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Lyle Tayo (born Lyle Minnie Shipman; January 19, 1889 – May 2, 1971), aka Lyle Barton, was an American film actress who appeared in 59 films between 1921 and 1948, appearing in many short comedies at the Hal Roach Studios, several in support of Laurel and Hardy. Born in Elmdale, Kansas, she and her elder sister, Birleen (or Birdeen), were raised in Kansas City, Missouri. Tayo died in 1971, aged 82, and is interred in Valhalla Memorial Park Cemetery.

Lyle Tayo
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Lyle Minnie Shipman

(1889-01-19)January 19, 1889
DiedMay 2, 1971(1971-05-02) (aged 82)
Other namesLyle Barton
Years active1921-1948

Selected filmographyEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1921 Among Those Present Uncredited
1924 Tire Trouble Mme. La Rue
1926 Thundering Fleas Pedestrian without fleas
Crazy Like a Fox Nurse Uncredited
1927 Baby Brother Party guest
Call of the Cuckoo Guest
The Battle of the Century Woman at window
1928 Their Purple Moment Mrs. Hardy
Should Married Men Go Home? Lady golfer Uncredited
Two Tars Motorist
The Spanking Age Stepmother
1929 Noisy Noises Joe's mother
Big Business Woman Uncredited
1930 Shivering Shakespeare Chubby's mother
1931 One Good Turn A Community Player
Dogs Is Dogs Wheezer's aunt Uncredited
1932 Readin' and Writin' Breezy's mother
Choo-Choo! Secretary
1934 For Pete's Sake! Aminuddin Uncredited

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