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Overview (5)

Date of Birth 10 September 1893Santa Ana, California, USA
Date of Death 21 January 1963Lyons, Georgia, USA  (heart attack)
Birth NameAlfred St. John
Nickname Fuzzy
Height 5' 8" (1.73 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Silent-film comic who appeared in dozens of Mack Sennett's early Keystone comedies and would eventually create and star in his own vehicles for other studios. With the advent of sound, he became a character actor in westerns and later the bewhiskered sidekick of B-western heroes like Buster Crabbe, Robert Livingston and Lash La Rue.

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

Spouse (2)

June Price Pearce (30 June 1926 - ?)
Flo Belle Moore (5 October 1914 - 19 March 1923) (divorced) (1 child)

Trivia (5)

Movie legend has it that the "Fuzzy" nickname occurred during the Fred Scott singing westerns at Spectrum in the 1930s. Apparently the producers were trying to hire Fuzzy Knight, but something happened and St. John was brought in to fulfill the sidekick duties. He was given, or began using, the nickname of "Fuzzy" from then on.
He was working with a traveling Wild West show in Georgia and was waiting to go on when he suffered a massive heart attack and died.
Adopted daughter Mary Jane with Lillian Marion Ball St. John, 1918.
Vice Preident of Al St. John Comedies, a production company.

Salary (1)

Prairie Rustlers (1945) $1,000

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