Larry Semon

1889 - 1928

Larry Semon

Lawrence "Larry" Semon (February 9, 1889 – October 8, 1928) was an American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter during the silent film era. In his day, Semon was considered a major movie comedian, but he is now remembered mainly for working with both Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy before they started working together. He is also sometimes noted for directing (as well as appearing in) the 1925 silent film The Wizard of Oz, which had a slight influence on the better-known 1939 talkie The Wizard of Oz released by MGM. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Larry Semon has received more than 88,642 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,238th most popular actor.

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  • 17

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  • 2.19

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Among actors, Larry Semon ranks 2,209 out of 8,832Before him are Mae Marsh, Thom Barry, Herbert Ross, Frank Gorshin, Paul Giamatti, and Sunil Dutt. After him are Gong Yoo, Karl Urban, Kevin Richardson, E. G. Marshall, Cory Monteith, and Brian Austin Green.

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Among people born in 1889, Larry Semon ranks 131Before him are Hulusi Behçet, Zhang Qun, Richard O'Connor, Claude Rains, Alfonso Reyes, and Mikha'il Na'ima. After him are Maria Dąbrowska, Luis Miguel Sánchez Cerro, Géo André, Sewall Wright, Erich Pommer, and Joseph Laniel. Among people deceased in 1928, Larry Semon ranks 57Before him are Richard F. Outcault, Ulrich von Brockdorff-Rantzau, Medardo Rosso, Eglantyne Jebb, Arnold Rothstein, and Gustave Ador. After him are Sverre Hassel, Ellen Terry, Luigi Bianchi, Gunnar Knudsen, Eilif Peterssen, and Franz Roubaud.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Larry Semon ranks 3,710 out of 12,171Before him are David Koresh (1959), Thom Barry (1950), Herbert Ross (1927), Morris Swadesh (1909), Frank Gorshin (1933), and Paul Giamatti (1967). After him are Lee Haney (1959), Owen Garriott (1930), Kevin Richardson (1971), E. G. Marshall (1914), Courtney Hodges (1887), and Brian Austin Green (1973).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Larry Semon ranks 1,063Before him are Jennifer Esposito (1973), Mae Marsh (1894), Thom Barry (1950), Herbert Ross (1927), Frank Gorshin (1933), and Paul Giamatti (1967). After him are Kevin Richardson (1971), E. G. Marshall (1914), Brian Austin Green (1973), Movita Castaneda (1916), Zelda Rubinstein (1933), and Irving Cummings (1888).