Lois Laurel Hawes


Age: 89

daughter of famed comedian Stan Lauren whose mother was Laurel's first wife Lois Neilson (Laurel and his partner Oliver Hardy had decades of success when they wore trademark bowler hats, and Laurel played the dim-witted sidekick to the pompous Hardy and they made more than 100 films, but Laurel retired after Hardy died in 1957), and who was once married to actor Rand Brooks (died 2003) who played Melanie Wilkes's brother in Gone with the Wind (1939).

Cause of Death: Lengthy illness

Born: December 10, 1927

Died: July 28, 2017

Los Angeles, California