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Darla Hood (1931–1979)


Darla Hood was born in a small rural Oklahoma town on Sunday, November 8th, 1931, she grew up as dark-banged cute girl, Darla Hood began her association with the motley "Our Gang" group at the tender age of 2 1/2, as she stated on the The Jack Benny Program (1950). Her father, James Claude Hood, Jr., a banker, and especially her mother, Elizabeth ... See full bio »

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Known For

Bored of Education
(1936)
The Bat
The Bat Judy Hollander
(1959)
Hearts Are Thumps
(1937)
Reunion in Rhythm
(1937)

Filmography

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 1979 The Little Rascals' Christmas Special (TV Movie)
Mom (voice, as Darla Hood Granson)
 1974 Easter Is (TV Movie) (voice)
 1965 Gulliver's Travels Beyond the Moon
Princess (English version) (voice)
 1959 The Bat
Judy Hollander
 1959 Manhunt (TV Series)
- Killer in Blue (1959)
 1957 The Helen Morgan Story
Girl Singer at Piano (uncredited)
 1957 Calypso Heat Wave
Johnny's Duet Partner
 1956 Screen Directors Playhouse (TV Series)
Vocalist
- It's a Most Unusual Day (1956) ... Vocalist (uncredited)
 1950 The Ken Murray Show (TV Series)
Regular
- Episode #2.2 (1950) ... Regular
- Episode #2.1 (1950) ... Regular
- Episode #1.9 (1950) ... Regular
 1943 Happy Land
Lenore Prentiss - Age 12 (uncredited)
 1942 Born to Sing
'Quiz Kid'
 1941 Wedding Worries (Short)
Darla Hood (as Our Gang)
 1941 Come Back, Miss Pipps (Short)
Darla (as Our Gang)
 1941 Helping Hands (Short)
Darla (as Our Gang)
 1941 Robot Wrecks (Short)
Darla (as Our Gang)
 1941 Ye Olde Minstrels (Short)
Darla (as Our Gang)
 1941 Baby Blues (Short)
Darla (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1940 Kiddie Kure (Short)
Darla (as Our Gang)
 1940 Waldo's Last Stand (Short)
Darla (as Our Gang)
 1940 Bubbling Troubles (Short)
Darla (as Our Gang)
 1940 The New Pupil (Short)
Darla (as Our Gang)
 1940 All About Hash (Short)
Darla (as Our Gang)
 1940 The Big Premiere (Short)
Darla (as Our Gang)
 1940 Alfalfa's Double (Short)
Darla (as Our Gang)
 1939 Time Out for Lessons (Short)
Darla (as Our Gang)
 1939 Captain Spanky's Show Boat (Short)
Darla (uncredited)
 1939 Auto Antics (Short)
Darla (as Our Gang)
 1939 Dog Daze (Short)
Darla (as Our Gang)
 1939 Cousin Wilbur (Short)
Darla (as Our Gang)
 1939 Clown Princes (Short)
Darla Hood (as Our Gang)
 1939 Duel Personalities (Short)
Darla Hood (uncredited)
 1939 The Ice Follies of 1939
Sister (uncredited)
 1939 Tiny Troubles (Short)
Darla (as Our Gang)
 1938 Practical Jokers (Short)
Darla (uncredited)
 1938 Football Romeo (Short)
Darla (as Our Gang)
 1938 Men in Fright (Short)
Darla (as Our Gang)
 1938 Aladdin's Lantern (Short)
Darla (as Our Gang)
 1938 Party Fever (Short)
Darla (as Our Gang)
 1938 The Little Ranger (Short)
Darla (as Our Gang)
 1938 Hide and Shriek (Short)
Darla (as Our Gang)
 1938 Feed 'em and Weep (Short)
Darla Hood (as Our Gang)
 1938 Came the Brawn (Short)
Darla (as Our Gang)
 1938 Three Men in a Tub (Short)
Darla (as Our Gang)
 1938 Bear Facts (Short)
Darla King (as Our Gang)
 1937 Our Gang Follies of 1938 (Short)
Darla
 1937/I Mail and Female (Short)
Darla (as Our Gang)
 1937 The Pigskin Palooka (Short)
Darla (as Our Gang)
 1937 Framing Youth (Short)
Darla (as Our Gang)
 1937 Fishy Tales (Short)
Darla (as Our Gang)
 1937 Night 'n' Gales (Short)
Darla Hood (as Our Gang)
 1937 Roamin' Holiday (Short)
Darla (as Our Gang)
 1937 Three Smart Boys (Short)
Darla (as Our Gang)
 1937 Rushin' Ballet (Short)
Dancer
 1937 Hearts Are Thumps (Short)
Darla (as Our Gang)
 1937 Glove Taps (Short)
Darla (as Our Gang)
 1937 Reunion in Rhythm (Short)
Darla (as Our Gang)
 1936 Pay As You Exit (Short)
Darla (as Our Gang)
 1936 Bored of Education (Short)
Darla (as Our Gang)
 1936 Neighborhood House
Mary Chase
 1936 Arbor Day (Short)
Darla (as Our Gang)
 1936 Second Childhood (Short)
Darla (as Our Gang)
 1936 The Bohemian Girl
Arline as a Child
 1936 Divot Diggers (Short)
Darla (as Our Gang)
 1936 The Pinch Singer (Short)
Darla (as Our Gang)
 1935 Our Gang Follies of 1936 (Short)
Cookie (as Our Gang)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Single: "Rainy Day In Rome" / "Witch's Brew" (Acama Records) See more »

Alternate Names:

Darla | Our Gang | Darla Hood Granson

Height:

5' 1½" (1.56 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I felt I had let [my fans] down by not remaining a child. They'd be dying to meet me and yet I could see their faces fall when I walked into the room. What do you say to someone whose fantasy has just been disturbed?

Trivia:

Appeared as a celebrity contestant on Groucho Marx's Tell It to Groucho (1962) game show on CBS-TV in 1962. She was also the voice of the mermaid in the "Chicken Of The Sea" TV commercials. Ms. Hood made her last public appearance at the "First Bi-Annual Sons Of The Desert" convention at the O'Hare Airport Hotel (outside Chicago) from August 18 to 20, l978, and she did the voice of "Spanky's" ... See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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