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Eugene Jackson (I) (1916–2001)

Eugene Jackson gained fame as Farina's older brother, Pineapple, in six of Hal Roach's "Our Gang" serials - The Mysterious Mystery! (1924), The Big Town (1925), Circus Fever (1925), Dog Days (1925), The Love Bug (1925), and Shootin' Injuns (1925). Besides films he sang and danced on the vaudeville circuit - billed as "Hollywood's most famous ... See full bio »

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Known For

(1979)
The Addams Family One-Armed Bass Player
(1991)
Secret Service Israel Polk
(1931)

Filmography

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 1993 Picket Fences (TV Series)
- The Lullaby League (1993) ... (uncredited)
 1991 The Addams Family
One-Armed Bass Player
 1991 Life Stinks
Office Janitor (uncredited)
 1988 Highway to Heaven (TV Series)
Joe
- Back to Oakland (1988) ... Joe (as Eugene W. Jackson)
 1988 Frank's Place (TV Series)
Ed Chambers
- Where's Ed? (1988) ... Ed Chambers (as Eugene W. Jackson)
 1986 227 (TV Series)
Saxophone Player
- The Temptations (1986) ... Saxophone Player
 1985 What's Happening Now! (TV Series)
Conventioneer
- Raj on the Run (1985) ... Conventioneer
 1984 Night Court (TV Series)
Shoe Shine Man
- Bull Gets a Kid (1984) ... Shoe Shine Man (uncredited)
- Wonder Drugs (1984) ... Shoe Shine Man (uncredited)
 1984 Swing Shift
Bartender at Kelly's (as Eugene W. Jackson)
 1983 The Day After (TV Movie)
Hospital Patient (uncredited)
 1983 Off the Wall
Old Black Man
 1982 Romance Theatre (TV Series)
Jethro
- Bayou Romance: Part 5 (1982) ... Jethro
- Bayou Romance: Part 4 (1982) ... Jethro
- Bayou Romance: Part 3 (1982) ... Jethro
- Bayou Romance: Part 2 (1982) ... Jethro
- Bayou Romance: Part 1 (1982) ... Jethro
 1982 Taxi (TV Series)
Cabbie
- The Unkindest Cut (1982) ... Cabbie (uncredited)
 1981 Best of the West (TV Series)
Townsman
- The Railroad (1981) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- Laney in Love (1981) ... Townsman (uncredited)
 1981 The Greatest American Hero (TV Series)
Restaurant Patron
- The Best Desk Scenario (1981) ... Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
 1977-1980 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Boxing Spectator / Office Worker / Technician
- T.K.O. (1980) ... Boxing Spectator (uncredited)
- Visitors in Paradise (1977) ... Office Worker (uncredited)
- ...The Thigh Bone's Connected to the Knee Bone... (1977) ... Technician (uncredited)
 1980 The Incredible Hulk (TV Series)
Pedestrian
- The Psychic (1980) ... Pedestrian (uncredited)
 1980 American Gigolo
Bootblack
 1979 Dallas (TV Series)
Pianist
- The Heiress (1979) ... Pianist
 1979 Escape from Alcatraz
Inmate (as Eugene W. Jackson)
 1978 Charlie's Angels (TV Series)
Golf Match Spectator
- Winning Is for Losers (1978) ... Golf Match Spectator (uncredited)
 1978 Five Days from Home
Inmate (uncredited)
 1977-1978 The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (TV Series)
Minister / Waiter / Observer at Arrest
- Voodoo Doll, Part II (1978) ... Minister (uncredited)
- Voodoo Doll: Part 1 (1978) ... Waiter (uncredited)
- Nancy Drew's Love Match (1977) ... Observer at Arrest (uncredited)
 1977-1978 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
Air Boxing Patient / Pedestrian
- The Competitive Edge (1978) ... Air Boxing Patient (uncredited)
- Hotel of Fear (1977) ... Pedestrian (uncredited)
 1975-1978 Kojak (TV Series)
Pedestrian / Witness / Bar Patron / ...
- The Captain's Brother's Wife (1978) ... Pedestrian (uncredited)
- Out of the Shadows (1976) ... Witness (uncredited)
- Bad Dude (1976) ... Bar Patron (uncredited)
- Money Back Guarantee (1975) ... Photographer (uncredited)
 1978 The One and Only
Spectator (uncredited)
 1976 Sanford and Son (TV Series)
Restaurant Patron / Circus Patron
- Fred's Extra Job (1976) ... Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
- Greatest Show in Watts (1976) ... Circus Patron (uncredited)
 1976 Treasure of Matecumbe
Man Dancing in the Street (uncredited)
 1976 Sparkle
Hotel Bellboy (uncredited)
 1976 All the President's Men
Reporter (uncredited)
 1975 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series)
Shoe Shine Man
- The Bait (1975) ... Shoe Shine Man (uncredited)
 1972-1975 Columbo (TV Series)
Conference Guest / Man in Line
- Identity Crisis (1975) ... Conference Guest (uncredited)
- Blueprint for Murder (1972) ... Man in Line (uncredited)
 1975 Police Story (TV Series)
- The Cut Man Caper (1975) ... (uncredited)
 1975 Ellery Queen (TV Series)
Bootblack
- The Adventure of the 12th Floor Express (1975) ... Bootblack (uncredited)
 1975 Days of Our Lives (TV Series)
Western Union Messenger
- Episode #1.2389 (1975) ... Western Union Messenger
- Episode #1.2381 (1975) ... Western Union Messenger
 1975 The Day of the Locust
Doorman (uncredited)
 1975 Ladies of the Corridor (TV Movie)
Cab Driver
 1974 Kolchak: The Night Stalker (TV Series)
Reporter
- The Energy Eater (1974) ... Reporter (uncredited)
 1974 McMillan & Wife (TV Series)
Porter
- Buried Alive (1974) ... Porter (uncredited)
 1973 The Waltons (TV Series)
Piano Player
- The Journey (1973) ... Piano Player (uncredited)
 1973 Cleopatra Jones
Henry
 1973 40 Carats
Party Dancer (uncredited)
 1973 Coffy
Man at Rally (uncredited)
 1973 The World's Greatest Athlete
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1972 Black Gunn
Bartender (uncredited)
 1972 The Snoop Sisters (TV Series)
Depositor
- The Female Instinct (1972) ... Depositor (uncredited)
 1972 Black Girl
Parishioner (uncredited)
 1972 Now You See Him, Now You Don't
Counterman (uncredited)
 1972 The Carey Treatment
Doctor (uncredited)
 1972 The Biscuit Eater
Bartender (uncredited)
 1972 O'Hara, U.S. Treasury (TV Series)
Casino Patron
- Operation: Smokescreen (1972) ... Casino Patron (uncredited)
 1971 Alias Smith and Jones (TV Series)
Carriage Driver
- Everything Else You Can Steal (1971) ... Carriage Driver (uncredited)
 1971 Chandler
Shoe Shine Boy
 1970-1971 Here's Lucy (TV Series)
Theatre Patron / Audience Member
- Ginger Rogers Comes to Tea (1971) ... Theatre Patron (uncredited)
- Lucy and Sammy Davis Jr. (1970) ... Audience Member (uncredited)
 1971 Support Your Local Gunfighter
Waiter Aboard Train (uncredited)
 1971 Love Hate Love (TV Movie)
Baseball Game Spectator (uncredited)
 1969 Change of Habit
Onlooker (uncredited)
 1968 Julia (TV Series)
Uncle Lou
- I'm Dreaming of a Black Christmas (1968) ... Uncle Lou
 1968 Gomer Pyle: USMC (TV Series)
Waiter
- A Marriage of Convenience (1968) ... Waiter (uncredited)
 1968 Wild in the Streets
Congressman (uncredited)
 1967 The Lucy Show (TV Series)
Commuter
- Little Old Lucy (1967) ... Commuter (uncredited)
 1965 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
Party Guest
- Alexander the Greater Affair: Part Two (1965) ... Party Guest (uncredited)
 1965 Billie
Track Meet Spectator (uncredited)
 1965 Zebra in the Kitchen
Newsboy (uncredited)
 1965 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Party Guest
- Believe and Live (1965) ... Party Guest (uncredited)
 1964 Your Cheatin' Heart
Theatre Patron (uncredited)
 1964 Kisses for My President
Servant (uncredited)
 1964 Looking for Love
Office Worker (uncredited)
 1964 Robin and the 7 Hoods
Congregation Member (uncredited)
 1964 The Best Man
Delegate (uncredited)
 1963 Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series)
Casino Patron
- The Name of the Game (1963) ... Casino Patron (uncredited)
 1963 4 for Texas
Casino Worker (uncredited)
 1963 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Visitor
- Never Wave Goodbye: Part 1 (1963) ... Visitor (uncredited)
 1962-1963 Sam Benedict (TV Series)
Courtroom Spectator / Loader
- Of Rusted Cannons and Fallen Sparrows (1963) ... Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
- Not Even the Gulls Shall Weep (1963) ... Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
- Where There's a Will (1962) ... Loader (uncredited)
- Tears for a Nobody Doll (1962) ... Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
- Hannigan (1962) ... Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
 1963 Critic's Choice
Audience Member (uncredited)
 1962 Who's Got the Action?
Elevator Passenger (uncredited)
 1962 Two Weeks in Another Town
Commuter at Airport (uncredited)
 1962 Sweet Bird of Youth
Bellhop (uncredited)
 1961-1962 Cain's Hundred (TV Series)
Observer Outside Courthouse / Gym Worker
- Cost of Living: Howard Judlow (1962) ... Observer Outside Courthouse (uncredited)
- Comeback (1961) ... Gym Worker (uncredited)
 1960 The Apartment
Office Worker (uncredited)
 1959 The Gene Krupa Story
Saxophone Player (uncredited)
 1959 North by Northwest
Security Guard at Auction (uncredited)
 1959 The Sound and the Fury
Townsman (uncredited)
 1958 King Creole
Saxophonist in Blue Shade (uncredited)
 1958 The Long, Hot Summer
Waiter (uncredited)
 1957 The Adventures of Jim Bowie (TV Series)
Lucius
- Hare and Tortoise (1957) ... Lucius
 1957 Jeanne Eagels
Piccaninny (uncredited)
 1955 Artists and Models
Street Saxophonist (uncredited)
 1955 Trial
Man at Defense Fund Rally (uncredited)
 1955 Soldiers of Fortune (TV Series)
Porter
- The Gaboon Viper (1955) ... Porter (uncredited)
 1953 Your Favorite Story (TV Series)
- Vice Versa (1953)
 1953 Sangaree
Townsman (uncredited)
 1953 The Amos 'n Andy Show (TV Series)
The Telegram Messenger
- Sapphire's Sister (1953) ... The Telegram Messenger (uncredited)
 1952 The Iron Mistress
Footman (uncredited)
 1951 Boston Blackie (TV Series)
Little Joe
- Toy Factory Murder (1951) ... Little Joe
 1950 The Killer That Stalked New York
Bootblack (uncredited)
 1949 The Story of Seabiscuit
Stablehand (uncredited)
 1948 A Song Is Born
Nightclub patron (uncredited)
 1948 Scudda Hoo! Scudda Hay!
Stable Hand - Tony (uncredited)
 1943 What's Buzzin', Cousin?
Bellboy (uncredited)
 1943 Reveille with Beverly
Franklin Delano Lincoln Van Buren Jones (uncredited)
 1942 Take My Life
Bill, Harlem Tuff-Kid Gang Menber
 1942 Reap the Wild Wind
Dr. Jepson's Black Servant (uncredited)
 1941 Unfinished Business
Bootblack (uncredited)
 1941 Golden Hoofs
Curly (uncredited)
 1940 Melody and Moonlight
Dancer (uncredited)
 1940 Sporting Blood
Sam - Lockwood's Horse Groom (uncredited)
 1940 Seventeen
Attendant (uncredited)
 1939 The Honeymoon's Over
Parking Man (uncredited)
 1939 Television Spy
Tommy (uncredited)
 1939 Boy Friend
Porter (uncredited)
 1939 Reform School
Pete
 1939 The Lady's from Kentucky
Winfield
 1938 Rhythm Rodeo
Tap Dancer
 1938 Kentucky
Jimmy (uncredited)
 1938 Tom Sawyer, Detective
Black Boy (uncredited)
 1938 Arrest Bulldog Drummond
Hotel Page Boy (uncredited)
 1938 Anaesthesia (Short)
Colored Boy 1839 (uncredited)
 1938 The Buccaneer
James Smith - a Servant
 1937 Thoroughbreds Don't Cry
Black Stable Boy (uncredited)
 1937 Wine, Women and Horses
Eight Ball
 1937 Blonde Trouble
Bootblack (uncredited)
 1937 It Can't Last Forever
Jackson Brothers Act (uncredited)
 1937 Midnight Court
Garfield Brown (uncredited)
 1936 Guns and Guitars
Eightball
 1936 Hearts in Bondage
Sam (uncredited)
 1936 The Lonely Trail
Harmonica Player / Dancer
 1936 Red River Valley
Iodine
 1935 Tumbling Tumbleweeds
Eightball
 1935 Ladies Crave Excitement
Lightcrust - Horse Groom (uncredited)
 1931 Secret Service
Israel Polk
 1931 Sporting Chance
Horseshoe
 1931 Sporting Blood
Sam 'Sammy'
 1931 The Messenger Boy (Short)
Harmonica Player (uncredited)
 1931 Cimarron
Isaiah
 1930 Dixiana
Cupid - Plantation House Boy (uncredited)
 1930 Cameo Kirby
River boy selling watermelons (uncredited)
 1929 Uncle's Visit (Short)
Black Kid-Airplane Scene (uncredited)
 1929 Fox Movietone Follies of 1929
Boy in 'Break Away' song & dance number (uncredited)
 1929 Hearts in Dixie
Chinquapin
 1927 Little Mickey Grogan
Dancing Black Boy (uncredited)
 1927 Uncle Tom's Cabin
Tom's Son (uncredited)
 1926 Flirty Four-Flushers (Short)
Boy Eating Watermelon (uncredited)
 1926 Buster's Orphan Party (Short)
Black Boy
 1925 Little Annie Rooney
Humidor (uncredited)
 1925 Shootin' Injuns (Short)
Gene (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
 1925 The Love Bug (Short)
Pineapple (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
 1925 Dog Days (Short)
Pineapple (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
 1925 Circus Fever (Short)
Gene (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
 1925 The Big Town (Short)
Pineapple (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
 1924 The Mysterious Mystery! (Short)
Snowball (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
 1924 Afternoon Tee (Short)
 1924 The Thief of Bagdad
Child (uncredited)
 1923 Boy of Mine
Little Boy (uncredited)
 1923 Her Reputation
Young Black Boy (uncredited)
 1923 Penrod and Sam
Herman (as Gene Jackson)
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Alternate Names:

Our Gang | Eugene W. Jackson II | Eugene Jackson Jr. | Eugene 'Pineapple' Jackson | Eugene W. Jackson | Gene Jackson | Pineapple Jackson | Hal Roach's Rascals

Spouse:

Sue  (his death)  (3 children)
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Trivia:

He was just six when he was signed up by legendary producer/director Hal Roach, who took one look at his childish Afro hairdo and dubbed him "Pineapple". See more »

Nickname:

Pineapple

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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