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Hal Roach, Sr.
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Born
Harold Eugene Roach

(1892-01-14)January 14, 1892
Elmira, New York, United States
Died November 2, 1992(1992-11-02) (aged 100)
Los Angeles, California, United States
Cause of death Pneumonia
Resting place Woodlawn Cemetery
Occupation Director/Producer
Years active 1912–92
Spouse(s) Marguerite Nichols
(m.1915–41; her death)
Lucille Prin
(m.1942–81; her death)
Children Hal Roach, Jr.,
Margaret Roach
Elizabeth Roach (1945–1946)
Maria Watkins
Jeanne Roach
Bridget Anderson

Harold Eugene "Hal" Roach, Sr. (January 14, 1892 – November 2, 1992) was an American movie and television producer, director, and actor from the 1910s to the 1990s. He was best known today for producing the Laurel and Hardy and Our Gang (later known as The Little Rascals) movie comedy series.


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