Oliver Hardy

Actor / Comedian / Stunt Performer / Screenwriter / Film Director | * 01/18/1892 († 65, 08/07/1957) | Harlem, Georgia (United States of America (USA))
Oliver Norvell Hardy (born Norvell Hardy; January 18, 1892 – August 7, 1957) was an American comic actor and one half of Laurel and Hardy, the double act that began in the era of silent films and lasted from 1926 to 1957. He appeared with his comedy partner Stan Laurel in 107 short films, feature films, and cameo roles. He was credited with his first film, Outwitting Dad, in 1914. In most of his silent films before joining producer Hal Roach, he was billed on screen as Babe Hardy. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Documentaries | Action

Known for these Movies & Shows

Awards & Nominations for Oliver Hardy

Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame
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Movies with Oliver Hardy as Actor(248)

as Self (archive footage)2011 Laurel & Hardy: Their Lives and Magic
as Self (archive footage)2011 A Tribute to Laurel & Hardy
as Himself (archive footage)2011 Fragments: Surviving Pieces of Lost Films
as Self (archive footage)2007 Girl 27
as Ollie (archive footage)2004 Los Angeles Plays Itself
as Self (archive footage)1996 Chaplin's Goliath
as (archive footage)1994 That's Entertainment! III
as Ollie / Fanny / Bert (archive footage)1992 A Tribute to the Boys: Laurel and Hardy
as (archive footage)1984 Going Hollywood: The '30s
as (archive footage)1979 The Hollywood Clowns
as (archive footage)1976 That's Entertainment, Part II
as Self (archive footage)1975 Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?
as (archive footage)1970 4 Clowns
as Self (archive footage)1965 Salute to Stan Laurel
as Ollie (archive footage)1965 Laurel and Hardy's Laughing 20's
as Oliver in 'Hollywood Party' (archive footage)1964 The Big Parade of Comedy
as archive footage1961 Days of Thrills and Laughter
as edited from 'Big Business' (archive footage)1960 When Comedy Was King
as archive footage1957 The Golden Age of Comedy
as (archive footage)1951 The Slappiest Days of Our Lives
as Ollie1951 Utopia
as Sucker (uncredited)1950 Riding High
as Willie Paine1949 The Fighting Kentuckian
as Ollie1945 The Bullfighters
as Oliver1944 Nothing But Trouble
as Ollie1944 The Big Noise
as Ollie1943 Air Raid Wardens
as Ollie1943 The Dancing Masters
as Ollie1943 Jitterbugs
as Oliver1941 Great Guns
as Ollie1940 Saps at Sea
as Ollie1939 The Flying Deuces
as Ollie1939 A Chump at Oxford
as Dr. Henry Tibbett1939 Zenobia
as himself1938 Hollywood Handicap
as Ollie1938 Swiss Miss
as Ollie1938 Block-Heads
as himself1937 Pick a Star
as himself1937 That's That
as Ollie1937 Way Out West
as Ollie / Bert Hardy1936 Our Relations
as Cameo appearance (hitchhiker)1936 On the Wrong Trek
as Ollie1936 The Bohemian Girl
as Oliver 'Ollie' Hardy1935 Bonnie Scotland
as Ollie1935 The Fixer Uppers
as Ollie1935 Thicker Than Water
as Ollie1935 Tit for Tat
as Cleaner1935 MGM 1935 Promo Reel
as Ollie1934 Hollywood Party
as Mr. Hardy1934 Going Bye-Bye!
as Ollie1934 Oliver the Eighth
as Ollie1934 The Live Ghost
as Ollie1934 Them Thar Hills
as Ollie Dee1934 Babes in Toyland
as Oliver 'Ollie' Hardy1933 Sons of the Desert
as Baby1933 Wild Poses
as Officer Oliver Hardy1933 The Midnight Patrol
as Ollie / Mrs. Laurel1933 Twice Two
as Ollie1933 Dirty Work
as Ollie1933 Busy Bodies
as Ollio1933 The Devil's Brother
as Ollie1933 Me and My Pal
as Ollie1932 The Music Box
as Ollie1932 Scram!
as Ollie1932 Their First Mistake
as Ollie1932 County Hospital
as Ollie1932 The Chimp
as Ollie1932 Any Old Port!
as Ollie1932 Helpmates
as Ollie1932 Towed in a Hole
as Señor Hardy1931 The Skulls
as Police Driver1931 The Stolen Jools
as Oliver1931 Playing at Politics
as M. Hardy1931 The Chiselers
as Mr. Oliver Hardy1931 Chickens Come Home
as Ollie1931 One Good Turn
as Ollie1931 Come Clean
as Ollie1931 Our Wife
as Ollie1931 Pardon Us
as Ollie1931 Beau Hunks
as Ollie1931 Be Big!
as New Suitor (uncredited)1931 On the Loose
as Ollie1931 Haunted at Midnight
as Murza-Bek1930 The Rogue Song
as Ollie1930 Night Owls
as Ollie1930 Hog Wild
as Ollie1930 Blotto
as Ollie1930 The Night Life
as Ollie Sr. / Oliver Jr.1930 Brats
as Ollie1930 Laughing Gravy
as Ollie1930 Another Fine Mess
as Ollie1930 Below Zero
1930 Thieves
as Ollie1930 Night of Goblins
as Ollie1929 Angora Love
as Ollie1929 That's My Wife
as himself1929 Unaccustomed as We Are
as Ollie1929 The Hoose-Gow
as Ollie1929 Perfect Day
as Ollie1929 Liberty
as Ollie1929 Wrong Again
as Ollie1929 Big Business
as Ollie1929 Berth Marks
as Oliver1929 Bacon Grabbers
as Ollie1929 Men O'War
as Ollie1929 They Go Boom!
as Ollie1929 Double Whoopee
as Ollie1928 Early to Bed
as Ollie1928 We Faw Down
as Ollie1928 Leave 'Em Laughing
as Hired butler1928 From Soup to Nuts
as Ollie1928 Their Purple Moment
as Ollie1928 Habeas Corpus
as Mighty Giant1928 Flying Elephants
as Ollie, French horn player1928 You're Darn Tootin'
as Ollie1928 Two Tars
as Ollie1928 The Finishing Touch
as Party Guest at Punch Bowl1927 Should Men Walk Home?
as The Cop (as Babe Hardy)1927 Two-Time Mama
as Gordon Bagley1927 Crazy to Act
as Policeman1927 Now I'll Tell One
as Asylum Inmate1927 Call of the Cuckoo
as Big Goofy1927 The Second Hundred Years
as Purser Cryder1927 Sailors, Beware!
as Judge Chigger1927 Love 'Em and Weep
as Ice Man1927 Baby Brother
as Ollie1927 Hats Off
as First Mate1927 Why Girls Love Sailors
as 'Happy' Hopey1927 Love 'em and Feed 'em
as Big Bill1927 Fluttering Hearts
as Brittle's butler1927 Sugar Daddies
as Maltravers1927 Duck Soup
as Policeman1927 Why Girls Say No
as J. Piedmont Mumblethunder1927 Putting Pants on Philip
as Sharkey Nye1927 No Man's Law
as Sherlock Pinkham1927 Do Detectives Think?
as Butler1927 Slipping Wives
as Top Sergeant Banner1927 With Love and Hisses
as The Butler1927 The Honorable Mr. Buggs
as Sheriff Bill1926 The Gentle Cyclone
as Hector - the Floorwalker1926 Say It with Babies
as Oswald Schwartzkopple1926 Be Your Age
as Officer (as Oliver Babe Hardy)1926 Thundering Fleas
as Charley's Victim (uncredited)1926 Crazy Like a Fox
as Jazz band drummer1926 The Nickel-Hopper
as Hotel Detective1926 45 Minutes from Hollywood
as Captain Schmaltz1926 Madame Mystery
as Cab Driver1926 Bromo and Juliet
as Camp Foreman (as Babe Hardy)1926 Wandering Papas
as Mr. Vincent Belcher - the First Husband1926 Along Came Auntie
as The Taxi Driver1926 A Bankrupt Honeymoon
as The Prime Minister's Assistant1926 Long Fliv the King
as Remington - the Brother-in-Law (as 'Babe' Hardy)1925 Isn't Life Terrible?
as The Rival1925 Rivals
as Babe Mulligan1925 The Perfect Clown
as A bellhop (as Babe Hardy)1925 Hop to It!
as Farmhand1925 The Wizard of Oz
as Paperhanger (as Babe Hardy)1925 Stick Around
as Her former sweetheart1925 Yes, Yes, Nanette
as Wilbert Perkins1925 The Joke's on You
as A Rival Taxi Driver1925 Hey, Taxi!
as Doctor1925 Should Sailors Marry?
as Theatre manager1925 Fiddlin' Around
as Killer Kid1924 Her Boy Friend
as Dangerous Dan McGraw1924 Kid Speed
as Bootlegger1924 Trouble Brewing
as (unconfirmed)1924 The Perfect Lady
as Oliver, the Other Suitor1923 Lightning Love
as The Girl's Father1923 No Wedding Bells
as Dynamite Duffy1923 Horseshoes
as Store manager1923 The Gown Shop
as Oliver, an Impetuous Suitor1923 The Midnight Cabaret
as Farm Hand1923 The Barnyard
as The Foreman1922 The Sawmill
as Gaston Gilligan1922 The Counter Jumper
as 'Bull' Mulligan1922 Little Wildcat
as Stage manager / Audience Member (as Babe Hardy)1922 The Show
as General Alarm1922 A Pair of Kings
as The neighbor1922 Golf
as Gentleman Joe, alias Black Bart (as Babe Hardy)1921 The Fall Guy
as Foreman (as Babe Hardy)1921 The Bakery
as The Big Boss (as Babe Hardy)1921 The Rent Collector
as Hotel manager1921 The Bell Hop
as Masked bandit who confronts Laurel1921 The Lucky Dog
as The Life Saver1920 His Jonah Day
as Thug1920 The Backyard
as Audience member (uncredited)1920 The Stage Hand
as Babe, a millionaire1920 The Decorator
as Her Father (as Babe Hardy)1920 Married to Order
as Al K. Hall1919 Bungs and Bunglers
as A Janitor1919 Dull Care
as Solomon Soop(as Babe Hardy)1919 Hop To It, Bellhop
as Cafe Owner1918 The Rogue
as A German customer1918 The King of the Kitchen
as The Boss1918 Bright and Early
as The Superintendent1918 The Scholar
as Head Waiter (as Babe Hardy)1918 He's In Again
as Oliver, the saloonkeeper1918 The Stranger
as Ollie1918 His Day Out
as A devoted husband (as Babe Hardy)1918 Hello Trouble
as Rival Proprietor1917 The Candy Kid
as Poor Artist1917 Cupid's Rival
as Nell1917 The Villain
as Babe (as Babe Hardy)1917 The Chief Cook
as Little Nell1917 Little Nell
as Harold (as Babe Hardy)1917 The Hobo
as Plump (as Babe Hardy)1916 The Serenade
as Maggie Murphy1916 The Lottery Man
as Plump (as Babe Hardy)1916 The Candy Trail
as Babe1916 The Guilty Ones
as Plump1916 The Battle Royal
as Plump1916 One Too Many
as Pvt. Plump1916 Love and Duty
as Plump (as Babe Hardy)1916 Hungry Hearts
as The Grocer1915 Something in Her Eye
as Jack1915 An Expensive Visit
as Paul Simmons1915 It May Be You
as Burglar (as O.N. Hardy)1915 The Lilac Splash
as Bill Myers1915 A Lucky Strike
as Bill, the Grocer's Boy1915 Avenging Bill
as Pedestrian1915 They Looked Alike
as Cy (as Babe Hardy)1914 The Servant Girl's Legacy
as Percival Pilkins (as Babe Hardy)1914 Mother's Baby Boy

TV Shows/Series with Oliver Hardy as Actor(1)

as himself1952 This Is Your Life

Movies with Oliver Hardy as Crew(5)

Crew/Thanks2018 Stan & Ollie
Crew/Thanks1965 The Great Race
Writing/Writer1933 Sons of the Desert
Writing/Writer1923 Quicksands
Directing/Director1916 The Guilty Ones

Full Name: Oliver Hardy
Born: Monday, 01/18 1892 (January) in Harlem, Georgia (United States of America (USA))
Died: Wednesday, 08/07 1957 (August) in Hollywood (aged: 65)
Zodiac sign: Capricorn (Chinese zodiac sign: Dragon)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Young Harris College, Georgia Military College
Spouses (current/former): Myrtle Reeves, Virginia Lucille Jones, Madelyn Saloshin
Other names for Oliver Hardy (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Oliver Norvell Hardy"
"Oliver N. Hardy"
"O.N. Hardy"
"Babe Hardy"
"'Babe' Hardy"
"Cupid Hardy"
"Laurel and Hardy"
"Laurel & Hardy"
"Norvell Hardy"
"Оливер Харди"
Oliver Hardy frequently works together with these people:
Stan Laurel (179x, Actor)
Hal Roach (125x, Crew)
Larry Semon (69x, Crew)
H.M. Walker (59x, Crew)
Charlie Hall (57x, Actor)
Richard C. Currier (45x, Crew)
James Finlayson (42x, Actor)
Leo McCarey (35x, Crew)
James Parrott (35x, Crew)
Charley Chase (31x, Actor)
Tiny Sandford (25x, Actor)
Ralph Edwards (2x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:12167, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 02/11/2024