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Also Known As: Died: March 1, 1984
Born: October 26, 1914 Cause of Death: kidney failure and heart attack
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1917:
Feature acting debut at 18 months in "Skinner's Baby"
1921:
Became superstar at age 7 in Chaplin's silent "The Kid"
1928:
Had "hair-cutting" ceremony; publicity stunt turned into film "Johnny Get Your Hair Cut"
1938:
Filed suit against parents for assets from Jackie Coogan Productions Inc; led to passage of the California's Child Actors Bill (the "Coogan Act") protecting child actors
1938:
Returned to films in teen-age roles, "College Swing"
1949:
TV regular on "The Benny Rubin Show"
1950:
Was regular on "Pantomime Quiz"
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Regular on TV series "McKeever and the Colonel" (NBC)
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Regular role as Uncle Fester in TV series, "The Addams Family"
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Recurring role on TV series, "The Partridge Family"
1972:
Made TV movie debut in "Cool Million" (NBC)
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Did voice of Uncle Fester on animated "Addams Family" series
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Recurring role on TV series, "Happy Days"
1982:
Acted in last feature, "The Escape Artist"

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