Harold Clayton Lloyd, Sr. (April 20, 1893 – March 8, 1971) was an American actor, comedian, film director, film producer, screenwriter, and stunt performer who is most famous for his silent comedy films. Wikipedia
Age: 77 (age at death)
Born: 20th April, 1893, Burchard, Nebraska, USA
Died: 8th March, 1971, Beverly Hills, California, USA
Height: 5' 10" (178 cm)
Claim to Fame: Safety Last! (1923)
Lloyd`s "Glasses character" was the inspiration for Superman`s identity as Clark Kent. Like that character, Lloyd found that he could hide his identity simply by taking off the glasses.
Interred at Forest Lawn, Glendale, California, USA, in the Great Mausoleum, Begonia Corridor.
Yes Sir! Wednesday was WILD! Wednesday was RUGGED! THE WILDEST WACKIEST MOST HILARIOUS AND COMPLETELY BOLLIXED-UP DAY YOU EVER HEARD OF! (original print ad - mostly caps)
Twenty years after his triumphs as a freshman on the football field, Harold is a mild-mannered clerk...
I do not believe the public will want spoken comedy. Motion pictures and the spoken arts are two distinct arts.
[when asked why he abandoned his Lonesome Luke character and that type of character] Charlie [Charles Chaplin] had the market cornered on that. He had it down to a science.