Hal E. Roach

Name:
Hal E. Roach
Role:
President, Hal Roach Studios, Inc.
Born:
1892
Died:
1992

About

President, Hal Roach Studios, Inc. Entered motion picture industry as a stock cowboy for Universal. In partnership with comedian Harold Lloyd, he produced and directed comedies from 1915. In 1919 he established Hal Roach Studios. During the 1920s he diversified his production, but returned to comedy and short film production in the early 1930s, distributing through Loews’ Inc., before abandoning short film production later in the decade.

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