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Jack Earle (1906–1952)

He weighed only four pounds at birth and was so tiny that doctors feared he wouldn't live. But immediately, he began to grow at an incredible rate and by age ten was over six feet tall. He was discovered by Hollywood as a teenager and offered a job acting in comedies. He made over fifty of them, until one day on the set when he fell from a ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 46) in El Paso, Texas, USA

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Known For

Keep Going
Keep Going The Traffic Cop
(1924)
Obey the Law
Obey the Law Actor
(1924)
A Corn-Fed Sleuth
(1923)
Keep Coming
Keep Coming Actor
(1924)

Filmography

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 1926 Stop, Look and Listen
Troupe Actor (uncredited)
 1924 Sahara Blues (Short)
 1924 Lost Control (Short)
 1924 A Royal Pair (Short)
 1924 The Flower Girl (Short)
 1924 Taxi! Taxi! (Short)
 1924 A Lofty Marriage (Short)
 1924 Hit 'em Hard (Short)
 1924 Sons-In-Law (Short)
 1924 Peg o' the Mounted (Short)
The Smuggler
 1924 You're Next (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1924 Keep Coming (Short)
 1924 Keep Going (Short)
The Traffic Cop
 1924 Own a Lot (Short)
 1924 Obey the Law (Short)
 1923 Hansel and Gretel (Short)
The Giant
 1923 A Corn-Fed Sleuth (Short)
Reggie
 1923 Golfmania (Short)
 1923 Don't Scream (Short)
 1923 One Exciting Day (Short)
 1923 Back to Earth (Short)
 1923 Hold On (Short)
 1923 Fare Enough (Short)
 1923 A Spooky Romance (Short)
 1923 A Howling Success (Short)
The House Detective
 1923 Sting 'Em Sweet (Short)
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Height:

7' 7½" (2.32 m)
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Trivia:

Once billed 'the world's tallest man' (at the time).

Nickname:

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Star Sign:

Cancer

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