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Eugene Jackson (I) (1916–2001)

Eugene Jackson gained fame as Farina's older brother, Pineapple, in six of Hal Roach's "Our Gang" serials - "The Mysterious Mystery", "The Big Town", "Circus Fever", "Dog Days", "The Love Bug" and "Shootin Injuns". Besides films he sang and danced on the vaudeville circuit - billed as "Hollywood's most famous colored kid star". Most of his film ... See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1993 Picket Fences (TV Series)
- The Lullaby League (1993) ... (uncredited)
 1991 The Addams Family
One-Armed Bass Player
 1991 Life Stinks
Office Janitor (uncredited)
 1988 Highway to Heaven (TV Series)
Joe
- Back to Oakland (1988) ... Joe (as Eugene W. Jackson)
 1986 227 (TV Series)
Saxophone Player
- Temptations (1986) ... Saxophone Player
 1985 What's Happening Now! (TV Series)
Conventioneer
- Raj on the Run (1985) ... Conventioneer
 1984 Swing Shift
Bartender at Kelly's (as Eugene W. Jackson)
 1984 Night Court (TV Series)
Shoe Shine Man
- Wonder Drugs (1984) ... Shoe Shine Man (uncredited)
 1983 The Day After (TV Movie)
Hospital Patient (uncredited)
 1983 Off the Wall
Old Black Man
 1982 Bayou Romance
Jethro
 1981 The Greatest American Hero (TV Series)
Restaurant Patron seen behind Bill Maxwell's left shoulder
- The Best Desk Scenario (1981) ... Restaurant Patron seen behind Bill Maxwell's left shoulder (uncredited)
 1980 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Boxing Spectator
- T.K.O. (1980) ... Boxing Spectator (uncredited)
 1980 American Gigolo
Bootblack
 1979 Dallas (TV Series)
Pianist
- The Heiress (1979) ... Pianist
 1979 Escape from Alcatraz
Inmate (as Eugene W. Jackson)
 1979 Five Days from Home
Inmate (uncredited)
 1978 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
Air Boxing Patient
- The Competitive Edge (1978) ... Air Boxing Patient (uncredited)
 1976 Sparkle
Hotel Bellboy (uncredited)
 1975 Police Story (TV Series)
- The Cut Man Caper (1975) ... (uncredited)
 1975 Ladies of the Corridor (TV Movie)
Cab Driver
 1973 Cleopatra Jones
Henry
 1973 40 Carats
Party Dancer (uncredited)
 1973 Coffy
Man at Rally (uncredited)
 1972 Black Girl
Parishioner (uncredited)
 1971 Chandler
Shoe Shine Boy
 1971 Support Your Local Gunfighter
Waiter Aboard Train (uncredited)
 1968 Julia (TV Series)
Uncle Lou
- I'm Dreaming of a Black Christmas (1968) ... Uncle Lou
 1965 Zebra in the Kitchen
Newsboy (uncredited)
 1959 The Gene Krupa Story
Saxophone Player (uncredited)
 1959 North by Northwest
Security Guard at Auction (uncredited)
 1958 King Creole
Saxophonist in Blue Shade (uncredited)
 1958 The Long, Hot Summer
Waiter (uncredited)
 1957 The Adventures of Jim Bowie (TV Series)
Lucius
- Hare and Tortoise (1957) ... Lucius
 1957 Jeanne Eagels
Piccaninny (uncredited)
 1955 Artists and Models
Street Saxophonist (uncredited)
 1951 Boston Blackie (TV Series)
Little Joe
- Toy Factory Murder (1951) ... Little Joe
 1949 The Story of Seabiscuit
Stablehand (uncredited)
 1948 Scudda Hoo! Scudda Hay!
Tony (uncredited)
 1943 What's Buzzin', Cousin?
Bellboy (uncredited)
 1943 Reveille with Beverly
Franklin Delano Lincoln Van Buren Jones (uncredited)
 1942 Take My Life
Bill, Harlem Tuff-Kid Gang Menber
 1942 Reap the Wild Wind
Dr. Jepson's Black Servant (uncredited)
 1941 Unfinished Business
Bootblack (uncredited)
 1941 Golden Hoofs
Curly (uncredited)
 1940 Sporting Blood
Sam - Lockwood's Horse Groom (uncredited)
 1940 Seventeen
Attendant (uncredited)
 1939 The Honeymoon's Over
Parking Man (uncredited)
 1939 Television Spy
Tommy (uncredited)
 1939 Boy Friend
Porter (uncredited)
 1939 Reform School
Pete
 1939 The Lady's from Kentucky
Winfield (uncredited)
 1939 Arrest Bulldog Drummond
Hotel Page Boy (uncredited)
 1938 Rhythm Rodeo
Tap Dancer
 1938 Kentucky
Jimmy (uncredited)
 1938 Tom Sawyer, Detective
Boy (uncredited)
 1938 Anaesthesia (Short)
Colored Boy 1839 (uncredited)
 1938 The Buccaneer
James Smith, a Servant
 1937 Thoroughbreds Don't Cry
Black Stable Boy (uncredited)
 1937 Wine, Women and Horses
Eight Ball
 1937 Blonde Trouble
Bootblack (uncredited)
 1937 It Can't Last Forever
Jackson Brothers Act (uncredited)
 1937 Midnight Court
Garfield Brown (uncredited)
 1936 Guns and Guitars
Eightball
 1936 Hearts in Bondage
Black Boy (uncredited)
 1936 The Lonely Trail
Harmonica Player / Dancer
 1936 Red River Valley
Iodine
 1935 Tumbling Tumbleweeds
Eightball
 1935 Ladies Crave Excitement
Lightcrust the Horse Groom (uncredited)
 1931 Sporting Chance
Horseshoes
 1931 Sporting Blood
Sam 'Sammy'
 1931 Cimarron
Isaiah
 1930 Dixiana
Cupid - Van Horn Slave (uncredited)
 1929 Hearts in Dixie
Chinquapin
 1927 Uncle Tom's Cabin
Child (uncredited)
 1926 Flirty Four-Flushers (Short)
Boy Eating Watermelon (uncredited)
 1925 Little Annie Rooney
Humidor
 1925 Shootin' Injuns (Short)
Pineapple
 1925 The Love Bug (Short)
Pineapple
 1925 Dog Days (Short)
Pineapple
 1925 Circus Fever (Short)
Gene
 1925 The Big Town (Short)
Pineapple
 1924 The Mysterious Mystery! (Short)
Snowball
 1924 The Thief of Bagdad
Child (uncredited)
 1923 Her Reputation
Boy pushed into pond
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Alternate Names:

Our Gang | Eugene W. Jackson II | Eugene Jackson Jr. | Eugene 'Pineapple' Jackson | Eugene W. Jackson | Gene Jackson
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Children = daughters Hazel and Sue; son Eugene. See more »

Nickname:

Pineapple

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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