Robert Coogan

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Robert Coogan
Born Robert Anthony Coogan
(1924-12-13)December 13, 1924
Glendale, California, United States
Died May 12, 1978(1978-05-12) (aged 53)
Occupation Actor
Years active 1931–1962

Robert Coogan (born December 13, 1924 — May 12, 1978) was an American film and television actor.

Starting as a child actor, he appeared as Sooky in Skippy (1931), a comedy-drama, family film which was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Picture. Coogan continued acting in adulthood.

Early life and education[edit]

He was born Robert Anthony Coogan in Glendale, California, to parents, Jack Coogan Sr. and Lillian Coogan.


In addition to his appearance in Skippy, Coogan appeared in over one dozen other films and made one appearance in a television production.

Date Title Note
1931 Skippy Sooky
1931 Sooky Sooky Wayne
1932 The Miracle Man Bobbie Holmes
1932 Sky Bride Willie Smith
1942 Johnny Doughboy Robert
1948 French Leave Mack
1948 Master Minds Young Man
1947 Kilroy Was Here Soldier Cheer Leader
1959 Joe Palooka Meets Humphrey Humphrey Pennyworth
1950 Joe Palooka in the Squared Circle Humphrey Pennyworth
1950 The Underworld Story Uncredited
1951 Ghost Chasers Jack Eagan
1952 Here Come the Marines Marine Chef
1959 G.E. True Theater "Hitler's Secret" - Adolf Hitler
1960 The Little Shop of Horrors Tramp (Uncredited)
1962 Third of a Man Uncredited

Personal life[edit]

His brother Jackie Coogan was also an actor; Coogan's nephew is Stereographer and 3D Producer Anthony Coogan and grand nephew Keith Coogan is also an actor. Coogan has a son, Jonathan.


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