Character actor, James Finlayson, was born James Henderson Finlayson on Aug 27, 1887 in Larbert, Scotland. Finlayson died at the age of 66 on Oct 9, 1953 in Los Angeles, CA .
With bald head and walrus mustache, James Finlayson appeared in over 240 roles and is probably best remembered as a great comic foil to Laurel and Hardy. He is known for the double-take-&-squint, the one-eyed stareÂ and the ORIGINAL âDâohâ.(Source: article by Annmarie Gatti for Classic Movie Hub).
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Mini Tribute Character Actor:By Annmarie Gatti on Aug 27, 2012 From Classic Movie Hub Blog
Born August 27, 1887, Character Actor ! Over 240 roles and the GREAT Comic Foil to Laurel & Hardy! Known for the double-take-&-squint, the one-eyed stare… and the ORIGINAL “D’oh” !!! “And the next time, I want my payment without any detour! Huh, ... Read full article
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Sergeant Major Finlayson: I'm surprised she didn't hear my knees knocking.
[learning that Mr. Cucumber is on the phone]
Oliver: [to Stanley] You take it. Tell him I left 10 minutes ago.
Stanley: [goes to phone where Mr. Cucumber is mad]
Peter Cucumber: Do you realize you're holding everything up? Where is Mr. Hardy?
Stanley: He's right here. And he told me to tell you that we left 10 minutes ago.
Peter Cucumber: [makes his weird eye expression] Da-oh.
Captain Finn: Oh! My good eye!
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