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Jackie 'Butch' Jenkins (1937–2001)

Popular freckle-faced, buck-toothed child star of the 40's. See full bio »

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National Velvet
National Velvet Donald Brown
My Brother Talks to Horses
The Human Comedy
The Human Comedy Ulysses Macauley
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 1948 Big City
Louis Keller (as Butch Jenkins)
 1948 The Bride Goes Wild
 1948 Summer Holiday
Tommy Miller (as Butch Jenkins)
 1948 My Old Town (Short)
Boy watching gopher (uncredited)
 1947 Little Mister Jim
Little Jim Tukker
 1947 My Brother Talks to Horses
Lewie Penrose
 1945 Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood
'Butch' Jenkins (uncredited)
 1945 Our Vines Have Tender Grapes
Arnold Hanson
 1944 National Velvet
Donald Brown (as Jackie Jenkins)
 1944 An American Romance
Thomas Jefferson Dangos - Age 6 (uncredited)
 1944 Reward Unlimited (Short)
 1943 The Human Comedy
Ulysses Macauley (as Jack Jenkins)
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 1948 Summer Holiday (performer: "Our Home Town", "The Stanley Steamer" - as Butch Jenkins, uncredited)
 1943 The Human Comedy (performer: "My Old Kentucky Home, Good Night" (1853) - uncredited)
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 2006 Private Screenings (TV Series)
Arnold Hansen - Our Vines Have Tender Grapes
- Child Stars (2006) ... Arnold Hansen - Our Vines Have Tender Grapes (uncredited)

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Butch Jenkins | Jackie Jenkins | Jack Jenkins

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Personal Quote:

In 1970: "I have never regretted leaving the picture business and am very grateful to my mother for taking me away from it. I enjoyed the first few years of acting in movies but I certainly don't miss it. In fact, when I've had offers to return a few times, I wasn't even tempted. There may be a better way to live than on a lake with a couple of cows, a wife, and children but being a movie star is... See more »


In his adult years he supervised the East Texas Water System, and ran a chain of car wash outlets. See more »

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