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George 'Spanky' McFarland (1928–1993)


George 'Spanky' McFarland was born on October 2, 1928 in Dallas, Texas, USA as George Robert Phillips McFarland. He was an actor, known for General Spanky (1936), Hearts Are Thumps (1937) and Hi'-Neighbor! (1934). He was married to Doris. He died on June 30, 1993 in Grapevine, Texas. See full bio »

Died:

(age 64) in Grapevine, Texas, USA

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Known For

Filmography

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 1986 The Aurora Encounter
Governor (as Spanky McFarland)
 1944 The Woman in the Window
Boy Scout who finds Mazard's Body (uncredited)
 1944 Cowboy and the Senorita
Kid Tripping Teddy (uncredited)
 1943 Seeing Hands (Short)
Boy leading initiation (uncredited)
 1943 I Escaped from the Gestapo
Billy (as Spanky McFarland)
 1942 Johnny Doughboy
Spanky (uncredited)
 1942 Unexpected Riches (Short)
 1942 Mighty Lak a Goat (Short)
Spanky
 1942 Rover's Big Chance (Short)
Spanky
 1942 Doin' Their Bit (Short)
Spanky
 1942 Surprised Parties (Short)
Spanky
 1942 Don't Lie (Short)
Spanky
 1942 Going to Press (Short)
Spanky
 1942 Melodies Old and New (Short)
Spanky
 1941 Wedding Worries (Short)
Spanky
 1941 Come Back, Miss Pipps (Short)
Spanky
 1941 Helping Hands (Short)
Spanky
 1941 Robot Wrecks (Short)
Spanky
 1941 1-2-3 Go! (Short)
Spanky
 1941 Ye Olde Minstrels (Short)
Spanky
 1941 Fightin' Fools (Short)
Spanky
 1941 Baby Blues (Short)
Spanky
 1940 Kiddie Kure (Short)
Spanky
 1940 Goin' Fishin' (Short)
Spanky
 1940 Waldo's Last Stand (Short)
Spanky
 1940 Good Bad Boys (Short)
Spanky
 1940 Bubbling Troubles (Short)
Spanky
 1940 The New Pupil (Short)
Spanky
 1940 All About Hash (Short)
Spanky
 1940 The Big Premiere (Short)
Spanky
 1940 Alfalfa's Double (Short)
Spanky
 1939 Time Out for Lessons (Short)
Spanky
 1939 Dad for a Day (Short)
Spanky (uncredited)
 1939 Auto Antics (Short)
Spanky
 1939 Dog Daze (Short)
Spanky
 1939 Joy Scouts (Short)
Spanky
 1939 Cousin Wilbur (Short)
Spanky
 1939 Duel Personalities (Short)
Spanky
 1939 Tiny Troubles (Short)
Spanky
 1939 Alfalfa's Aunt (Short)
Spanky
 1938 Practical Jokers (Short)
Spanky
 1938 Peck's Bad Boy with the Circus
Pee Wee (as Spanky McFarland)
 1938 Football Romeo (Short)
Spanky
 1938 Men in Fright (Short)
Spanky
 1938 Aladdin's Lantern (Short)
Spanky
 1938 Came the Brawn (Short)
Spanky
 1938 Three Men in a Tub (Short)
Spanky
 1938 Bear Facts (Short)
Spanky
 1938 Canned Fishing (Short)
Spanky
 1937 Our Gang Follies of 1938 (Short)
Spanky (uncredited)
 1937/I Mail and Female (Short)
Spanky
 1937 The Pigskin Palooka (Short)
Spanky
 1937 Framing Youth (Short)
Spanky
 1937 Fishy Tales (Short)
Spanky
 1937 Night 'n' Gales (Short)
Spanky
 1937 Roamin' Holiday (Short)
Spanky
 1937 Three Smart Boys (Short)
Spanky
 1937 Rushin' Ballet (Short)
Spanky
 1937 Hearts Are Thumps (Short)
Spanky
 1937 Glove Taps (Short)
Spanky
 1937 Reunion in Rhythm (Short)
Spanky
 1936 General Spanky
Spanky (as Spanky McFarland)
 1936 Spooky Hooky (Short)
Spanky
 1936 Pay As You Exit (Short)
Spanky
 1936 Two Too Young (Short)
Spanky
 1936 Bored of Education (Short)
Spanky
 1936 Arbor Day (Short)
Spanky
 1936 Second Childhood (Short)
Spanky
 1936 The Lucky Corner (Short)
Spanky
 1936 The Trail of the Lonesome Pine
Buddie Tolliver
 1936 Divot Diggers (Short)
Spanky
 1936 The Pinch Singer (Short)
Spanky
 1935 Little Sinner (Short)
Spanky
 1935 O'Shaughnessy's Boy
Joseph 'Stubby' O'Shaughnessy as a Child (as Spanky McFarland)
 1935 Little Papa (Short)
Spanky
 1935 Here Comes the Band
Spanky Lowry (as Spanky McFarland)
 1935 Sprucin' Up (Short)
Spanky
 1935 Teacher's Beau (Short)
Spanky
 1935 Beginner's Luck (Short)
Spanky
 1935 Anniversary Trouble (Short)
Spanky
 1934 Shrimps for a Day (Short)
Spanky
 1934 Mama's Little Pirate (Short)
Spanky
 1934 Kentucky Kernels
Spanky (as 'Spanky' McFarland)
 1934 Washee Ironee (Short)
Spanky
 1934 Mike Fright (Short)
Spanky (as Our Gang)
 1934 Honky Donkey (Short)
Spanky
 1934 Benny, from Panama (Short)
Little Boy in Sailor Suit (as Spanky)
 1934 The First Round-Up (Short)
Spanky
 1934 For Pete's Sake! (Short)
Spanky (uncredited)
 1934 Hi'-Neighbor! (Short)
Spanky
 1934 The Cracked Iceman (Short)
 1934 Miss Fane's Baby Is Stolen
Johnny Prentiss
 1933 Wild Poses (Short)
Spanky Treacy
 1933 Day of Reckoning
Johnny (as Spanky McFarlane)
 1933 Mush and Milk (Short)
Spanky
 1933 One Track Minds (Short)
Spanky (uncredited)
 1933 The Kid from Borneo (Short)
Spanky
 1933 Forgotten Babies (Short)
Spanky
 1933 Fish Hooky (Short)
Spanky
 1932 A Lad an' a Lamp (Short)
Spanky
 1932 Birthday Blues (Short)
Spanky
 1932 Free Wheeling (Short)
Spanky
 1932 Hook and Ladder (Short)
Spanky
 1932 The Pooch (Short)
Spanky (as Spanky)
 1932 The Famous Ferguson Case
Newsboy (as George MacFarlane)
 1932 Spanky (Short)
Spanky
 1932 Choo-Choo! (Short)
Spanky
 1932 Free Eats (Short)
Spanky
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(1930s) American theatrical commercial for a bicycle.

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

Our Gang | George MacFarlane | 'Spanky' McFarland | George McFarland | Spanky McFarland | Spanky McFarlane | Spanky
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on his years with the Little Rascals] "I wouldn't take a million dollars for the experience...and I wouldn't take a penny to do it again. As a kid I had everything I wanted, we had a good life but when it was over....it was over."

Trivia:

From 1955 to 1960, he created and hosted his own daily kids TV wraparound show, "The Spanky Show," which aired on KOTV (The Tulsa, Oklahoma affilliate of The CBS TV Network). Set against the backdrop of a makeshift kids' clubhouse, Spanky entertained and informed his studio audiences and the viewers at home with games, stories, craftmaking, hobbies, comedy skits, informational segments, and ... See more »

Trademark:

Catchphrases: "Okey-dokey!" and its variant, "Okey-doke!". He said "Okey-dokey", much more often than "Okey-doke".

Star Sign:

Libra

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