Appeared as a playboy Broadway producer on the series "Society Girl".
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Jack Coogan | John L. Coogan
5' 7" (1.7 m)
Dorothea Odetta Hanson
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There's nobody left alive today from one picture I made. 'Oliver Twist.' 1922. We paid Lon Chaney $10,000 a week to play Fagin. My dad took me aside and said, 'You've got to protect yourself against this man.' I wanted to excel at everything I did. I loved my work. I had a fierce competitive spirit; and Chaney and I did everything but pick our noses to steal the scenes from each other. Today, in ...
When he was cast as Uncle Fester on The Addams Family
(1964), Coogan was 49 years old and nearly broke. After the series ended in 1966, he never lacked work again, with numerous television and film appearances, although most of these were only small parts.