Michael Chapin

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Michael Chapin
Born (1936-07-25) July 25, 1936 (age 80)
Hollywood, California, United States
Occupation Film actor
Years active 1944–1959

Michael Chapin (born July 25, 1936) is an American former child actor in film and television.

Born in Los Angeles, he began his screen career in 1944 when he appeared in The Fighting Sullivans. He continued with films such as It's a Wonderful Life and Under California Stars.[1] Acting mostly in western pictures, he retired from show business in 1959.[2]

Michael Chapin is the older brother of Billy Chapin and Lauren Chapin.

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ Goldrup, Tom (2002). Growing Up on the Set Interviews with 39 Former Child Actors of Classic Film and Television. McFarland & Company (May 6, 2002). p. 47. ISBN 978-0786412549. 
  2. ^ "Michael Chapin Biography". Republic Pictures 75th. Archived from the original on March 4, 2014. Retrieved March 4, 2014. 


  • Goldrup, Tom and Jim (2002). Growing Up on the Set: Interviews with 39 Former Child Actors of Film and Television. McFarland & Co. p. 47-56. ISBN 1476613702. 
  • Holmstrom, John (1996). The Moving Picture Boy: An International Encyclopaedia from 1895 to 1995. Norwich: Michael Russell, p. 198.

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