Harry Freehand

born: 21 February 1890
Czech Republic
died: 02 May 1948
Redlands, California,
United States of America
(age 58)

Czech-born actor and circus performer. He had been acting for 51 years, since his youth, at the time of his death.
Real name: Johann Anton Schneider
Height: 5'6½"
Films listed on this page: complete Hal Roach filmography.


Somewhere In Turkey

Are Crooks Dishonest?

Why Pick On Me?

Acknowledgements & sources:
The Harold Lloyd Encyclopedia by Annette D'Agostino Lloyd (book)
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K3RT-4MV (WWI draft reg. card)
Hans Johann Schneider, "Illinois, Federal Naturalization Records, 1856-1991" (Ancestry.com)
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XKP9-PHT (IL Nat. Index)
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XCDS-WRP (1930 Census)
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K98Z-8RC (1940 Census)
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V48P-BR3 (WWII draft reg. card)
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VG5G-XWM (CA Death Index)
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/34077364 (Find a Grave)
https://cdnc.ucr.edu/cgi-bin/cdnc?a=d&d=SBS19480504.1.14 (San Bernardino Sun, 04 May 1948)
Jesse Brisson (research and information)

This page was last updated on: 15 October 2019