Alfred Goulding
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1896
Birth Place:
Melbourne, Australia


A former vaudevillian, Alfred Goulding entered films in 1918 as a director of Hal Roach's Harold Lloyd pictures. Goulding was then assigned to a series starring circus clown Toto, but after only five 2-reelers, Toto quit. To fill out the series, Goulding recommended a talented fellow vaudevillian named Stan Laurel. Thus began a warm friendship between Goulding and Laurel that would endure until...