Stan Laurel

Actor, writer and director Stan Laurel was born Arthur Stanley Jefferson in Lancashire in 1890. He joined Fred Karno's troupe of actors in 1910, and the group - which also included Charlie Chaplin - headed to America to tour. From 1927, Laurel started working alongside Oliver Hardy - the two became friends and double-act partners. Together they produced many hit films, becoming two of the biggest stars in the world. In 1961, Laurel was given a Lifetime Achievement Academy Award for his pioneering work in comedy. He died in 1965.

Year Production Role
2023 Screenshot: Double Acts Self (Archive Material)
2021 Comedy Legends - Series 4
  1. E6 - Laurel & Hardy
Self (Archive Material)
2019 Stan & Ollie Self (Archive Material)
2012 Great Lives - Stan Laurel Self (Archive Material)
2011 My Favourite Joke
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Self (Archive Material)
2010 Stan Laurel's Glasgow Self (Archive Material)
2006 Laurel And Hardy On Tour Self (Archive Material)
1953 The Slappiest Days Of Our Lives Self (Archive Material)

Non-comedy TV and film credits may be found here:
Stan Laurel on IMDb

Monday 16th June 1890
Tuesday 23rd February 1965 (aged 74)
Stanley Laurel
Stanley Jefferson
Birth name
Arthur Stanley Jefferson
Academy Awards (Oscars) 1961
Honorary Award (Winner)
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