14 July 1878
18 November 1946|
Los Angeles, California,
United States of America
(leukemia, age 68)
|Short Scottish actor. In the US as a young teen, he fought in the Spanish-American War at age 18 and contracted yellow fever. This is how he lost his hair so young and decided character work would be his calling in Hollywood.|
Films listed on this page: complete Hal Roach filmography;
plus 1 film with Laurel & Hardy.