Pictures of kids with acting creditsby road-traveled | created - 07 Aug 2016 | updated - 2 months ago | Public
Picture list. Many kids are not on the list because their picture is as an adult. Picture, age 20 or younger. on this list if their picture is when they were young. Included a few with pictures older than 20 years. Born before 1965.
1. Don Marion
Actor | Percy
Born in the film capital of the world during near the end of the World War One he made his film debut under the name John Henry Jr. in a Valentines Day film short. During the 1920s he was considered to be one of the most popular film stars of the decade next to Mickey Rooney, Peggy Montgomery, and ...
1917 - 2012, 94.
24 credits, 19-25. 2-18 years old.
Tennessee Hunter, The Golden Princess (1925). 1925. 8 years old.
Actor | General Spanky
Billie 'Buckwheat' Thomas was born on March 12, 1931 in Los Angeles, California, USA as William Thomas Jr. He was an actor, known for General Spanky (1936), Night 'n' Gales (1937) and Pay As You Exit (1936). He died on October 10, 1980 in Los Angeles.
1931 - 1980, 49.
100 credits, 34-45. 3-14 years old.
Buckwheat, Mama's Little Pirate (1934). 1934. 3 years old.
3. Ronnie Cosby
Actor | Boulder Dam
Ronnie Cosby was born on December 22, 1927 in Alhambra, California, USA as Ronald Lee Cosbey. He was an actor, known for Boulder Dam (1936), Little Men (1934) and Telephone Operator (1937). He died on February 13, 2010 in Huntington Beach, California.
1927 - 2010, 82.
37 credits, 29-41. 2-14 years old.
Harry Tate, Carolina (1934). 1934. 7 years old.
4. Betty Brewer
Actress | Rangers of Fortune
Mary Elizabeth 'Squib' Clayborn, Rangers of Fortune (1940). 1940. 16 years old.
Born 1924 -
5. Tommy Bupp
Actor | Piccadilly Jim
Tommy Bupp was born on February 10, 1924 in Norfolk, Virginia, USA as Edmond Thomas Bupp. He was an actor, known for Piccadilly Jim (1936), It's a Gift (1934) and Arizona Days (1937). He died on December 24, 1983 in Santa Ana, California, USA.
Actor | Sea Scamps
Malcolm Sebastian was born on November 4, 1923 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Malcolm W. Sabiston. He was an actor, known for Sea Scamps (1926), Chilly Days (1928) and Bachelors' Babies (1925). He died on July 18, 2006 in Oceanside, California.
1923 - 2006, 82.
31 credits, 24-30. 1-7 years old.
Open Spaces, 1926.
Actress | More to Be Pitied Than Scorned
Josephine Adair was born on November 30, 1916 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She was an actress, known for More to Be Pitied Than Scorned (1922), Children of Dust (1923) and In the Name of the Law (1922). She died in 1997 in Iowa, USA.
1916 - 1997, 80.
The Trail of '98 (1928). 1928. 12 years old.
11 credits, 22-28. 6-12 years old.
Actress | Snow White
Early Gorman better known as 'Baby Early' was born in New Jersey in 1906. Pretty blonde child star who made her film debut at the age of 5 appearing in nearly 50 short silent comedy and drama films, first under the direction of Harry C. Mathews in 'When First We Met' at the Powers Picture Plays ...
9. Lindy Wade
Actor | All That Money Can Buy
Warren Lindle Wade. Nickname "Lindy" derived from his middle name.
A good friend of both Spanky and Alfalfa of Our Gang comedy series. His family and Alfalfa's took the kids to Hollywood from their Midwest hometown and Lindy started out doing extra work on the Our Gang set.
Concerns about World War ...
Danny Palmer, Land of the Open Range (1942). 1942. 8 years old.
10. Rex Downing
Actor | Wuthering Heights
25 credits, 35-42. 10-17 years old.
Young Don, Black Bandit (1938). 1938. 13 years old.
11. Dean Riesner
Writer | Dirty Harry
At the age of five Dean Riesner was a child actor (aka "Dinky Dean") in films such as The Pilgrim (1923) with Charles Chaplin. Dean's father, writer/director Charles Reisner, worked with and was friends with Chaplin and Buster Keaton, giving young Dean a foot in the door to a film career.
1918 - 2002, 83.
9 credits, 1921-1936. 3-18 years old.
Cadet, Square Shoulders (1929). 1929. 11 years old.
Actress | These Three
When just a few month old, Carmencita Johnson started appearing in the "Our Gang" shorts. As a child she appeared in some of the better known silent features such as The Way of All Flesh (1927), The Winning of Barbara Worth (1926), and The Wind (1928). She worked in many films in the 30's, and in ...
1923 - 2000, 77.
63 credits, 23-42. 1-19 years old.
71 credits total, 23-97.
13. Arlene Gray
Actress | Strange Bargain
Arlene Gray was born on November 4, 1938 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She is an actress, known for Strange Bargain (1949), Fantastic Studios, Inc. (1949) and Addition and Subtraction (1946). She has been married to John Jardine since June 2, 1956. They have four children.
11 credits, 43-49. 5-11 years old.
Hilda Wilson, Strange Bargain (1949). 1949. 11 years old.
Actress | Little Orphant Annie
Baby Lillian Wade was born on July 7, 1907 in Denver, Colorado, USA as Mary Lillian Wade. She was an actress, known for Little Orphant Annie (1918), When Lillian Was Little Red Riding Hood (1913) and The Lipton Cup: Introducing Sir Thomas Lipton (1913). She died on May 5, 1990 in Los Angeles, ...
1907 - 1990, (82).
58 acting credits, 1911-1918. 3-11 years old.
One of Nature's Noblemen (1911). 1911. 4 years.
A few genre credits - 48 drama, 4 westerns, 5 comedy, 4 romance.
15. Baby Sandy
Actress | Unexpected Father
In the late 1930s and early 1940s, cute little Baby Sandy was Universal's answer to Shirley Temple, and after appearances in a few films, she was given her own series. They were very popular with the public and made a ton of money for the studio. Her last picture was made at the ripe old age of 5, ...
Born January 14, 1938 --
8 credits, 39-42. 1-4 years old.
East Side of Heaven (1939). 1939. 1 year old.
16. Baby Peggy
Actress | Captain January
Silent moppet star Jackie Coogan, immortalized as Charles Chaplin's The Kid (1921), had only one screen rival during the early 1920s, and that was none other than Baby Peggy. She was "discovered" while visiting the Century Studios lot on Sunset Boulevard with her mother when she was a mere 19-...
58 acting credits, 1921-1938. 3-20 years old.
The Lady from Longacre (1921). 1921. 3 years.
17. Baby LeRoy
Actor | A Bedtime Story
Baby LeRoy was born on May 12, 1932 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Ronald Le Roy Overacker. He was an actor, known for A Bedtime Story (1933), Alice in Wonderland (1933) and Torch Singer (1933). He died on July 28, 2001 in Van Nuys, California.
Actress | The Squaw Man
'Baby' Carmen De Rue was born on February 6, 1908 in Pueblo, Colorado, USA. She was an actress, known for The Squaw Man (1914), Cheerful Givers (1917) and Brewster's Millions (1914). She was married to Fred Vincent Schrott. She died on September 28, 1986 in North Hollywood, California, USA.
1908 - 1986, 78.
42 credits, 14-18. 6-10 years old.
A Sister of Six (1916). 1916. 8 years old.
Actor | Love Business
Robert E. Hutchins was born March 29th, 1925, in Tacoma, Washington. He was born to James Hutchins and Olga Hutchins (nee Roe). Robert was a very outgoing boy with a charming personality, because friends persuaded James and Olga to go to a Hollywood photographer and get his picture taken. The ...
1925 - 1945, 20.
70 acting credits, 27-33, 2-8 years old.
Fish Hooky (1933). 8 years old.
20. Sharyn Moffett
Actress | Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House
A child actress who showed heart-warming potential in the 1940s, child actress Sharyn Moffett (born Patricia Sharyn Moffett) was a cute presence in a number of sentimental tales. Closer to young Margaret O'Brien than Shirley Temple in type and demeanor, Sharyn was born on September 12, 1936 in ...
14 credits, 1944-1955. 8-19 years old.
First movie, #1. credit:
My Pal Wolf (1944). 1944. 8 years old.
21. Tommy Kelly
Actor | The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Tommy Kelly was born on April 6, 1925 in Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as Thomas Francis Kelly. He was an actor, known for The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938), Peck's Bad Boy with the Circus (1938) and Irene (1940). He was married to Susie Burch. He died on January 26, 2016 in Greensboro, ...
1925 - 2016, 90.
12 titles, 38-42. 13-17 years old.
Willie, They Shall Have Music (1939). 1939. 14 years old.
22. Georges Poujouly
Actor | Les diaboliques
Georges Poujouly was born on January 20, 1940 in Garches, Hauts-de-Seine, France. He was an actor, known for Diabolique (1955), Forbidden Games (1952) and Elevator to the Gallows (1958). He died on October 28, 2000 in Villejuif, Val-de-Marne, France.
1940 - 2000, (60). France.
44 credits, 52-91.
Jeux interdits (1952). 1952. 12 years.
23. Brigitte Fossey
Actress | Nuovo Cinema Paradiso
This lovely, docile, sensitive-appearing blonde French leading lady started impressively in films at age 6, making a most notable debut in René Clément's Forbidden Games (1952). She abandoned acting a few years later for schooling and a normal upbringing. After a brief career as an interpreter and ...
1946 -. France.
121 + credits, 1952-2016.
2. Jeux interdits (1952). Forbidden Games. 1952. 5 years old.
24. Marilyn Knowlden
Actress | Show Boat
In 1931, a one-day effort by Marilyn Knowlden's attorney father led to an interview, a next-day screen test and a large part for four-year-old Marilyn in one of the early "talkies", Women Love Once (1931). A ten-year movie career followed, where she played the daughter of such stars as Claudette ...
Women Love Once (1931). 1931, 5 years old.
25. Richie Andrusco
Actor | Little Fugitive
Little Fugitive (1953). 1953, 8 years.
26. Alain Emery
Actor | Crin blanc: Le cheval sauvage
Alain Emery was born on August 5, 1940 in Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France as Alain François Emery. He is an actor, known for White Mane (1953), Glamador (1957) and Les indiens (1964).
5 credits, 53-68.
Crin blanc: Le cheval sauvage (1953). 1953.
27. Jon Provost
Actor | Lassie
Forever associated with a heroic TV collie whom he frequently had his arms lovingly wrapped around, blond tyke Jon Provost actually was a veteran performer by the time he won the role of "Timmy Martin" at age seven in the series Lassie (1954). L.A. born and bred, Jon was just three years old when ...
45 credits, 1953-2013.
So Big (1953). 1953, 3 years.
28. Jackie Condon
Actor | Jinx
Jackie Condon was born on March 25, 1918 in Los Angeles, California, USA as John Michael Condon. He was an actor, known for Jinx (1919), Good Cheer (1926) and A Pleasant Journey (1923). He was married to Shirley. He died on October 13, 1977 in Inglewood, California.
1918 - 1977, 59.
89 credits, 19-29. 1-11 years old.
War Feathers (1926). 1926
29. Larry Mathews
Actor | The Dick Van Dyke Show
Larry Mathews was born on August 15, 1955 in Burbank, California, USA as Larry Mazzeo. He is known for his work on The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961), Soap (1977) and It's a Living (1980). He has been married to Jennifer since 1987.
Tomorrow, the Man (1962). 1962. 22 years.
30. Betsy King Ross
Actress | The Phantom Empire
Her father, J. King Ross was a superb horse trainer, a dapper gentleman who was with numerous traveling circuses and shows. Betsy was born on 14 March 1921 (not 1922 which is the date most often given for her birth). She appeared in a few motion pictures but when she was about 13 she decided she ...
1922 - 1989, (67).
4 credits, 33-40.
Smoke Lightning (1933). 1933. 10 years.
31. Judson Melford
Actor | The Touch of a Child's Hand
Judson Melford born Judson Calkins Le Roy in New York in 1900, handsome young lad who appeared in westerns and dramas for the Kalem Film Company with his step-father George Melford in several films between 1910 and 1913, his first of which was 'The Touch of a Child' in 1910 and perhaps his best ...
1900 - 1978, 77.
8 credits, 10-13. 10-13 years old.
Little Bobby Newcomb, On the Warpath (1911). 1911. 11 years old.
Actor | The Real McCoys
Michael Winkelman was born on June 27, 1946 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Michael Lew Winkelman. He was an actor, known for The Real McCoys (1957), The Indian Fighter (1955) and Mike Hammer (1958). He was married to Diana M. Bustillos. He died on July 27, 1999 in Los Angeles.
1946 - 1999, 53.
46 credits, 55-65. 9-19 years old.
Billy Castle, The Big Knife (1955). 1955. 9 years old.
33. Eilene Janssen
Actress | The Search for Bridey Murphy
Eilene Janssen was born on May 25, 1938 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She is an actress, known for The Search for Bridey Murphy (1956), The 20th Century-Fox Hour (1955) and Tales of Wells Fargo (1957).
Actress | Washee Ironee
Jacqueline Taylor was born on June 29, 1925 in Compton, California, USA as Jacqueline Devon Taylor. She was an actress, known for Washee Ironee (1934), Shrimps for a Day (1934) and Hi'-Neighbor! (1934). She was married to Jack Fries and Ben Bard. She died on May 5, 2014 in Citrus Heights, ...
1925 - 2014, (88).
13 credits, 33-51.
The Devil's Brother (1933). 1933. 8 years.
Actress | Aloma of the South Seas
11 credits, 40-53.
North West Mounted Police (1940). 1940
36. Lorna Volare
Actress | The Girl with the Green Eyes
Lorna Volare was born on October 10, 1911 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. She was an actress, known for The Girl with the Green Eyes (1916), The Barricade (1917) and The Spell of the Yukon (1916). She died on April 19, 1998 in Tucson, Arizona, USA.
1911 - 1998, (86).
15 credits, 1916-1921.
The Dragon (1916). 1916. 5 years old.
37. Juanita Quigley
Actress | Imitation of Life
Juanita Quigley was born on June 24, 1931 in Los Angeles. At age 3, she began appearing in films in small roles as an extra child; these parts were often uncredited, but when Quigley did receive credit, it was under the name "Baby Jane." Her career changed when she played Baby Jessie Pullman in ...
1931 - 2017, 86.
37 credits, 1934-1983.
We're Rich Again (1934). 1934. 3 years old.
38. Darla Hood
Actress | The Bat
Darla Hood was born in a small rural Oklahoma town on Sunday, November 8th, 1931, she grew up as dark-banged cute girl, Darla Hood began her association with the motley "Our Gang" group at the tender age of 2 1/2, as she stated on the The Jack Benny Program (1950). Her father, James Claude Hood, Jr...
1931 - 1979, (47).
77 acting credits, 1935-1979.
2. Our Gang Follies of 1936 (1935). 1936. 5 years old.
39. Sybil Jason
Actress | The Little Princess
Sybil Jacobson was born on November 23, 1929, in Cape Town, South Africa. By age 2 she had learned to play the piano, and she also demonstrated a remarkable talent for singing, dancing and mimicry. She moved to Great Britain as a small child, and by age 5 was singing, dancing, playing the piano or ...
1927- South Africa to 2011, USA - (83).
30 credits, 34-44 and 2000-2009.
I Found Stella Parish (1935). 1935. 8 years.
40. Jon Whiteley
Actor | The Kidnappers
Amazingly talented child star Jon Whiteley was born on February 19, 1945 in Monymusk, Scotland, and put together an enviable, albeit brief, career in 1950s film drama. This precocious talent started things off winningly by earning first prize for verse-speaking at the Aberdeen Music Festival when ...
1945, Scotland -
41. Charlene Wyatt
Actress | Untamed
Molly Rand, Borderland (1937). 1937. 7 years old.
42. Peggy Ann Garner
Actress | A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
Actress Peggy Ann Garner was was born Feb. 3, 1932, in Canton, Ohio. Her father was an English-born attorney, William H. Garner, who served as a U.S. Army officer during World War II. Virginia, her determined mother, got Peggy into summer stock and modeling before she was six. Estranged from her ...
43. Jean Darling
Actress | Jane Eyre
Having toured the world with husband, Kajar the Magician's Show 'Magicadabr', Jean Darling settled in Dublin and became an author of dozens of short mysteries for Ellery Queen, Alfred Hitchcock, Mike Shayne Mystery Magazines and Horror Fantasy for Whispers Magazine, etc. In 1980 she became Aunty ...
1922 - 2015, (93).
57 credits, 1927-2013.
Bring Home the Turkey (1927). 1927. 5 years old.
44. Joy Lane
Actress | Our Gang Follies of 1936
Joy Lane was born on September 19, 1927 in the USA as Joy Wurgaft. She was an actress, known for Our Gang Follies of 1936 (1935), Mike Fright (1934) and The Ray Anthony Show (1956). She died on February 25, 2018 in Laguna Woods California, USA.
1927 - 2018, 90.
8 credits, 1935-1949.
Mike Fright (1934). 1934. 7 years old.
45. Marianne Edwards
Actress | The Pinch Singer
Marianne Edwards was born on December 4, 1930 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She was an actress, known for The Pinch Singer (1936), Beginner's Luck (1935) and Shrimps for a Day (1934). She died on November 8, 2013 in California.
1930 - 2013, (82).
17 credits, 34-38.
Orient Express (1934). 1934. 4 years.
46. Lisa Loring
Actress | The Addams Family
Lisa Loring was born on February 16, 1958 in Kwajalein, Marshall Islands as Lisa Ann DeCinces. She is an actress and writer, known for The Addams Family (1964), Death Feud (1987) and Way Down in Chinatown (2014). She has been married to Graham Ritch since 2003. She was previously married to Jerry ...
39 credits, 1964-2015+.
Maybe Love Will Save My Apartment House (1964). 1964. 6 years.
47. Thelma Salter
Actress | The Wasted Years
Thelma Salter was born on January 15, 1908 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She was an actress, known for The Wasted Years (1916), Huckleberry Finn (1920) and The Crab (1917). She was married to Edward Kaufman. She died on November 17, 1953 in Hollywood, California.
1908 - 1953, (45).
58 acting credits, 1913-1929.
Just Kids (1913). 1913. 5 years.
48. Erin Murphy
Actress | Bewitched
Erin Murphy was born on June 17, 1964 in Encino, California, USA as Erin Margaret Murphy. She is an actress, known for Bewitched (1964), Deadly Fighters (1979) and Karma's a B*tch (2012). She has been married to Darren Dunckel since May 1998. They have three children. She was previously married to ...
33 credits, 54-15.
The Visitor (1973). 1954.
49. Edith Fellows
Actress | And So They Were Married
Edith Fellows was born on May 20, 1923, in Boston, Massachusetts. When she was a year old, she and her father and grandmother moved to Charlotte, North Carolina. As a toddler, Edith was pigeon-toed and had trouble walking, and one doctor suggested that dance lessons might cure this condition. At ...
1923 - 1911, (88).
93 credits, 1929-1995.
Movie Night (1929). 1929. 6 years.
50. Marie Osborne
Actress | Milady o' the Beanstalk
Marie Osborne was born on November 5, 1911 in Denver, Colorado, USA as Helen Alice Myres. She is known for her work on Milady o' the Beanstalk (1918), The Godfather: Part II (1974) and The Little Diplomat (1919). She was married to Murray F. Yeats and Frank J. Dempsey. She died on November 11, 2010...
1911 - 2010, (99).
64 credits, 1914-1950.
Kidnapped in New York (1914). 1914. 3 years.
13 costume and wardrobe department credits, 1956-1976.
Stand-in, costumer, wardrobe supervisor.
51. Cora Sue Collins
Actress | Black Moon
Cora Sue Collins was born April 19, 1927, in Beckley, West Virginia. She was a beautiful child actress who was in very much demand during the '30s. Her first film, at the age of five, was The Strange Case of Clara Deane (1932). She appeared in small roles throughout the early part of the decade. ...
48 credits, 32-45. 5-18 years old.
The Strange Case of Clara Deane (1932). 1932. 5 years old.
52. Lucille Ricksen
Actress | The Judgment of the Storm
Lucille Ricksen was born Ingeborg Erickson on August 22, 1910, in Chicago, Illinois. She worked a child model and made her film debut at the age of five. Her parents separated and her mother took her to Hollywood in 1920. Ten year old Lucille was offered a contract with Samuel Goldwyn and starred ...
1910 - 1925, (14).
36 credits, 29-25,
Edgar and the Teacher's Pet (1920). 1920. 10 years.
53. Virginia Weidler
Actress | The Philadelphia Story
Delightful child/juvenile actress Virginia Weidler (her friends called her "Ginny") had that knowing gleam in her eye that usually spelled trouble in one form or another for anyone at arm's reach. She was born in Eagle Rock, California in 1926, one of the six children of former Wagnerian opera ...
1927 - 1968, (41),
59 credits, 31-43.
Surrender (1931). 1931. 4 years,
54. Mary Ann Jackson
Actress | Love Business
Mary Ann Jackson was born on January 14, 1923. She was one of the earliest child stars of the twenties and thirties. Although she was better known as one of the child performers from the famed "Our Gang" comedies that are still popular today, Mary Ann began her film career at the age of four in ...
1923 - 2003, (80).
80 credits, 1925-1941.
Dangerous Curves Behind (1925). 1925. 2 years.
55. Zoe Rae
Actress | Danger Within
Zoe Rae was born on July 13, 1910 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Zoë Rae Palmiter Bech. She was an actress, known for Danger Within (1918), The Kaiser, the Beast of Berlin (1918) and Gloriana (1916). She was married to Ronald Foster Barlow. She died on May 20, 2006 in Newberg, Oregon, USA.
1910 - 2006, (95).
57 acting credits, 1915-1920.
Their Hour (1915). 1915. 5 years.
1917 - performed in movie requiring the use of "black face". 5 year Universal Studios contract. $100./week.
56. Shirley Temple
Actress | Captain January
Shirley Temple was easily the most popular and famous child star of all time. She got her start in the movies at the age of three and soon progressed to super stardom. Shirley could do it all: act, sing and dance and all at the age of five! Fans loved her as she was bright, bouncy and cheerful in ...
1928 - 2014, (85).
201 credits, 33-63 acting. All Credits to 2015.
Kid's Last Stand (1932). 1932. 4 years.
57. Joan Carroll
Actress | Meet Me in St. Louis
Joan Felt was born on January 18, 1931, in Elizabeth, New Jersey. Her mother was quite a famous piano player in the 1930s. Six-year-old Joan made her film debut in Walking Down Broadway (1938). She played the role of Sunny, and changed her name from Felt to Carroll. A role in Two Sisters (1938) ...
1932 - 2016, 85.
24 credits, 37-84.
One Mile from Heaven (1937). 1937. 5 years.
58. Gladys Hulette
Actress | Tol'able David
The daughter of an opera star turned actress, Gladys Hulette began her career as a three-year old on the stage. On Broadway from 1906, she played juvenile leads in "The Kreutzer Sonata" and "A Doll's House". She was also Tyltyl in "The Blue Bird". A genuine pioneer of the movies, Gladys first ...
1896 - 1991, (95).
138 credits, 1908-1934.
Romeo and Juliet (1908). 1908. 12 years.
59. Wendy Winkelman
Actress | The Dennis O'Keefe Show
Wendy Winkelman was born on June 6, 1948 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Wendy Nevada Winkelman. She is an actress, known for The Dennis O'Keefe Show (1959), Leave It to Beaver (1957) and Suspicion (1957).
63 credits, 55-66. 7-18 years old.
Patty, The Bribe (1957). 1957. 9 years old.
Caryll Ann Ekelund was born on May 6, 1935 in Cottonwood, California, USA. She was an actress, known for The Blue Bird (1940). She died on November 3, 1939 in Los Angeles, California.
1935 - 1939, (4).
61. Judy Whitney
Actress | Alfred Hitchcock Presents
A film producer and former child actress, Judy Whitney grew up in the Hollywood Hills. The daughter of television actor and screenwriter Roy Erwin, her first acting experience came at the tender age of 14 months in an episode of "Rin Tin Tin". Judy spent her younger years acting in major films such...
26+ credits, 1955-2016.
The Babe in the Woods (1955). 1955. 2 years.
62. Helen Parrish
Actress | Three Smart Girls Grow Up
The daughter of stage and bit film actress Laura Parrish, she started in movies at the ripe old age of four, playing Babe Ruth's daughter in the silent Babe Comes Home (1927). She also was featured in "Our Gang" comedy shorts and sometimes played the lead character as a child opposite some of the ...
1923 - 1959, 35.
Barbara Clinton, First Love (1939). 1939. Her picture, in this movie. 16 years old.
Actress | 'Neath the Arizona Skies
Shirley Jean Rickert won a baby contest in Seattle when she was about 1-1/2 and her mother relocated the entire family to Hollywood, as she was sure she had a child star. Her first movie was How's My Baby? (1930) with Monte Collins and T. Roy Barnes. Shortly after that she went on an interview at ...
1926 - 2009, (82).
45 credits, 30-54.
How's My Baby? (1930). 1930.
64. Dorothy DeBorba
Actress | The Stolen Jools
Dorothy DeBorba was born on March 28, 1925 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Dorothy Adelle DeBorba. She was an actress, known for The Stolen Jools (1931), Free Eats (1932) and Readin' and Writin' (1932). She was married to Max Ferdinand Haberreiter. She died on June 2, 2010 in Walnut Creek, ...
1925 - 2010. (85).
39 credits, 30-33.
A Royal Romance (1930). 1930. 5 years.
65. Marie Eline
Actress | Jane Eyre
Marie Eline was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on February 27, 1902. She got her start in the film business at an early age--7, to be exact--with the Thanhouser Co. in New York with A 29-Cent Robbery (1910), which came out the year after she signed the contract. She was one of the few actresses who ...
1902 - 1981, (78).
125 credits, 10-14.
A 29-Cent Robbery (1910). 1910, 8 years.
Actress | Sorrowful Jones
Mary Jane Saunders was born on October 12, 1943 in Pasadena, California, USA. She is an actress, known for Sorrowful Jones (1949), A Woman of Distinction (1950) and I Spy (1965). She has been married to Jay Johnstone since November 25, 1967. They have one child.
47 credits, 49-63. 6-20 years old.
Martha Jane Smith, Sorrowful Jones (1949). 1949. 6 years old.
67. Sugar Dawn
Actress | Riding the Sunset Trail
Sugar Dawn was born on November 14, 1931 in San Francisco, California, USA as Mervelyn Sugar Steinberg. She is an actress, known for Riding the Sunset Trail (1941), Wanderers of the West (1941) and Pals of the Silver Sage (1940). She was previously married to Loren Tower.
6 credits, 40-42. 9-11 years old.
Sugar Grey, Pals of the Silver Sage (1940). 1940. 9 years old.
68. Susan Melvin
Actress | Ladybug Ladybug
7 credits, 60-67.
A Death of Princes (1960). 1960. 9 years.
69. Jeri Weil
Actress | Leave It to Beaver
Linda Hutchins, The Fastest Gun Alive (1956). 1956. 8 years old.
48 credits, 52-60. 3-12 years old.
70. Julie Dawn Cole
Actress | Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
Julie Dawn Cole was born on October 26, 1957 in Guildford, Surrey, England. She is an actress, known for Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971), The Mill on the Floss (1978) and Poldark (1975). She was previously married to Nick Wilton.
1957-. England, UK.
A Bird in the Hand (1971). 1971. 13 years.
71. Gloria Jean
Actress | I Surrender Dear
Gloria Jean Schoonover was born on April 14, 1926 in Buffalo, New York. Her family moved to Scranton, Pennsylvania shortly after that; this is where Gloria spent the early part of her childhood. Her father owned a music store, while her mother, who had been a bareback rider in a circus, took care ...
19 credits, 1939-1945, 13-19 years old. 10 soundtrack credits.
39 total acting credits.
The Under-Pup (1939). 1939. #1 credit. 13 years old.
72. Ann E. Todd
Actress | Intermezzo: A Love Story
Ann E. Todd was born Ann Todd Phillips on August 26, 1931, in Denver, Colorado. Both of her parents had extensive careers in music; her father, Burrill Phillips, was an accomplished composer and pianist. Ann also had one brother, Stephen, who was born in 1937 (and died in 1986). Ann was adopted and...
73. Kathryn Beaumont
Actress | Alice in Wonderland
Kathryn Beaumont was just ten years old when she was chosen for the voice of Alice, in Disney's animated version of the classic children's tale, Alice in Wonderland (1951). Walt Disney was so impressed with Kathryn's long curly blonde hair, sparkling eyes and acting ability, that he chose her as ...
32 + credits, 1944-2013
74. Yale Boss
Actor | The Ransom of Red Chief
Yale Boss was born on October 18, 1899 in Utica, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for The Ransom of Red Chief (1911), A Youthful Knight (1913) and The Active Life of Dolly of the Dailies (1914). He died on November 16, 1977 in Augusta, Georgia, USA.
1899 - 1977, (78).
94 credits, 1910-1923.
The Actor's Children (1910). 1910. 11 years.
75. Bobby Connelly
Actor | Humoresque
Bobby Connelly was born on April 4, 1909 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Robert Joseph Connelly. He was an actor, known for Humoresque (1920), The Faith of Sonny Jim (1915) and Sonny Jim and the Valentine (1915). He died on July 5, 1922 in Lynbrook, Long Island, New York.
1909 - 1922, 13.
90 titles, 12-22. 3-13 years old.
Georges, The Road Through the Dark (1918). 1918. 9 years old.
76. Mickey Kuhn
Actor | A Streetcar Named Desire
One of Hollywood's staple child actors during the 30s and 40s, Mickey Kuhn played alongside many a top Hollywood star from Leslie Howard and Conrad Nagel's son to playing Dick Tracy's ward. Once he reached the "awkward teens" stage, however, he found himself primarily unemployed or in unbilled ...
29 credits, 34-51. 2-19 years old.
Bobby Creighton, Bad Little Angel (1939). 1939.
77. Donald Mayo
Actor | The Contender
Donald Mayo was born on October 23, 1935 in Bellflower, California, USA. He was an actor, known for The Contender (1944), Queen of Broadway (1942) and The Boy from Stalingrad (1943). He died on November 29, 1992 in Alhambra, California.
1935 - 1992, 57
Queen of Broadway (1942). 1942, 7 years old.
78. Bill Burrud
Actor | Idol of the Crowds
Bill Burrud was born on January 12, 1925 in Hollywood, California, USA as William James Burrud. He was an actor and producer, known for Idol of the Crowds (1937), The Man in Blue (1937) and It Happened in Hollywood (1937). He died on July 12, 1990 in Sunset Beach, California.
His Night Out (1935). 1935, 10 years old.
79. Jimmy Hunt
Actor | Pitfall
Jimmy Hunt was born on December 4, 1939 in Los Angeles, California, USA as James Walter Hunt. He is an actor, known for Pitfall (1948), Invaders from Mars (1953) and Sorry, Wrong Number (1948). He has been married to Roswitha T. Jager since January 26, 1963. They have three children.
Saddle Tramp (1950). 1950.
80. Jerry Tucker
Actor | Captain January
As a youngster his cute round face and red hair made him popular in his neighbourhood. A Paramount film executive suggested he could have a film career so his family moved to Hollywood where in 1929 he became the youngest actor ever put under contract, at the age of 4, to Paramount. Soon after he ...
1925 - 2016, 91.
Sidewalks of New York (1931). 1931, 6 years old.
81. Danny Reulos
Actor | Forgive Us Our Trespasses
82. Bobby Nelson
Actor | Custer's Last Stand
Bobby Nelson was born on January 17, 1922 in Santa Monica, California, USA as Robert John Nelson. He was an actor, known for Custer's Last Stand (1936), Oliver Twist (1933) and Roaring Ranch (1930). He died on December 5, 1974 in Los Angeles, California.
1922 - 1974, (52).
54 credits, 1926-1937.
Beyond the Rockies (1926). 1926. 4 years.
83. Martin Stephens
Actor | Village of the Damned
Martin Stephens was the most popular child actor in Britain during the late 1950s and early 1960s. Having lost interest in acting as he became an adult, he moved to Belfast in 1968, where he studied architecture at Queen's University, Belfast. He later returned to England, where he pursued his new ...
1949 -. London.
20 Credits, 54-07.
The Divided Heart (1954). 1954, 5 years.
84. Bill Cody Jr.
Actor | Frontier Days
Bill Cody Jr. was born on April 18, 1925 in Los Angeles, California, USA as William Joseph Cody Jr. He was an actor, known for Frontier Days (1934), Scouts to the Rescue (1939) and Sky Raiders (1941). He was married to Elizabeth Sidford MacGregor. He died on August 11, 1989 in Studio City, ...
1925 - 1989, (64).
18 credits, 1934-1949.
Frontier Days (1934). 1934. 9 years.
85. Bobby Larson
Actor | Riders of the Northland
Bobby Larson was born on March 27, 1930 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Robert Boyce Larson. He was an actor, known for Riders of the Northland (1942), Five Little Peppers in Trouble (1940) and Blondie's Holiday (1947). He died on May 1, 2002 in Logan, Utah, USA.
47 credits, 39-51.
4. Down the Wyoming Trail (1939). 1939, 9 years.
86. Robert Winkler
Actor | Sullivan's Travels
Born in Chicago on February 12, 1927, Robert "Bobby" Winckler (often credited as "Winkler"), was one of the most prolific child actors of the 1930s and 1940s. Charles Chaplin's wife, Mildred Harris, got Robert into show business with a letter of introduction to producer Hal Roach. Between the ages ...
87. Jack Morgan
Actor | Uncle Bim's Gifts
Jack Morgan was born on July 7, 1916 in Aberdeen, South Dakota, USA. He was an actor, known for Uncle Bim's Gifts (1923), Chester's Donkey Party (1925) and Min's Home on the Cliff (1926). He died on July 25, 1981 in Brea, California, USA.
1916 - 1981, 65.
48 acting credits, 21-26. 5-10 years old.
Andy Takes a Flyer (1925). 1925. 9 years old.
88. David Durand
Actor | The Bad Sister
David Durand was born on July 27, 1920 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA as David Parker Grey. He was an actor, known for The Bad Sister (1931), Little Men (1934) and Scouts to the Rescue (1939). He died on July 25, 1998 in Bridgeview, Illinois, USA.
The Big Town (1925), 1925, 5 years old.
89. David Bradley
Actor | Kes
Kes (1969). 1969, 16 years.
90. Tommy Rettig
Actor | The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T.
Tommy was a successful child actor in 1954 when he was chosen out of a field of 500 to play Jeff Miller in the TV series Lassie (1954). He was with the show for four years, after which Lassie acquired a whole new family.
Rettig, the only child of Elias Rettig, a Lockheed aircraft-parts inspector, ...
1941 - 1996, (54).
47 acting credits, 1949-1966.
Seen But Not Heard (1949). 1949, 8 years.
91. Tommy Bond
Actor | Superman
Forever etched in our minds as the bully with the protruding lip who gave beloved Alfalfa plenty of angst in the "Our Gang" serial shorts, actor Tommy Bond was actually a gentle, benign soul off the set. Born Thomas Ross Bond on September 16, 1926, in Dallas, Texas, he was discovered by a Hal Roach...
Forgotten Babies (1933), 1933, 7 years old.
92. Alain Cohen
Actor | La première fois
1958 -. France.
Le vieil homme et l'enfant (1967). 1967, 9 years.
93. Scotty Beckett
Actor | A Date with Judy
Scotty Beckett was one of the cutest, most successful child actors of the 1930s and 1940s. His descent into a life of alcoholism, drugs, and crime remains one of the most tragic of Hollywood stories.
Born Scott Hastings Beckett on October 4, 1929 in Oakland, California, he and his family moved to ...
Gallant Lady (1933). 1933, 4 years.
94. Joel Davis
Actor | Two Fisted Justice
Joel Davis was born on November 2, 1933 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Joel Benjamin Davis. He was an actor, known for Two Fisted Justice (1943), Life Begins with Love (1937) and Your Jeweler's Showcase (1952). He died on December 19, 1966 in Los Angeles.
95. Enzo Staiola
Actor | Ladri di biciclette
1939 -. Italy.
17 credits, 1948-1977.
2. Ladri di biciclette (1948). 1948, 9 years.
Actor | Bedtime Worries
George 'Spanky' McFarland was born on October 2, 1928 in Dallas, Texas, USA as George Robert Phillips McFarland. He was an actor, known for Bedtime Worries (1933), Mush and Milk (1933) and A Lad an' a Lamp (1932). He was married to Doris. He died on June 30, 1993 in Grapevine, Texas.
129 credits, 1932-1994.
Free Wheeling (1932). 1932, 4 years.
Actor | Pat and Mike
Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer was born on August 7, 1927 in Paris, Illinois, USA as Carl Dean Switzer. He was an actor, known for Pat and Mike (1952), Night 'n' Gales (1937) and The Pinch Singer (1936). He was married to Dian Collingwood. He died on January 21, 1959 in Mission Hills, California, USA.
143 credits, 35-58.
Life Hesitates at 40 (1935). 1935, 8 years.
98. Mickey Daniels
Actor | Roaring Roads
Mickey Daniels was born on October 11, 1914 in Rock Springs, Wyoming, USA as Richard Daniels Jr. He was an actor, known for Roaring Roads (1935), Good Cheer (1926) and Adventurous Knights (1935). He died on August 20, 1970 in San Diego, California, USA.
109 credits, 1922-1941.
Young Sherlocks (1922). 1922, 8 years.
99. Dannie Mac Grant
Actor | Boxing Gloves
Dannie Mac Grant was born on November 21, 1918 in Cochise, Arizona, USA as Daniel M. Grant. He was an actor, known for Boxing Gloves (1929), Cavalcade (1933) and The Big Trail (1930). He died on August 21, 2006 in Napa, California, USA.
1918 - 2006, (87).
29 credits, 1929-1933.
100. Don Stewart
Actor | American Ninja
Don Stewart was born to George and Marian Stewart on November 14, 1935. He spent his youth in Nebraska with his older brother, George, and his younger brother and sister, Jack and Marilyn. He then moved to New York and began studying opera. He worked on and off Broadway, and even understudied for ...
1935 - 2006, 70.
5 credits, 42-50. 7-15 years old.
Donny Davis, Arizona Whirlwind (1944). 1944. 9 years old.