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Hal Roach (Harry Eugene Roach)

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Biography

Elmira, New York, USA
Hal Roach was born in 1892 in Elmira, New York. After working as a mule skinner, wrangler and gold prospector, among other things, he wound up in Hollywood and began picking up jobs as an extra in comedies, where he met comedian Harold Lloyd in 1913 in San Diego. By all accounts, including his own, he was a terrible actor, but he saw a future in the movie business and in Harold Lloyd. Read more...

Actor

Character: Himself

Slaphappy 2001

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The 64th Annual Academy Awards 1992

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The South Bank Show 1978

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Hollywood 1980

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