Stan Laurel

1890 - 1965

Stan Laurel

Stan Laurel (born Arthur Stanley Jefferson; 16 June 1890 – 23 February 1965) was an English comic actor, writer, and film director who was part of the comedy duo Laurel and Hardy. He appeared with his comedy partner Oliver Hardy in 107 short films, feature films, and cameo roles.Laurel began his career in music hall, where he developed a number of his standard comic devices, including the bowler hat, the deep comic gravity, and the nonsensical understatement. His performances polished his skills at pantomime and music hall sketches. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stan Laurel has received more than 4,364,430 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 122nd most popular actor.

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  • 3.71

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Among actors, Stan Laurel ranks 121 out of 8,832Before him are Robert Duvall, Rowan Atkinson, Lee Van Cleef, Gene Hackman, Ava Gardner, and Christopher Plummer. After him are Donald Sutherland, Fred Astaire, Monica Bellucci, Bette Davis, Peter O'Toole, and Jason Statham.

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Among people born in 1890, Stan Laurel ranks 15Before him are Boris Pasternak, Alfred Jodl, Karel Čapek, Fritz Lang, Kurt Lewin, and Colonel Sanders. After him are Lawrence Bragg, Walther Funk, El Lissitzky, George II of Greece, Man Ray, and Kurt Student. Among people deceased in 1965, Stan Laurel ranks 8Before him are Le Corbusier, Malcolm X, Albert Schweitzer, Syngman Rhee, Martin Buber, and W. Somerset Maugham. After him are Farouk of Egypt, Edward Victor Appleton, Hermann Staudinger, Moshe Sharett, Nat King Cole, and Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Stan Laurel ranks 199 out of 5,347Before him are Peter Higgs (1929), Judi Dench (1934), James V of Scotland (1512), John Keats (1795), Graham Greene (1904), and Rowan Atkinson (1955). After him are John Donne (1572), J. K. Rowling (1965), Edward V of England (1470), Tim Berners-Lee (1955), Mordred (null), and Henry III of England (1207).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Stan Laurel ranks 18Before him are Cary Grant (1904), Julie Andrews (1935), Alan Rickman (1946), Charlotte Rampling (1946), Judi Dench (1934), and Rowan Atkinson (1955). After him are Jason Statham (1967), Laurence Olivier (1907), Ben Kingsley (1943), Vanessa Redgrave (1937), Helen Mirren (1945), and Peter Ustinov (1921).