Jackie Coogan

26 Oct 1914 - 1 Mar 1984


John Leslie Coogan (October 26, 1914 – March 1, 1984), known professionally as Jackie Coogan, was an American actor who began his movie career as a child actor in silent films. Many years later, he became known as Uncle Fester on 1960s sitcom The Addams Family. In the interim, he sued his mother and stepfather over his squandered film earnings and provoked California to enact the first known legal protection for the earnings of child performers.


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Filmography (9 titles)

Genre: Comedy, Horror
Role: Actor (as Uncle Fester)
(movie, 1975)
···Lucy Gets Lucky
Genre: Comedy, Music
Role: Actor (as Gus Mitchell)
(movie, 1973)
···Cahill U.S. Marshal
Genre: Drama, Western
Role: Actor (as Charlie)
(movie, 1952)
···Outlaw Women
Genre: Western
Role: Actor (as Piute Bill)
(movie, 1939)
···Million Dollar Legs
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Russ Simpson)
(movie, 1931)
···Huckleberry Finn
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Tom Sawyer)
(movie, 1921)
···The Kid
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as The Kid)
(movie, 1921)
···My Boy
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Jackie Blair)
(movie, 1921)
···Peck's Bad Boy
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as 'Peck's Bad Boy' (Henry Peck))