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Birth Name: Oliver Hardy
Born: 01/18/1892
Birth Place: Harlem, Georgia, USA
Death Place: North Hollywood, California, USA
Died: 08/07/1957

Born Norvell Hardy on Jan. 18, 1892 in Harlem, GA, he was the son of Emily Norvell and Oliver Hardy, a Confederate Civil War veteran and Columbia County tax collector. Sadly, his father passed away before his first birthday, and in later years, the young Hardy would adopt the first name 'Oliver' in his father's memory. A precocious child, Oliver gained a unique education in humanity by observing guests in the lobby of the hotel his mother managed in the years after his father's death. Traditional learning, however, was never a priority for Hardy, who chafed under the structure of the various military and boarding schools he attended - and ran away from - in his youth. Exhibiting an early apt... Continue Bio >>


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1979 Laurel and Hardy Laughtoons