Hal Roach

American filmmaker (1892–1992)

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.

Hal Roach, Sr.
Harold Eugene Roach

(1892-01-14)January 14, 1892
Elmira, New York, United States
DiedNovember 2, 1992(1992-11-02) (aged 100)
Los Angeles, California, United States
Cause of deathPneumonia
Resting placeWoodlawn Cemetery
Years active1912–92
Spouse(s)Marguerite Nichols
(m.1915–41; her death)
Lucille Prin
(m.1942–81; her death)
ChildrenHal Roach, Jr.,
Margaret Roach
Elizabeth Roach (1945–1946)
Maria Watkins
Jeanne Roach
Bridget Anderson

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