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Harold 'Speedy' Swift
On the Jump
Harold - The Squirrel Inn Bellhop
Bearded Philistine Extra (uncredited)
During the fall of 1943 hosted and starred in the short-lived radio series, Old Gold Cigarettes Comedy Theater. Despite its failure, Lloyd is virtually the only silent-era movie star to host a network radio show.
3 Biographical Movies |
10 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
94 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
2 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 7½" (1.71 m)
Did You Know?
[on his horn-rimmed glasses] At a cost of 75 cents they provide a trademark recognized instantly wherever pictures are shown.
Merian Cooper rented several of Lloyd's purebred Great Danes for the hunt sequence of "The Most Dangerous Game" when he realized the leopards called for in the script weren't practical (even for him). He dyed the dogs' hair black to make them look more ferocious.
In the prime of his career, Lloyd's most famous role was the "Glasses" character, a young eager all-American man who was out to succeed in life and absolutely no physical obstacle would stand in his way as he risked life and limb to achieve his goals.