Stan Laurel

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United States slapstick comedian (born in England) who played the scatterbrained and often tearful member of the Laurel and Hardy duo who made many films (1890-1965)

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8, at 45; Stan Laurel, born Arthur Stanley Jefferson, comedian, Feb.
Stan was born Arthur Stanley Jefferson (1890-1965) in Ulverston, Lancashire - now in Cumbria.
1890: Stan Laurel, of the Laurel and Hardy comedy duo, was born in Ulverston, Lancashire (now Cumbria), as Arthur Stanley Jefferson. 1904: The novel Ulysses by James Joyce is set on this day, now celebrated in Dublin - where the novel is based - as Bloomsday, after the leading character Leopold Bloom.
ARTHUR STANLEY JEFFERSON Here's another fine name, although truth be told if you know your North East history you should know this or you could end up labelled a chump in Oxford.
Stan, born Arthur Stanley Jefferson, spent his formative years, from age five to 15, living in Dockwray Square in North Shields, where his father managed the local theatre.
1890: Stan Laurel, of the Laurel and Hardy comedy duo, was born in Ulverston, Lancashire (now Cumbria), as Arthur Stanley Jefferson. 1930: Mixed bathing was first allowed in the Serpentine in London's Hyde Park.
There is a commemorative blue plaque above the front door of the house which reads: "Stan Laurel (Arthur Stanley Jefferson) of Laurel and Hardy lived in this house with his parents."
Within walking distance you are able to visit the former home of his grandparents in Argyll Street, where a commemorative plaque states that Arthur Stanley Jefferson (his real name) was born here in 1890.
1890: Stan Laurel, of the Laurel and Hardy comedy duo, was born in Ulverston, (now Cumbria), as Arthur Stanley Jefferson.
Stan was born Arthur Stanley Jefferson, in Ulverston's Argyll Street, in June, 1890, and remained there until he moved to North Shields, Tyneside, at the age of seven.
Stan Laurel was born Arthur Stanley Jefferson on 16 June, 1890, at 3 Foundry Cottages, now known as Argyle Street, Ulverston, Cumbria, while Oliver Hardy was born 18 January 1892 in Harlem, Georgia, a small city between Atlanta and Augusta.
BORN Arthur Stanley Jefferson in Lancashire, he emigrated to America in 1910 but didn't meet Oliver Hardy until 1926.
Stan, born Arthur Stanley Jefferson, spent his formative years from five to 15 living in Dockwray Square in North Shields, where his father managed the local theatre.
Stan Laurel (Arthur Stanley Jefferson) grew up in Dockwray Square in North Shields after his family moved to the area where his father would managed local theatres.
A Stan Laurel was born Arthur Stanley Jefferson on June 16, 1890 in Ulverston, Lancashire.