Jackie Coogan
(1914-84)

Other names: John Leslie Coogan[J92]

Main Events

Film actor[J92]
The first Hollywood child actor.[J92]
Sued his mother and stepfather who had taken control of his finances which resulted in the Child Actors Bill ('Coogan Law') to protect the rights of child actors.[J92]
Served in the air force during World War II.[J92]

Place of birth: Los Angeles, California[J92]
Place of death: Santa Monica, California[J92]


 

 

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