A. Edward Sutherland (Albert Edward Sutherland)
BiographyLondon, England, UK
British-born A. Edward ("Eddie") Sutherland started in vaudeville and acted in films from 1914 at Keystone (he was one of the original Keystone Kops). He became a director in 1925, first with Paramount (1925-31), then at United Artists (1931-32), again with Paramount (1933, 1935-37), then Universal (1940-41) and RKO (1942). He hit his stride in the 1930s and 1940s with a string of well-received comedies starring Laurel & Hardy and W.C. Read more... as a director in Hollywood again. In the 1950s he went to Britain and ended his career directing episodic television.