Played a playboy Broadway producer on radio show "Society Girl"
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Jack Coogan | John L. Coogan
5' 7" (1.7 m)
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I drank milk from my own ranch. I had a 65' by 80' room filled with toy trains and my own golf course and football field in my backyard. Other boys went to see Babe Ruth. Babe Ruth came to see me.
In 1935, at age 21, he had the traumatic experience of losing his father, Jack Coogan Sr.
, and his best friend, actor Junior Durkin
, when both were killed in an auto accident in the California mountains. Durkin died almost instantly at the scene, and Coogan Sr., who had been driving, a few hours later at a local hospital. Jackie, though badly injured, was the sole survivor of the accident. He ...