Jackie Coogan

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Birthday
26, 1914
Birthplace
Los Angeles, CA
Death Date
Mar 1, 1984 (69)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
26, 1914
Birthplace
Los Angeles, CA
Death Date
Mar 1, 1984 (69)

About

Child star who later played the role of Uncle Fester on The Addams Family and whose financial earnings as a child inspired The Coogan Act, a children's financial protection law.

Before Fame

He began performing as an infant in film and vaudeville before being discovered by Charlie Chaplin.

Trivia

He went from dancing in Chaplin films to starring as a macabre uncle.

Family Life

He married first wife, Betty Grable in 1937, and the couple divorced two years later.

Associated With

He starred in The Addams Family with John Astin.