Gus Priddy

born: 11 February 1892
Waxahachie, Texas,
United States of America
died: 17 April 1937
Dallas, Texas,
United States of America
(pneumonia, age 45)

American actor. He worked as Harold Lloyd's chauffeur. A World War I veteran, he later returned to his native Texas and operated a plumbing business.
In the 1920 Census, he is residing at 369 South Hoover Street and working as a chauffeur for a "private family." He is on sheet 8B; a note by his entry reads "See 4B." A look back at sheet 4B reveals Harold Lloyd living at the same address, with his brother Gaylord and Gaylord's wife Maye, their father and Harold's secretary James Darcie Lloyd (listed as "Darsie J. Lloyd"), and a Japanese servant.
Real name: Gus Franklin Priddy
Films listed on this page: complete Hal Roach filmography.


Get Out And Get Under

Now Or Never

The Harold Lloyd Encyclopedia by Annette D'Agostino Lloyd (book) (1900 Census) (1910 Census) (WWI draft reg. card) (WWI record) (1920 Census) (WWI record) (1930 Census) (TX Death Index, 1903-2000) (death certificate) (U.S. Veterans Adm. Master Index) (Find a Grave) (family tree, FamilySearch)
Gus Franklin Priddy, "Public Member Photos & Scanned Documents" ( (Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 18 Apr 1937)
Rebecca Amador, (photo)
Jesse Brisson (bio notes and research)

This page was last updated on: 27 September 2023