Hal Roach Jr.

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Hal Roach Jr.
Hal Roach Jr. circa 1950.jpg
Born Harold Eugene Roach Jr.
(1918-06-15)June 15, 1918
Los Angeles, California
Died March 29, 1972(1972-03-29) (aged 53)
Santa Monica, California
Cause of death Pneumonia
Resting place Calvary Cemetery, East Los Angeles
Occupation Director/Producer
Years active 1933–1972 (his death)
Parent(s) Hal Roach Sr.,
Marguerite Nichols

Hal Roach Jr. (June 15, 1918 – March 29, 1972) was primarily a film and television producer and very occasional director.


Born in Los Angeles, the son of legendary comedy producer Hal Roach and actress Marguerite Nichols, Roach Jr. co-directed One Million B.C. with his father.


Roach produced individual episodes of many early television series but no well-known films aside from those directly involving his father. He died in 1972, at the age of 53 after falling ill with pneumonia.[1] Roach is buried in Calvary Cemetery, East Los Angeles.


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