Wednesday, 21 August 2013

Ben Turpin

Born: 19 September 1869, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Died: 1 July 1940, Santa Monica, California, USA

Ben Turpin was a comic actor who was most prolific in short comedies. He developed the crossed-eyed character that he is most famous for and appeared as a guest on many comedies by other stars of the day and into the sound era. 

Mr. Flip (1909) as Mr. Flip

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