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The Our Gang personnel page is a listing of the significant cast and crew from the Our Gang short subjects film series, originally created and produced by Hal Roach which ran in movie theaters from 1922 to 1944.

The series was produced by Hal Roach Studio's from 1922 until 1938, and from 1938 and 1944 by MGM pictures After being purchased by MGM studios, the title was changed to The Little Rascals, for subsequent theatrical re-releases from the Roach-produced era, as well as for syndicated television broadcasts starting from 1955.

Our Gang cast

  • The series franchise having been produced in various formats, is in general depicted by 3 different eras , The Hal Roach Silent Film era (1922–1929), The Hal Roach Sound era (1929–1938) and the MGM produced era (1938–1944)

Hal Roach silent film period[edit]

1922–1926[edit]

(1926–1929)[edit]

Hal Roach sound era[edit]

(1929–1931)[edit]

1931–1933[edit]

1934–1935[edit]

1935[edit]

1936–1938[edit]

MGM period[edit]

1938–1939[edit]

  • George McFarland
  • Carl Switzer
  • Billie Thomas
  • Darla Hood
  • Eugene Gordon Lee
  • Tommy Bond
  • Sidney Kibrick
  • Darwood Kaye
  • Gary Jasgur
  • Leonard Landy
  • Shirley Coates as Muggsy
  • Harold Switzer

1939–1942[edit]

1942–1944[edit]

  • Billie Thomas
  • Billy Laughlin
  • Robert Blake as Mickey (actor Gubitosi changed his name in 1942)
  • Janet Burston
  • Mickey Laughlin as Happy Laughlin
  • Violet the Goat

Additional notable Our Gang cast

[citation needed]

Recurring Our Gang cast

  • John Hatton (1922)
  • Anna Mae Bilson (1922)
  • Richard Billings (1922–1923)
  • Elmo Billings (1922–1925)
  • George Ward as Freckles (1922–1923)
  • Kenneth Johnson (1922)
  • Betsy Ann Hisle as Mabel (1922)
  • Gabe Saienz (1922–1926)
  • Walter Wilkinson (1922–1924)
  • Winston and Weston Doty (1922)
  • Dorothy Morrison (1923–1925)
  • Doris "Imogene" Oelze (1923, 1927)
  • Ivadell Carter (1923–1925)
  • Peggy Ahern (1923–1927)
  • Lassie Lou Ahern (1923–1926)
  • Julia Brown (1923)
  • Leona Levin (1923)
  • Dick Henchen (1924)
  • "Powder-Puff" (actor unidentified) (1924)
  • David Durand (1925–1926)
  • Jackie Hanes as Husky (1925–1926)
  • Nancy McKee (1926)
  • Billy Naylor (1926)
  • Peggy Eames (1926–1927)
  • Johnny Aber (1927–1930)
  • Andy Shuford (1927–1929)
  • Jimsy Boudwin (1927)
  • Bret Black as Buck (1927)
  • Bobby Mallon (1927–1932)
  • Davey Monahan (1927)
  • Richard "Coolidge" Smith and Robert "Tunney" Smith (1927)
  • Paul Toien (1927–1928)
  • Jack Hanlon (1927)
  • Annette De Kirby (1927)
  • Bobby Dean (1928)
  • Donnie Smith as Beezer (1928–1929)
  • Jimmy Farren (1928)
  • Warren Mills (1929)
  • Gordon Thorpe (1929–1930)
  • George Dunning (1929)
  • Fletcher Tolbert as Rusty (1930)
  • Jerry McGowan (1930)
  • Edith Fellows (1930–1933)
  • Jack McHugh (1930)
  • Georgie Billings (1930–1933)
  • Douglas Greer (1930–1932)
  • Warner and Wolfgang Weidler (1930)
  • Allen Tong (1930)
  • Artye Folz (1930, 1932)
  • Dickie Jackson (1931–1933)
  • George Ernest (1931)
  • Jackie Williams (1931)
  • Charles "Chic" Sale, Jr. (1931)
  • Carlena Beard (1931–1932)
  • Harold Wertz as Bouncey(1932)
  • Marcia Mae Jones (1932–1933)
  • Bobby De War (1932–1933)
  • Henry Hanna (1932–1933)
  • David Holt (1933)
  • Tommy McFarland (1933–1943)
  • Dickie Hutchins (1933)
  • Bill Farnum (1933)
  • Olga Therkow (1933)
  • Tommy Bupp (1934)
  • June Preston (1934-1944)
  • Marvin Strin as Bubbles (1934–1937)
  • Donald Proffitt (1934–1937)
  • Edmund Corthell (1934)
  • Barbara Goodrich (1934–1937)
  • Cullen Johnson (1934, 1937)
  • Billy Lee Wolfstone (1934–1935)
  • Jackie Wilson (1934)
  • Billy Lee (1934)
  • Leona McDowell (1934–1935)
  • Joy Wurgaft (1934–1935)
  • Laura June Williams (1934–1938)
  • Dickie Jones (1934–1937)
  • Gene Reynolds (1934)
  • Joe Levine (1934–1939)
  • Jackie White (1934–1935)
  • Harry Lowe, Jr. (1934)
  • Marilyn Bourne (1934)
  • Gilbert Hullett (1934)
  • Paul Rodriguez (1934)
  • Tony Kales (1934)
  • Gordon Evans (1934)
  • Harry Harvey, Jr. (1934–1935)
  • Eileen Bernstein (1934–1935)
  • Merrill Strong (1935–1936)
  • Cecilia Murray (1935)
  • The Cabin Kids (1935)
  • The Meglin Kiddies (1935)
  • Bonnie Lynn (1935)
  • Fred Walburn as Slicker (1935, 1940–1942)
  • Rex Downing (1935–1937)
  • Margaret Kerry (1935–1938)
  • Robert Lentz as Spiky (1935)
  • Dickie De Nuet (1935–1937)
  • Paul Hilton (1935–1939)
  • The Brian Sisters (1935)
  • The Bud Murray Dancers (1935–1942)
  • Gloria Brown (1936–1939)
  • Billy Minderhout (1936–1938)
  • Betsy Gay as Effie (1936–1938)
  • Joe "Tubby" Straunch, Jr. (1936–1941)
  • Flaette Roberts (1936)
  • Georgie Jean LaRue (1937)
  • Yoshi Nistu (1937)
  • Yoko Kawachichi (1937)
  • Delmar Watson (1937)
  • Vincent Graeff as Boxcar (1937–1944)
  • Hugh Chapman (1937–1940)
  • Barry Downing (1937-1943)
  • Dorothy "Jackie" Horner (1937–1943)
  • Philip MacMahon (later known as Tommy Ryan) (1937)
  • Cordell Hickman as Big Shot (1937, 1944)
  • Clifford "Richard" Severn, Jr. (1937)
  • James Gubitosi (1939–1943)
  • Freddie Chapman (1939–1943)
  • Clyde Willson (1939–1940)
  • Valerie "Marilyn" Lee (1939–1944)
  • Giovanna Gubitosi (later known as Joan Blake) (1940–1943)
  • Edward "Lee Wong" Soo Hoo (1941–1942)
  • Bobby "Gerald" Browning (1941, 1944)
  • "Big Shot" (actor unknown) (1941–1943)
  • Harvard Peck (1941)
  • Leon Tyler (1941–1942)
  • Clyde Demback as Fatty (1942)
  • Tommy Tucker as Spud (1942–1943)
  • Frank Lester Ward (1942–1944)
  • Dickie Hall (1943–1944)
  • Marlene Kinghorn (1943)
  • Marlene Mains (1943)
  • David Polonsky (1943)

Recurring adult actors

Many of the regular adult actors in Our Gang also frequently appeared in other Hal Roach comedies, including the Charley Chase and Laurel and Hardy series:

Other notable adult actors

Crew members

List of living cast members (as of 2021)

(sourced:Lord Heath)

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As of September 1, 2021

Name Birth name Birth place Birth date Career span
Eileen Bernstein Eileen Bernstein Brooklyn, New York | 1934/1935[1]
Robert Blake
Marilyn Bourne Marilyn Bourne Los Angeles, California (1930-02-01) February 1, 1930 (age 91) 1934 (uncredited Our Gang Documentary 1984)
Patsy Currier Patsy Currier Brooklyn, New York City, New York (1930-11-04) November 4, 1930 (age 90) 1937-1940., 1957
Dix Davis Peter Dixon Davis Beverly Hills, California (1926-09-12) September 12, 1926 (age 95) 1934-1943
Clyde Dembeck Clyde Dembeck Ohio (1934-08-08) August 8, 1934 (age 87) 1942
Betsy Gay Elizabeth Ann Gunst Waterford, Connecticut (1929-02-02) February 2, 1929 (age 92) 1936-1943. appearances as herself 1954-1994
Dickie Hall Richard Merrill Hall Los Angeles, California (1934-09-15) September 15, 1934 (age 87) 1941-1945, vocalist 1942 and 1944
Darryl Hickman
Dwayne Hickman
Payne Johnson Payne Breazeale Johnson Los Angeles, California (1930-06-02) June 2, 1930 (age 91) 1930-1946
Margaret Kerry
Sidney Kibrick
Mildred Kornman
Georgie Jean LaRue Georgie Jean LaRue Toledo, Ohio (1928-03-28) March 28, 1928 (age 93) 1937
Jo Jo La Savio Joseph La Savio Los Angeles, California (1932-07-02) July 2, 1932 (age 89) 1939-1942
Valerie Lee Lois Valerie Shepard Los Angeles, California (1931-12-14) December 14, 1931 (age 89) 1939-1944
Billy Mindy William John Minderhout Los Angeles, California (1931-02-26) February 26, 1931 (age 90) 1935-1939, appearances, 1959/2004
Nancy McKee ? ? 1925-1927
Priscilla Montgomery Priscilla Montgomery Los Angeles, California (1929-07-19) July 19, 1929 (age 92) 1937-1946, reunion 2014
Harvard Peck ? ? ? 1942
June Preston June Preston Glendale, California (1928-12-29) December 29, 1928 (age 92) 1934-1944
Donnie Smith Donald R. Smith Kern County, California (1924-09-17) September 17, 1924 (age 97) 1928/1929
Betta St. John
Leon Tyler Leon Tyler St. Louis, Missouri (1932-06-16) June 16, 1932 (age 89) 1939-1966
Laura June Williams Laura June Williams USA (1931-06-08) June 8, 1931 (age 90) 1938
Clyde Wilson ? |? | ?

References

  1. ^ "Little Rascals". Getty Images. Retrieved 13 May 2021. At far left is Eileen Bernstein
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