Friday, 12 October 2018

Charley Rogers

Born: 15 January 1887, Birmingham, England, UK
Died: 20 December 1956, Los Angeles, California, USA
Charley Rogers was an comedy actor from the stages of Great Britain. He was a good friend of Stan Laurel, working with him on the Music Hall stages and following him to the United States, where he became a prolific writer and director of comedy shorts for Hal Roach Studios, including several films starring Laurel and Hardy, for which he signed a contract in 1928. Rogers also maintaned his role as a comedic actor, featuring in the films of Laurel and Hardy, Shemp Howard and Harry Langdon, amongst others.
Double Whoopee (1929) as Prime Minister (uncredited)
Charley Rogers is sporting a fake beard. With Oliver Hardy.
A Hit with a Miss (1945) as Professor Periwinkle (Credited as Charles Rogers)

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