|Cause of death Heart attack|
Role Film actor
Name Stanley Blystone
|Years active 1924-1956|
Spouse Alma Tell (m. 1932–1937)
|Full Name William Stanley Blystone|
Born August 1, 1894 (1894-08-01) Eau Claire, Wisconsin, USA
Died July 16, 1956, Hollywood, California, United States
Resting place Valhalla Memorial Park Cemetery
Siblings John G. Blystone, Jasper Blystone
Movies Modern Times, Spook Louder, Slaphappy Sleuths, Half Shot Shooters, Three Little Twirps
Similar People John G Blystone, Roland Totheroh, Alma Tell, Del Lord, Jules White
Stanley Blystone (August 1, 1894 – July 16, 1956) was an American film actor who made more than 500 films appearances between 1924 and 1956.
Born in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Blystone's full name was William Stanley Blystone. He is best known for his appearance in Charlie Chaplin's Modern Times, playing Paulette Goddard's father, and several short films starring The Three Stooges. Some of his more memorable roles were in the films Half Shot Shooters, False Alarms, Goofs and Saddles, Three Little Twirps and Slaphappy Sleuths. His final appearance with the trio was Of Cash and Hash in 1955. He also appeared in several Laurel and Hardy films.
Blystone was married to Hollywood starlet Alma Tell (1898–1937). They had no children. Blystone's brother John Blystone (1892–1938) was a film director in Hollywood. Stanley was the third cousin of CNN correspondent Richard Blystone and also the second cousin twice removed of George Carmack, who launched the Klondike gold rush.
Blystone was strolling down a Hollywood sidewalk on July 16, 1956 when he collapsed, dying of a sudden heart attack. He was dressed as a cowboy for the Desilu The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp television series and was pronounced dead on arrival at Hollywood Receiving Hospital. He was buried at Pierce Brothers Valhalla Memorial Park Cemetery, North Hollywood, Los Angeles, California.