"Stan and Ollie: The Roots of Comedy: The Double Life of Laurel and Hardy": by Simon Louvish. Oliver Hardy ("Babe" to his family and friends) was my uncle. This cover always makes me smile happily. This is a very fine biography.
The famous face of Stanley 'Stan' Laurel -- Actor, Writer, Comedian, Entertainer & Film Director -He's known for the comedy "Laurel and Hardy". He died after suffering a Heart Attack, age Born: Arthur Stanley Jefferson.
Born to theatrical family which moved to Glasgow to be closer to their business mainstay The Metropole Theatre. Laurel made his stage debut in a Glasgow hall called the Britannia Panopticon one month short of his birthday