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Jackie Coogan

1914 - 1984

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John Leslie Coogan (October 26, 1914 – March 1, 1984) was an American actor and comedian who began his film career as a child actor in silent films.Charlie Chaplin's film classic The Kid (1921) made him one of the first child stars in the history of Hollywood. He later 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, the California Child Actors Bill, widely known as the Coogan Act. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jackie Coogan has received more than 4,359,159 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Jackie Coogan is the 661st most popular actor (up from 845th in 2019), the 1,224th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,572nd in 2019) and the 328th most popular American Actor.

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  • 60.73

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  • 37

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  • 3.89

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  • 4.03

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Among actors, Jackie Coogan ranks 661 out of 9,996Before him are Katharina Schratt, Richard E. Grant, Rex Harrison, Vera Miles, Rita Moreno, and James Spader. After him are Uma Thurman, Louis Jourdan, Wesley Snipes, Maurice Ronet, Shia LaBeouf, and Geena Davis.

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Among people born in 1914, Jackie Coogan ranks 39Before him are Louis, Prince Napoléon, Etty Hillesum, Gino Bartali, Richard Laurence Millington Synge, Alan Hodgkin, and Max Perutz. After him are Norman Borlaug, Princess Sophie of Greece and Denmark, Raymond Davis Jr., William Vickrey, Vjekoslav Luburić, and Boris Christoff. Among people deceased in 1984, Jackie Coogan ranks 34Before him are Viktor Shklovsky, Martin Ryle, Ahmed Sékou Touré, Vicente Aleixandre, Stanislaw Ulam, and Karl Rahner. After him are Irwin Shaw, Moshé Feldenkrais, Henri Michaux, Oskar Werner, Joseph Losey, and Tito Gobbi.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jackie Coogan ranks 1,224 out of 18,182Before him are Will Durant (1885), Michael Moore (1954), William Randolph Hearst (1863), Richard Donner (1930), Lawrence Klein (1920), and James Spader (1960). After him are Uma Thurman (1970), Condoleezza Rice (1954), Andrew Dickson White (1832), Barry Seal (1939), Snoop Dogg (1971), and Wesley Snipes (1962).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Jackie Coogan ranks 328Before him are Philip Seymour Hoffman (1967), J. K. Simmons (1955), Idina Menzel (1971), Bruce Dern (1936), Vera Miles (1929), and James Spader (1960). After him are Uma Thurman (1970), Wesley Snipes (1962), Shia LaBeouf (1986), Geena Davis (1956), Marisa Tomei (1964), and Rene Russo (1954).

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