Eugene Jackson

Actor | * 12/25/1916 († 84, 10/26/2001) | Buffalo - New York - USA
Eugene W. Jackson II (December 25, 1916 – October 26, 2001) was an American former child actor who was a regular of the Our Gang short series during the silent Pathé era. ()

Eugene Jackson gained fame as Farina's older brother, Pineapple, in six of Hal Roach's "Our Gang" serials - "The Mysterious Mystery", "The Big Town", "Circus Fever", "Dog Days", "The Love Bug" and "Shootin Injuns". Besides films he sang and danced on the vaudeville circuit - billed as "Hollywood's most famous colored kid star". Most of his film roles were bit parts, most uncredited. He did appear as Diahann Carroll's Uncle Lou on TV's "Julia" and Redd Foxx's friend on "Sanford and Son". In later years he taught dance at studios he started in Compton and Pasadena. He trained several performers in the 1959 film Porgy and Bess. His work was featured in a dance retrospective for the 1993 Los Angeles Festival.

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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Romance / Love

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Movies with Eugene Jackson as Actor(28)

as One-Armed Bass Player1991 The Addams Family
as Old Black Man1983 Off the Wall
as Bootblack1980 American Gigolo
as Inmate1979 Escape From Alcatraz
as Man at Rally1973 Coffy
as Henry1973 Cleopatra Jones
as Security Guard at Auction (uncredited)1959 North by Northwest
as Bootblack (uncredited)1950 The Killer That Stalked New York
as Franklin Delano Lincoln Van Buren Jones1943 Reveille with Beverly
as Bill, Harlem Tuff-Kid Gang Menber1942 Take My Life
as Curly1941 Golden Hoofs
as Sam - Lockwood's Horse Groom1940 Sporting Blood
as James Smith, a Servant1938 The Buccaneer
as Hotel Page Boy1938 Arrest Bulldog Drummond
as Jimmy1938 Kentucky
as Garfield Brown1937 Midnight Court
as Eight Ball1937 Wine, Women and Horses
as Harmonica Player / Dancer1936 The Lonely Trail
as Eightball1936 Guns and Guitars
as Isaiah1931 Cimarron
as Israel Polk1931 Secret Service
as Sam 'Sammy'1931 Sporting Blood
as Chinquapin1929 Hearts in Dixie
as Gene1925 Shootin' Injuns
as Humidor1925 Little Annie Rooney
as Pineapple1925 Dog Days
as Child (uncredited)1924 The Thief of Bagdad

TV Shows/Series with Eugene Jackson as Actor(2)

as Uncle Lou1968 Julia

Full Name: Eugene Jackson
Born: Monday, 12/25 1916 (December) in Buffalo
Died: Friday, 10/26 2001 (October) in Compton (aged: 84)
Zodiac sign: Capricorn (Chinese zodiac sign: Dragon)
Eugene Jackson frequently works together with these people:
William LeBaron (4x, Crew)
Alfred Hitchcock (3x, Crew)
Mary Pickford (3x, Actress)
Clarence Muse (3x, Actor)
Hal Roach (3x, Crew)
Max Julien (3x, Actor)
Lurene Tuttle (3x, Actress)
Douglas Fairbanks (3x, Actor)
Cyril Ring (3x, Actor)
Louis D. Lighton (3x, Crew)
Hope Loring (3x, Crew)
Hal Kanter (3x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1008815, Added: 11/28/2018, Last updated: 10/08/2020