George Marshall
Date of Birth
Dec 29, 1891
Birth Place:
Chicago, IL


An extra in films of the early teens, George Marshall began writing comedy shorts and by 1916 was directing westerns. He went on to helm serials and short comedies and actioners in the silent era, as well as features. A natural director of comedy, Marshall guided several beloved comedians in the sound era: Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy in their classic shorts Their First Mistake and...