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Jack Wild

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Birthday
30, 1952
Birthplace
Royton, England
Death Date
Mar 1, 2006 (53)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
30, 1952
Birthplace
Royton, England
Death Date
Mar 1, 2006 (53)

About

Child actor who earned an Oscar nomination for supporting performance in the 1968 musical film Oliver! His portrayal of The Artful Dodger earned him an Academy Award nomination for Most Promising Newcomer.

Before Fame

He was discovered by a theater agent while playing soccer as a child.

Trivia

He had his best-known adult acting role in the 1991 film Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves.

Family Life

He married his second wife, Claire Harding, one year before his death.

Associated With

He co-starred in the popular children's show H.R. Pufnstuff with Billie Hayes.