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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 29 August 1937Los Angeles, California, USA
Date of Death 14 August 2001Asheville, North Carolina, USA  (in his sleep)
Birth NameJack Dudley Jenkins

Mini Bio (1)

Popular freckle-faced, buck-toothed child star of the 40's.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Bill Takacs <kinephile@aol.com>

Trivia (4)

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.

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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