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Harry Langdon

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Biography

Council Bluffs, Iowa, USA
Langdon first performed when he ran away from home at the age of 12-13 to join a travelling medicine show. In 1903 he scored a lasting success in vaudeville with an act called "Johnny's New Car" which he performed for twenty years. In 1923, he signed with Principal Pictures as a series star, but transferred to Keystone when Mack Sennett bought the contract. Early in his film career, he had the good fortune to work regularly with the young Frank Capra. Read more...

Actor

Character: Professor McCrackle

Zenobia 1939

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Character: Hap Holden

All-American Co-Ed 1941

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Character: Oscar Martin

Spotlight Scandals 1943

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Character: Mr. Whiffle

Hot Rhythm 1944

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Character: Himself

Slaphappy 2001

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Character: Actor unidentified Mack Sennett film

Hollywood: The Gift of Laughter 1982

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Character: Actor 'The Strong Man'

Hollywood 1980

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Writing