|Born||Moyer MacClaren Bupp
January 10, 1928
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Died||November 1, 2007
Henderson, Nevada, U.S.
Sonny Bupp (born Moyer MacClaren Bupp, January 10, 1928 – November 1, 2007) was an American child film actor and businessman. His most notable film was Citizen Kane (1941), in which he appears as Junior, Charles Foster Kane III, the eight-year-old son of Charles Foster Kane and his first wife, Emily. Bupp was the last surviving credited member of the Citizen Kane cast at his death.
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Born Moyer MacClaren Bupp in New York City, Sonny Bupp was the brother of actors Tommy Bupp (1924–1983), June Bupp (1913–1989) and Ann Bupp (b. 1922). He appeared in over 60 films during his career, including two Our Gang comedies, 1935's Our Gang Follies of 1936 and 1938's Men in Fright.
He appeared in Citizen Kane as the son of Charles Foster Kane, and was the last surviving credited cast member of that film. He also appeared in the 1937 Three Stooges' Cash and Carry, as well as such films as Love Is on the Air (Ronald Reagan's first film), The Renegade Trail, Annie Oakley (with Barbara Stanwyck), Kid Millions, Angels With Dirty Faces, The Devil and Daniel Webster and Tennessee Johnson.
|1934||Kid Millions||Little Boy in Ice Cream Number||Film debut|
|1936||Hearts in Bondage||Boy|||
|1936||Star for a Night||Fritz||Credited as Moyer Bupp|
|1937||Woman-Wise||Boy||Credited as Moyer Bupp|
|1937||Love Is on the Air||Billie||Credited as Sunny Bupp|
|1937||My Dear Miss Aldrich||Little boy||Credited as Sunny Bupp|
|1937||Hollywood Hotel||Little boy||Credited as Sunny Bupp|
|1938||Angels with Dirty Faces||Boy|||
|1939||Renegade Trail||Joey Joyce|||
|1940||Abe Lincoln in Illinois||Willie Lincoln|||
|1940||Three Faces West||Billy Welles|||
|1941||Citizen Kane||Charles Foster Kane III|||
|1941||Sergeant York||Boy in Sunday School|||
|1941||The Devil and Daniel Webster||Martin Van Aldrich|||
|1942||The Loves of Edgar Allan Poe||Graham's Office Boy|||
|1942||Eyes of the Underworld||Boy|||
|1942||Tennessee Johnson||Bellboy||Final film |
- "‘Citizen Kane’ actress Louise Currie dead at 100". Wellesnet: The Orson Welles Web Resource. September 15, 2013. Retrieved 2016-01-19.
- "Sonny Bupp". AFI Catalog of Feature Films. American Film Institute. Retrieved 2017-01-20.
- Goldrup, Tom and Jim (2002). Growing Up on the Set: Interviews with 39 Former Child Actors of Film and Television. McFarland & Co. p. 38-46. ISBN 1476613702.
- Holmstrom, John (1996). The Moving Picture Boy: An International Encyclopaedia from 1895 to 1995. Norwich: Michael Russell, p. 156-157.
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