Hal Roach  

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Harry Eugene "Hal" Roach Sr. (January 14, 1892 – November 2, 1992) was an American film producer, director, actor and studio executive, who was the founder of the namesake Hal Roach Studios.

Roach was active in the industry from the 1910s to the 1990s and is best remembered today for producing a number of successes including the Laurel and Hardy franchise, the films of entertainer Charley Chase, and the Our Gang short film comedy series.

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