Ole Olsen

American comic actor Ole Olsen, born John Sigurd Olsen, was a solo vaudevillian before he and Chic Johnson teamed up to become one of the most popular comedy/vaudeville acts of the early 20th century (Olsen played the ... Read more »
Born: 11/05/1892 in Wabash, IN

Filmography

other (6)

All Over Town (Movie)

Olsen (Actor)

Atlantis (Movie)

(Producer)

Crazy House (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Ghost Catchers (Movie)

Ole (Actor)

Gold Dust Gertie (Movie)

Elmer Guthrie (Actor)

Hellzapoppin' (Movie)

Ole Olsen (Actor)

Biography

American comic actor Ole Olsen, born John Sigurd Olsen, was a solo vaudevillian before he and Chic Johnson teamed up to become one of the most popular comedy/vaudeville acts of the early 20th century (Olsen played the straightman). They began acting in films during the early '30s. Their most memorable movie was the comedy Hellzapoppin' (1942).

~ Sandra Brennan, All Movie Guide

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