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James Henderson "Jimmy" Finlayson (August 27, 1887 – October 9, 1953) was a Scottish actor who worked in both silent and sound comedies. Bald, with a fake moustache, Finlayson had many trademark comic mannerisms and is famous for his squinting, outraged, "double take and fade away" head reaction, and characteristic expression "d'ooooooh", and as the most famous comic foil of Laurel and Hardy.
August 27, 1887, Larbert, Falkirk, Stirlingshire, Scotland, UK
October 9, 1953
1923 Oranges and LemonsWorker 1927 The Second Hundred YearsGov. Browne Van Dyke 1931 Pardon UsSchoolteacher 1931 Chickens Come HomeButler 1932 Pack Up Your TroublesGeneral 1932 The ChimpRingmaster (uncredited) 1933 The Devil's BrotherLord Rocburg 1936 Our RelationsFinn 1937 Way Out WestMickey Finn 1938 Block-HeadsFin - Man on stairs 1939 The Flying DeucesJailor 1940 Foreign CorrespondentDutch Peasant (uncredited) 1940 A Chump at OxfordBaldy Vandevere (uncredited) 1940 Saps at SeaDr. J.H. Finlayson (uncredited) 1951 Royal WeddingCabby (uncredited)Limited to the 15 most popular items