Profession: Comic Actor
Why Famous: Comic actor best known as one half of Laurel and Hardy, the classic double act that began in the era of silent films and lasted 25 years.
- 1913-11-07 Comedian Oliver Hardy (21) marries pianist Madelyn Saloshin in in Macon, Georgia
- 1921-03-24 Comedian Oliver Hardy (29) marries actress Myrtle Reeves (24)
- 1940-03-07 Comedian Oliver Hardy (48) marries film assistant Virginia Lucille Jones (30)
- 1927-10-08 "The Second Hundred Years" silent short film released starring Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy - 1st Laurel and Hardy film with them appearing as a team
- 1932-04-16 Short film "The Music Box" starring Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy (1932 Academy Award Best Live Action Short Film)
- 1933-12-29 "Sons of the Desert" film directed by William A. Seiter starring Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy is released