Harry Bernard
born: 16 January 1877
Kensington, London,
England
died: 04 November 1940
Hollywood, California,
United States of America
(stomach cancer, age 63)
Stout, blue-eyed, brown-haired British (though most sources give a San Francisco birth place) screen and vaudeville actor, regularly in the films of Laurel & Hardy, usually as a police officer.

On 11 November 1913, Frederick O. Salmon (35, of England) and Alice Mae Winsor (24, of England) wed in Los Angeles.  Frederick's second marriage, Alice's first; both are performers.  Frederick's parents are Charles Salmon (Ireland) and Mary "don't know" (England); Alice's parents are George Winsor (England) and Alice Shepphard (England).
He was a close personal friend of Charley Chase, who was a witness at his wedding.

Frederick O. Salmon registered for the first World War on 7 Sep 1918.  He lives at 128 Ave 20, South Los Angeles.  He is 41 years old, born 13 January 1878.  He is an actor, travelling, and employed by self.  Initially writing a "William Winsor" (brother-in-law) as a contact, he crossed that out and writes "Mrs. Frederick O. Salmon - travelling with me."  Short, stout, blue eyes, brown hair.

1930 Census (7 Apr 1930) (lines 1-3)
Stage actor Frederick Salmon (52, b. Calif., dad b. Eng., mom b. Ire.) is renting 3118 (?) Cahuenga Blvd in Los Angeles for $50(?)/month, with wife Lois Mary (40, b. Eng., dad b. Eng, mom b. France) and daughter Patricia I. (14, b. CA).

Buried in Hollywood Memorial Park.
Real name: Frederick Owen Salmon Films listed on this page: complete Hal Roach filmography;
plus all films with Charley Chase;
plus 1 film with Laurel & Hardy.

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1928
Two Tars
Truck driver
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1929
Going Ga-Ga
Policeman
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1929
Liberty
Sea food worker

1929
A Pair Of Tights
Kid's father

1929
Wrong Again
Policeman
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1929
That's My Wife
Waiter
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1929
Berth Marks
Train passenger
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1929
Leaping Love
Burned waiter
 

1929
Men O' War
Policeman
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1929
Perfect Day
Friendly neighbor
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1929
Bacon Grabbers
Policeman
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1929
Angora Love
Policeman
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1930
Night Owls
Policeman
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1930
Pups Is Pups
Police officer
 

1930
Noche de duendes
Train passenger
 

1930
Another Fine Mess
Policeman
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1931
Thundering Tenors
Waiter
 

1931
High Gear
Horatio Daniels
 

1931
The Pip From Pittsburg
Cigar stand clerk
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1931
Laughing Gravy
Policeman
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1931
Rough Seas
Officer on deck
 

1931
Bargain Day
Sales clerk
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1931
Spuk um Mitternacht
Man on train
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1931
One Of The Smiths
Dance spectator
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1931
Let's Do Things
Nightclub waiter
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1931
Pardon Us
Desk sergeant
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1931
The Panic Is On
Cop with toothache
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1931
Call A Cop!
Captain Daniels
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1931
Skip The Maloo!
Servant with trolley
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1931
Shiver My Timbers
Pirate
 

1931
Mama Loves Papa
Remington Culpepper

1931
Dogs Is Dogs
Officer

1931
The Kick Off!
Coach Mulligan

1931
The Hasty Marriage
Painter on streetcar

1932
Readin' And Writin'
Fruit vendor
 

1932
Love Pains
Policeman
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1932
Free Eats
Officer Flaherty

1932
The Knockout
Fight referee
 

1932
Any Old Port!
Harry, boxing promoter
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1932
Choo-Choo!
Pullman conductor
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1932
In Walked Charley
Policeman
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1932
Too Many Women
Baseball coach
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1932
The Pooch
Officer
 

1932
Wild Babies
Cannibal chef
 

1932
Young Ironsides
Policeman
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1932
Free Wheeling
Roadside worker
 

1932
Birthday Blues
Store proprietor
 

1932
Sneak Easily
Courtroom guard

1932
A Lad An' A Lamp
Officer/Store proprietor
 

1932
Mr. Bride
Photographer

1933
Bring 'Em Back A Wife
Driver
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1933
Fallen Arches
Sheriff
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1933
Maids A La Mode
Cop

1933
Forgotten Babies
Officer

1933
Taxi Barons
Cop
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1933
The Bargain Of The Century
Lieutenant Finnegan
 

1933
The Kid From Borneo
Sideshow manager

1933
His Silent Racket
Racketeer
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1933
The Devil's Brother
Bandit/Drunk
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1933
The Midnight Patrol
Jail visitor

1933
Sherman Said It
Captain
 

1933
Bedtime Worries
Burglar/'Santy Claus'

1933
Luncheon At Twelve
Party guest
 

1933
Sons Of The Desert
Bartender/Policeman
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1934
The Cracked Ice Man
Ice man's partner
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1934
Hi-Neighbor!
Man watering lawn
 

1934
A Duke For A Day
Hotel detective
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1934
Maid In Hollywood
Man Patsy bumps into
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1934
Music In Your Hair
Waiter with beer
 

1934
Another Wild Idea
Cop
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1934
Three Chumps Ahead
Pool hall patron
 

1934
Something Simple
Asylum attendant

1934
You Said A Hatful!
Guttenberg, costume dealer
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1934
The Ballad Of Paducah Jail
Jailer
 

1934
The Live Ghost
Bartender
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1934
The Chases Of Pimple Street
Next-door neighbor
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1935
Okay Toots!
Neighbor
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1935
Poker At Eight
Cop

1935
Southern Exposure
[unidentified character]
 

1935
Sprucin' Up
Officer Riley
 

1935
Manhattan Monkey Business
Second doorman

1935
Top Flat
Policeman
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1936
Life Hesitates At 40
Soda fountain man
 

1936
The Bohemian Girl
Town crier
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1936
On The Wrong Trek
Hobo

1936
Neighborhood House
Theatre patron

1936
Kelly The Second
Andrews man
 

1936
Our Relations
First policeman

1936
General Spanky
[unidentified character]
 

1937
Way Out West
Annoyed customer in saloon
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1940
A Chump At Oxford
Policeman
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1940
Saps At Sea
Harbor patrol captain
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/
NON-HAL ROACH FILMS

1915
A One Night Stand
Stagehand
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/

1915
Droppington's Devilish Deed
Stagehand
 

1915
He Wouldn't Stay Down
Police captain
 

1915
A Versatile Villain
Station agent

1930
The Rogue Song
Guard
 

1939
Rattling Romeo
Mailman
 

Acknowledgements:
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2XX4-HS8
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NGNP-H48

Frederick (23, of London, England)'s first marriage was to May Williams (24, of Fresno, California) on 11 August 1900 in Missoula, Montana (where both resided).
Frederick's parents were Charles Salmon and Mary Fox; May's parents were J.C. Williams and Maud Spicer [sic?].
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F33S-1MH
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-266-11738-27996-73?cc=1609797

1910 Census
(lines 56-57)
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MGVR-Y8L
https://archive.org/stream/13thcensus1910po1659unit#page/n853/mode/1up

https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XL41-GJB
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K8D4-DXW
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-22554-19217-70?cc=1804002

Alice Mae Winsor (AKA Jeri/Jere/Jerri/Jerry Gerard) was born 31 August 1886 in England. She died 12 November 1970 in Los Angeles.
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VGRB-GG5 
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V32H-S59
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=65254327

Daughter Patricia Eileen/Ilene Salmon (Pickard) was born on 14 April 1915 in Los Angeles.  She died 6 October 1996 in Chatsworth, Los Angeles, California.
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VG3J-D7S  (mother's maiden name: Winsor)
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VG39-JFG  (mother's maiden name: Salmon - likely goof-up)
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VGB9-YB7  (parents: Salmon, Gerard)
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J11B-R4W
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=65254289

https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KZVV-LF9

https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XCJ1-LBN
https://archive.org/stream/californiacensus00reel134rs#page/n566/mode/1up

1940 Census (4 Apr 1940) (lines 11-13)
Motion picture actor Harry Bernard (62, b. CA) is renting 1413 N. Gordon St, Los Angeles for $20/month.
He worked 5 weeks in 1939 and earned $608. Lives with wife Alice May (53, b. England) and daughter Patricia Ilene (24, b. CA), the latter a legal office secretary.

https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K9CX-W75
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1961-27797-3503-89?cc=2000219
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VPV5-M2B
https://archive.org/stream/variety140-1940-11#page/n117/mode/1up/search/bernard
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=7909292

Articles with mentions of Harry and Jeri from The San Francisco Dramatic Review:
https://archive.org/stream/sanfrandram19sanf#page/n185/mode/1up/search/%22harry+bernard%22  (27 Mar 1909)
https://archive.org/stream/sanfrandram19sanf#page/n435/mode/1up/search/%22harry+bernard%22  (17 Jul 1909) (note: LOIS Gerard - Lois is her name in the 1930 Census)
https://archive.org/stream/sanfrandram19sanf#page/n752/mode/1up/search/%22harry+bernard%22  (4 Dec 1909) (cover photo)
https://archive.org/stream/sanfrandram19sanf#page/n759/mode/1up/search/%22harry+bernard%22  (4 Dec 1909)
https://archive.org/stream/sanfrandram19sanf#page/n777/mode/1up/search/%22harry+bernard%22  (11 Dec 1909) (mentions May Bernard - Harry's first wife)
https://archive.org/stream/sanfrandram1910sanf#page/n142/mode/1up/search/%22harry+bernard%22  (26 Feb 1910)
https://archive.org/stream/sanfrandram1910sanf#page/n270/mode/1up/search/%22harry+bernard%22  (30 Apr 1910)
https://archive.org/stream/sanfrandram1910sanf#page/n397/mode/1up/search/%22harry+bernard%22  (25 Jun 1910)
https://archive.org/stream/sanfrandram1910sanf#page/n430/mode/1up/search/%22harry+bernard%22  (9 Jul 1910)
https://archive.org/stream/sanfrandram1910sanf#page/n462/mode/1up/search/%22harry+bernard%22  (23 Jul 1910)
https://archive.org/stream/sanfrandram1913sanf#page/n85/mode/1up/search/%22harry+bernard%22  (31 May 1913)
https://archive.org/stream/sanfrandram1913sanf#page/n89/mode/1up/search/%22harry+bernard%22  (31 May 1913)
https://archive.org/stream/sanfrandram1913sanf#page/n101/mode/1up/search/%22harry+bernard%22  (7 Jun 1913)
https://archive.org/stream/sanfrandram1913sanf#page/n172/mode/1up/search/%22harry+bernard%22  (5 Jul 1913)
https://archive.org/stream/sanfrandram1913sanf#page/n188/mode/1up/search/%22harry+bernard%22  (12 Jul 1913)
https://archive.org/stream/sanfrandram1913sanf#page/n245/mode/1up/search/%22harry+bernard%22  (9 Aug 1913)
https://archive.org/stream/sanfrandram1913sanf#page/n268/mode/1up/search/%22jerri+gerard%22  (16 Aug 1913)
https://archive.org/stream/sanfrandram1913sanf#page/n269/mode/1up/search/%22harry+bernard%22  (16 Aug 1913)
https://archive.org/stream/sanfrandram1913sanf#page/n284/mode/1up/search/%22harry+bernard%22  (23 Aug 1913)
https://archive.org/stream/sanfrandram1913sanf#page/n316/mode/1up/search/%22harry+bernard%22  (6 Sep 1913)
https://archive.org/stream/sanfrandram1913sanf#page/n378/mode/1up/search/%22harry+bernard%22  (4 Oct 1913)
https://archive.org/stream/caliweekly24pill#page/n12/mode/1up/search/%22harry+bernard%22  (3 Jan 1914)
https://archive.org/stream/caliweekly24pill#page/n78/mode/1up/search/%22harry+bernard%22  (31 Jan 1914)
https://archive.org/stream/caliweekly24pill#page/n111/mode/1up/search/%22harry+bernard%22  (14 Feb 1914)
https://archive.org/stream/caliweekly24pill#page/n120/mode/1up/search/%22harry+bernard%22  (21 Feb 1914)
https://archive.org/search.php?query=%22san%20francisco%20dramatic%22%20AND%20collection%3Aamericana

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