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Larry Semon

1924. Larry Semon. Age of 35.
Born February 9, 1889(1889-02-09)
West Point, Mississippi, United States
Died October 8, 1928(1928-10-08) (aged 39)
Victorville, California, US
Resting place Cremated
Other names Lawrence Semon, Zigoto, Ridolini, Jaimito, Tomasín
Occupation Actor, director, producer, screenwriter
Years active 1916–1928
Spouse Lucille Carlisle (m.?–1923)
Dorothy Dwan (m. 1925–1928) «start: (1925)–end+1: (1929)»"Marriage: Dorothy Dwan to Larry Semon" Location: (linkback:
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Lawrence "Larry" Semon (February 9, 1889[1] – October 8, 1928) was an American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter during the silent movie era. In his day, Semon was considered a major movie comedian. He is now remembered mainly for working with both Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy before they started working together.


  1. World War I Draft Registration Card at : "Lawrence Semon, born Feb 9 1889 West Point, Mississippi, Motion Picture Director for Vitagraph Co, living in Brooklyn, New York, signed Lawrence Semon on 5 Jun 1917"