Hal Roach, Jr.
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1921

Biography

The son of pioneering studio mogul and producer Hal Roach, Hal Roach Jr. was groomed as his father's successor starting in his late teens. But he never had a real chance to step out from the imposing shadow of his father. Hal Sr. lived to the ripe age of 100 and was active into his sixties as a producer (and was associated with virtually every major name in comedy from 1910-50), but his son lived...