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John Laurie
Born
John Paton Laurie

(1897-03-25)25 March 1897
Died 23 June 1980(1980-06-23) (aged 83)
Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire, England
Occupation Actor
Years active 1930–79
Spouse(s) Florence Saunders
(m. 1924–26, her death)
Oonah Todd-Naylor
(m. 1928–1980, his death)

John Paton Laurie (25 March 1897 – 23 June 1980) was a Scottish actor who was known for his role as James Frazer in the British sitcom Dad's Army.

Laurie was born on 25 March 1897 in Dumfries, Dumfriesshire, Scotland. He was married three times. He had one daughter. Laurie died on 23 June 1980 in his Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire, England home from emphysema, aged 83 His ashes were scattered into the English Channel.

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