Carl Switzer

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Birthday
7, 1927
Birthplace
Paris, IL
Death Date
Jan 21, 1959 (31)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
7, 1927
Birthplace
Paris, IL
Death Date
Jan 21, 1959 (31)

About

He gained fame as Alfalfa on the original Our Gang kids comedy cast and played roles in short films until the group disbanded in 1940. Unfortunately, due to typecasting, he never was able to find any other significant roles.

Before Fame

He and his older brother rose to prominence in their hometown for their musical performances.

Trivia

He played the role of Angus in the 1958 film The Defiant Ones.

Family Life

He married Diantha Collingwood in 1954 and had a son named Justin Lance Collingwood Switzer before divorcing in 1957.

Associated With

He appeared in the 1953 aviation film Island in the Sky with John Wayne.