Jackie Moran (John E. Moran)

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Mattoon, Illinois, USA
One of the lesser remembered but quite active child actors during the 30s and 40s was Jackie Moran. Born in 1923, he was a tyke model placed into films as a teen, often cast as a feisty street orphan. David O. Selznick took an interest in the gangly, fair-haired lad and cast him as Huckleberry Finn in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938) and in Since You Went Away (1944), not to mention a bit part in his epic classic Gone with the Wind (1939). Read more...