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James Finlayson

Saturday, 27th August 1887 - Friday, 9th October 1953
Falkirk
Scotland


Scottish comedian actor, many times the foil for Laurel & Hardy, with whom he appeared more than 30 times in films.

He is named as being the guy responsible for influencing Homer Simpson's famous "d'oh!"



Down on the Farm
The Sportive Banker with the Mortgage
White Wings
Dental patient
1923
Soilers
Smacknamara
1923
Roughest Africa
Lt. Hans Downe
1923
Home Wrecker
Sergeant
1923
Oranges And Lemons
Worker packing crates
1923
Short Kilts
McGregor's son
1924
Yes Yes Nanette
Hillory (the new husband)
1925
Thundering Fleas
Justice of the Peace
1926
No Man's Law
Jack Belcher
1927
Hats Off
Store Owner
1927
Love 'Em And Weep
Titus Tillsbury
1927
With Love And Hisses
Captain Bustle
1927
Do Detectives Think?
Judge Foozle
1927
Flying Elephants
Saxophonus
1927
Sugar Daddies
Cyrus Brittle
1927
Call Of The Cuckoo
Asylum Inmate
1927
Second Hundred Years
Govenor Browne Van Dyke
1927
Men O' War
Soda Jerk
1929
Night Owls
Meadows
1929
Big Business
Neighbor
1929
Hoose-Gow
Prison Govenor
1929
Liberty
Store keeper
1929
Feet First
Painter
1930
Dawn Patrol
Field Sergeant
1930
Another Fine Mess
Colonel Wilberforce Buckshot
1930
For the Defense
Parrott
1930
Our Wife
Father of the Bride
1931
Chickens Come Home
Butler
1931
One Good Turn
Community Player
1931
Pardon Us
Schoolteacher
1931
Thunder Below
1932
Pack Up Your Troubles
General
1932
Chimp
Ringmaster
1932
Mush and Milk
Mr. Brown, he Banker
1933
Devil's Brother
Lord Rocburg
1933
Me And My Pal
Peter Cucumber
1933
Bonnie Scotland
Sergeant
1935
Thicker Than Water
Mr. Finlayson
1935
Our Relations
Finn, the Chief Engineer
1936
Bohemian Girl
Captain Finn
1936
All Over Town
1937
Angel
Barker's Second Butler
1937
Wise Girl
Jailer
1937
Way Out West
Mickey Finn
1937
Pick A Star
Director
1937
Block-Heads
Man on stairs
1938
Carefree
Man at Golf Course
1938
Chump At Oxford
Baldy Vandevere
1939
Flying Deuces
Jailer
1939
Foreign Correspondent
Bit part
1940
Saps At Sea
Dr. Finlayson
1940
Nice Girl?
Loafer at Train Station
1941
To Be or Not to Be
Farmer
1942
Perils of Pauline
Comic Chef
1947
Here Comes the Groom
Drunken Sailor / Wedding Guest
1951
When Comedy Was King
1960
Laurel and Hardy's Laughing 20's
1965
Further Perils of Laurel and Hardy
1968

Silents
Yes, Yes, Nanette
Hillory
01/03/1925




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