Stanley 'Stan' Laurel -- (6/16/1890-2/23/1965). Actor, Writer, Comedian, Entertainer & Film Director He's known for the comedy "Laurel and Hardy". He died after suffering a Heart Attack, age 74. Born: Arthur Stanley Jefferson.
Laurel and Hardy ~ Stan Laurel (1890–1965) and Oliver Hardy (1892–1957). They became well known during the late 1920s through the mid-1940s for their slapstick comedy with Laurel playing the clumsy and childlike friend of the pompous Hardy. They officially became a team in 1927 when they appeared together in the silent Putting Pants on Philip. As a team they appeared in 107 films. In 2005, they were voted the seventh greatest comedy act of all time by a UK poll of fellow comedians.