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Overview (3)

Born in Los Angeles, California, USA
Died in Asheville, North Carolina, USA  (in his sleep)
Birth NameJack Dudley Jenkins

Mini Bio (1)

Jackie 'Butch' Jenkins was born on August 29, 1937 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Jack Dudley Jenkins. He was an actor, known for National Velvet (1944), My Brother Talks to Horses (1947) and The Human Comedy (1943). He was married to Gloria. He died on August 14, 2001 in Asheville, North Carolina, USA.

Spouse (1)

Gloria (? - 14 August 2001) (his death)

Trivia (5)

Son of actress Doris Dudley.
His childhood earnings were well invested for him, leaving him independently wealthy while still in his 30s.
Left films at the age of eleven when he developed a nervous stutter which never left him, even as an adult.
In his adult years he supervised the East Texas Water System, and ran a chain of car wash outlets.
Popular freckle-faced, buck-toothed child star of the 40's.

Personal Quotes (1)

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 not one."

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