 Mixed and Fixed (Short) (as Babe Hardy)
 1915 Speed Kings (Short) (as Babe Hardy)
 1915 Strangled Harmony (Short) (as Babe Hardy)
 1915 A Janitor's Joyful Job (Short)
Melinda Rousseau (as Babe Hardy)
 1915 Love, Pepper and Sweets (Short)
Fatty (as Babe Hardy)
 1915 A Pair of Birds (Short)
 1915 The Midnight Prowlers (Short) (as Babe Hardy)
 1915 Something in Her Eye (Short)
The Grocer (as Babe Hardy)
 1915 The Crazy Clock Maker (Short) (as Babe Hardy)
 1915 The Lilac Splash (Short)
Burglar (as O.N. Hardy)
 1915 Fatty's Fatal Fun (Short)
Fatty (as Babe Hardy)
 1915 A Rheumatic Joint (Short) (as O.N. Hardy)
 1915 Ethel's Romeos (Short)
Jake Stimpson (as Babe Hardy)
 1915 Three Rings and a Goat (Short) (as O.N. Hardy)
 1915 The Bungalow Bungle (Short) (as O.N. Hardy)
 1915 Babe's School Days (Short)
Ikie Ikestein (as Babe Hardy)
 1915 The Simp and the Sophomores (Short)
Professor Arm. Strong (as O.N. Hardy)
 1915 Avenging Bill (Short)
Bill, the Grocer's Boy (as Babe Hardy)
 1915 The Haunted Hat (Short) (as Babe Hardy)
 1915 Clothes Make the Man (Short)
Rastus (as O.N. Hardy)
 1915 The Dead Letter (Short)
Mateo (as Babe Hardy)
 1915 Food for Kings and Riley (Short)
Servant (as O.N. Hardy)
 1915 Not Much Force (Short)
City Councilman (as O.N. Hardy)
 1915 Poor Baby (Short)
Matilda's Sweetheart (as O.N. Hardy)
 1915 What a Cinch (Short)
Police Chief Myers (as Babe Hardy)
 1915 It May Be You (Short)
Paul Simmons (as O.N. Hardy)
 1915 The Cannibal King (Short)
Willie (as Babe Hardy)
 1915 Her Choice (Short) (as Babe Hardy)
 1915 Capturing Bad Bill (Short)
Member of the posse (as Babe Hardy)
 1915 Matilda's Legacy (Short)
Fatty Waite
 1915 A Lucky Strike (Short)
Bill Myers
 1915 Who Stole the Doggies? (Short)
Murphy, the Cop
 1915 The Twin Sister (Short)
Bill Bolt - the Husband
 1915 Safety Worst (Short)
Bill Jones (as Babe Hardy)
 1915 Mixed Flats (Short)
Bob White
 1915 Cleaning Time (Short)
John Herringbone (as Babe Hardy)
 1915 An Expensive Visit (Short)
 1915 The Prize Baby (Short)
Bill, the Prize Baby (as Babe Hardy)
 1915 Shoddy the Tailor (Short)
Policeman (as Babe Hardy)
 1915 Cupid's Target (Short)
Bob (as Babe Hardy)
 1915 Gus and the Anarchists (Short)
Tom Dreck (as Babe Hardy)
 1915 Spaghetti a la Mode (Short)
Cook (as Babe Hardy)
 1915 They Looked Alike (Short)
Pedestrian (as Babe Hardy)
 1915 What He Forgot (Short) (as Babe Hardy)
 1914 Weary Willie's Rags (Short)
Hotel Clerk (as Babe Hardy)
 1914 The Fresh Air Cure (Short)
Morris Silverstein (as Babe Hardy)
 1914 Dobs at the Shore (Short)
Meggie Heckla (as Babe Hardy)
 1914 He Wanted His Pants (Short)
A Cop (as Babe Hardy)
 1914 The Servant Girl's Legacy (Short)
Cy (as Babe Hardy)
 1914 Mother's Baby Boy (Short)
Percival Pilkins (as Babe Hardy)
 1914 The Daddy of Them All (Short)
Peitzheimer (as Babe Hardy)
 1914 She Was the Other (Short)
Cutie - the Chief's 1st Sister (as Babe Hardy)
 1914 Kidnapping the Kid (Short)
Willie Gold (as Babe Hardy)
 1914 The Honor of the Force (Short)
Fattie (as Babe Hardy)
 1914 The Soubrette and the Simp (Short)
Fred, the Simp (as Babe Hardy)
 1914 She Married for Love (Short)
An Onlooker (as Babe Hardy)
 1914 The Smuggler's Daughter (Short)
Gwendolyn's Father (as Babe Hardy)
 1914 When the Ham Turned (Short)
Bartender (as Babe Hardy)
 1914 Jealous James (Short)
Grocery Boy (as Babe Hardy)
 1914 Pins Are Lucky (Short)
Peter Pelton (as O.N. Hardy)
 1914 She Wanted a Car (Short)
Traffic Cop (as Babe Hardy)
 1914 Never Too Old (Short)
Phil (as Babe Hardy)
 1914 The Green Alarm (Short)
Mike (as O.N. Hardy)
 1914 Making Auntie Welcome (Short)
Grocery Boy (as Babe Hardy)
 1914 Back to the Farm (Short)
Tom (as Babe Hardy)
 1914 They Bought a Boat (Short)
Cabin Boy (as Babe Hardy)
 1914 He Wanted Work (Short)
The Foreman (as Babe Hardy)
 1914 The Rise of the Johnsons (Short)
The Grocery Man
 1914 Worms Will Turn (Short)
A Policeman (as Babe Hardy)
 1914 The Kidnapped Bride (Short)
Daniel Cassidy (as Babe Hardy)
 1914 His Sudden Recovery (Short)
Mr. Jones (as Babe Hardy)
 1914 Who's Boss? (Short) (as Babe Hardy)
 1914 Long May It Wave (Short)
The King (as Babe Hardy)
 1914 Good Cider (Short)
Hiram (as Babe Hardy)
 1914 The Female Cop (Short)
Boob Cop (as Babe Hardy)
 1914 A Brewerytown Romance (Short)
Cassidy / the Cop (as Babe Hardy)
 1914 A Tango Tragedy (Short)
Person at Dance (as Babe Hardy)
 1914 For Two Pins (Short)
A Policeman (as Babe Hardy)
 1914 The Particular Cowboys (Short)
A Cowboy (as Babe Hardy)
 1914 He Won a Ranch (Short)
A Cowboy (as Babe Hardy)
 1914 Building a Fire (Short)
Policeman (as Babe Hardy)
 1914 Casey's Birthday (Short)
A Policeman (as Babe Hardy)
 1914 Outwitting Dad (Short)
Reggie Kewp (as O.N. Hardy)
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Victoria Palace, London with Stan Laurel, Will Fyffe, Vera Lynn, Charlie Chester, Nat Jackley, Norman Wisdom in aid of The Water Rats Charity.

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1 Biographical Movie | 20 Print Biographies | 22 Portrayals | 1 Interview | 12 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

'Babe' Hardy | Babe Hardy | Cupid Hardy | Laurel & Hardy | Mr. Hardy | O.N. Hardy | Oliver N. Hardy | Oliver Hardy/Himself | Hardy


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[his usual response when asked about how they made the films] You better ask Stan. See more »


In the films where they mixed up their hats Ollie's was usually substituted for a larger size so that it would look over sized on Stan while Stan's hat was substituted for a smaller size when placed on Ollie's head. They could go through as many as a dozen hats in a month of filming. Although Stan wore a traditional bowler in their early films he soon switched to a flat brimmed one. After the ... See more »


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