Saturday, 13 March 2010

Stan Laurel

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Stan Laurel was born Arthur Stanley Jefferson on the 16th June 1890. He grew up in Bishop Auckland, County Durham where his father was a theatre manager; he later attended Kings School, Tynemouth. He lived in Dockwray Square, North Shields, from 1897 to 1902 where this statue was erected in 1989 . He was to become one half of the famous Hollywood comedy duo, Laurel and Hardy. He died on 23 February 1965 aged 74.

1 comment:

  1. This brought back fond memories of watching Laurel and Hardy with my dad when I was a kid, thank you. It's a sweet and loving tribute to a man who brought so much laughter to the world.

    Love the beautiful yellow and blue colors in your photo too!

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