The movie actor Stan Laurel died at the age of 74. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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Comedian best known for his 107 films with acting partner Oliver Hardy. Together, he and Hardy starred in such 1930s productions as The Music Box, Way Out West, The Flying Deuces and Sons of the Desert. His comedic devices included nonsensical understatements and a bowler hat.
His parents were stage actors Arthur and Margaret Jefferson. He married Virginia Ruth Rogers in 1938 and again in 1941. He had two children, Lois and Stanley.
“If any of you cry at my funeral, I’ll never speak to you again!” (Stan Laurel)
“Humor is the truth; wit is an exaggeration of the truth.” (Stan Laurel)
“I had a dream that I was awake and I woke up to find myself asleep.” (Stan Laurel)
“You can lead a horse to water, but a pencil must be lead.” (Stan Laurel)
“A friend once asked me what comedy was. That floored me. What is comedy? I don’t know. Does anybody? Can you define it? All I know is that I learned how to get laughs, and that’s all I know about it. You have to learn what people will laugh at, then proceed accordingly.” (Stan Laurel)