|born: 05 April 1889
|died: 17 May 1947
St. Joseph's Hospital,
Burbank, Los Angeles, California,
United States of America
(heart and liver disease, aged 58)
|Burly Canadian actor (most sources incorrectly state that he was born in New York, USA.)
His death certificate states that his cause of death was "Myocardial degeneration (12 hrs duration) due to severe jaundice and toxemia (1 week) and toxic necrosis of the liver, cause undetermined (1 week); other condition: mild obesity and arteriosclerosis."
|Real name: Benjamin Laurie Taggart
|Films listed on this page: complete Hal Roach filmography;
plus 1 film with Charley Chase.