James Finlayson

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James Henderson "Jimmy" Finlayson (27 August 1887 – 9 October 1953) was a Scottish actor who worked in both silent and sound comedies. Bald, with a fake moustache, Finlayson had many trademark comic mannerisms and is famous for his squinting, outraged, "double take and fade away" head reaction, and characteristic expression "d'ooooooh", and as the most famous comic foil of Laurel and Hardy.

Age: 66 (age at death)
Nationality: Scottish
Claim to Fame: The Laurel and Hardy movies


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1951 Here Comes the Groom Drunken Sailor, Wedding Guest
1951 Royal Wedding Cabby
1949 Challenge to Lassie Newspaper Reporter
1948 Hills of Home Minor Role
1948 Julia Misbehaves Bill Collector
1948 Grand Canyon Trail Sheriff
1947 The Perils of Pauline Comic Chef
1947 Thunder in the Valley Court Judge
1946 She-Wolf of London Constable With Hobbs and Latham
1946 Till the Clouds Roll By Candy Vendor
1946 Two Sisters from Boston Street Cleaner


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