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Jackie Coogan Buttons herald

Jackie Coogan Buttons herald

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Jackie Coogan record label

Jackie Coogan record label.

Jackie Coogan child star

Jackie Coogan as a cowboy

Jackie Coogn at the gym

Jackie Coogan in Johnny Get Your Hair Cut

Jackie Coogan after his getting his famous hair cut

Jackie Coogan child star photo

Jackie Coogan young and old

Jackie Coogan
Born in Los Angeles, California
on October 26, 1914

Jackie Coogan The Kid child starJackie Coogan magazine cover

Jackie Coogan was born to vaudeville parents and was appearing on stage before he was four years old. Charlie Chaplin spotted him one night and chose him for the role of The Kid. Jackie was an immediate favorite of moviegoers and went on to become one of the most popular child stars of all time. As an adult, he was best known for his role as Uncle Feser in The Adams Family.  He also appeared in the science fiction cult favorite The Space Children, which featured several popular child stars of the late 1950's.

On Saturday night, May 4, 1935, there was a car accident near San Diego which claimed the lives of four of the five people riding in the vehicle. Jackie Coogan was injured, but lived. Coogan's father, John H. Coogan, was the driver and died at the scene. The others who were killed were 19 year old Trent 'Junior' Durkin (Jackie's costar in Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn), Charles Jones (the manager of the Coogan Ranch), and Robert J. Horner.

Jackie Coogan, Mother, Robert CooganJackie Coogan All American Boy photo

The photo on the Left shows Jackie Coogan with his mother and his younger brother, Robert Coogan. Robert was a child star too, but he did not achieves Jackie's level of succes.

Jackie Coogan in Tom SawyerJackie Coogan The Kid photoJackie Coogan boy actor

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