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Claude Jarman Jr.


Born in Nashville, Tennessee, Claude was the son of a railroad accountant. With no intentions of becoming a screen actor at the time, 12-year-old Claude Jarman, Jr. was discovered during an MGM nationwide talent search for their upcoming film, The Yearling (1946), and won the coveted role of Jody Baxter in Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings' classic story. ... See full bio »

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Known For

Rio Grande
Rio Grande Trooper Jefferson 'Jeff' Yorke
(1950)
The Yearling
(1946)
Intruder in the Dust
Intruder in the Dust Chick Mallison
(1949)
Hangman's Knot
Hangman's Knot Jamie Groves
(1952)

Filmography

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 1979 Centennial (TV Mini-Series)
Earl Grebe
- The Winds of Death (1979) ... Earl Grebe (as Claude Jarman)
 1960 The Best of the Post (TV Series)
- Early Americana (1960)
 1959 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Jeremiah Collingwood
- The Steele Family Story (1959) ... Jeremiah Collingwood (as Claude Jarman)
 1956 The Great Locomotive Chase
Jacob Parrott
 1953 Fair Wind to Java
Chess
 1952 Hangman's Knot
Jamie Groves
 1951 Inside Straight
Rip MacCool (age 16)
 1950 The Outriders
Roy Gort
 1949 Roughshod
Steve Phillips
 1949 The Sun Comes Up
Jerry
 1947 High Barbaree
Alec (Age 14)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Claude Jarman

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Trivia:

Last appearance as an actor, and his first in almost two decades, was in the TV mini-series Centennial (1978), based on the James A. Michener novel. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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